Europe

Lexie Waller Secures Backstroke Hat-Trick on Day 4 of Scottish Age Group Champs

The benefits of buoyancy on day 4 of the 2015 Scottish National Age Group Champs.

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Dutch Swimmers Defend Home Freestyle Turf on Day 2 of Eindhoven Swim Cup

Swimming in the stadium named for the country’s most legendary freestyler, the Dutch home team impressed in freestyle events on Friday in Eindhoven.

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Girl Underwater: Exclusive SwimSwam Excerpt

The novel follows Avery, a competitive college swimmer, who boards a night flight from West coast to East, along with two team members and two hundred strangers. When the plane goes down over the Rockies, only Avery, three little boys, and Colin Shea, the only teammate who has ever challenged her to strike out on her own, survive.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Femke Heemskerk Swim the 7th-Fastest 200 Free in history

Femke Heemskerk became the first Dutch woman to go sub-1:55 on Friday at the Eindhoven Swim Cup.

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2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Day Four – Top 4 Men’s 100 Free Among World’s Fastest; Gastaldello Breaks Record

Jérémy Stravius of Amiens won the 100 free, the most anticipated -and exciting- race of the day, with 48.50 to qualify for Kazan.

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Pedro Oliveira Completes Backstroke Win Tri-Fecta on Day 3 of Portuguese Nats

Pedro Oliveira scored his third backstroke win at the 2015 Portugues Nats meet, completing a hat trick of 50-100-200 backstrokes.

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Patience Pays Off For Heemskerk, Moves to 4th on All-Time List in 200 Free

Dutch swimmer Femke Heemskerk has crushed her own Dutch Record in the women’s 200 freestyle and jumped up to 4th on…

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Katie Robertson Breaks Scottish National Age Record in 200 Breaststroke Twice

Full video replay: Day 3 of the Scottish National Age Groups Championships saw more records fall during a fantastic series…

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Sebastiaan Verschuren goes 48.3 in 100 free to highlight day 1 of Swim Cup Eindhoven

Star sprinter Ranomi Kromowidjojo also won an event on the opening day of Eindhoven’s Swim Cup.

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Fabrice Pellerin Appointed Director of French National Women’s Team

France’s new National Technical Director, Jacques Favre, has announced the appointment of Fabrice Pellerin as Director of the Women’s National Team.

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Hungary Approves Plan to Expedite Aquatics Center Timeline for 2017 Worlds

As a by-product of Budapest, Hungary stepping in as host of the 2017 FINA Aquatic World Championships, the country’s parliament…

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Germany’s Youth Development Concept in Swimming – A summary

The German swimming association (DSV – Deutscher Schwimmverband) has published a „Youth development concept swimming 2020“ on their website

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Kromowidjojo Tops Heemskerk in 50 Free Battle on Day 1 in Eindhoven

With several European national championships, most of them also trials for World championships in Kazan, around the corner or just…

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NCSA Announces 51-Swimmer Roster for 2015 Irish Open, Including 5 NCAP Athletes

NCAP’s James Jones will lead 5 teammates to the Irish Open Championships.

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2015 French Long Course Nationals: Day Three Finals – Lacourt, Stravius, Manaudou Post World’s Top 3 50 Back Times

Channeling her sadness at the loss of friend and training partner Camille Muffat into force, Charlotte Bonnet of Nice picked up her third gold medal of the meet, winning the 200 free in 1:56.86.

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