Europe

Multi-Time Para Swimming World Champion Alexander Makarov Dies at 23

Makarov posted dominant performances to win gold in all three S2 events he entered at last fall’s World Para Swimming World Championships.

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Russia Proceeds With Olympic Trials, But No Spectators

The Russian Swimming Championships, which represents the primary qualification meet for the nation’s athletes for the Olympics will proceed but with a change.

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Updated: Hungarian OLY Trials Now Postponed; Some Athletes Will Auto-Qualify

One of the few remaining Olympic Trials meets still on the books has now been postponed, but Hungary has a unique plan for qualification.

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First Quarantined, Dutch Elite Must Now Stop Training For 2 Weeks

Just as meets and Trials are being cancelled around the world, some swimmers are facing barriers to simply get in the pool to train.

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Federica Pellegrini on Fate of 2020 Olympic Games: ‘Think of the Athletes’

The veteran Italian star discussed the potential impact of postponing or canceling the 2020 Games with Italian paper La Repubblica.

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James Guy Continues Swift In-Season Swimming With 1:56 200 Fly

After hitting an in-season best in the men’s 200m free for silver last night, James Guy did more damage in the 200m fly to claim gold in Edinburgh.

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Versatile Duncan Scott Nails Lifetime Best, Scottish Record In 50 Free

Olympian Duncan Scott got it done in the men’s 50 free in Edinburgh, breaking the Scottish Record en route to topping the podium.

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Peaty Powers Way To 58.13 Edinburgh Record, Top Of Season Rankings

Mr. Adam Peaty is back on top of the world rankings after throwing down a menacing 58.13 100m breast tonight in Edinburgh.

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Hagino & Ohashi Rush Home To Japan From Spain Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Japanese swimmers currently at a high-altitude training camp in Spain are quickly returning home in the midst of Spain’s state of emergency declaration.

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Dutch National Swimmers Train In Drachten During Coronavirus Outbreak

Today, Saturday, March 14th, the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB) released additional information concerning their top-tier aquatic sports programs.

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Romanchuk Clocks World-Leading 14:41 1500 Freestyle

Ukrainian Championships wrapped up last night, but not before Olympian Mykhailo Romanchuk powered his way to a head-turning performance in the 1500m free.

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German Swimming Federation cancels all events

The German swimming federation (DSV) has cancelled all local, regional, and national competitions indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Swiss Aquatics Cancels April’s Olympic Trials

The Swiss National Championships, which were to serve as the nation’s Olympic Trials, had been scheduled for April 2nd-5th.

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Your Guide To All Of The International Olympic Swimming Trial Meet Changes

There hasn’t been an hour gone by without a meet or event being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Get the big-picture view of it all here.

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Cesar Castro Lowers Own Spanish 200 Free National Record In Edinburgh

Cesar Castro produces a new Spanish national record in the men’s 200 free while competing at the Edinburgh International.

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