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Pope Francis Meets Swimmers in Rome

Pope Francis received a delegation of swimmers, including Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom (SWE), Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED), Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) and Chad le Clos (RSA)., in the Vatican on the occasion of the traditional Rome meet Trofeo Sette Colli.

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Ben Proud: British Swimming Sprint Star

by Rachel Lutz Ben Proud doesn’t pull any punches when summing up his dedication to the sprint events. “Sprint has…

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Arno Kamminga Lowers Dutch 100 Breast Record At Sette Colli Prelims

Arno Kamminga broke the Dutch 100 breast record at day 1 prelims of the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome.

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Four-Time Italian Olympian Luca Marin Retires From Swimming

Italian swimmer Luca Marin has announced his retirement from swimming.

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Finnish Olympian Tanja Kylliainen Announces Retirement

Finnish Olympian Tanja Kylliainen has announced her retirement.

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2018 Mediterranean Games Conclude By Rattling World Rankings

The 2018 Mediterranean Games wrapped up with a historic men’s 50m freestyle, another gold by Mireia Belmonte and a dominant victory by Gregorio Paltrinieri.

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Tarragona: Gkolomeev, Sahnoune & Khalafalla All Drop 50 Free Monsters

The top 3 finishers in tonight’s 50m freestyle at the 2018 Mediterranean Games all threw down new national records, including gold medalist Kristian Gkolomeev of Greece.

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2018 Dutch Nationals: Schouten Sweeps Breaststroke

Dutch national record holder Tes Schouten completed a sweep of the women’s breaststroke events at the 2018 Dutch Open National Championships, which concluded over the weekend.

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2018 Mediterranean Games Day 2: Paltrinieri Cranks Out 14:46

The reigning Olympic and world champion in the men’s 1500m freestyle, Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy, exerted his dominance over the field on night 2 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

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Heemskerk Wraps Up 2nd Win At 2018 Dutch Nationals

Femke Heemskerk clinched her 5th 200m IM national title in Amersfoort last night.

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2018 Mediterranean Games Day 1: Quadarella Leads Italian Charge

Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.

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2018 Dutch Nationals: Heemskerk Fires Off 1:56.11 200 Free

Femke Heemskerk lowered her season-best mark in the women’s 200m freestyle, clocking 1:56.11 to move up to 7th in the world.

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Sjostrom, Le Clos and Peaty Highlight Sette Colli Psych Sheets

Sarah Sjostrom will be one of many big names competing at the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome.

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Paltrinieri In For 1500, Belmonte 5 Events At 2018 Mediterranean Games

1500m freestyle Olympic gold medalist Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy is entered in his specialty event in Tarragona, marking the first time he’ll have swum the 1500m in over 10 months. 

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Ieva Maluka Lowers 100 Free National Record At Latvian Open

Uvis Kalnins won two event over the final two days of the Latvian Open.

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