06/08/17 In Briefs: Penny’s Old Pool & Stirling Award Nominations

Read about the smaller swimming stories from around the globe in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Mireia Belmonte and Seven Others Head to Budapest on Spain Worlds Team

Belmonte comes in with medal potential in multiple events– she’s in the world top 20 in all six of the events that she swam at Spanish Nationals, and is world #3 in both the 400 IM and 1500 free.


Auboeck, Zaiser Highlight Austrian Team for 2017 World Champs

Auboeck is the national record holder in the 200m, 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle races.


World Para Swimming Classification Project Begins Data Collection

In mid-May, researchers collaborated with Italian para swimmers to add data to a large-scale project about para swimming. The project,…


Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon Retires At Age 22

Irish Olympian Sycerika McMahon, who competed for Texas A&M collegiately, has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

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Coaches Taylor, Wallace To Join British National Centres

Coaches Mike Taylor and Andrew Wallace will join the British National Centres in Bath and Loughborough.

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Absolutely Stacked Field Set for Monaco Stop of Mare Nostrum Tour

World record holder Sarah Sjöström is one of many Olympians in the field of the Monaco stop of the Mare Nostrum tour.


Swim England Cutting High Performance Program in London

The London Aquatics Centre Performance Programme (LACPP) is a high performance program in London, England. It aims to maximize opportunities…


10 Germans cracked qualification times for Junior World Championships

Ten youngsters were able to dip under the tough German nomination times for the Junior World Championships in Indianapolis (August…

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2017 British Summer C’ships Qualifier List Available

2016 Olympian Craig Benson is on the list of qualifiers to potentially compete at this year’s British Summer Championships.

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Injured Kiwi Lauren Boyle Withdraws From Budapest

2015 World Championships double silver medalist Lauren Boyle has pulled out of Budapest.

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Jeremy Desplanches Heads Four-Person Swiss Team to Worlds

Jeremy Desplanches, who made waves at French Nationals recently, will be one of four swimmers on the Swiss Worlds team this summer.

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Championnats de France d’eau libre à Gravelines 2017 : aperçu à J-1

À J-1, quelques informations sur les championnats de France d’eau libre 2017

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Hattersley, Brodie, Lelliott Among 16-Strong British 2017 WUGs Roster

Britain will be sending 16 athletes to Taipei to compete at the 2017 World University Games. Among them is Scottish swimmer and 2016 Olympian Camilla Hattersley.


What The FINA World Cup Changes Really Mean For Swimmers Like Hosszu

The World Cup superstar and triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu has no qualms making her opinions of the new FINA changes known.