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Cielo, Veldhuis Post Major Swims in Minor Meets; Southwest Classic Results

Special thanks to our Brazilian correspondent, D’artangan Dias for contributing to this report Aside from the big meet that went…

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Muffat Swims Career-Best 400 Free to Close 2011 Mare Nostrum

In just two days since she won the 400 free in Canet in a lackluster time, France’s Camille Muffat found…

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Alshammar, Targett, Other Sprinters Assault TYR World Rankings in Monaco Duels

The final day of the final stop of the 2011 Mare Nostrum, in Monaco, was perhaps the most exciting of…

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Sakai, Miley Move Into Top 3 in TYR World Rankings on Day 1 in Monaco

The final stop of the Mare Nostrum series this season is in Monaco, and with a purse of over $50,000…

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BREAKING: Janet Evans Breaks Two Masters WR's in Her First Meet Back

(Editor’s Note: The two World Records were originally posted as two separate posts. They have now been combined into a…

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Irie Continues Backstroke Domination on Day 2 in Canet

Japan’s Ryosuke Irie was the big story on the 2nd day of competition when he swam a 1:54.54 to take…

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AP: Quadruple Gold Medalist Janet Evans To Begin Comeback This Weekend in Fullerton

The Associated Press is reporting that 39-year old Janet Evans is the latest swimmer who will attempt to make a…

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Alshammar Leads Charge as Swedes Rack up 5 Gold on First Day in Canet

On the first day of the Canet stop of the 2011 Mare Nostrum, the second of a three-meet series, the…

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Despite Only 11 With Qualifying Marks, Germany Chooses 24 for Shanghai

The German Swimming Federation has released the list of 24 swimmers that they will be sending to the World Championships…

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Coutts Rocks 200 IM, Cseh Impresses in 400 on Day 2 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum

After an exciting first day of competition when several meet records were broken, the swimmers may have even outdone their historical…

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Alicia Coutts, Hungarians Impress on Day 1 of Barcelona Mare Nostrum Stop

The two-day Barcelona Mare Nostrum stop is the first of a 3-meet series that, later this month will include stops…

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Deibler Earns Shanghai Bid with National Record, Biedermann Falls Short in 400 Free on Day 4 in Germany

And on the 4th day, the Deutscher Scwimm-Verband (aka German Swimming Federation) opened the flood-gates and said “let their be…

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Ray Lawrence Becomes Highest-Profile Coach Since Uchiyama to Receive Permanent USA-Swimming Ban

In a shocking move, former Carmel (Ind.) high school coach Ray Lawrence has been added to USA Swimming’s list of…

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German Nationals Day 3: Great Fan Format, or Performance-Robbing Format?

Day 1 | Day 2 Let’s start day 3 by examining the interesting format of the German National Championships. Unlike…

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Biedermann Makes Individual Debut on Day 2 of German National Championships; Diebler and Meeuw Post Top-6 Times in Prelims

Day 1 Thanks to a unique format at German Nationals, where prelims races are separated from their finals sometimes by…

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