International

Katie Ledecky 7th; Missy Franklin 9th in Eurosport’s Top 10 Athletes of 2013

Katie Ledecky (front) and Missy Franklin (back) were two of the top 10 athletes in the world in 2013, according to EuroSport.

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Vicious Piranha attack at Open Water Grand Prix site Rio Parana

70 people were injured by a piranha attack in the waters scheduled to host an Open Water Grand Prix stop in just 26 days.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Male European Swimmer of the Year

Morozov became a superstar for Russia this year and helped make them a player on the international swimming scene.

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Mesa Aquatics Club to Merge With Sun Devil Aquatics Under Mesa Name, Ownership

Cesar Cielo will now be swimming at the Kino Aquatic Center under Mesa Aquatics’ new post-grad training group.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Male Asian Swimmer Of The Year

Coming off of an amazing Olympic showing where he won the 400 and 1500 freestyle as well as tying for the silver in the 200 freestyle Sun Yang continued to show his dominance in the distance freestyle events.

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Hosszu 5-for-5 on final day of Indian Ocean Champs

Katinka Hosszu pushed her gold medal total to 15 for the 3-day meet, one of the most successful single-meet hauls in recent memory.

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Poliana Okimoto Wins 2013 Open Water Swimmer Of The Year Swammy Award

After an incredible season worldwide, Poliana Okimoto needed to step up to take this award, and she certainly did.

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Hosszu Moves to 10 Wins in 2 Days at Indian Ocean Championships

Katinka Hosszu had another 5-for-6 day at the 2013 Indiana Ocean Championships on the French island of Reunion.

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2013 Swammy Awards: European Coach Of The Year

Jon Rudd of Plymouth Leander had a reach in European that spanned the continent, including at home in the UK.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Canadian Swimmer Of The Year

The Canadian team had a successful showing at two of the biggest competitions of the 2013 season. At the 2013…

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2015 FINA World Championships Going Indoor/Outdoor

The newly constructed Kazan Arena will sport both temporary pools and a temporary roof for the 2015 World Championships.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Australian Coach Of The Year

After a rough 2012 season the Aussies needed to rebound with a positive 2013 and they did just that. The team went into the season with a new approach, which paid dividends throughout the year…

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Rio de Janeiro Opens Bidding for 2016 Aquatics Center Construction; Facility Details Finalized

The new Olympic Aquatics Center, which will be in the shadow of the Maracana soccer stadium, will cost $218 million and be a temporary venue.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Canadian Junior Coach Of The Year

Among the nine short course records that fell, six of them were from Sean Baker’s Oakville Aquatic Club…

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Hosszu Takes 5 Out of 6 Women’s Races on Day 1 at Indian Ocean Championships

Katinka Hosszu won 5 out of 6 races on day 1 in Reunion, while her coach, and her training partner, cleaned up on the men’s side.

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