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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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Lebherz Downs German 400 IM Record on Day 1 in Deutschland

Domestically, the big story surrounding German Nationals is going to be one we’ve seen in many other countries this qualification…

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Smit Breaks Two Meet Records on Day Two of Speedo Grand Challenge

After two runner-up finishes on the first day of the 2011 Speedo Grand Challenge, Julia Smit came out hard on…

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In Briefs: Maggie Meyer Joins Hansen in Arizona

Maggie Meyer – the 2011 NCAA Champion in the 200 back and a 2009-2010 USA National Teamer – has joined…

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Efmiova Leads Trojan Charge on Day 1 of Speedo Grand Challenge

The Speedo Grand Challenge is a unique sort of meet. It features  four-swimmer A-finals (which has caught on more quickly…

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In Briefs: Speedo Grand Challenge Psych Sheets and Events to Watch

The Speedo Grand Challenge begins this morning out at Irvine’s William Wollett Aquatics Center, site of last year’s USA Swimming…

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British Swimmers Will Have Two Chances to Qualify for 2012 Olympics

In the second bit of quirkiness surrounding the 2012 British Olympic Trials, the British Swimming Association (in conjunction with the…

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Poll Results: Nolan the Most Likely Male to Make 2012 Olympics Berth

In a not-unexpected result, David Nolan ran away with our latest vote that asked “which current male high school swimmer…

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In Briefs: Hansen, Rice, Seebohm Confirmed for Santa Clara GP Appearances

The Santa Clara Grand Prix, which runs from June 15th-19th, is one of the world’s final leadups to the FINA…

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In Briefs: Speedo, USA Swimming, CDC Sponsor Fan Contests For Swimmers

Do you like swimming? If not, you’re probably not reading this website. Do you love prizes? If not, then you’re…

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In Briefs: Magnussen Calls Adelaide Aussie Trials "a Joke"

Australia’s James Magnussen, who in the pool seems destined to be the “next big thing” in Australian swimming, certainly isn’t…

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Czerniak Makes Final Mark on TYR World Rankings On Day 4 in Poland

The 2011 Polish National Championships wrapped up yesterday from Ostrowiec SW, with several more swimmers earning themselves automatic qualifying times…

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In Briefs: Adelaide's New $100 Million Aquatic Center to Host Australian Olympic Trials

Swimming Australia has announced that it will host its 2012 Olympic Trials at the brand new SA Aquatic and Leisure…

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Two More National Records Go Down in California High School Meets

Following Jasmine Tosky’s National HS Record in the 100 fly yesterday at the California Central Coast Sectionals, the Norther Coast…

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