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2022 Swammy Awards: Oceanic Female Swimmer of the Year – Kaylee McKeown

Picking this year’s winner was no easy feat as four women (McKeown, O’Callaghan, Titmus, and McKeon) had legitimate cases to claim the top Oceanic honor. 

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2022 Swammy Awards: Canadian Coach of the Year – Ryan Mallette

Mallette guided some of Canada’s top performers this summer, and then led names such as Javier Acevedo and Ella Jansen to breakouts later in the year.

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2022 Swammy Awards: African Coach of the Year – Rocco Meiring

Meiring led the likes of Pieter Coetze, Tatjana Schoenmaker, Kaylene Corbett and Erin Gallagher to international success in 2022.

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Two-Time Brazilian Olympic Swimmer Larissa Oliveira Retires

Two-time Brazilian Olympic swimmer Larissa Oliveira has announced her retirement from competitive swimming. The 29-year-old represented her country at the…

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World Aquatics Says No Updates on Status of Russian Athletes Heading Into 2023

World Aquatics says that they have “no further updates” to provide about the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes in World Aquatics competitions.

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Do You Love Swimming? See 4,025 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming! Go here to see 4,025 Swim Jobs.

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ISL Says That There Will Be A 2023 Season In Instagram Comment

“ISL Season 4 is coming back in 2023! Stay tuned!🙌” the International Swimming League wrote in an Instagram comment on Tuesday.

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2022 Swammy Awards: Comeback Award – Ruta Meilutyte, Lithuania

Ruta Meilutyte was intentional in her comeback to swimming, and it paid off with gold medals and a new World Record in Melbourne to end the year.

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2022 Swammy Awards: World Junior Male Swimmer of the Year – David Popovici

When we remember David Popovici in 2022, the first thing we’re all going to think of is his World Record in the LC men’s 100 free at the European Champs.

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2022 Swammy Awards: Asian Male Of The Year – Hwang Sunwoo

After repeating as short course 200m free world champion, 19-year-old Hwang Sunwoo of South Korea is the 2022 Swammy Award winner for Asian Male of the Year.

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Belarusian Olympic Medalist Herasimenia Sentenced to 12-Year Prison Term in Absentia

Belarusian Olympic medalist and outspoken activist Aliaksandra Herasimenia was sentenced to 12 years in prison in absentia on Monday. 

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2022 Swammy Awards: African Female Swimmer of the Year – Lara van Niekerk

Having turned 19 years old in May of this year, van Niekerk broke out onto the world stage in a big way this year. 

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Ilya Kharun Breaks Down Representing Canada, World Jr Records, and 1st Worlds Medals

Kharun takes us through each of his individual swims (50, 100, 200 fly) as well as what his first experience competing for Canada was like.

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2022 Swammy Awards: African Male Swimmer of the Year – Chad le Clos

Chad le Clos made a mid-year change and came roaring back to life at the Short Course World Championships in December, swimming a lifetime best in the event that made him famous.

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Chad le Clos 2.0 Moving Forward: “The Dream is to be Olympic Champion Again”

le Clos is not only predicting podium finishes in the world champs to come but PBs at the Paris Olympic Games as well.

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