International

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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Four Swimmers, Including Hosszu and Franklin, Nominated for AIPS Award

Missy Franklin was one of four swimmers nominated for the AIPS Athlete of the Year award.

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Swammy Awards: Canadian Senior Coach Of The Year

Editor’s note: This award specifically relates to Canadian coaches who have had success with swimmers at the senior international level….

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Clutch Swim 2013 Swammy Winner, Megan Romano

After just missing the Olympics in 2012, Megan Romano made up for it by coming through in the clutch in 2013.

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How Strength Training Affects Start & Turn Performances

The best ways to improve start and turn performances are found on land simply because one can manipulate force and power variables for optimal gains in explosiveness. Plyometric training for swimmers has shown drastic improvements for swimmers. (Featured Image: Jason Lezak)

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Morozov and Efimova Russian Swimming’s Sportsman And Woman Of The Year

The Russians have had a very good year in the pool, which included eight podium finishes at the 2013 World…

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Hosszu, Efimova and Gyurta To Compete In Saint Paul

The island of Saint Paul does not attract the world’s top athlete’s on a regular basis, but from December 28th-30th…

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Watch the 2013 European Short Course Championships Pool Being Disassembled in 30 Second Timelapse

The 2013 Jyske Bank Boxen was torn down in a hurry. Maybe not as fast as this video makes it seem, but it was definitely fast.

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Mie Nielsen Nominated For Denmark’s Biggest Sports Peformance

Mie Nielsen was dominant en route to European gold and a new European Record.

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Halsall British Aquatic’s Olympic Athlete Of The Year

It was announced today that Fran Halsall has won the British Aquatic Athlete of the Year, which is decided upon…

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Marco Orsi Records Italian Textile Best

Last weekend at the Bermen Cup European Short Course Championship 100 freestyle bronze medalist, Italian Marco Orsi recorded an Italian…

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arena, Leading Swimwear Company, Acquired By Capvis

Arena, the Italian aquatics sports brand that has become one of the biggest swimwear companies in the world, has been purchased by Capvis.

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Brooke Bennett on Comeback Trail for 2016 Olympics: Gold Medal Minute Video

Bennett was the most dominant distance swimmer from 1996-2000. She claimed gold at 16 in the 800 freestyle at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. At the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, she won gold in the 400 and 800 meter freestyle.

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Age Group Records Rewritten At Polish National Championships

One senior and 17 new age group records were set at the Polish Short Course National Championships which were held…

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Swimming Australia Announces Restructure of Worlds, Olympics Qualifying Times

Swimming Australia has announced a new plan, for the foreseeable future, for their qualifying time standards. Specifically, for their senior-level…

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