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2014 Australian Short Course Championships: Day 2 Prelims/Preview

After setting a new Commonwealth and Australian short course record in the men’s 100m backstroke semi-final last night, Mitch Larkin…

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Rising Brazilian Sprint-Star Matheus Santana Breaks Eight-Year-Old Record Held By Cesar Cielo

Rising Brazilian sprint-star Matheus Santana broke an eight-year-old record that was previously held by none other than Cesar Cielo at the Paulista Swimming Championships this past weekend en route to a gold in the 100m freestyle final.

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Isabelle Harle and Max Pilger Up For Felix Sportsman Of The Year Awards

Two German swimmers have been nominated for awards at the Felix Sportsman of the Year Awards which will be held in Dortmund on the 12th of December this year. The awards are presented to North Rhine-Westphalia athletes for excellence in athletic performance.

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TYR Sport Unleashes New, American-Manufactured Tech Suit

“One of our core values at TYR is American ingenuity, and that undoubtedly shines through in the Avictor,” said Matt DiLorenzo, chief executive officer of TYR. “We are confident that our product is going to launch a new standard of tech suit performance.”

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Brazil Takes More Lenient Stance on Worlds, Olympic Qualifying for 2015, 2016

Time standards won’t matter much to Cesar Cielo and the deep Brazilian sprint group, but many swimmers will find an easier path to Kazan and Rio than they’ve had at past meets.

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Mitch Larkin Breaks Another Australian Record in Semis of 100 Back at SC Nationals

Mitch Larkin has broken another Australian backstroker record, and is one of five swimmers to have tentatively earned their spot on Australia’s team for Short Course Worlds.

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World Champion Alex Meyer Wins in Barbados

Swimming News courtesy of Swim Barbados World champion, Alex Meyer, swam to victory in the 5km race of the 3rd…

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Race Club “Swimisodes” Launch Today: Breaststroke with Rebecca Soni

Race Club Swimisodes feature Olympians Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, world champion Junya Koga, and world-class swimmers, Zach Hayden and Lexie Kelley.

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Blueseventy partners with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to fight breast cancer

Until February, blueseventy will be donating 10% from each pink neroTX technical race suit sold on their UK website to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, who see that breast cancer charities nationwide benefit from money raised.

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Lochte and Coughlin Included in a List of Top Swimmers Set to Compete in Bolzano

Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin highlight a strong list of athletes competing at the 18th edition of the Bolzano International Swim Meet…

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FINIS Launches Redefine Limitations Campaign Featuring Mallory Weggemann

FINIS has been a proud sponsor of Weggemann over the past year, and has been truly inspired by her ability to continue redefining her own limitations. Weggemann’s story is an incredible one, but everyday individuals around the world experience small and large setbacks of their own.

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Shallow Water Blackout: An Interview with Vasa’s Rob Sleamaker

Rob Sleamaker is known in the swimming community as the founder of Vasa, Inc., the company behind the Vasa Trainer and Vasa Swim Erg, widely used around the world. Recently, Rob has been on a mission that has less to do with innovative swim training and more to do with saving lives.

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Bermuda Announces Official Roster for CAC Games

Roy-Allan Burch among names announced to Bermuda’s CAC Games roster.

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Canadian Jr Pan Pac Team Member James Guest Verbally Commits To Georgia

James Guest, one of the top breaststroke recruits out of Canada, gave his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Georgia Bulldogs starting next fall where he’ll fit in with their 2014-2015 freshman class which is full of breaststroke and IM swimmers.

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UBC Thunderbirds Hold Off Calgary Dinos To Secure Home Pool Win

The Thunderbirds beat the UofC Dinos by 516 points, putting forth a great effort and producing a grand total of 1674 points to take the win. Calgary finished second with 1158 points over the Lower Mainland High School All-Stars – a group of stellar high school swimmers – who finished third with 1124 points.

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