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2019 Swammy Awards: Male Swimmer of the Year Caeleb Dressel

Caeleb Dressel one-upped his 2017 performance with an 8-medal haul at 2019 Worlds. He became the winningest man ever in a single Worlds meet with his 8 golds.

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FINA General Survey 2019 Logs Nearly 35 Million Registered Aquatic Athletes

The 2019 FINA General Survey found that there are almost 35 million registered aquatic athletes on planet earth across the 6 disciplines.

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French Record Holder Mehdy Metella To Undergo Surgery, Out Of Tokyo 2020

French national record holder Mehdy Metella says he is undergoing surgery and will have to bypass the 2020 Olympic Games.

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See 2208 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our swimming family! Go here to see 2608 Swim Jobs.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Breakout Female Swimmer of the Year Maggie MacNeil

In just one year, Canadian Maggie MacNeil surged from junior Pan Pacs champion, to 7-time NCAA All-American, to World champion.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring, African Coach Of The Year

Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is SwimSwam’s 2019 Swammy Award winner as African Coach of the Year.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Despite World Record, Seto Arrives Home Empty-Handed

Daiya Seto, Aliaksandra Herasimenia and more highlight the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines. Take a look and learn something new this week.

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Kromo & Weertman Set To Tie The Knot After Tokyo Olympic Games

Dutch Olympians Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Ferry Weertman are now engaged, but it’s business before pleasure for the couple.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Male Breakout Swimmer of the Year Andrei Minakov

Minakov swam in his first Worlds and Junior Worlds, breaking a Russian Record in the 100 fly at Worlds and earning multiple medals at both meets.

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Former World Record Holder Marco Koch Changes Coaches 7 Months to Tokyo

Breaststroker Marco Koch, a former World Record holder in the 200 short course meters distance, will return to an old coach ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year — Maggie MacNeil

Maggie MacNeil’s standout year — both on the world stage and in the NCAA — earns her our Swammy for Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Oceanian Male Swimmer of the Year Matthew Wilson

No one knew Matthew Wilson’s name until this year when he tied the then-200 breast world record before earning a Worlds silver medal.

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2019 Swammy Awards: European Female Swimmer Of The Year Katinka Hosszu

Katinka Hosszu has been named the Swammy Award winner for European Swimmer of the Year for the 4th time in her career.

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2019 Swammy Awards: European Male Swimmer Of The Year – Adam Peaty

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty is the winner of the 2019 European Male Swimmer of the Year Swammy Award

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2019 Swammy Awards: British Coach of the Year, Mel Marshall

Mel Marshall is best-known for guiding the career of Adam Peaty, but she also coaches breakout backstroker Luke Greenbank and breaststroker Sarah Vasey.

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