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Kelly Surprises to Win 100 Fly; Pavoni Breaks English Record on Friday at British Nationals

We’ve seen a lot of great swimming this week around the world (there’s 8 major national championship meets going on), but…

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Another day, another Sjostrom win, Swedish star dominates 200 free at Eindoven Cup

The 20-year-old Sjostrom went 1:55.04 to win the women’s 200 free, improving her already-world leading time by a half second and taking another two tenths off her Swedish record in the race.

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Great Coaching Opportunity at YMCA of Central Florida to Build World Class Program with Rowdy Gaines

Courtesy of YMCA of Central Florida A unique opportunity to work with the best in Aquatics, Rowdy Gaines a three…

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France Continues to Fill its Roster for Euros on Day Four of Nationals in Chartres

The French National Long Course Championship in Chartres has concluded its fourth day by crowning new national champions in women’s 50 breast, 200 IM, and 100 back and in men’s 1500, 200 breast and 200 fly.

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Schoeman, Nicholas join Commonwealth Games roster, Le Clos wins two more at SA Nationals day 5

At 33 years old, Roland Schoeman has qualified to once again represent South Africa at the Commonwealth Games. Tara Lynn Nicholas joins him after winning the women’s 100 breast of day 5.

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Mireia Belmonte Takes Over The Top Spot In The 400 IM

On the second day of the Spanish National Championships in Palma Mireia Belmonte of Spain took over the top spot in the world rankings in the women’s 400 IM…

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Paltrinieri strikes back, tops Detti and breaks Italian record in 1500 free

Gregorio Paltinieri destroyed the championship field, the Italian record and the world’s top time of 2014 in one fell swoop with his 14:44.50 in the 1500.

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Suzuki Breaks National Record in 50 Breast; Irie and Hagino Swim World’s Best Times in 100 Back

Japan’s Satomi Suzuki Broke the Natioanl Record in the 50 breaststroke on Friday.

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Boyle Adds 400 Freestyle To Commonwealth Schedule; Women Qualify 4 x 100 Free Relay

It proved a fairytale finish to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, when the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team bettered the Commonwealth Games standard in the final event….

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36-Year Old French Swimmer Given 8 Month Suspension For Positive Cannabis Test

A French swimmer, far from any international relevance, has been handed an 8 month suspension for a positive test for cannabis.

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Spanish record falls to Jessica Vall in fast 100 breast race to open Spanish Nationals

Jessica Vall rolled to a national record on the first day of Spanish Nationals, going 1:06.81 to break Marina Garcia’s mark from last summer.

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Le Clos Wins Two More; Sebastien Rousseau Hits Commonwealth Games Standard on Day 4 of SA Nationals

Sebastien Rousseau became the 6th South African to hit a qualifying standard this week at their National Championships.

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Sjostrom Flexes Her Muscles In Eindhoven Winning The 50 Freestyle And 100 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom took both the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly on the first evening of the Swim Cup in Eindhoven…

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Guy’s Brit record 400 free, Jamieson’s world-leading 200 breast kick off British Gas Swimming Championships

James Guy broke the first national record of the British Gas Swimming Championships, going 3:45.15 to win the 400 free.

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Muffat Doubles; Lacourt, Manaudou Pick Up Wins on Day Three of French Nationals in Chartres

Camille Muffat at 2014 French National Championships. Photo courtesy of Camille Muffat Officiel on Facebook.

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