2012 Olympic Trials International Schedules

Here’s a quick breakdown of dates, names and locations of the major upcoming Olympic Trials meets. Note that there are…


Germany Names European Championship Team

USC’s Dimitri Colupaev is among the 32 Germans being sent to this year’s World Championships. (Photo Courtesy:  ©Tim Binning/

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Australia Announces Full 2012 London Olympic Roster

Jayden Hadler is one of 15 first-time Olympians on Australia’s squad.

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On Day 5, Youth Ascended the Throne of French Sprinting

Explanation of French Olympic Qualifying: Swimmers must ultimately pass under the FINA A-time in finals to earn an individual swim…

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Cuba’s Hanser Garcia Suffers Weight Lifting Accident

Cuba’s Hanser Garcia, who is a huge darkhorse at the Olympics in the 100 free, has injured himself while training…

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In Briefs: Franklin, KLJ Embark on Florida Keys Training Trip

Kara Lynn Joyce will lead her younger teammates for a spring training trip to Florida before the Indy Grand Prix, but it’s going to be no break. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/

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Sister Act: Cate and Bronte Sweep 50 Free to Close Aussie Trials

For the first time in 40 years, a pair of sisters will represent Swimming Australia at the 2012 Olympics

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Camille Muffat Posts Another Textile Best at French Trials

Camille Muffat became the 2nd-fastest woman in history, and another huge name failed to make the Olympic Team in their signature event.

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Former British World Champ Gilchrist Retires

The British Record holder calls it a career after missing the 2012 Olympic Team. (Photo Courtesy: Team Bath)

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Magnussen Earns Second Olympic Spot on Wednesday

James Magnussen takes the men’s 50 free title on the second-to-last day at the Australian Olympic Trials, and the women continue to show amazing depth.

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Trickett Makes Semi’s in 50 Free

In the last prelims session of the 2012 Olympic Trials, Libby Trickett kept herself in the hunt for another Olympic spot.

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2 French Records Go Down, Manaudou Earns Olympic Spot

Day 3 of the French Olympic Trials saw two National Records, nearly a textile-best, and a defending World Champion miss the team altogether.


Trickett Makes Olympic Squad; Leisel Upended

With just one day to go at the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials, chaos has kicked in. One of the comeback-kids…

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Magnussen Goes Lifetime Best in 50 Free Prelims

Women’s 50 Free – Prelims After his world-beating 100 free from Monday evening’s finals (Monday morning US/European Time), Australia’s James Magnussen was…


Jordanian Swimmer Receives 2-Year Doping Ban

FINA, the governing international body for all things aquatic sports, has announced today Jordanian swimmer Nazih Samer Mezayek has received a…

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