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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Women’s #75-51

Rising Bosnian and Herzegovinian star Lana Pudar will be one to watch this year as she continues to move up the ranks in the women’s fly events.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Marchand & Antoniou Honored

Read up on the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring French standout Leon Marchand and Cypriot dynamo Kalia Antoniou.

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Kristof Milak Talks Coach Change, Racing & Politics Within Sport In Hungarian Interview

Milak discussed topics ranging from his career to subjects like Russia-Ukraine, trans athletes, and the act of kneeling before a national anthem.

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European Aquatics To Address Pool Closures, Restrictions Caused By Energy Crisis

LEN will discuss Europe’s energy crisis and how to overcome the current challenges with its member federations in a webinar on Feb. 13.

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Emily Seebohm Competes On MTV Reality TV Show “The Challenge”

In her third reality TV show since the Tokyo Games, Emily Seebohm was featured as a cast member on MTV’s “The Challenge: Australia”.

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LEN Identifies Key Figures In Learn To Swim Program Development With Recent Report

Lack of instructors and funding were identified as two key barriers in further developing Learn To Swim programs in Europe.

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10 Things We Learned from the 2023 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville

Abbey Weitzeil is back in charge of the US women’s sprint group after her best 100 free in a year-and-a-half on Saturday morning.

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Do You Love Swimming? See 4,049 Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming! Go here to see 4,049 Swim Jobs.

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Jordan Crooks Reflects on Lessons Learned in SCY, SCM, and LCM Racing

Recently, Crooks swam a dual meet with Mizzou last weekend (in yards) and competed in the Knoxville Pro Swim this weekend

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Katie Grimes Leads All Earners in Knoxville with $6,500 in Prize Money (FULL TABLE)

High school junior Katie Grimes led all swimmers with $6,500 in earned prize money thanks to three wins and six total podium finishes.

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Greek Authorities Drop Charges Against Former Syrian Swimmer Sara Mardini

Mardini was accused of espionage and human trafficking after working on the island of Lesbos supporting refugees like herself.

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Aiden Norman Commits to Florida, Adds to Growing Canadian Contingent in Gainesville

Aiden Norman, the fastest 16-year-old Canadian ever in the SCM 200 backstroke, recently sent his commitment to the University of Florida.

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Inside The Games: Western Leaders Are Weighing Paris 2024 Boycott if Russia is Allowed

While there has been no firm indication of any pending boycotts, Inside The Games reports that Ukrainian allies are “known to be considering a boycott of Paris 2024.”

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Jansen, Gemmell Out of 200 IM to Focus on 100 Free; Regan Smith Still Entered Saturday

Ella Jansen won and swam a best time in the 100 fly earlier in the meet; in the 100 free, she’ll look to move way up from the 25th seed.

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Mona McSharry on Her Favorite Breaststroke Event: “I want to like the 200…”

The Irish native is thriving under home-court advantage, saying she loves looking over at her cheering teammates at the end of a race.

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