International

Rebecca Meder Collects 4 Golds At South African Grand Prix #1

National record holder Rebecca Meder raced in her first meet after Melbourne, cleaning up at the South African Grand Prix #1.

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Rikako Ikee Captures 100 Free Victory At Tokyo New Year’s Meet

22-year-old Rikako Ikee of Japan is starting her new year off right, taking another victory at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center.

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Rikako Ikee Wins 50 Fly By More Than One Second At Tokyo New Year’s Meet

22-year-old leukemia survivor Rikako Ikee of Japan was back in the water tonight competing on day one of the 2023 Tokyo New Year’s Meet.

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Simone Manuel, Penny Oleksiak Set to Return at Pro Swim Series in Knoxville

Simone Manuel will make her return to elite swimming next week, according to psych sheets for the Pro Swim Series stop in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

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The Man Who Ended Phelps’ 200 Fly Streak in 2012 Will Race at the Knoxville Pro Swim

Chinese swimmer Wu Peng, who in 2012 became the first man to beat Michael Phelps in the 200 fly in almost a decade, is entered to race in Knoxville.

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5th International Ice Swimming World Championships Set For Jan. 12-15 In Samoëns, FRA

The 5th edition of the IISA World Championships will run from Jan. 12-15 in Samoëns, France, with close to 500 swimmers from 42 countries expected to compete.

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What If Malcolm Gladwell Scored The ISL?

How would the ISL be impacted if we used aggregate time to determine the winners of each match? We take a deep dive into the data.

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Queer Representation In Swimming (And Football) Is Off To A Strong Start In 2023

Olympic swimmer Søren Dahl went Instagram official with NFL teammate Carl Nassib, while Iszac Henig penned an op-ed for the New York Times.

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2023 European Junior Swimming Championships Headed To Belgrade

David Popovici was a standout at the 2022 European Junior Championships. This year’s edition of the event is headed to Belgrade, Serbia.

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Future of Australian Swimming Set For Gold Coast Camp

41 athletes from around Australia have been invited to participate in the week-long camp at the world-class Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) in Southport.

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Olympic Roundup: Stolen Gold Medal Recovered; Congress Passes Equal Pay Act for USOPC

An Olympic gold medal belonging to South African swimmer Joan Breetzke was recovered this week after thieves were thought to have taken it last month.

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Swimming’s Most Dominant World Records: Women’s Short Course Meters

Katie Ledecky recently broke the world record by nearly 10 seconds in the women’s 1500 free, which is the most dominant women’s SCM mark on the books.

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2022 Swammy Awards: Male Breakout Swimmer of the Year – Thomas Ceccon

Thomas Ceccon already had a couple Olympic relay medals on his résumé entering 2022, but last year was just his warm-up act. 

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Which Swimmers Have The Longest Annual Streak of Being Ranked In The World’s Top 10?

Sarah Sjostrom has ranked inside the world’s top 10 at the end of the year 14 consecutive times in both the women’s 50 fly and 100 fly.

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SwimSwam’s Official Crossword Puzzle Of The 2022 Short Course World Championships

Take a stab at the official SwimSwam Crossword Puzzle specifically focused on the 2022 Short Course World Championships from Melbourne.

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