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Greece Claims U19 European Men’s Water Polo Crown

Greek achieved a rare double: in a span of two weeks their U18 team won the world title and now the U19 side clinched the European crown in Minsk after a brilliant victory over Montenegro in the final.

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Ranking the 2018 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.

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Rikako Ikee Becomes First Woman Ever To Win Asian Games MVP

Rikako Ikee, just 18 years old, became the first woman ever to be awarded MVP of the Asian Games.

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Cascade Swim Club Hires David Orr as New Head Coach

Cascade Swim Club of Seattle, Washington has hired David Orr as their new executive director and head coach (EDHC). Head…

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Syrian Swimmer Sara Mardini Arrested in Greece for Aiding Refugees

Sara Mardini, sister of UNHCR Ambassador and 2016 Olympian Yusra Mardini, is being detained in Greek prison on charges that include aiding human traffickers, money laundering, espionage, and forgery.

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8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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College Swimming Previews: #11 Tennessee Returns Zeng, Reloads Swimmers

Colin Zeng was the highest-scoring diver in the NCAA last year, and Tennessee returns the bulk of its relays, which combined for 52 points in 2018.

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Graham Hauss Transferring to UC San Diego with 4 Years Left

Clovis, California’s Graham Hauss is transferring to the University of California, San Diego after a year at ASU in which an injury prevented him from swimming.

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Five Swimmers Named Finalists for USOC’s Best of August Awards

Five swimmers were among the 13 finalists announced by the United States Olympic Committee for the Team USA Awards Best of August , which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the last month.

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Madisyn Cox’s Suspension Reduced to Six Months after Trimetazidine Detected in Multivitamin

The Court of Arbitration for Sport approved a reduction of Madisyn Cox’s suspension from two years to six months after her multivitamin tested positive for Trimetazidine.

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Former Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Barnes Joins Purdue as Assistant

Former Notre Dame women’s head coach Brian Barnes will be joining the Purdue men as an assistant coach for the upcoming season.

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Norwegian Record-Holder Hvas Won’t Swim For UNC Until Post-2020

Norwegian national teamer Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas, the top recruit for UNC this season, won’t join the NCAA until after the 2020 Olympics, the program says.

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Josh Christensen Named New Head Coach at Indiana State

Christensen takes the job after Patrick Rowan first accepted, then changed his mind, about it 9 days ago.

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Dates Determined For 2019 LEN Short Course European Championships

In March 2017, the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) selected Glasgow, Scotland as host of the 2019 European Short Course Swimming Championships and we now know the dates of those championships.

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New Funky Trunks and Funkita Training Suits To Get You Back In The Pool

The Aussie swimwear company has over 1000 unique prints to their name and sponsors over 120 athletes, including 2018 Pan Pacs gold medallist Jack McLoughlin.

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