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New Jacket: Egyptian junior Youssef Hammoud transferring from Auburn to Georgia Tech

Auburn junior Youssef Hammoud has told SwimSwam he will be transferring to Georgia Tech next fall joining the Yellow Jackets to continue his NCAA career.

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Townsend rolls at Arizona Invitational, winning five events in versatile fashion

Darian Townsend stole the show at the Speedo Arizona Invitational over the weekend. The New York Athletic Club swimmer won five events swimming only two of the meet’s four finals sessions.

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Hosszu and Gratz Receive Hungarian Fair Play Awards

World Champion Katinka Hosszu and 18 year old Ben Gratz were awarded with the Hungarian Fair Play Awards…

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Indiana Signs Egyptian Ex-Pat Ali Khalafalla, Sub-45 Sprinter

The Indiana Hoosiers have added another sprinter to their men’s recruiting haul.

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Koch and Mensing Clean Up At Slovakia Grand Prix

German national team members Marco Koch and Jenny Mensing both walked away from the Slovakia Grand Prix with multiple gold….

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7 Distance Butterfly Swims That Might Make You Cringe in Pain

Swimming video of long distance butterfly swims, 500 yards to 10k.

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10 Michael Phelps World Record Race Videos

Michael Phelps’ career world record-run is stunning. Here are 10 record races we love. In the comments, share your favorites.

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RACE VIDEOS: Katie Ledecky & Crew Race at Virginia LC State Championships

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky swam an unchallanged 1:58.30 in the 200 long course meter freestyle this weekend.

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Court gives go-ahead for lawsuit from gay swim coach fired from Catholic school in Seattle

Mark Zmuda, the former teacher and swim coach at a Seattle-area private school who was fired after publicizing his same-sex marriage, will be able to proceed with his lawsuit against the school, a court ruled this week.

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Resistance Training: Try This Swim Parachute Set

Becoming comfortable with fatigue is a crucial part of the racing experience, particularly to swimmers who regularly compete in the 200’s of stroke. The added drag experienced while swimming with a Swim Parachute simulates this feeling to perfection, allowing you to provide real-time feedback in a training setting.

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Polina Egorova Takes Down Three Age Group Records At Russian Age Group Championships

Polina Egorova broke Russian age group records in the 100 backstroke, twice, along with the 200 IM…

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NCAP takes Virginia LC State meet in full force with wins from Ledecky, Hu, Seliskar, Vissering, Katis and Wu

Nation’s Capital Swim Club showed up in full force to the Virginia Long Course State Championships, piling up the wins over the three-day event.

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Singapore Swim Stars to award $150,000 in prize money, event lineups set

The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.

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Tickets On Sale for 2014 Pan Pac Championships

A time lapse video of the construction work to prepare the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre for the 2014 Pan Pac Championships.

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Missy Franklin Wins Three On Final Night Of Mel Zajac International

Missy Franklin kicked off the final night of competition at the Mel Zajac International with a win in the 100m…

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