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La FINA dice que el Mundial 2021 no se moverá a 2022

“No, no, no, no, no, no”, dijo Cornel Marculescu cuando se le preguntó si el Campeonato Mundial de la FINA 2021 podría posponerse un año.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 100 Fly

Read on Kelsi Dahlia, Katie McLaughlin, Regan Smith, Torri Huske, Amanda Kendall, Kendyl Stewart, Aly Tetzloff, and Claire Curzan’s 100 fly Roadmaps here!

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Kosuke Kitajima and the Dolphin Kicks That Changed Breaststroke Forever

Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.

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Swimming Canada Announces Cancellation Of Remaining Summer National Events

In the wake of the Olympic postponement, all Canadian national events slated for the summer have been cancelled.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Bob Bowman, Arizona State

Coach Bob Bowman had his Arizona State Sun Devils competing at an incredible level in the first half of March, before the NCAA season was halted by COVID-19.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Hugo Gonzalez’s Bounce-Back

For Gonzalez, even though the postseason was wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic, the 2019-2020 season was a trajectory-changing success.

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Russian Gymnast Khorkina Says Tokyo 2020 Postponement Is Punishment From God

Svetlana Khorkina has spoken out, saying that the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is a punishment from God for offending Russian athletes

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Dolfin Swim of the Week / This Day In History: Austin Staab’s 44.1 Fly

Today is March 27 – that’s a very fast day in history, considering it was the Friday of 2009 Men’s NCAAs. Austin Staab smashed records with a 44.18 100 fly.

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Guildford City Offers Livestreamed At-Home Swim Training

We’ve been collecting at-home workouts conducted by coaches& athletes around the world, with this latest edition coming from Guildford City Swimming Club.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 47% Support Postponing 2020 Olympics

Our poll ran both before and after the IOC postponed the 2020 Olympics. Nearly half of voters supported postponement over cancellation or ‘wait-and-see’.

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Swimming From Home Talk Show: Greg Meehan on Moving Forward into 2021

2020 Olympic Head Coach for the Women’s Swim team Greg Meehan took the time to walk SwimSwam through what moving into the now 2021 Olympic year will look like

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See 2323 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our swimming family! Go here to see 2723 Swim Jobs.

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VHSL Class 5 State Champion Walker Davis Verbally Commits to UNC Chapel Hill

Walker Davis, a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 100 back and 50 free from Virginia Gators, has verbally committed to the Tar Heels for 2021-22.

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YMCA Cancels 2020 Long Course Swimming National Championships

The YMCA of the USA has cancelled its 2nd swimming national championship meet of 2020: this summer’s long course event.

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Revisiting Recruit Rankings: Men’s High School Class of 2016

There were a lot of top-20 misses in the class of 2015, though the top of the class was set to produce big at 2020 NCAAs.

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