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Kregor Zirk Breaks Estonian Record in 800 Free

In his first meet since January, 20-year old Kregor Zirk broke an Estonian National Record in the 800 free that he set in 2015.

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WIAA 4A State Champion Jaime Chen Announces Verbal to Princeton Class of 2025

Versatile Jaime Chen from Washington state’s Bellevue Club Swim Team has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Princeton.

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US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Shows Increase in Drowning Deaths

A new report released by the CPSC says that more time at home for kids with less supervision could lead to even more drownings in 2020

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Japan’s Junya Koga Breaks Silence On Suicide Thoughts & Redemption After Ban

“I wish there was an organization or group who can advise and support the athletes who fall in a situation like mine,” Junya Koga says, reflecting on his ban.

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New Jersey Allows Indoor Pools to Reopen at 25% Capacity

New Jersey, the 11th-largest state by population, has announced that indoor pools can reopen beginning Thursday as crowds flock to the Jersey Shore for the 4th of July.

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Czech Swimmers Head For 2020 Corona Cup This Weekend

Czech swimmers have the opportunity to get wet this weekend, as elite athletes from the nation are set to take to the pool at the inaugural Corona Cup.

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USC Will Move Undergraduate Instruction Primarily Online for Fall 2020

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in California, USC walked back on its initial plans to bring students to campus in the fall.

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VT Cracks Open 2022 Recruiting with Verbal from SIN/ESP Sprinter Carmen Weiler

Last summer, Weiler just missed the podium at the 2019 European Junior Championships representing Spain, touching fourth in the 100 free (55.60).

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Swim England Cuts Workforce While Petitioning For Pool Reopenings

Swim England, the organization that governs aquatics within the nation, is facing some difficult realities internally to deal with coronavirus fallout.

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Germany Reportedly Opts Out Of Inaugural ‘4 Nations Meet’

The 4 Nations Meet is set for later this month in Hungary, but one of the invited countries has decided to opt-out of the competition.

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SPIRE IA’s Swimming Coach Thad Schultz Develops Better Athletes & Better People

“The best swimming experience also develops life skills like leadership, commitment, self-discipline, organization and teamwork,” says Coach Schultz.

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University of Idaho President Tried to Propose Adding Men’s Swimming

President Chuck Staben reportedly had a plan that included adding men’s swimming to bring in tuition money from non-scholarship athletes.

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SwimSwam Podcast: How did Jenny Thompson win 12 Olympic Medals?

Jenny was kind enough to sit down with us and talk through her career, the high and low points, and give us some insight on how her 12 medals were earned

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See 2400 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

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NAU Diving’s Aly Jones Works Her Way Back To The Pool

After several injury setbacks, Jones is ready to get back doing the sport she loves.

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