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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/27/2016

Presenting our list of Weekly Wonders for the weekend of July 22-24, 2016.

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Pratt Dominates Canadian Age Groups for the Second Straight Night

13 year old Cole Pratt won two events and set two Alberta provincial records for the second night in a row…

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2016 U.S. Open Psych Sheets Posted

The first round of the psych sheets for the 2016 U.S. Open Championships have been posted a week ahead of…

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Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Gunnar Bentz

Meet 2016 US Olympian Gunnar Bentz from Atlanta, Georgia, who will be make his 1st Olympic appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this summer.

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Britain

Redfern Scores S13 WR, Barrett Nabs Sub-49 1Free On Day 3 In Sheffield

Rebecca Redfern earned a new S13 100m breaststroke World Record, while Adam Barrett touched in 48.98 in the 100m freestyle on Day 3 of the 2016 British Summer Championships.

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/27/2016

Presenting our list of Weekly Wonders for the weekend of July 22-24, 2016.

Pratt Dominates Canadian Age Groups for the Second Straight Night

13 year old Cole Pratt won two events and set two Alberta provincial records for the second night in a row…

2016 U.S. Open Psych Sheets Posted

The first round of the psych sheets for the 2016 U.S. Open Championships have been posted a week ahead of…

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Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Gunnar Bentz

Meet 2016 US Olympian Gunnar Bentz from Atlanta, Georgia, who will be make his 1st Olympic appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this summer.

Redfern Scores S13 WR, Barrett Nabs Sub-49 1Free On Day 3 In Sheffield

Rebecca Redfern earned a new S13 100m breaststroke World Record, while Adam Barrett touched in 48.98 in the 100m freestyle on Day 3 of the 2016 British Summer Championships.

Fiona Doyle Among Irish Olympians To Release Spotify Playlist

The Spotify playlists of several Irish Olympians have been published through Team Ireland’s Rio Olympics sponsor Electric Ireland.

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Kaitlin Harty Posts 2:12.6 to Win 200 Back on Night 2 of Y Nats

2016 YMCA LONG COURSE NATIONALS June 27th-July 31st, 2016 Indianapolis, Indiana (IUPUI Natatorium) Live and on-demand video Photos Results Day…

Cate Campbell on 100 Free: “Everyone Is the Hunted! I Am the Underdog”

Some of the Australian Olympic swim team members spoke with the press yesterday about the upcoming Olympic Games. Cate Campbell and Matt Abood…

Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Ryan Lochte

In his video, Lochte talks about his memories of one of his first swim meets, when his mom handed him a water bottle that he soon found out was filled with candy.

The Olympic Torch Is Officially In Rio de Janeiro!

On each day of the official Olympic torch relay, carrying the Olympic flame to the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janeiro,…

Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Amanda Weir

Meet 2016 US Olympian Amanda Weir from Atlanta, GA, who will be make her 3rd Olympic appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this summer.

After Russian Doping Ordeal, Trojan Swim Club Suspends Int’l Swimmers

The Trojan Swim Club, coached by Dave Salo, has temporarily suspended international athletes from its training program in light of the Russian doping scandal.

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U.S. Olympic Men’s WP Team To Play Final Match Before Rio Saturday

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Water Polo Team will take part in one final tune up before the Olympic Games begin when they meet Montenegro at the University of Houston’s CRWC Natatorium on Saturday, July 30 at 4:30pm ct.

Josh Young To Join NextGen Program In Victoria This Fall

He’s currently competing at the 2016 Canadian Age Group Championships. Thus far he’s finished with one individual gold medal, claiming victory in the 50m breaststroke with a time of 29.27. Young has several events to go this week.

British Swimmers Make Final Olympic Preparations In Brazil

Adam Peaty and his British Olympic teammates are currently training just 40 minutes outside of Rio.

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Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Team: Dana Vollmer

Meet 2016 US Olympian Dana Vollmer, who grew up in Granbury, Texas, and will be make her 3rd Olympic appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this summer.

Rio Medals Crafted With Sustainability in Mind

Crafted at the Brazilian Mint from recycled materials and sustainably-mined metals, Rio’s medals demonstrate that beauty does not have to be brand-new; that repurposed does not mean second-rate.

NCAA Runner-Up Miranda Tucker Transferring to Michigan

Miranda Tucker will split up the best breaststroke duo in the country and transfer to Michigan next season.

Kopelev Posts the Fastest 50 Backstroke of 2016

At an age group competition on Tuesday Jonatan Kopelev put up a 24.60 50 backstroke, which is the fastest time recorded in 2016…

WATCH: Penny Oleksiak Getting Primed For First Olympics

Young-gun Penny Oleksiak is just days out from her first Olympic Games at 16-years-old where she’s the youngest member of the Canadian squad and will be competing in the most amount of events.

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