Press Releases

Big Splash Awards Week set for late November

The 2013 Big Splash Awards Week will be a weeklong celebration of Canada’s best swimmers and their accomplishments throughout the year. Swimming Canada will be announcing a number of awards including six major individual awards between Nov. 22 and 29.

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Alex Cohen Takes Home More Recognition From Colonial Athletic Association

“We still have a lot of work to do, but we are learning and improving each week,” Towson Head Diving Coach Maureen Mead said.

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Lundgren Attempts 80 Mile Sea Of Cortez Crossing for Third Time

Paul Lundgren announced today that on November 5th, he will step into the waters in San Carlos, Mexico for his third attempt at swimming across the Sea of Cortez. If accomplished, it will be a World Record for the longest unassisted swim in history.

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Arena Signs NCAA Champ & American Record Holder Tom Shields and 2012 Gold Medalist Matt McLean

“I’ve been wearing Arena suits all summer and have found great success in the pool,” said Shields. “I’m so happy to officially be aligned with Arena. The technology is the best in the industry, and I am proud to represent a company that is true leader in the swimming community.”

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What Are The Top 50 Sports Cities Around the World

Voting for the 2nd edition of the Sports City Index is now open. Results will be announced on December 10th, 2013. The Index, launched in 2012, provides a comprehensive annual ranking of the top sports cities from around the world. (Featured Image: London Aquatic Center)

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Made in Canada Medal

There’s no doubt, Eric Hedlin wants to be the best in the world. And to achieve that, he headed north to the Victoria Academy of Swimming/National Swim Centre, the home club of all four Canadian swimming medals at the FINA World Championships this past summer.

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Tennessee Aquatics Breast for Breasts Clinic for Cancer Support in Honor Kim Kredich

The event was in honor of Matt Kredich’s wife Kim who was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago. Coach Kredich and Marshall Goldman led the breastrokers in a clinic that was followed by a 15 minute breastroke swim in support of the fight against breast cancer. The clinic attracted 160 people ranging from 7 to 79 years of age.

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Team London Takes Home Futures 50 Classic Title

Comprised of a mix of the top women’s water polo athletes in the United States, the three day tournament concluded with Team London topping Team Sydney 9-7 in the final match.

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East Carolina Women’s Defeat South Carolina in Dual Meet Split

“It was an unbelievable collegiate atmosphere,” Pirate head coach Rick Kobe said. “I couldn’t be happier with how we swam from top to bottom. Even though the guys came up short, they swam great. That is a huge victory for our women’s program.”

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Claremont-Mudd-Scripps falls to UC San Deigo in Season Opener

The Claremont-Mudd-Scrips Stags and Athenas opened the 2013-14 swimming and diving season on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at UC San Diego.

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Stevens Women Bested by DI Foe

The Stevens Institute of Technology women’s swimming team fell in a tightly contested dual-meet at NCAA Division I foe Saint Peter’s Saturday afternoon.

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Stevens Men Take Down DI Competition

The Stevens Institute of Technology men’s swimming team opened its 2013-14 season with a convincing 136-69 win over NCAA Division I foe Saint Peter’s College Saturday afternoon.

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Johns Hopkins Women Top Franklin & Marshall

Johns Hopkins women won eight of the first 11 events en route to a 161-96 win over host Franklin & Marshall in both teams’ season-opener.

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Johns Hopkins Men Open with Victory at Franklin & Marshall

The Johns Hopkins men’s swim team won the first 12 events before swimming exhibition in the final two events en route to a 180-77 win over host Franklin & Marshall.

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MIT Wins Every Event at Batterman Relays

As it has done every year for the past 10 season, the MIT men’s swimming and diving team officially opened the season at the Charlie Batterman Relay Meet, welcoming Bentley University and Wheaton College to the Zesiger Center Pool on Saturday afternoon.

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