Alexander Dale Oen

Johannes Skagius Takes Down Nordic, Swedish Records In 50 Breast

Sweden’s Johannes Skagius broke the Swedish and Nordic records in the men’s 50 breast in a time of 27.02.

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2012 Gold Medallist Daniel Gyurta Fails To Advance In 200 BR Heats

Defending gold medallist Daniel Gyurta failed to advance out of the men’s 200 breaststroke prelims this morning, finishing 17th.


Norwegian National Team Returns to Flagstaff for First Time Since 2012

For the first time since Alexander Dale Oen’s passing during Norway’s 2012 national team training camp in Flagstaff, head coach Petter Løvberg has brought his squad back to the high desert for altitude training. Watch images from their stay in Flagstaff in this video.

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The Late Alexander Dale Oen Honored with Statue in Hometown

Hungarian swimmer, Daniel Gyurta, was present at the ceremony honoring the late Alexander Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer who tragically passed away on May 1, 2012.

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A Breaststroke Kick to the Gut: The Day We All Woke Up to News that Alexander Dale Oen Had Died

When I woke up this morning, May 1st, 2014, I had a bit of a gut-wrenched feeling. I couldn’t exactly…

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Daniel Gyurta Receives International Fair Play Award at UNESCO

Daniel Gyurta of Hungary received an award from the United Nations in honor of his tribute to Alexander Dale Oen.


Cameron van der Burgh talks after SA Nationals; Discusses Rules Changes

The Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder discusses, SA Nationals, upcoming meets, and the proposed rule changes for breaststroke.

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Van Der Burgh Flying Out to Norway; Will Miss Finals of 100 Breaststroke

The pool on Tuesday in Port Elizabeth before swimmers got in for warmup showed some improvements. (Photo Courtesy: Karien Jonckheere)


Sprint News 1/15/13: Lasco Breaks Old Record; Dutch Star Retires; Meet Named for Dale Oen

Destin Lasco is breaking more records at one of his favorite pools, the Gloucester Institute of Technology. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


No Trials at Trials, plus a Preview of This Weekend’s Trials

Garrett reports: USA Swimming cutting time trials at Olympic Trials and a quick preview of Paralympic Trials.

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Medical Examiner Releases Final Report on Dale Oen

“Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease is the official cause of death.” (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning,


Adlington One of Four Mare Nostrum Record Breakers on Day 1 in Barcelona

Rebecca Adlington quieted her critics on day 1 of the 2012 Mare Nostrum Series with a scorching 800 free (Photo Courtesy: Kierra Smith)


Sprint News 6/1/12: Iceland Accepts Olympic Invite; Adrian Scratches Finals

Nathan Adrian dropped a bomb in prelims of the GP, but won’t swim finals. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Norwegians Honor Oen With Two Titles on Day 5

“Much like Dale Oen lifted his country from tragedy at last year’s World Championships, we heard echoed from his former teammates that they would do the same – band together and lift each other up now that he is gone.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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17 year old Gregorio Paltrinieri going the distance at Euro Champs

Garrett recaps day 3 from Debrecen, plus some college swimming news and more love for swimming on NBC.

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