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Mattsson Destroys the Competition on the Third Night of the Finnish Championships

Matti Mattsson posted a 2:14.04 just over five seconds off his Finnish record time of 2:08.95 but five seconds ahead the rest of the field…

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Liukkonen Puts Up The World’s Third Fastest 50 Freestyle in Espoo

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland recorded a time of 21.99 to win the 50 freestyle at the Espoo Grand Prix…

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Mattsson and Jallow Shine at Espoo Grand Prix

Matti Mattsson and Mimosa Jallow both posted exceptional results at the Espoo Grand Prix over the weekend…

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Liukkonen Named 2014 Finnish Swimmer of the Year

On Friday evening Ari-Pekka Liukkonen was named the Finnish Swimmer of the Year…

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Ottesen Not Pleased With Disqualification in Norway

After being disqualified in the women’s 100 butterfly Jeanette Ottesen took to Twitter to express her displeasure…


Ottesen and Pedersen Record Top Two Times in Norway

Jeanette Ottesen and Rikke Moller Pedersen both posted times that place them second in the world rankings…

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Several Swimmers Put Up Top Ten Times in Norway

Jeanette Ottesen, Rikke Moller Pedersen, Pal Joensen and Ari-Pekka Liukkonen all put up times that rank in the world’s top ten…

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European Champs Medalist Ari-Pekka Liukkonen Leads 9 Finns to World Championships

The Finnish swimming federation has announced a roster of 9 swimmers for the 2014 Short Course World Championships that will run…

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Ottesen and Pedersen Headline the North Sea Swim Meet

European Championship medalists Jeanette Ottesen, Rikke Moller Pedersen, Pal Joennson and Ari-Pekka Liukkonen will all be competing this weekend in Norway…

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2014 European Championships – Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Fran Halsall started off the final night of competition in Berlin by taking gold in the women’s 50 freestyle…


Finland announces team of 18 for European Championships

Finland has officialized its European Championships roster, naming 11 women and 7 men to the team.

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Finland Adds Two Men to Round Out World Championship Roster

Two swimmers, including near-European Championship medalist Ari-Pekka Liukkonen, have been added to Finland’s biggest-ever roster for Worlds. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/


Sprint News 7/5/12: GWG to Hall of Fame; Paris Open Start Lists

Garrett Weber-Gale has been honored with induction into the National Jewish Sports Hall-of-Fame (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Finnish, Croatian, Icelandic Swimmers Punch Get Olympic Bids

Hilda Luthersdottir is one of three Icelandic individual qualifiers for London (photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Sjostrom Shows First Signs of Fatigue at Sette Colli

And Ranomi Kromowidjojo continued to scorch in the 50 free (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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