Aschwin Wildeboer

Belmonte Takes Two; Lacourt Beats World Record Holder on Day 1 in Marseilles

The Americans weren’t involved on Day 1 of the Marseilles meet, but the Spanish and French went at it for some big results. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Day 3 in Istanbul Finishes With a WR, an Upset, and a Bang

Jeanette Ottesen and the Danish Women won their first ever World Championship relay medal on Friday (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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CN Sabadell Says No Thanks; Parts Ways with Mireiea Belmonte

Just a week ago it seemed as though all complaints had been worked out between Spain’s biggest swimming star Mireia Belmonte…

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Sprint News 9/22/12: Claire Donahue Gets Big Honor; Olympic Voyeur Gets Light Sentence; Belmonte/Wildeboer to Train in Barcelona

Claire Donahue at the christening of the Claire Donahue Aquatic Center in Lenoir City, Tennessee.

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Seebohm Breaks Australian Record in Day 2 Prelims; Missy 2nd

Australia’s Emily Seebohm came within a stroke of the World Record in prelims of the 100 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Picks: Grevers v. Lacourt a Near-Record Battle in the Men’s Olympic 100 Back

Matt Grevers isn’t the only backstroker who’s approached the World Record in the last two years.

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Kromo Breaks Meet Record at Sette Colli

Ranomi cracked a Meet Record on Friday in Rome (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Spain Presents Eleven for London

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation has presented their 12 individual entrants for the 2012 London Olympics, though acknowledging that there…

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400 Free National Record Ends 6-Win Trials for Belmonte-Garcia

Mireia Belmonte-Garcia broke her third National Record of the meet on this final day, with a 4:05.77 win in the women’s…

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2003 World Champion Alena Popchanka Returns from Two-Year Hiatus; Could Boost French Relay Hopes

There’s another comeback in the works, and though this one isn’t as much of a household name as the likes…

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Belmonte-Garcia, Wildeboer, Solaeche Shine at Spanish SC Nats; Costa Rewrites Record Book

With no rest for the weary, the two stars of the Spanish program Mireia Belmonte-Garcia and Aschwin Wildeboer were back…

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Shanghai 2011: Men's Freestyle, Backstroke, and IM Picks

Now that we’re done with the women’s picks (Free/Back/IM’s | Breast/Fly/Relays), it’s time to start on the men, which usually…

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Races to Know About from Spanish, Danish, Canadianish World Championship Qualifiers

There was a lot of huge meets going on this past weekend, specifically several National Championships/World Championship Trials, and for…

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Dubai 2010: Day 4 Recap – Belmonte Wins Again; Soni Wins Again

Women’s 100 breaststroke For the first 50 meters of this race, It looked like it would be a good battle….

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