Latvian Swimming

Latvian Swimming Federation Dismisses President Kaspars Pone

On Friday, September 16 the Latvian Swimming Federation (LPF) voted to release the President of the Federation, Kaspars Pone, from…

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Latvia Announces Olympic Swimming Team

The Latvian Olympic Committee officially announced the members of their Olympic swimming team at a press conference yesterday. Latvian national team swimmers Uvis Kalnins and Alona Ribakova were confirmed eligible to participate in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio by FINA.


Missouri State’s Kalnins Set for Swimming’s Biggest Events This Summer

Missouri State’s Uvis Kalnins will swim for Latvia in two of the biggest competitive events in the world this summer when he travels to South Korea and Russia, respectively, for the World University Games and FINA World Championships.

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Maskalenko breaks Latvian national record, Steins breaks open record on day 1 of Latvian Nats

Latvia’s national championship meet has attracted a number of foreign swimmers who are putting up strong times, and one local swimmer broke a national record as well on day 1.

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Latvian Youth Olympian Janis Saltans Verbally Commits to Indiana

The Indiana Hoosiers have done a lot of work on their sprint group in recruiting over the last few classes,…

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Voitovs Closes Latvian Sprint Championships With Record-Breaking 50 SCM Backstroke

Latvian Nikolajs Maskalenko was the star of the 2014 Latvian Sprint Championships in Riga that wrapped up on Saturday evening, and while…

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Latvian Record in 50 Breaststroke Falls at Latvian Sprint Championships

The European, Baltic nation of Latvia hosts the 2014 Latvian Sprint Championships in its capital Riga this weekend, and the meet…

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Uvis Kalnins downs four national records at Latvian nationals, 50 back record falls in wild shootout

Uvis Kalnins, the 20-year-old Latvian Olympian and current Missouri State Bear, broke four national records at the Latvian National Championships on May 31st and June 1st, showing some outstanding range and versatility.

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Zevina Takes 200 Backstroke On The Final Day Of Latvian Championships

On the first day of the Latvian National Championships Daryna Zevina won both the 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle, she followed that up by taking the women’s 200 backstroke…

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Zevina Takes Two At Latvian National Championships

European Short Course Championships gold medalist Daryna Zevina of the Ukraine took the women’s 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle on Saturday at the Latvian National Championships in Riga…

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