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Dutch Women Break World Record, Miss European Record in 200 Free Relay

Led by a blistering sub-23 anchor from Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Dutch women broke the World Record, but not the European Record, in the 200 free relay.

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Dutch Women Shatter 4×50 Freestyle World Record In Prelims

Ranomi Kromowidjojo nearly broke 23 seconds with her second leg on the Dutch’s preliminary world record-setting swim in the 4×50 Freestyle Relay.


Short Course World Championships Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s 200 Breaststroke, an event she holds the met record in SCM and the world record in LCM, will be one of the highlight races of the final day of competition at Short Course Worlds.


World Record Race Video: Watch Heemskerk Split 50.58 on The Netherland WR 4×100 Relay

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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Dutch Release Roster For 2014 Short Course World Championships

Inge Dekker is one of the biggest names on the roster and had an amazing world cup series this year demonstrating that she has plenty of talent in the short course pool. Dekker racked up a total of 374 points on the circuit overall to finish second behind Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu.

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Eight Member Team to Represent the Netherlands at the World Short Course Championships

The Dutch team for the World Short Course Championships will include five athletes who currently rank top ten in the world…

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Kromowidjojo Leads 17 Dutch Swimmers to Berlin for 2014 European Championships

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has never won an individual gold at the European Long Course Championships: a fact that she’ll look to change in a big way this summer in Berlin.

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2013 Dutch Open Starts with National Record in 200 IM from Marrisen

The 2013 edition of the Dutch Open National Championships in Eindhoven began with a National Record. Dutch swimming, though well-known…

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Dutch select world championship team

Jacco Verharen, who took over the Dutch Technical Director role in November after coaching Ranomi Kromowidjojo to a double gold in London,…


Sjostrom Vaults to 100 Free World Lead in Eindhoven

Sweden’s Sjostrom Outshined the Lethal Dutch Sprint Crew in the semifinals. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/©

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