Roland Schoeman

Top 8 Swimmers Who Could Have Won The 100 IM At NCAAs

With the recent addition of the 100 yard IM to the NCAA program (approved for inclusion at conference championship meets) it begs the question of who would have dominated this event if it had been introduced years prior.

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Japanese Men’s Freestyle On The Rise – Historic Olympic Medal Drought Threatened

Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.

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le Clos Ends Championships With a Win in the 100 butterfly

Chad le Clos won the men’s 100 butterfly at the South African National Championships in a time of 52.03…

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Van der Burgh Clocks World’s Third-Fastest 100 Breast on Day 2 of 2015 South African Nationals

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh slides into the third spot on the 100m breaststroke world rankings after winning the title at his nation’s championships.

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How to Maximize Swimming Starts with the Back Footplate

Getting off to a good start is one of the most important parts of the swimming race. The shorter the race, the more important the start becomes.

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George Bovell: A Visionary of the Sport

George Bovell, a name synonymous with Trinidadian swimming, recently enlisted the help of some elite friends in his quest to…

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Hosszu Wins 6 More to Finish Indian Ocean Champs 16-for-17 in Individual Races

Katinka Hosszu went an incredible 16-for-17 at the Indian Ocean Championships that finished on Tuesday.

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Katinka breaks Two Hungarian Records, Wins 5 of 6 on Day 2 of Indian Ocean Champs

Katinka Hosszu showed a little bit of a chip in the armor on Monday at the 2014 Indian Ocean Championships,…

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2014 Swammy Awards: European Male Swimmer of the Year Florent Manaudou

Florent Manaudou of France had a tremendous year, experiencing great success at both the European Championships in Berlin and the World Short Course Championships in Doha…

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2014 Swammy Awards: Male African Swimmer of the Year Chad Le Clos

To see all of the 2014 Swammy Award winners, presented by TYR, click here. 2014 HONOREE: Chad Le Clos, South…

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Florent Manaudou breaks World Record in 50 free on Friday in Doha

French fast-twitch specialist Florent Manaudou went 20.26 to break a super-suited mark set by South Africa’s Roland Schoeman.

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2014 World Short Course Championships: Day Two Finals Real-Time Recap

Ruta Meilutyte has her sights set on the 50 breaststroke world record…

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2014 World Short Course Championships: Day Two Prelims Real-Time Recaps

France’s Florent Manaudou will get a chance to swim in his signature race, the 50 free, this morning, but he will get some stiff competition from Russia’s Vlad Morozov and Brazil’s Cesar Cielo.

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South African Athletes Go Into Doha With A Chip On Their Shoulders

After having only two swimmers being funded by Operation Excellence South African swimmers head into Doha with something to prove…

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Race Club “Swimisodes” Launch Today: Breaststroke with Rebecca Soni

Race Club Swimisodes feature Olympians Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, world champion Junya Koga, and world-class swimmers, Zach Hayden and Lexie Kelley.

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