Therese Alshammar

Katinka Hosszu Now Holds the 10 Fastest 100 IMs in History

Katinka Hosszu joins a category that now has only two current members.

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Battling Back: How Injured Swimmers Fared At 2016 Olympic Games

Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Seven Prelims Live Recap

Cate and Bronte Campbell of Australia will get the chance to redeem themselves in the 50m freestyle today after both failing to make the podium in the 100 last night.

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Day 7 Finals Preview: Phelps Seeks 5th, Hosszu & Ledecky Eye 4th Golds

Katie Ledecky will look for her second straight 800 free Olympic title tonight.

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22 Swimmers To Bear Their Nations Flag at the Opening Ceremonies

22 swimmers will bear the flag at the 2016 Opening Ceremonies.

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Therese Alshammar Named to Carry Swedish Flag at 6th Olympics

After qualifying for a record-setting 6th Olympics, Therese Alshammar will carry the Swedish flag in the opening ceremonies on Friday evening.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Clash Of Sprinters In Women’s 50 Free

The World Record in the women’s 50 freestyle is on watch at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and the showdown will see 3 of the top 10 fastest all time performers go head to head.

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Coleman, Alshammar Battle in 100 Free on Day 5 of 2016 Swedish Nationals

Swedish Olympic veterans Michelle Coleman and Therese Alshammar battled it out in the women’s 100 free on the final day of the 2016 Swedish Nationals.

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2016 Swedish Nationals Day 4: Sjostrom and Alshammar Blitz 50 Fly

Sarah Sjostrom left the field in her wake in the 50 fly finals today, winning the race in a blistering 25.07. Now six-time Olympian Therese Alshammar came in 2nd with a 25.78, the only other swimmer to go sub-26 in the race.

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2016 Swedish Nationals Day 3: Sjostrom Scorches to 50 Free Win in 24.2

Day 3 of the 2016 Swedish Nationals brought plenty of exciting sprint action, including another win by Sarah Sjostrom in the women’s 50 free.

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Michael Phelps Makes Fifth Olympic Team

Michael Phelps joins 14 other swimmers on the historic list of swimmers who have made five or more Olympic teams.

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Pellegrini Posts World’s Second Fastest 200 Freestyle at Settecolli

After setting a new Italian record in the women’s 100 freestyle on Saturday Federica Pellegrini returned to the pool to…

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Therese Alshammar Qualifies for Historic Sixth Olympics

38-year-old Therese Alshammar of Sweden was selected on June 21 to compete in the 50 free at the upcoming Rio Olympics. Alshammar…

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Settecolli Trophy: Day One Finals Recap

Several stars will be competing in the Settecolli Trophy including Italians Gregorio Paltrinieri and Gabriele Detti who rank first and third in the world in the men’s 1500 freestyle…

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Plenty of Star Power at the 2016 Settecolli Trophy

Some of the biggest names in the field will include Olympic champions Ruta Meilutyte, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Daniel Gyurta and Cameron van der Burgh as well as World Championship gold medalists Gregorio Paltrinieri, Kanako Watanabe, Laszlo Cseh and Jennie Johansson…

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