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Swim Team Wins Record Title

New York Times Swimming - 17 hours 52 min ago
The girls’ swim team at Carmel High School, from a northern suburb of Indianapolis, won nine of 12 events at the state finals to cruise to a 30th consecutive state title.
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In Turkey, Adventure Travel Takes the Plunge

New York Times Swimming - 17 hours 52 min ago
Open-water swimming in places like ancient Turkey joins the ranks of options for adventure vacations.
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Maya DiRado At Helm Of 200 Medley As U.S. Trials Near; Caitlin Leverenz Lurking

Swimvortex - 19 hours 30 min ago
Maya DiRado will head to the United States Olympic Trials as the frontrunner for an Olympic berth
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Chelsea Gubecka & Kareena Lee Quinella As Jordan Wilimovsky Sets The Pace For Rio

Swimvortex - 19 hours 37 min ago
Chelsea Gubecka and Karina Lee have scored a Queensland Sunshine Coast quinella in the women’s 10km Open Water Australian Swimming Championships in Mooloolaba today in their next step towards the Rio Olympic Games; and USA’s Jordan Wilimovsky shows why he will be the boy to beat in Rio
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Ironman No.13 dedicated to father

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sat, 13/02/2016 - 21:34
For most part-time athletes, finishing one Ironman New Zealand endurance challenge is something to cherish.But Papamoa father-of-two Duane Braithwaite is no ordinary weekend jogger.The 43-year-old will front up for his 13th Ironman...
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Burnout On The Burning Deck: When Fatigue Flows To The Day Falling Down

Swimvortex - Sat, 13/02/2016 - 06:14
Olympic season. Lights, action, the world tunes in to singular moments of sporting excellence and achievement. Spills, thrills, smiles and tears - and when its done, the world moves on, swimming among those sports that slides back down the spectrum of media exposure. Behind the scenes: burnout. No, not the swimmer - the coach. Assistant Professor Marte Bentzen explains
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The Need To Be Discerning With ‘Guides’ On The Art & Science Of Progress In The Pool

Swimvortex - Sat, 13/02/2016 - 06:14
The Nature of “Information” in the Age of the Internet - By John Leonard, Executive Director, American Swimming Coaches Association - a message to young coaches, parents and swimmers at risk of soaking up 'fake science' and poor 'knowledge'
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The Olympic Face Of Millions On The Move: Yusra Mardini & Other Refugees In Sport

Swimvortex - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:03
Yusra Mardini, a 17-year-old Syrian swimmer, is making headlines in Germany: she endured a harrowing journey - 35 days and a three and a half-hour kick set pushing a refugee boat to shore - from her native Damascus to Berlin as a refugee among millions on the march. Now, she may be flying down to Rio for the Olympic Games.
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The Goggles That Impair Swim Vision: A Tool For Training Open-Water Prospects?

Swimvortex - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:00
News Round-Up: A pair of goggles that impair the vision of the swimmer to replicate open-water conditions is in the making, a patent application that made the public domain this week suggests - just as Chelsea Gubecka, Simon Huitenga & Co get set for action at the Australian Open Water Championships; Canadian record for Kylie Masse; and the golden girl from Bangladesh who sold her medals to raise funds for her dad's heart treatment
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ISHOF Induction Postponed As Dates Clash With Soccer Event Run By Troubled FIFA Fed

Swimvortex - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:38
The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced today that it will postpone its 2016 Induction Weekend, originally scheduled to take place in Santa Clara, Calif., June 3-5, to a date still to be determined in either October or November. A clash of events is at the root of the decision.
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Night Lights At Halle Schwimmhalle: Paul Biedermann Trains For Rio Midnight Hour

Swimvortex - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:14
If you see the lights on in the middle of the night at the Schwimmhalle in Halle this week, don't panic: it's just Paul Biedermann training through the darkness of circumstance. At 29, the German freestyle ace is heading to what he has said will be his last Olympic Games still learning new lessons: like how to perform at best in the middle of the night, courtesy of NBC's Olympic colonialism for Rio 2016.
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KNZB op Zwembadbranche Congres 16 maart

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 01:00

Voor het derde jaar op rij organiseert ‘ZwembadBranche’, het magazine voor de zwembranche, het ZwembadBranche Congres. Op 16 maart zal de zwembranche wederom worden geïnspireerd door een mooie line up van spelers en workshops. Natuurlijk is er ook voldoende tijd om bij te praten met collega’s. De KNZB is sponsor van het congres en aanwezig op het markt/horeacplein.

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Swimmers Watchful On Zika As They Look To IOC, Feds & Health Bosses For Rio 2016 Call

Swimvortex - Thu, 11/02/2016 - 14:31
Authorities Olympic and Health are coming under pressure to upgrade advice and reassurances - if those can legitimately be provided - over the Zika virus in the face of evidence from Brazil, the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro included, that microcephaly, a birth defect characterised by an abnormally small head that can result in developmental problems poses a serious threat for women athletes
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Brazil Anti-Doping Agency & Lab May Be Lose Status For 2nd Time Before Rio 2016

Swimvortex - Thu, 11/02/2016 - 05:00
The laboratory used by Brazil's National Anti-Doping Organisation is at risk of losing its official accreditation for a second time on the way to the Rio Olympic Games in August this year
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12e editie van Swim Cup in Eindhoven in Olympische stijl

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Thu, 11/02/2016 - 01:00

De Swim Cup in Eindhoven van 6 tot en met 10 april 2016 heeft dit jaar een Olympisch tintje.

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De 12e editie van de Swim Cup in Eindhoven in Olympische stijl

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Thu, 11/02/2016 - 01:00

De Swim Cup die plaats vindt op 6 tot en met 10 april 2016 heeft dit maal een speciaal tintje.

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Sizing Up The Sprinters: Men’s Blue-Ribband Battle Of 2 Halves & 3 Clubs At Rio 2016

Swimvortex - Wed, 10/02/2016 - 20:33
When the clock stopped at 47.56 for Australian Cameron McEvoy at the Super Series in Perth last week, questions of 'size matters' came back into focus. It was not the speed of the swim alone but the way in which McEvoy swam it that drew the eye: 23.14 out, 24.42 back. That poses a threat to giants - and a dilemma for those slight in their might
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Nabeschouwing IPC-zwemmers bij NK Jeugd en Junioren; extra aanwas zou welkom zijn!

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:34
In totaal hadden 22 zwemmers, 11 jongens en 11 meisjes, zich ingeschreven voor de IPC-afstanden op de NJJK.
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NJJK Amsterdam sessie 6 en 7: Opleving op enkele schoolslagnummers

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:34
Van de ruim 800 deelnemers in Amsterdam mochten er maar liefst 119 één of meer medailles in ontvangst nemen: 48 meisjes en 71 jongens. Myrthe Natzijl, Britta Koehorst, Sophie de Jonge, Laura van Engelen, Tim en Nyls Korstanje, Maurice Pater, Luc Kroon en Ruden de Ridder namen de klassementsprijzen in ontvangt in een toernooi met 14 Nederlandse en 31 kampioenschapsrecords.
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NJJK-IPC dag 4: WRs Liesette Bruinsma en Chantalle Zijderveld, ER Lisa Kruger, NRs Sanne Hofman en Liesette Bruinsma

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:34
NJJK-IPC dag 4: WRs Liesette Bruinsma en Chantalle Zijderveld, ER Lisa Kruger, NRs Sanne Hofman en Liesette Bruinsma   400 vrij jongens Met een PR van 4.10.16, slechts 0.13 boven het NR-S10 van Olivier van de Voort (2015), behaalde Bas Takken (jeugd 1, ZV Hoorn) een mooie zesde plaats bij de valide jongens jeugd 1 en 2.
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