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‘Don’t Forget Ya 3 Diamonds’ – New Song Of Dolphins As Aussies Don Their Arenas

Swimvortex - 2 hours 47 min ago
Dolphins to wear Three Diamonds On the Sheen Of Their Fast Suits: the mums and dads of Dolphins will no longer be reminding their swimming offspring not to forget that household name of a bather when they're dashing off to training and meets: Swimming Australia has signed a deal with arena, the swimsuit brand based in Italy that is fast becoming the dominant force in official apparel around the world. "Don't forget your Three Diamonds", is what they'll be shouting.
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Princess Royal Drops In To Mount Kelly’s Olympic Legacy 50m Pool Opening

Swimvortex - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:26
Mount Kelly welcomed HRH The Princess Royal to the school in Tavistock, Devon, England, to open the Olympic Legacy 50-metre Swimming Pool yesterday
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Healing Waters: Swim Across America Pours Another $4.5m Into Cancer Research

Swimvortex - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 09:43
The right kind of positive in the water: Swim Across America has granted an amazing $4,571,922 (71% of total revenue) to the 2017 purse funding promising clinical trials and cancer research. To date, $65 million in SAA grants to beneficiaries has turned into an estimated $200 million in new funding from the water and will of swimmers engaged in the SAA project. In the mix of the effort are 100 Olympians at the helm of a wave of effort for a tremendous cause that touches the lives of millions
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Swim New Zealand Mourns & Remembers The Life & Times Of Coach Pic Parkhouse

Swimvortex - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 02:07
Pic Parkhouse, one of New Zealand’s top swimming coaches in the second half of the last century, passed away at the age of 92 last week. In a note to the family of Keith Bewley, the British coach who passed away this week, Australian coach Bill Sweetenham noted: “… my heart is saddened as not only did […]
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How Adam Peaty Has Led A Bull Run On Shiny Suit Standards This Past Olympic Quad

Swimvortex - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 08:43
This month, SwimVortex is posting a series of short articles and tables that take stock of how swimmers, coaches and swimming speed have coped with the onslaught of shiny suits in 2008-09. After considering human limits we looked at men's sprint freestyle, distance freestyle and backstroke. Today: Men's Breaststroke. There is nowhere else to start than 57.13.
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WATCH NZH Local Focus: $644,000 funding for Lake Tutira restoration

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 01:25
Lake Tūtira - 40 kilometres north of Napier - used to be a popular swimming spot.But some holidaymakers are learning the hard way - it's no longer safe.Holidaymaker Leisa Patrick says her husband took their three boys swimming...
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Hellebrekers official sponsor van KNZB synchroonzwemmen

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 01:00

Hellebrekers Technieken is per 1 januari 2017 official sponsor van het synchroonzwemprogramma van de KNZB. Hiermee ondersteunt het bedrijf de verdere professionalisering van de Nederlandse synchroonzwemploeg. De sponsorovereenkomst is afgesloten voor een periode van 3 jaar, met de intentie om een langdurige samenwerking aan te gaan.

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André Cats wil vooral verenigen en verbinden

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 16:06
Sinds 1 november is André Cats de nieuwe Technisch Directeur van de KNZB.
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Fran Halsall Waves Farewell To Britain & England Racing Days & ‘The Hobby I Loved’

Swimvortex - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 15:16
Fran Halsall, the British sprinter with 10 world, 17 European and 11 Commonwealth podium visits to her credit since 2006, has announced her retirement. The following is a tribute to her and those who have guided her in a career that might have ended with an Olympic medal in Rio had it not been for the presence of a swimmer racing with a doping record in tow.
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Britain’s Swimming Shoal Mourns Keith Bewley, Coach To Kelly, Croft, Osgerby & Co

Swimvortex - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 12:18
Keith Bewley, the coach and mentor who guided Olympic medallists Margie Kelly and June Croft and their teammates Ann and Janet Osgerby, the twin sisters who raced together in the Olympic 100m butterfly final, and generations of other internationals, passed away yesterday.
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Olympic Champ Matt Grevers Delivers Statement In 100 Backstroke (53.31) In Austin

Swimvortex - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 02:35
After missing out on a third Olympic berth and chance to defend his title in the 100 backstroke, Matt Grevers dialed up a 53.31 clocking in his prime event as the USA Swimming Pro Series stop in Austin came to a close.
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MSS 2017 beschikbaar

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 01:00

Vanaf heden is het Meerjaren Selectie Systeem 2017, met de limieten voor de NJJK en NK korte baan, beschikbaar.

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Harvard-bound Annabelle in a pool of her own

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sun, 15/01/2017 - 18:00
Some day, young Kiwi swimming star Annabelle Paterson wants to represent her country at the Olympic Games.But for now, the 18-year-old's is still trying to get her head around the fact she's just landed a place in one of the world's...
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Japan’s Daiya Seto And USA’s Jacob Pebley Throw Down Early Markers In Austin

Swimvortex - Sun, 15/01/2017 - 03:28
Daiya Seto (400 medley) and Jacob Pebley (200 backstroke) produced strong early-season times on the second night of the USA Swimming Pro Series stop in Austin.
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Family day at the beach could drain a bottle of sunscreen

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Sat, 14/01/2017 - 07:44
If you and your family want to spend all day sizzling in the summer sun, you could drain a $26 bottle of sunscreen.Protection is needed from the sun's cancer-causing rays between 9.15am and 5.50pm at this time of year, according...
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Olympic Silver Medalist Josh Prenot (2:11.15) Maintaining 200 Breast Momentum Into 2017

Swimvortex - Sat, 14/01/2017 - 02:34
With a performance of 2:11.15, Olympic silver medalist Josh Prenot started 2017 in fine fashion by winning the 200 breaststroke at the Austin stop of the USA Swimming Pro Series.
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WK-voorbereiding voor Boedapest begint met drieweekse stage in Malaga

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 16:56
Een KNZB-afvaardiging van 25 zwemmers en zeven man begeleiding vertrekt 15 januari naar Malaga in het zuiden van Spanje voor een trainingsstage van drie weken.
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Chad le Clos’ New Coach Is Andrea Di Nino As Bobby Hurley Arrives To Run CLC Academy

Swimvortex - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 11:31
Andrea Di Nino, the head of the eponymous ADN Swim Project, is to coach Chad le Clos, the 2012 Olympic 200m butterfly champion and World 100m champion from South Africa, while Australian international Bobby Hurley has been appointed performance manager of Le Clos' new CLC Swimming Academy in Cape Town.
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Jong Nederlands WK-team geeft visitekaartje af in Windsor

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 09:55
Zes medailles, acht individuele en zes estafette finaleplaatsen, één Nederlands record, negen jeugd- en jaargangsrecords.
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Prestatiemedailles 2016 Masters zwemmen

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 13/01/2017 - 01:00

Nu het jaar 2016 achter ons ligt is ook voor de Masters duidelijk wie er in aanmerking komen voor een KNZB prestatiemedaille. Zwemmers en zwemsters die het afgelopen seizoen een bijzondere prestatie hebben geleverd kunnen vanaf heden via de vereniging de KNZB prestatiemedaille bestellen.

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