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648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

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The Shepherd of High-Achieving Swimmers

New York Times Swimming - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 23:14
Greg Meehan, the Stanford women’s coach, built his reputation by helping swimmers meet goals like qualifying for the N.C.A.A.s or making an international team.
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Hosszu Coach Shane Tusup Sued By Darren Ward Over Alleged “I’ll Kill You” Outburst

Swimvortex - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 21:12
Shane Tusup, the American coach and husband of Katinka Hosszu, the born-again Hungarian swimmer who raced to three Olympic golds at Rio 2016, has been sued by a former employee at the club he and his wife set up in her home country. On the eve of the World Championships in Budapest, Darren Ward, a Scottish coach, has taken legal action against Tusup for alleged abusive behaviour
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What A Week For France On Lake Balaton: Axel Reymond Makes It Gold No4 In 25km

Swimvortex - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 19:04
France may struggle to make the medals in the week ahead when racing gets underway for eight days in the pool here at the World Championships in Budapest but in Open Water, Blue has been the colour of gold this week, Axel Reymond taking to four titles the tally for his nation - over 25km - on Lake Balaton. Ana Cunha gave Brazil the gold in the women's race
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Swimming: Young squad head to world champs without star Boyle

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 19:00
It's odd seeing a New Zealand swimming team minus Lauren Boyle.But that'll be the situation in the pool at the world championships in Budapest, starting tomorrow night with Boyle absent, recovering from a hip operation.Of the...
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Lochte’s Freestyle Flip-Over Turn On Medley Sunk By New FINA Rule; & No Side-Kick On Fly

Swimvortex - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 18:06
USA Swimming sank Ryan Lochte's hopes of defending his world medley crown at Budapest 2017 by imposing a ban on one of its star turns in the wake of poor behaviour on dry land at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Now, two days out from the start of racing here at world titles in Hungary, FINA has sunk the Ryan Lochte turn with one rule and banned 'fly swimmers dolphin kicking on their sides.
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Sharon van Rouwendaal dwingt respect en bewondering af met WK-zilver 25 km

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 17:08
Het was me het weekje wel voor Sharon van Rouwendaal.
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Blazers and Athletes: Grey Power Forces A New Relationship Long Overdue

Swimvortex - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 07:48
There is a wave of support for a new era of professional athlete representation. How powerful is it? That will, ultimately, depend on athletes. The view, however that those currently in the wash and spill of elite racing need to take a second day job and go on protest rallies is far wide of the mark. The world is full of older, professional former elite swimmers and current masters swimmers with skills in many walks of life, as dealings between masters and British Swimming demonstrates
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At Swimming Worlds, More Chances to Shine Than at the Olympics

New York Times Swimming - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 03:19
At the championships, held every two years, athletes compete in events like 27-meter dives and solo synchronized swimming.
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WK Budapest: Beste prestatie ooit van Inge Jansen: achtste van de wereld op de 3-meterplank

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 02:00

Inge Jansen is vandaag 8e geworden in de finale van de 3 meterplank. Voor Sharon van Rouwendaal was er zilver op de 25 kilometer open water. Marcel Schouten werd knap 9e op dezelfde afstand. 

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Zilver voor Sharon van Rouwendaal op de 25 kilometer Open Water

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 02:00

Sharon van Rouwendaal heeft vrijdag op haar eerste 25 kilometer wedstrijd ooit een zilveren medaille gewonnen in het Open Water.

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Waterpolodames zaterdag in kruisfinale tegen Rusland

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 02:00

De waterpolodames hebben donderdag hun laatste poulewedstrijd tegen Hongarije verloren met 8-10. 

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14 jonge sporters naar de EYOF in Hongarije

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 02:00

De KNZB heeft 14 zwemmers geselecteerd voor het Europese Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Gyor, Hongarije van 23 t/m 29 juli. 

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Twenty-one years ago today ... Danyon Loader struck swimming gold at Atlanta

New Zealand Herald Swimnews - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 00:29
On July 21 (NZT), 1996, Dunedin swimmer Danyon Loader became the first Kiwi to win an individual Olympic gold medal in the pool, taking out the 200m freestyle at Atlanta."We always felt confident with the 400m freestyle, but the...
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Efimova* Waggles Her Fanny (U.S.) At King & Co With “Go To CAS” T-Shirt Sales

Swimvortex - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 21:46
It might have been April 1 - and she might have chosen “sorry - I’ll keep it clean from now on” as the logo on her branded t-shirts, “available at a Speedo tent” during the FINA World Cup next month in Moscow but Yuliya Efimova*, the centre of a storm of booing and jeering for those returned from doping suspensions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is the poster girl for a clothes range that advocates. “Go to CAS”. Making the message all the more provocative is the image of Efimova turning her own C(AS) to the camera and looking over her shoulder winking and smiling, with the words Go To CAS placed across the place she would like all her rivals in the pool to have a view of at the end of races.
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Al Musallam ‘Accusation Completely False”, Says President Of Iranian Swimming

Swimvortex - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 21:22
The Iranian swimming official cited by FINA's controversial first vice-president Husain Al Musallam as having leaked "stolen" tapes to the media to discredit him before elections of the international swimming federation on Saturday, has declared the Kuwaiti's accusation "completely false". In a statement sent out to the media today, Mohsen Rezvani, the president of I.R. Iran Swimming Federation,  says that Al-Musallam's "allegations are intended to distract people's attention from the real matters at hand".
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Naast KNZB afvaardiging (28) schreven 36 verenigingszwemmers in voor World Cup Eindhoven

Zwemkroniek Nieuws - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 19:02
Met 36 zwemmers zijn dertien Nederlandse verenigingen goed vertegenwoordigd bij de FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup Eindhoven (11-12 augustus).
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France Turns Lake Balaton Blue With 3rd Gold Of Week, Mixed Relay World Title 5km

Swimvortex - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 12:27
France took another big stroke towards being the No1 nation in Open Water at the 17th World Championships on Lake Balaton, Hungary, today, when its mixed relay 5km shoal claimed gold in 54mins 05.9sec, well ahead of the American and Italian squads that completed the podium. In the winning team, two swimmers who celebrated their second gold medals this week.
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Battlelines of Budapest: Can Emily Seebohm Go Back To Back As Next-Gen Wave Rolls In?

Swimvortex - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 09:59
The World Championships are underway in Budapest as pool swimmers make their final preparations for eight days of racing from July 23. Working out way back up through the strokes, we arrive at backstroke, the double defence of Emily Seebohm, the defence of Fu Yuanhui, the new status of Katinka Hosszu and the rise of of Kylie Masse and Kathleen Baker
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The Battlelines of Budapest: Breaststroke, A Boo & A Jeer For The Harm & Its History

Swimvortex - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 02:22
The World Championships are underway in Budapest as pool swimmers make their final preparations for eight days of racing from July 23. Working out way back up through the strokes, we arrive at breaststroke, the realm Lilly King and the target of a finger wagged, Yuliya Efimova*, whose presence calls for a different kind of perspective at preview
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WK Budapest: Finaleplek voor Inge Jansen

KNZB (The Netherlands) - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 02:00

Op de 7e dag van het WK heeft Inge Jansen een finaleplek bemachtigd op de 3 meterplank. 

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