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Long Beach Olympian Jessica Hardy retires from competitive swimming
After a lengthy, successful career as a professional swimmer, Long Beach native and Wilson High School alum Jessica Hardy confirmed recently that she will retire from competition. “I would’ve loved to have ended my career in Rio, but I had 11 years of …
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Local swim group purchases Olympic Trials competition pool for West Fargo
WEST FARGO – By next year, swimmers here could be racing in the same pool where Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte battled to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. A local swim group has purchased the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials competition pool that will be built …
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Armstrong Drops Out of Swimming Competition
(Newser) – Lance Armstrong wants to make a triumphant return to competitive athletics, but he’s running out of sports. The cyclist-turned-triathlete and doper extraordinaire has dropped out of a swimming competition at the University of Texas this …
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Sorority founded in Indianapolis makes history with sponsorship of international swimming competition
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Swimmers from nearly 100 countries are in Indianapolis trying to make their Olympic dreams come true. They’re competing in the FINA World Junior Championships in hopes of representing their country in the 2020 Olympics. But in the …
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Lance Armstrong’s Career May Finally Be Over After Being Barred From A Swimming Competition
Lance Armstrong had planned to return to competitive sports this week in a Masters swimming event. But according to Juliet Macur of The New York Times, the International Swimming Federation has stepped in and barred Armstrong from the event, which could …
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Girls swimming: Cramer, Dammen help Red Hawks win home invite
The Milton girls swim team won its home invitational, dominating the competition with 267 team points, besting both Jefferson/Cambridge (216) and Stoughton (214) on Saturday at Milton High School. Milton’s 200-yard medley relay of Danielle Cramer …
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Competitive Swimming Linked to Asthma in New Study

Competitive Swimming Linked to Asthma in New Study
A new study titled, “Prevalence and characteristics of asthma in the aquatic disciplines” indicates that about 25% of competitive swimmers have asthma, and that this problem occurs more frequently in some parts of the world compared to others, or …
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Competitive swimming keeps kids fit
It took a bit longer than most competitive swimmers for Chris Angerhofer to find his stride. But life in the pool has become his calling. His singular focus has been on becoming the best swimmer he can be. A Division I distance freestyle swimmer at South …
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Breast surgeon Steven Schonholz uses competitive swimming to keep fit, reduce stress
WESTFIELD—Four mornings a week at the YMCA of Greater Westfield, Dr. Steven M. Schonholz trades in his scrubs for swimming gear. A competitive swimmer, Schonholz uses the pool at the Y to not only ready for participation in local, national and …
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MACS in second year of competitive swimming

MACS in second year of competitive swimming
Monticello Aquatic Club Seals, a year-round competitive swim team based in Napa, celebrated its second anniversary as a USA Swimming-registered club on May 3. MACS was founded in 2010 by the late Julian Szmidt, a longtime fixture in the Napa aquatic …
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OSAA state boys swimming: A late start to competitive swimming keeps Springfield’s decorated Carlos Hunnicutt fresh
GRESHAM – Many of the top swimmers at this year’s OSAA state meet first dove into competitive waters about the time they began to read. Carlos Hunnicutt never took as much as a swimming lesson while in elementary school. While growing up, the …
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Competitive Swimming Teams/Squads in Dubai
I am new to Dubai – arrived two weeks ago. Now that I am a little bit more settled I am keen to find squads for competitive swimming and training to avoid putting on the “Dubai Stone”! Ideally I am looking to join training sessions 2-3 times a week in a 25 …
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Latest Competitive Swimming News

Competitive swimming keeps kids fit
It took a bit longer than most competitive swimmers for Chris Angerhofer to find his stride. But life in the pool has become his calling. His singular focus has been on becoming the best swimmer he can be. A Division I distance freestyle swimmer at South …
Read more on Argus Leader

Competitive Swimming Linked to Asthma in New Study
A new study titled, “Prevalence and characteristics of asthma in the aquatic disciplines” indicates that about 25% of competitive swimmers have asthma, and that this problem occurs more frequently in some parts of the world compared to others, or …
Read more on lungdiseasenews.com

Michael Phelps returns to competitive swimming with second-place finish
MESA, Ariz. — A buzz ran through the crowd, an accumulation of murmurs and applause that drifted across the pool to where Michael Phelps stood. It was just loud enough to make the swimmer grin as he stepped onto the block. “You heard people starting to …
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