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Two Lies And A Truth: How Individuals Can View the Sport

Two Lies And A Truth: How Individuals Can View the Sport By Jamie Kolar Being in the water in swimming can be seen as a blessing because it can block out the rest of the world for a brief two-hour period. However, every blessing has its curse. The water can trap us in solitary confinement with our o...

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Finding Inspiration Out of the Pool: Lessons from Walt Disney

Finding Inspiration Out of the Pool. Today: Lessons from Walt Disney When you hear the name Walt Disney, a lot of feelings and thoughts probably come to mind — the magic, the joy, the household empire that it has become in the last 60 years and of course Mickey Mouse. Who people normally do not thin...

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The Confessions of a Back-Halfer

The Confessions of a Back-Halfer Swimming World continues a brief series from the archive that identifies confessions of specific types of swimmers. Previously, articles discussed the confessions of a distance swimmer and the confessions of a butterflyer. By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Inter...

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2019 Santa Clara International Day 1: Tessa Cieplucha Wins 800 Free

The first night of the 2019 Santa Clara International is underway at the George Haines International Swim Center. The meet began with the distance events. Both the women and the men swam the 800 free today with some major conviction. Women's 800 Free In first was Tessa Cieplucha of Swim Ontario with...

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2019 French Championships Day 2: Charlotte Bonnet Sprints to Worlds

The second night of finals at the 2019 French Swimming Championships saw some amazing swims as swimmers try to qualify for world championships and other international competitions. The night's events included the 50 free, men's 1500 free, 100 back, 100 breast and the 200 free. Check out more coverag...

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2019 Dutch Swimming Championships Day 1: Toussaint, Kromowidjojo Win

The first night of the 2019 Dutch Swimming Championships were well underway in the Netherlands. This night consisted of the following men's and women's events:1500 free, 50 fly, 200 breast, 100 back and 200 free. Women 1500 Free Laura Setz touched first in a meet record time of 17:03.82. Lena-Marie ...

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2019 NCAA DIII Championships Night One Live Recap

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern. The 2019 NCAA DIII Championships was well underway in the Greensboro Aquatic Center in North Carolina with the first night of competition. The battle for the title has began as last year Emory was victorious on the women's side and Denison was victoriou...

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2019 CSCAA National Invitational: Final Night Recap

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern.  The final night of the 2019 CSCAA National Invitational in Cleveland was one for the record books. The final night of action consisted of the 1650 free, 100 IM, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly and 400 free relay. Team Scores Men Indiana 763 Cal...

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2019 Speedo Sectional Columbia Day 4: Flyers Aquatics Wins

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern. The 2019 Region VIII Speedo Spring Sectional meet went into its final day of competition at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Missouri. The events featured tonight include the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 fly, 50 breast and 400 free relay. Af...

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2019 NJCAA Championships Day 4: Indian River Men, Women Dominate

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern. The final night of the 2019 NJCAA Championships was a night to remember in Buffalo, New York. Indian River continued their reign. The men have won 45 titles and the women have 37 titles in a row. The Indian River men won the meet by 625 points and the w...

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2019 NJCAA Championships Day 3: Indian River Dominates

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern. Night three of the NJCAA Championships was an eventful one in Buffalo, New York. The Burt Flickinger Athletic Center saw a busy night with the following events: 100 IM, 500 free, 100 back, 100 Breast, 200 Fly, Men's 1-Meter Diving and concluded with the...

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2019 Mid-American Conference Women Day 4: Akron Comes Up Victorious

By Jamie Kolar, Swimming World College Intern.  The final night of the Mid-American Conference wrapped up in the Ocasek Natatorium. Akron came up victorious in the conference once again. The events of the night included the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay and 3 met...