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Chile Will Send Two Swimmers to 2016 Rio Olympics

FINA has confirmed that Felipe Tapia of Team Chile has made the cut to represent Chile in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Tapia will join Kristel Köbrich at the Olympic Games in August. Köbrich has represented Chile in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, and holds numerous South American records in the freesty...

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Budapest Selected to Host 2020 European Championships

On Saturday, the Bureau of the European Swimming League, Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) announced its selection of Budapest to host the 2020 European Championships. The LEN unanimously backed Hungary's event bid. This news means that Budapest, in 2020, will host the European Water Polo Champions...

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Germany Announces 2016 Olympic Team in Swimming and Diving

The German Swimming Federation (Deutsche Schwimm-Verband) has announced 2016 Olympic Team of Germany. A total of 29 swimmers (27 for Swimming and 2 for Open Water) will be representing Germany in the 2016 Rio Olympics, in addition to 8 divers. The 12 females representing Gemany are as follows: Leoni...

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More Bad News from Rio: Body Parts Wash Ashore on Copacabana Beach

With 36 days left to the Rio Olympics, the last thing anyone wants to hear is more bad news surrounding the event. Stop here if you don't want to be disappointed. First, some background: several weeks ago, news sites caught word that the Olympic open water venues are contaminated with bacteria and t...

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Swimming World FREE App Available For USA Swimming Olympic Trials

Swimming World Magazine App is now available for both iPhone and Androids. When you first sign in with your email address, the app directs you to an alerts page. At this step, you can choose to receive alerts directly to your phone anytime a World, American or other major swimming record was b...