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How to Measure the Changes On Deck Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Measure the Changes On Deck Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic by Violet Johnston and Michael Kidd As the swimming community turns it gazes to Japan, we wanted to take a moment to look back at the past 18 months and measure COVID-19’s impact on the foundations of our sport. Recognizing that this...

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Patriot League Swimming Championships Cancelled for 2021

The Patriot League on Wednesday announced that its men’s and women’s swimming and diving championships have been cancelled. The meet was originally scheduled for April 21-24 at Bucknell University. In lieu of one meet, the Patrio League is dividing championships into the “Patriot League Challenge” w...

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Long-Term COVID Symptoms Can Have Effect on Swimmers

Long-Term COVID Symptoms Can Have Effect on Swimmers More than 678 million doses of the Coronavirus vaccine have been distributed worldwide. While some mark this as a waning of the pandemic at long last, others will continue to deal with the virus’ effects well into the future.  Roughly 30 to 40 per...

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Finding Motivation in this Uncertain and Stressful Environment

Finding Motivation in this Uncertain and Stressful Environment By Daniel Zeng, Swimming World Intern As another swim season comes to a close, many teams are barred from traditional championship meets. Hours or days of crowded spaces are ideally avoided while a disease continues to affect the world. ...

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Why We Need to Measure Success Differently This Year

Why We Need to Measure Success Differently This Year In a time like today, it can seem difficult to view things as a success. With consistent setbacks and things pulling us in every direction, it can be hard to succeed. The swimming community and every individual in it has been affected. For a lot o...

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Swimming Canada Cancels Masters, Junior/Senior Championships

Swimming Canada on Friday announced the cancellation of two additional meets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 Canadian Masters Swimming Championships, scheduled for May 21-23 in Quebec City, are cancelled. So are the combined Canadian Junior and Senior Championships, schedule for Calgary from ...

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How One High School Season Unfolded During COVID-19

How One High School Season Unfolded During COVID-19 By Daniel Zeng, Swimming World Intern Many swimmers around the world have found it challenging to acquire pool space during this ongoing global pandemic. I feel extremely lucky and grateful to have seen a pool during these times. I know there are s...