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Swim Ireland Announce National Squads For 2020-21 Season

Swim Ireland have today announced 38 swimmers who will form three cohorts of national squads for the 2020-2021 season. There is a change in structure to the national squad programme with the performance team planning for the start of the Olympic cycle into Paris 2024 while also working towards ...

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Adam Peaty and Girlfriend Eiri Munro Welcome Baby Boy

Adam Peaty and Eiri Munro Welcome Parenthood Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Adam Peaty and girlfriend Eiri Munro welcomed their new baby boy on Friday. George-Anderson Adetola Peaty was born September 11, 2020, weighing in at nine pounds, seven ounces. The couple announced their pregn...

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University of Iowa Record Holder Millie Sansome to Transfer to Georgia

Iowa sophomore Millie Sansome, who starred in her one year at Iowa, announced Friday that she is transferring to the University of Georgia. The decision comes in light of the Hawkeyes’ decision to drop the program after the season. Sansome announced the decision on her Instagram account: The last fe...

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YOTA Swimmer Ross Noble Selected for Scottish National Youth Squad

Ross Noble, who swims for YOTA (YMCA of the Triangle Area), was selected by the Scottish Swimming Association to represent Scotland on their 2020-2021 National Youth Squad. Ross is a dual citizen of the USA and the UK. Team Scotland has a significant presence on the international stage, led by swimm...

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Passages: Two-Time Olympian Laszlo Cseh Sr. Dies at 68

Passages: Two-Time Olympian Laszlo Cseh Sr. Dies at 68 Laszlo Cseh Sr., a two-time Olympian while representing Hungary, died on August 24 at the age of 68. The death of Cseh Sr. was announced by his son, six-time Olympic medalist Laszlo Cseh Jr. Taking to Facebook, the younger Cseh said of his fathe...

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Nicholas Granger: Why I Am One In A Thousand

Nicholas Granger, 2016 MISHOF Honor Swimmer and two-time Cancer Survivor – He’s One in A Thousand! When asked why he wanted to join the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s One in A Thousand Club, Granger said, “ISHOF was not even on my radar, because in France, most of the Masters swimme...

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Passages: English Channel Record Holder Barry Watson Dies at Age 81

Barry Watson, who held the record for the fastest English Channel crossing from 1964 to 1977, died this week at age 81. A native of Crossflatts, West Yorkshire, Watson swam the channel in 1964 at age 26. His time of nine hours, 35 minutes to cover the 21 miles from England to France held for nearly ...