Dennis Pursley Wins USOC Coaching Award

Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 29. DENNIS Pursley, who has guided the U.S. National Swimming Team to number one in the world, has been named winner of the U.S. Olympic Committee's

John deBarbadillo, US Swim Pioneer, Dies at 91

On November 21, John deBarbadillo died in York, PA at the age of 91. DeBarbadillo was one of the last pioneers of competitive swimming in the United States. The following

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Sweden Sweeps Nordic Junior Championships

MOSS, Norway. SWEDEN dominated the Nordic Junior Championships, held Dec. 9-10 in Moss, Norway. In all, Swedish swimmers won gold in 28 of the 38 events contested in the long

Ten National Marks Fall at Spanish Nationals

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain, Dec. 24. TEN national records fell at the recently concluded Spanish National Short Course Championships, held in Palma de Mallorca, site of the 1995 World Short

Leading Swim Agent Steps Down

DECEMBER 21. SUZY Westfall, one of the leading agents in the sport of swimming, has resigned her position at Octagon, effective today. Westfall, who apparently decided to move on to

Kowal Wins Top NCAA Award

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 21. KRISTY Kowal, a former Georgia swimmer and silver medalist at the 2000 Olympic Games, has been named a recipient of the NCAA Today¹s Top VIII Award