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1999 Pan Am Games Swimming: Day 2

By Norm Frauenheim Winnipeg, Canada – It was a day for records, dubious and dramatic. The drama belonged to Francisco Sanchez of Venezuela and Curtis Myden of Canada. The dubious

Pacific Masters Cruise in Santa Cruz

Eight Masters world records were set at the Pacific Masters Championships in Santa Cruz, July 23-25. Eighty-five year-old Jean Durston led the way with four, plus an additional two national

Aussies Post Swift Times In Pan Pac Tuneup

By Steve Thomas Last weekend, Australia’s top swimmers gathered for a low-key meet in Brisbane, following Aussie team camp. Despite swimming unrested and unshaved, several strong times were recorded in

1999 Pan Am Games Swimming: Day 1

By Norm Frauenheim Winnipeg, Canada – For a B team, it was an A-plus performance. Ed Moses of Burke, Va., got Team USA to a very fast start at The

Oldest Masters Record Falls

The most venerable record in Masters swimming, which had remained untouched for almost 21 years, was finally broken on July 25. Swimming at the Maryland Masters Long Course Championships at

Chinese “Explain” Pan Pac Withdrawls

BEIJING, CHINA – Conflicting domestic schedules prompted China to pull 15 swimmers from the coming Pan Pacific Championships, state media said overnight, countering accusations that drug use was to blame.

Penny’s Double Double Was A First

When Penny Heyns set world records in prelims and finals in two events (the 200m and 100m breaststroke) on two consecutive days at the Janet Evans Invitational in Los Angeles

Lenny’s Ready…And So Is Brad

The dynamic backstroke duo of 1998 world champion, Lenny Krayzelburg, and 1996 Olympic champion, Brad Bridgewater, did a set last week that shows what it takes to be the best.

1999 Pan Am Games on TV!

Univision (Spanish language network) is televising the 1999 Pan Am Games. Monday, August 2: Midnight -1:00 a.m., EDT Tuesday, August 3: Midnight -1:00 a.m., EDT Wednesday, August 4: Midnight -1:00