Swimming World Exclusive: 2016 Rio Olympic Preview Issue; Download Now!

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Swimming World is proud to present the Exclusive 2016 Rio Olympic Preview issue! This downloadable Olympic Preview issue includes full schedules for all five aquatic sports, exciting photos, USA team rosters, medal predictions and overviews for each swimming event at the upcoming Games.  Also included are athlete features and a countdown of our All-Time Top 9 Olympic Upsets.  All FREE for a limited time!!

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FEATURES

012 KIRSTY COVENTRY: AN INSPIRATION FOR A NATION
by Wayne Goldsmith
Kirsty Coventry, who competed in her first Olympics in 2000 at Sydney, will be representing Zimbabwe in Rio de Janeiro for her fifth straight Olympic Games. Now 32, Coventry recently reflected on her remarkable swimming journey that has resulted in her being tied with Hungary’s Kristina Egerszegi for the most individual Olympic medals won by a female athlete.

016 TOP 9 OLYMPIC UPSETS
by Chuck Warner
Beginning with its November 2015 issue and running through July 2016, Swimming World Magazine counted down its top 9 upsets in the individual events in Olympic history–with an emphasis on the last 50 years.
016 – #9 “Iron Mike” Burton
018 – #8 Sylvia Poll
020 – #7 Anthony Nesty
022 – #6 Katie Ledecky
026 – #5 Doug Russell
028 – #4 Sandy Neilson
032 – #3 Felipe Munoz
034 – #2 Misty Hyman
036 – #1 Laurie Lawrence & Lucky Lane 6

039 2016 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: SWIMMING (EVENT BY EVENT)
by David Rieder with assistance from Taylor Brien, Annie Grevers, Brent T. Rutemiller and Michael J. Stott
039 – Women’s Swimming
055 – Men’s Swimming

071 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: OPEN WATER
by Annie Grevers

072 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: WATER POLO
by Annie Grevers

074 2016 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: DIVING
by Annie Grevers

075 2016 OLYMPIC PREVIEW: SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
by Annie Grevers

COLUMNS:
008 OLYMPIC SCHEDULE: AQUATIC SPORTS
Swimming (Aug 6-13)
Open Water (Aug 15-16)
Diving (Aug 7-20)
Water Polo (Aug 6-20)
Synchronized Swimming (Aug 14-19)

076 2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM ROSTER

080 PARTING SHOT

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Author: Taylor Brien

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Taylor Brien is the Circulation and Operations Manager at Swimming World. A native of Bettendorf, IA and a 2015 graduate of Illinois College, she has covered a variety of events since joining the SW team in 2015, including the NCAA Championships, World Championships, Olympic Trials, and 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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