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News on Olympic Swimming continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

35 min ago | The Age

Melanie Schlanger takes aim at NRL stars

"If someone came near me with a needle I'd be running the opposite way": Melanie Schlanger.

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2 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Peaty sets new world record

Great Britain's Adam Peaty set a new 50 metres breaststroke world record at the European Championships in Berlin on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cameron van der Burgh, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Konrad Czerniak, Jemma Lowe

3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Swimming: Boyle chuffed with 800m silver behind US star

Having won three world championship medals last year, and gold and silver at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last month, she collected the 800m silver medal on the opening night of the Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Olympics, Katie Ledecky, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

4 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Morgan Marlins swim to third at Seasonal State Championship

Pictured are members of theMorgan Marlin swim team. Back row: Lana Schamberger , Regan Roth, Patrick Thompson, Makayla Stark, Haric Curtis, Kourtney Smith, Abby Harman and Abbey Tolson Front row: Hailey Walter, Carson Roth and Royce Uhrig.

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8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Italian Paltrinieri adds 2nd long distance gold

Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy underlined his long-distance dominance by winning the 800-meter freestyle gold medal on Friday to add to his 1,500 title at the European Swimming Championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Gregorio Paltrinieri, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Gabriele Detti, Swimming

9 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Swimming champion gains six GCSEs

Olympic swimming champion and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte has added six GCSEs to her impressive haul of sporting successes.

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11 hrs ago | The Age

McEvoy stuns big guns with sprint gold

Too easy: Cameron McEvoy takes in his stunning 100m victory before his home crowd on the Gold Coast on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cameron McEvoy, Summer Olympic, Sports, Swimming, Nathan Adrian, Olympics, Summer Olympics, James Magnussen, Michael Phelps

16 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

European Championships: Adam Peaty Blasts Meet Record in 50 Breast Prelims

BERLIN, Germany, August 22. Another day, another event for the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu at the European Championships as she continues her 10-event slate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Katinka Hosszu, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Peter Bernek, Jan-Philip Glania, Yakov Toumarkin, Radoslaw Kawecki

16 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Swimming: Oliver wins a hat-trick of gold medals

OLIVER Fairman struck gold three times to lead an avalanche of medals for Swim Bournemouth at the Portsmouth End of Season Open Meet.

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18 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

Phelps back in international comp, advances in 100

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Jessica Hardy, Nathan Adrian, James Magnussen, Swimming

18 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Regular swimming sessions in the docks may be something for the...

A couple of weeks ago, athletes took to the cold waters of Royal Victoria Dock in the London Triathlon, the same stretch of water that hosted this weekend's Rat Race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Suria

Carlin clinches stunning 800m, treble...

Jazmin Carlin launched herself into the upper realms of distance swimming with victory in the 800 metres freestyle while "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu won three medals on a night of quality racing at the European Championships on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Laszlo Cseh, Katinka Hosszu, Summer Olympics, Mie Nielsen, Swimming, Giedrius Titenis, Aimee Willmott

Scotsman.com

Swimming: Ross Murdoch has to settle for silver

Scotland's Ross Murdoch took his second silver medal of the week in the men's 200m breaststroke at the European Championships in Berlin last night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Missy Franklin, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Summer Olympics, Marco Koch, Emily Seebohm

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ledecky wins 2 gold; Missy Franklin misses out

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. smiles after winning her women's 200m freestyle at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Missy Franklin, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Katie Ledecky, Swimming, Emily Seebohm, Belinda Hocking, Matt Grevers

Detroit News

Body found in Belleville Lake in search for missing swimmer

Authorities have recovered a body late Thursday morning from Belleville Lake as part of their search for a young man who disappeared while swimming Wednesday night, according to authorities.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Swimming: Ledecky leads strong start by U.S. women

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Related Topix: Matt Grevers, Summer Olympic, Sports, Cameron McEvoy, Swimming, Tyler Clary, Olympics, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Ryan Lochte

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

A Look At Team USA's Roster For FINA World Swimming Championships

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Matt Grevers, Summer Olympic, Jessica Hardy, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, Tyler Clary

The Daily Record

Swimmer Angus raises the Barr as he smashes Scottish junior record

Twenty-two years is a long time in sport, but in the pool, where records regularly tumble by several seconds at a time and schoolboys now swim faster than Mark Spitz did when he won seven golds in Munich, it's an eternity.

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Jerusalem Post

Israel's Barnea targeting another medal at European Swimming Championships

Barnea won the second semifinal in 24.99 seconds on Wednesday after recording the exact same time on his way to victory in the morning heats.

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Related Topix: Guy Barnea, Summer Olympic, Sports, Jonatan Kopelev, Olympics, Vladimir Morozov, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

A Hampshire swimming club are looking to unearth the Team GB superstars of the future.

Hamble Aquatics Swim Team has opened its swim lanes to budding swimmers from seven to 18-years-old at their base at Hamble Community Centre.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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