Olympic Swimming Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de JaneiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Brandon Sun

    A depleted Russian team departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Team members left on a charter flight from Moscow's Sheremetevo airport to Brazil, a day after an emotional farewell ceremony with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.

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  2. Vancouver Island athletes dominate at B.C. GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Athletes from Vancouver Island dominated the medal standings, bringing home the most medals from any other zone in the province during the B.C. Summer Games last week. In total, Vancouver Island-Central Coast won 171 medals - 65 gold, 48 silver and 58 bronze - the most out of seven other zones from around the province at the Games in Abbotsford between July 21 to 24. Thirteen-year-old Victoria resident Laura Rincon brought home gold in the 100 metre breaststroke and silver in the 200-metre breaststroke.

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  3. Breaking Swimming: Lelliott cruises to first gold medal at British Summer ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    JAY Lelliott absolutely romped to victory in the 19-and-over 1500 metre freestyle in his third event of the British Summer Championships in Sheffield. The Portland star recorded a blistering time of 15 minutes 04.97 seconds to secure a gold medal while swimming in the fastest heat of the overall competition.

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  4. Andrew and Charly Podcast: 7-28-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 96.5 KOIT FM

    It's an ID six point five minute podcast with injury and Charlie and Tumblr is now becoming the next victim to. Spots are calmer we see spots are world commercials ads basically these beautiful blog that someone has her yeah.

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  5. 16 Years After Her First, Kirsty Coventry Enjoying One Last Olympic RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... swimmer to qualify for the semifinals at an Olympics, and at her second in Athens, she won the first Olympic swimming medals for her country, one of each color-including gold in the 200 back. In Beijing, she won a trio of silver medals in the 400 ...

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  6. Hooch grad earns spot on Team USA for Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | John's Creek Herald

    Jay Litherland, a 2014 graduate of Chattahoochee High School, had a momentous task if he was to qualify for the Olympics. Litherland was competing in the finals of qualifying for the 400-meter individual medley where only two swimmers would earn qualifying bids - and he would be facing the defending gold medalist from the 2012 London Games, Ryan Lochte, and world championship medalist Chase Kalisz.

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  7. World Sports at 1330 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    MOSCOW " A depleted Russian team departs for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Team members left on a charter flight from Moscow's Sheremetevo airport to Brazil.

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  8. Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    Like Michael Phelps, Kirsty Coventry is going to the Olympics for the fifth and final time, and she's swimming for one more little slice of history in the Rio de Janeiro pool. Phelps has the all-time Olympic record with his medal haul of 22, but Coventry needs one more podium finish at her last Olympics to be the first female swimmer to win eight individual medals.

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  9. Baguio hosts 19th Interschool swim seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun-Star

    THE City of Baguio will be hosting the North and Central Luzon leg of the 19th Interschool Invitational Swim Series on Saturday, July 30. The event is organized by Rolly dela Cruz of Central Luzon Swimming Coaches Association said Baguio City Sports Coordinating Officer Gaudencio Gonzales in an interview with Sun*Star Baguio. The event is expected to bring in tankers from several parts of Luzon such as Pampanga and Manila among others.

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  10. Northampton schools brings home trophy from Summer CupRead the original story

    Thursday | Northampton Today

    Northampton students have celebrated a hat-trick of sporting successes at a festival of sport cheered on by Olympic super stars. For the third consecutive year, students from Malcolm Arnold Academy and pupils from Cedar Road Primary School took home the trophy at the David Ross Education Trust Summer Cup.

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  11. Swimmer Andrew Willis well suited to success in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fleet News and Mail

    Andrew Willis will join a pool of elite swimmers to wear a revolutionary new swimsuit at next month's Olympic Games in Rio With just weeks to go until the start of the greatest competition in sport, the Olympic Games, the pressure is on our international athletes to shave every second off their best times to win a coveted gold medal. Now, Yateley swimmer Andrew Willis has every opportunity to stake his claim after agreeing a deal which will see him equipped with the best in cutting-edge swimming technology.

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  12. No thanks for the London memories, says CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Australia's Cate Campbell competes in the women's 100m freestyle heat at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Photo: Michael Dalder Australian swimming has moved on from the debacle in the London pool four years ago and it's 'disrespectful' to keep reminding the Olympic team about it in the leadup to Rio de Janeiro, 100 metres freestyle world record holder Cate Campbell has said.

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  13. SWIMMING: Kendal squad in the right lane to claim day's top honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    KENDAL had a squad of more than 20 attend Copeland Swimming Club's Open Graded Meet where they had a highly successful day, coming away with 23 medals and 76 personal best times. For 12-year-old Caitlin Deegan it was another day for her to demonstrate her natural talent and superb skill at backstroke, butterfly and freestyle.

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  14. Russia's depleted Olympic squad leave Moscow for RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangkok Post

    Some 70 Russian competitors from the country's depleted Olympics team flew out from Moscow for Rio on Thursday as sports federations whittled down the number of athletes allowed to take part. Russian athletes, members of the country's Olympics team, pictured before their departure for the Rio Games at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on July 28, 2016 Dressed in red and white sports uniforms the Olympic hopefuls -- including Russia's volleyball, handball and synchronised swimming squads -- received a warm send-off despite the scandal over state-run doping that has seen over 100 competitors banned.

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  15. Marilyn Chua Plays Pivotal Role In Selangor's Success In Sukma PoolRead the original story

    Thursday | Malaysian National News Agency

    The swimming competition at the 18th Sukma Games which closed on Wednesday at the Sarawak Aquatic Centre, ended with Selangor emerging the overall champions after collecting 20 gold, 15 silver and nine bronze. Yeap Zheng Yang, 18, was the star performer after claiming six gold medals, beside helping the Selangor team to smash three Sukma records in the men's 4x200m freestyle event, 4x100m Medley Relay and Freestyle event.

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  16. Cambodia's swimmers out to make a splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodian swimmers Pou Sovijja and Hem Thon Vitiny are ready to showcase their abilities when they appear at the world's biggest sporting event, the Olympic Games, which are to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month. They will compete in the 100m and 50m freestyle, respectively, at Rio 2016 after the Cambodia Swimming Federation received wild card invitations from the International Olympic Committee for the two categories.

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  17. Potts powers through to Ironman winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pique News Magazine

    The Colorado Springs, Colo., resident and 2004 Olympic swimmer buzzed through the Subaru Ironman Canada competition in a time of eight hours, 20 minutes and 23 seconds to win his seventh Ironman overall. Though strong all around, Potts is particularly famous for his swimming ability, which often allows him to get an early jump on his competitors.

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  18. Look Fast, Feel Fast and Be Fast with the Speedo Fastskin LZR Racer XRead the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    There is a significant psychological benefit for every athlete in feeling fast, as well as actually being fast. That's why Speedo, the world's leading swimwear brand, launched the Fastskin LZR Racer X, which is engineered to help swimmers feel their fastest.

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  19. 4 Non-Swimming Facts About First-Time Olympian Blake PieroniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    As we are now in single-digits-days away from the Olympics, we see top athletes across America compete for a shot at the Olympic gold medal. One of the new kids on the block is the male swimmer from Indiana University, Blake Pieroni .

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  20. Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The African with the most Olympic medals is one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia, right? Like Michael Phelps, Kirsty Coventry is going to the Olympics for the fifth and final time, and she's swimming for one more little slice of history in the Rio de Janeiro pool. Phelps has the all-time Olympic record with his medal haul of 22, but Coventry needs one more podium finish at her last Olympics to be the first female swimmer to win eight individual medals.

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