Category Archives: Swimming News

Swim Talk: Swimming New Zealand approve Orca Swimming Club afterall

OPINION: The last column created a bit of interest around the country, with it being shared on social media and the Orca Swimming Club received a number of phone calls of support. While others contacted Swimming NZ directly and the issue was also included on the agenda for the New Zealand swim coaches and teachers…
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Kelsi Worrell Makes World Cup Debut with Top Seed in Singapore Prelims

Photo Courtesy: Rob Schumacher- USA TODAY Sports American sprinter Kelsi Worrell made her World Cup debut Saturday morning in Singapore, and she captured the top seed in the very first event she swam. Worrell dominated on the college level the past two years with her excellent underwater skills, and now that she has graduated, she…
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Why You Shouldn’t Shrug Off Swimmer’s Shoulder

Photo Courtesy: (c) Stockbyte By Dr. G. John Mullen, Swimming World Contributor Swimmer’s Shoulder is all too common on the pool deck. Many shrug it off (pun intended), saying shoulder pain is normal or it is simply shoulder soreness. Unfortunately, pain is pain, which reduces strength and enjoyment within the sport of swimming. Unfortunately, many…
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Rio Olympics 2016: ‘Rio rocked’ by first case of doping

The Olympic Games have been rocked by their first doping case with Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi allegedly set to face a CAS hearing today into a positive drugs test. Brazilian news website estadao.com has today reported that Chen returned a positive blood test prior to arriving in Rio for the Olympic Games. The Chinese swimming…
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NZ name eight-strong swim team for Rio

NZ name eight-strong swim team for Rio 10:38 am on 15 April 2016 New Zealand will send an eight-strong swimming team to the Rio Olympics. The team will be led by freestyler Lauren Boyle and breastroke specialist Glenn Snyders, who will both be attending their third Olympic Games. Along with Dean Kent and Helen Norfolk,…
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USA Swimming bans Brock Turner for life

(CNN)The U.S. governing body for the sport of swimming on Friday banned ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, whose six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has stirred widespread outrage. Condemning Turner's "crime and actions," USA Swimming said that he is not a current organization member and is ineligible for membership. "Brock Turner's membership…
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New Caledonia sending 13 swimmers to the Oceanic Championships

New Caledonia has announced they’ll be sending 13 swimmers to the Oceanic ChampionshipsSet to run from June 21st-26th in Suva, Fiji. They will be sending seven women and six men. The full roster is as follows: Women (7): Lara Grangeon, Armelle Hidrio, Ylenka Maurin, Isla Rogala, Emma Terebo, Anaïs Toven and May Toven. Men (6): Jérémie Dufourmantelle, Maxime Grousset,…
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