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SWIMMING NEWS

American Armstrong sets swimming world record in 50 back

April 29, 2022 7:40 pm

Armstrong posted a time of 23.71 seconds in the non-Olympic event while competing Thursday night in the International Team Trials at Greensboro, North Carolina.

Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov banned for appearing at Vladimir Putin rally

April 22, 2022 1:02 pm

Evgeny Rylov was the star of Russia's swim team at the Olympics in Tokyo last year with two gold medals.

Watch: Milind Soman used to do this exercise as part of his 'swimming training 40 years ago'

January 13, 2022 2:51 pm

"Used to do a lot of these, and other bodyweight exercises, as part of my swimming training 40 years ago," Milind Soman said in a post on Instagram

Records tumble on day 1 of junior national aquatic championships

October 19, 2021 11:18 pm

Karnataka's Sambhavv R bettered ace Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj's record in 200m freestyle as three more national marks were obliterated

Sub junior, junior nationals aquatic championships from Tuesday, senior meet from Oct 26 in Bengaluru

October 18, 2021 7:49 pm

Over 1500 participants from across 32 states and union territories are expected to participate in the championships this year in Bangalore.

What's in a name? A bit of aquatic confusion at the Olympics

August 05, 2021 4:56 pm

The sport formerly known as synchronized swimming has been an official part of the Olympics since the 1984 Los Angeles Games, but it still fights an ongoing battle to be taken seriously.

Heat, humidity pose challenges in Olympic marathon swimming

August 03, 2021 2:56 pm

Marathon swimming at the Tokyo Olympics is as much a test of mental endurance as it is physical conditioning over a 10-kilometer course. The outcome is often decided by weather and water conditions, as well as strategy and a furious sprint to the finish.

Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

August 02, 2021 11:04 am

On social media and in Black swimming circles, the outcry was swift and the conversation went on for days. A Change.org petition was launched and Alice Dearing, an ambassador for the cap and co-founder of the Black Swimming Association, openly expressed disappointment

Explained: Why swimming caps designed for black athletes are banned at Tokyo Olympics

July 20, 2021 2:21 pm

Swimming caps designed by a UK-based company specifically for black swimmers with longer, thicker and more voluminous hair have been banned for use in the Tokyo Olympics. Here's why

It's official: Srihari Natraj qualifies for Tokyo Olympics after FINA approves QT

June 30, 2021 11:21 am

Nataraj's feat came on Sunday and was also a new national record besides being enough to achieve the 'A' mark for the Tokyo Games set at 53.85 seconds.

SWIMMING PHOTOS

Want to jump into icy cold water in Siberia at minus 30 degrees C?

January 06, 2016 7:27 pm

A winter swimming club in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk gathers young and old from all walks of life. They share a love of bracing, cold water. Siberian cold.

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