Santo Condorelli Is Appealing Eligibility Decision for US Olympic Swimming Trials
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by Yanyan Li
7h ago
By Yanyan Li on SwimSwam On Tuesday night, USA Swimming director Lindsay Mintenko sent an email to all athletes and coaches qualified for the 2024 U.S. Olympic trials regarding what they claim is a “legal situation that could impact the Trials.” While the email does not name the athlete in question, sources tell SwimSwam that the athlete being referred to is Canadian and Italian Olympian Santo Condorelli and his eligibilty to swim at the U.S. Olympic trials. According to the email, Condorelli was denied eligbility by USA Swimming to race at trials and represent the U.S. at the Paris Olympics ..read more
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Jeremy Bagshaw Qualifies for 1st Olympic Team at 5th Trials While Finishing Med School
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by Coleman Hodges
7h ago
By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam Jeremy Bagshaw had accomplished a lot in his 20+ year career in swimming. NCAA Champion at Cal Berkeley. Commonwealth and Pan American Games medalist. Multiple-time world championships qualifier. But one thing that had eluded him (4 times, going back to 2008) was qualifying for Canada’s Olympic team. Last month at the Canadian Trials, in what would have been his final race as a competitive swimmer, Bagshaw finished 4th in the 200 free, securing his spot on the Olympic team for the first time. Bagshaw had also just completed medical school in Ireland. Listen to w ..read more
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Only 17 Olympic Qualifying Swim Meets Remain Globally for Paris 2024 Games
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by Braden Keith
2d ago
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam While some countries, like the United States and Australia, use “one stop” qualification meets to determine their Olympic Teams, other countries, like Hungary, use a “wherever you can get the cuts” system in determining which swimmers they will take to the Paris 2024 Games. Still, the Olympic standards must be done at approved World Aquatics qualifying events in order to count. These national-level and international-level meets must have their host federations apply for this special status. The approval process provides a dual purpose – it gives an approximate dist ..read more
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Training Suspended In Calgary As Critical Water Main Break Leads To Mass Pool Closure
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by James Sutherland
5d ago
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Swim clubs in Calgary have received word that all of the city’s pools will be closed indefinitely after a critical water main break occurred on Wednesday evening. The water main break occurred in the northwestern Calgary neighborhood of Bowness, leading to city-wide restrictions and a boil water advisory for the area. On the evening of Wednesday, June 5 an extensive water main break occurred in Bowness. As a precautionary measure, Alberta Health Services (AHS) has ordered The City of Calgary to issue a Boil Water Advisory for the community of Bowness, effectiv ..read more
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Funkita X Summer McIntosh Swimwear Collection Launch
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by SwimSwam Partner Content
5d ago
By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam Courtesy of Way Funky Company, a SwimSwam partner. Australian swimwear brand Funkita and Canadian World Record Holder and World Champion, swimming prodigy Summer McIntosh have joined forces to release a collaboration of prints developed by Summer called the Summer Swim Series. It has been a busy month for Summer coming off her recent success at the Canadian Olympic Swimming Trials where she broke her own world record in the 400-metre individual medley and qualified for 5 individual swims plus relays in Paris. As she now prepares for the biggest competit ..read more
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The 2024 Olympic Preview SwimSwam Magazine With The Walsh Sisters Cover Is Ready To Ship
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by Gold Medal Mel Stewart
5d ago
By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwam GET THE 2024 OLYMPIC PREVIEW ISSUE HERE At 196 pages SwimSwam’s Olympic Preview magazine is big and heavy, the biggest magazine in the world covering competitive swimming. And this GOLD COVER issue is the one you will want to keep for years. Get ready for Olympic Trials and Olympic Games action, because this issue covers both in detail.  We breakdown the races event by event, provide detailed schedules, global television start times by major city, and we focus your attention on what to watch and why profiling the biggest stories. We have data features ..read more
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3-Time Canadian Olympian Javier Acevedo Responds to Criticism of HPC-Ontario
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by Aidan Burns
1w ago
By Aidan Burns on SwimSwam In response to some criticisms of Canada’s High Performance Centre – Ontario, Javier Acevedo, set to compete in his 3rd Olympics for Canada in Paris this summer, took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to share his thoughts and experiences on training in Ontario with coach Ryan Mallette. Explaining why he decided to comment publicly, Acevedo said, “Along with the negative comments I have seen in articles, at Trials I was asked by swimmers and coaches if everything was good with HPC-ON and I always said ‘of course it is.’ So I felt like I needed to say something as som ..read more
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2024 Mare Nostrum – Monaco: Day 2 Finals Delayed Due to Pool Issues, Skins Finals Condensed
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by Nicole Miller
1w ago
By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam 2024 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – MONACO June 1-2, 2024 Prince Albert II Pool at the Stadium Louis II LCM (50 meters) Meet central Results Day 1 Finals Recap Day 2 Prelims Recap Live stream ($) Due to an issue with the pool, the day 2 finals session of the 2024 Mare Nostrum stop in Monaco has been delayed for 90 minutes. The session was originally slated to begin at 4:30 PM Central European Summer Time (10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time), but has been pushed back to now begin at 6:00 PM Central European Summer Time (12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time). Update: According to SwimS ..read more
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2024 Mare Nostrum – Monaco: Day 2 Finals Live Recap
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by Nicole Miller
1w ago
By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam 2024 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – MONACO June 1-2, 2024 Prince Albert II Pool at the Stadium Louis II LCM (50 meters) Meet central Results Day 1 Finals Recap Day 2 Prelims Recap Live stream ($) It’s officially the end of the 2024 Mare Nostrum Tour with action wrapping up in Monaco. Before the meet ends however, swimmers will take on a packed schedule that includes multiple rounds of sprint skins along with the finals of several other events. Update: The meet was originally slated to begin at 4:30 PM CET (10:30 AM EST) but the beginning of the session has been delayed unti ..read more
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2024 Mare Nostrum – Monaco: Day 2 Prelims Recap
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by Retta Race
1w ago
By Retta Race on SwimSwam 2024 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – MONACO June 1-2, 2024 Prince Albert II Pool at the Stadium Louis II LCM (50 meters) Meet central Results Day 1 Finals Recap Live stream ($) Day two of the 2024 Mare Nostrum – Monaco competition, the final stop of the tour, will bring rapid-fire rounds of the sprint skins to kick off tonight’s session. Before that, however, swimmers contested a packed schedule of heats to follow up a record-breaking day one. The men’s 200m free carries a plethora of talent, but a trio of Koreans nabbed the top 3 spots in this morning’s prelims. Jaehoon Yang l ..read more
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