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Serbian Meets in 2006
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LEN Calendar of 2009
LEN Calendar of 2008
LEN Calendar of 2007
LEN Calendar of 2006
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LEN & FINA events
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Dubai 2010
Fina World SC Championships
Dubai 2010, UAE
December 15-19 2010
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Eindhoven
LEN Euro SCChampionships
Eindhoven 2010, NED
July 10-14, 2010
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Budapest
LEN Euro Championships
Budapesrt 2010, HUN
August 09-15, 2010
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Helsinki EJC
LEN Euro Junior Championships
Hesinki 2010, FIN
July 10-14, 2010
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Istanbul
European SC Championships
Istanbul 2009, TUR
December 10-13, 2009
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Rome
Fina World Championships
Rome 2009, ITA
July 26 - Aug 01, 2009
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Prague (CZE)
LEN  Euro Junior Championships
Prague 2009, CZE
July 08-13, 2009
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Rijeka 2008
European SC Championships
Rijeka 2008
December 11-14, 2008
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Manchester 2008
FINA SC Championships
Manchester 2008
April 09-13, 2008
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Eindhoven 2008
LEN LC Championships
Eindhoven 2008
March 13-24, 2008
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Debrecen 2007
LEN SC Championships
Debrecen 2007
December 13-17, 2007
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Antwerp'07
LEN Junior Championships
Antwerp 2007
July  18 - 22, 2007
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Melbourne '07
FINA Championships
Melbourne 2007
March 17-Apr 01, 2007
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HELSINKI 2006, Finland
LEN Euro SC Champs 2006
RIO 2006, Brazil
Fina World Youth Champs'06
BUDAPEST 2006, Hungary
LEN Euro LC Champs 2006
SHANGHAI 2006, China
FINA World SC Champs 2006
TRIESTE 2005, Italy
LEN Euro SC Champs 2005

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Archive of the World Events in 2010-2011...
December 23, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
International H2O Meet 2011, BIH...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo. BIH) - Organized by the H2O club, the new AG meet "New year H2O Meet 2011" is going to be held this upcoming weekend in Sarajevo, BIH. Place of the event: Otoka swim pool (25-m distance). Up to Thursday, more then 570 competitors from 23 clubs all age categories, (from SRB and BIH) are entered for this event. The full official start list as well as the complete online results with the statistics, etc. can be found at the plivanje.info...
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Otoka swim center in Sarajevo, a place of the meeting.
December 21, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Bulgarian Winter Championships - concluded ...(Report)
N.Rangelova
(Sofia, BUL) - This past weekend in Sofia (Municipality Sport palace), the National Winter Championships (25-m distances) has been held. 13 new records in the different age categories were set. The queen of the champs was Nina Rangelova, who succeeded to break two NRs: in the W 50 fly (27.94), while in the W 200 IM in 2:15.80... Aleksandar Nikolov set new NR in M 50 free (22.60), while in the M 200 IM took gold in 2:07.08... See the wide report from the BUL Nationals at the www.bgswim.info
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N.Rangelova, new European women's swimming star...
December 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Duel in the pool 2011- USA vs. EU (181,5 : 80,5)...(Results)
N.Caughlin
(Atlanta, USA) - Now as a traditional, match between USA and Europe continues this time in Atlanta (Georgia) at the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool 2011... Women's team of USA in the W 4x100 medley relay, set the new WR (3:45.56). Elizabeth Simmonds(GBR) ranked 2nd set new ER in the women's 200 back (2:00.83). Also 5 American records were broken; N.Caughlin in the W 50 back (26.98) and in 100 back (55.97), as wel as in W 200 fly, W 4x100 free, and M 200 fly... See the official results of this event.
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N.Caughlin, USA - strongest steps towards London '12.
December 15, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
International Meet Maribor 2011, SLO...(Results)
Maribor
(Maribor, SLO) - Organized by the Branik swimming club, the new edition of the international meet Maribor 2011 is going to be held this upcoming weekend. Place of the event: 50 m Olympic pool Pristan in Maribor. 34 clubs with 270 competitors (BIH, GER, HUN, CRO, SRB & SLO) are entered for this event. Coming from Serbia, SC Proleter will be presented with 6 swimmers. Click up the title to find out the full official results of this meeting...
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Pristan swim pool, a place of the Maribor 2011 meet...
December 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Szczecin 2011 - Haljand's Analysis...(www.swim.ee)
R.Haljand
(Tallin,EST) - As it was done for all LEN events since 2006, the famous Prof.Rein Haljand now issues the analyses of the races at the recently concluded European Short Course Championships Szczecin 2011. Click a link bellow to be redirected to the men's 50 breast final where the top SRB breastroker and the national record holder Caba Siladji ranked 5th (26.72), or over the next link for the men's 200 fly final with V.Stjepanovic, ranked 5th (1:52.09)... 
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Prof.Rein Haljand, Swimming expert from Estonia....
December 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Szczecin 2011 - Day-4 - Belmonte & Zevina - New ERs...(Results)
Szczecin
(Szczecin, POL) -European SC Champs concluded. On the last day, new champions became: in the W 400 IM Mireia G.Belonte ESP (4:24.55 1) CR; in the M 200 breaststroke D.Gyurta HUN (2:02.37); in the W 200 free S.Lippok GER (1:54.08); in M 100 IM  P.Mankoc SLO (52.70); in the W 100 fly J.Ottesen DEN (56.22); in the M 200 freestyle P.Biedermann GER (1:42.92); in the W 100 breaststroke V.Artemyeva RUS (1:05.19); in the M 100 backstroke R.Kawecki POL (50.43); in the W 200 back D. Zevina UKR (2:02.25)CR; in the W 50 free B.Steffen GER (24.01); in the M 4x50 free ITA (1:24.82). From SRB M.Najdanovski in the W 50 free SFs, placed 15th (25.13). See all results.
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M.Garcia Belmonte, ESP, the Queen of Szczecin 2011.
December 09, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Szczecin 2011 - Day-2 -J.Ottesen ER in 50 fly...(Results)
Szczecin
(Szczecin, POL) - Day-2 of the Euro Champs in Szczecicn brought new ER set by Jeanette Ottesen DEN in W 50 fly (24.92).. Beside her, new  Euro champions are: in the W 800 free L.Friis DEN (8:07.53); in the M 400 Im L.Cseh HUN (4:01.68); in the W 200 breast R.M.Pedersen DEN (2:19.55); in the M 100 breast A.D.Oen NOR (57.05); in the W 100 free B.Steffen GER (51.94); in the W 100 back D.Zevina UKR (56.96); in the M 100 fly K.Czerniak POL (49.62); in the M 50 back A.Wildeboer ESP (23.43).. In the evening S.Finals in the M 100 free Radovan Siljevski SRB ranked 19th (48.81).. See full results...
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L.Cseh, HUN, earned 2nd gold at the Szczecin'11 on the Day-2.
December 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Szczecin 2011 - Day-1 concluded...(Results)
Szczecin
(Szczecin, POL) - Day-1 of the Euro Champs in the evening brought 7 new continental champions: in the M 400 free P.Biedermann GER (3:38.65); in the M 200 back R.Kawecki POL (1:49.15); in the W 200 IM M. Belmonte ESP (2:07.06), also in the W 200 fly (2:03.37); in the M 200 fly L.Cseh HUN (1:53.43); in the M 50 free K.Czerniak POL (20.88); in W 50 breast V.Artemyeva RUS (30.06) and in the M 4x50 medley, ITA squad (1:33.18)... From the SRB team, C.Siladji ranked 14th in the M 100 breast SF (59.34), M.Najdanovski placed 19th in the W 100 free (54.61), while SRB 4x50 medley relay placed 9th in final (1:36.73)... See the full official results.
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R.Kawecki, POL - backstroker, top star on the Day-1. 
December 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Int'l Meet Alexandria Grand Prix 2011, GRE...(Results)
Thessaloniki
(Thessaloniki, GRE) - Organized by the Swimming District Committee of Macedonia, Greece, the new edition of the traditional international meet Alexadria Grand Prix 2011 started Saturday in Thessaloniki. Almost all domestic candidates for the Olympics take part in this event as well as few top Bulgarians and Slovenians. On the Day-1 representing Serbia Milica Ostojic picked up silver medal in the women's 200 free (2:06.48)... Click up the title to open up the full official results of the both day of  prelims and finals (XLS format)... .
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Posidonio Olympic pool, a traditional place of the Alexadria GP...
December 02, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Int'l AG Meet "Orka 2011" in Zenica, BIH...(Results)
Zenica
(Zenica, BIH) - Organized by the SC Zenica-Zeljezara and GKVS Celik, the new edition of the traditional age group swim meet Orka 2011 is going to be held this weekend in the town of Zenica. More then 260 competitors from 19 clubs (SRB and BIH) would take part in two days events. Place of the event: Municipality pool 25 m (6 lanes). Click up the title to open up the full start lists as well as to follow up the on-line results via plivanje.info...
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Pool in Zenica, BIH, a place of the Orka 2011 meeting.
December 01, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Serbian stars, this week-end at the Euro Meets...
M.Cavic
(Belgrade, SRB) - Four Serbian swimmers will take part in the upcoming Europen meets, this week-end. Milorad Cavic and Ivan Lendjer are entered for the Dutch Open Championship 2011 (NED), while Milica Ostojic and Janko Radmanovic (members of the Swim Club BPK) will start at the 19th Alexandria 2011 meet in Thessaloniki (GRE).. Click up the links above to find out the lists of entered athletes. Both meets are official trials for London 2012..
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After Berlin, M.Cavic goes back to pool in Eindhoven..
November 30, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
2011 USA Winter Nationals started in Atlanta...(Results)
(Atlanta, USA) - All best in the nation will be gathered this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2011 AT & T Winter National Championships. Place of the event:Georgia Tech. Ryan Lochte is on the cusp of becoming the biggest swim star on the planet... Rebecca Soni rarely gets a chance to race anyone in the 200 m breaststroke... Since she won three Golden Goggle Awards two weeks ago Missy Franklin now waits for two golds in her 100 and 200 back. Brendan Hansen retired after Beijing now is trying to find a ticket for London. Follow up the on-line results from Atlanta...
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Venue at the Georgia Tech Institute.. (Ph by I.Rasula).
November 28, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Samir Cirak Ciro 2011, BIH - concluded...(Results)
Tuzla
(Tuzla, BIH) - Organized by SC Zmaj-Alpamm, the 16th edition of the Samir Cirak Ciro 2011 meeting, concluded successfully at the 25 m pool of the Hotel Tuzla.. Overall 195 competitors from 18 clubs (CRO, SRB and BIH) took part in the events. Top meet performances in all groups have been set by Ivana Ninkovic (SC Leotar) in the women's 50 breast (33.50), while on the men's side by Dario Tunjic (SC Sloboda) in the M 50 breast (30.54). See the complete official results issued by the plivanje.info...
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Competition pool in Tuzla, a place of the Ciro 2011..
November 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Romanian Nationals 2011 (Y 10-13) - concluded...(Results)
Resita
(Resita, ROU) - The Romanian National Championships 2011 (LC pool) for the categories Y 10-13 concluded successfully this past weekend in the town of Resita. More then 500 competitors from 48 clubs took part in 3-day events. One new NR is set for the swimmers born in 2001 by Ioan Popescu in the M 50 fly (32.68). Few worth times were swum, too. Click up the title to see the full official results taken from the Romanian Swimming data base... 
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Competition pool in Resita, a place of the ROU champ.
November 26, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
7th AG Meeting NEMO Cup 2011, Skopje...(Results)
Skopje
(Skopje, Fyrom) - Organized by the SWC Dolphin, the 7th edition of the International AG meet NEMO Cup 2011 is going to start on Saturday in Skopje. Place of the event: Center pool (50 m). Due to the list of entered athletes, more then 500 competitors 48 clubs (BUL, SRB, GRE, NED, TUR, ALB, Prishtina & FYROM) take part in 2-day events.. Click up the title to see the official start lists as well as to follow up the On Line Results from Skopje meeting..
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Center pool in Skopje, a place of the Nemo Cup 2011..
November 24, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
SLO Open 2011 - Spela & Vesna Memorial...(Results)
A.Klinar
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the SC Triglav, the traditional Spela & Vesna Memorial (also the Slovenian Open Champ 2011) started Thursday morning. Place of the event: Kranj municipality pool (25m). All best in the nation (more then 320 athletes from 20 clubs) including one swimmer from ISR, take part in 4-day competition. Click up the title to follow up the On Line Results issued by the pzstiming.net
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A.Klinar, on the Day-1 finals in the 400 free (4:06.68)..
November 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
35th Trophy Mussi-Lombardi-Femiano - GP Italy...(Results)
Viareggio
(Viareggio, ITA) -35th Trofeo Mussi-Lombardi-Femiano - the Italian Grand Prix (SC pool) concluded successfully in Viareggio. Great names have appeared in this event. Few times have to be mentioned. In the W 200 free Pellegrini ITA (1:55.32); in the M 100 free Fesikov RUS (47.96); in the M 50 free Marco Orsi ITA (21.80); in the M 50 fly KorotyshkinRUS (23.81); in the W 50 back Zueva RUS (27.41); in the M 200 free Magnini ITA (1:45.07); in the W 50 fly Di Pietro ITA (27.12). See the full official results
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Competition pool in Viareggio, a place of the GP Italy.
November 19, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
39th Mladost Meet 2011, CRO...(On Line Results)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the SC HAPK Mladost, the 39th edition of the international meet Mladost 2011 will be held this weekend in Croatia. Many stars would take part in 2-day events such as Bal Randall (USA), Peter Makoc and Emil Tahirovic (SLO), Evgeniy Lagunov (RUS), Evelyn Verrasztó (HUN), etc... Serbia's squad is consisted of six swimmers I.Lendjer, C.Siladji, B.Stojanovic, J.Nikolovski, T.Vukanovic, J.Bogdanovic. M.Ostojic (BPK) will also be in Zagreb. Follow up the full On Line Results at SWEVID.
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Competition pool in Zagreb, a place of the Mladost '11.
November 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
New Winds from the Albanian Swimming...(Exclusive)
B.Hoxha
(Texas, USA) - From the pen of Mr. Besmir Hoxha, well known Albanian swimmer (now settled down in Houston, USA), leader of the new Albanian swimming vision and the head of the Illyrian Swim Association (illyrianswim.org), short review on the Albanian swim activities in the last decade, as well as the plans for future is arranged in our special promo PDF. This may also be an invitation for all swim officials from Tirana & other towns, to present their meetings, tournaments and the swimming achievements.
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B.Hoxha, leader of the Illyrian Swimming Association.
November 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Fina/Arena World Cup 2011 - concluded...(Report)
C.LeClos
(Tokyo, JPN) - The last leg of the Fina World Cup 2011 in the Japan's capital marked the end of the series in this year. South Africa’s rising talent Chad Le Clos and veteran swimmer Therese Alshammar (SWE) are the overall winners  each receiving US$ 100,000 in prize money. Le Clos obtains the first World Cup crown of his career after collecting 31 medals from the 2011 series and a total 176 points. Japan’s Hidemasa Sano places second, while German Marco Koch finished in third with 65 points. More.. 
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Chad Le Clos - new world swim power, coming from RSA...
November 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
13th Zamorata 2011 - concluded in Sofia...(Results)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the Levski swim club, another issue of the popular competition in Bulgaria concluded successfully in Sofia. More then 300 competitors from Fyrom, GRE, SRB and BUL took part in 2-day events. Top meet performances: Georgia Kadoglu (SC Galata) in the women's 200 IM (2:29.83 - 596 pts.), while among the boys, Mihail Yordanov (SC Iris) in the M 100 fly (58.57 - 615 pts.) See the official results of this worthy AG meet. 
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G.Kadoglu (98)- new BUL swim power (Ph by E.Cekov)
November 12, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Fina/Arena World Cup, Tokyo 2011 - started...(Results)
I.Thorpe
(Tokyo, JPN) - The last leg of the present Fina / Arena World Cup 2011 started today in the Japan's capital with the Tokyo 2011 meet... In te morning prelims, few worth times were swum. In the M 100 free Ito JPN (48.09). In the M 50 breast, Okajima JPN (27.03). In the W 200 free Ueda JPN (1:56.24). in the W 100 breast Watanabe JPN (1:06.58), etc. Click up the title to follow up the complete on-line results from the Tokyo 2011 meeting...
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I.Thorpe AUS, 'just 12th' in the M 100 free (49.45)..
November 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
USA Swimming Grand Prix Minneapolis 2011...
D.Torres
(Minneapolis, USA) - This weekend in the USA, the City of  Minneapolis will host the season premiere of what will be the most exciting swimming season we’ve seen in years. The USA Grand Prix series 2011-2012 kicks off with the explosion of the world swim stars that would appear in the pool of the Univ.of Minnesota Aquatic Center.. M.Phelps, R.Lochte, Torres, Franklin, Vanderkaay,  Hansen, Hoff,  Hardy, Soni, etc. (all from USA), but also Spofforth (GBR), Muffat, Agnel, Bousquet (FRA), Oussama Mellouli (TUN), Wu Peng and Zhang Lin (CHN).. Click up the title to be redirected to the site where you can follow up all results, live video, and find the news from this event....
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D.Torres in her age of 45, still at the world swim top...
November 10, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Fina World Cup, Beijing 2011 - concluded...(Report)
Fina WC
(Beijing,CHN) -Chad Le Clos RSA and Therese Alshammar SWE were the best performers of the sixth meet of the FINA World Cup 2011, held in the “Water Cube” in Beijing (CHN) on Nov 8-9. Le Clos picked up 7 medals, including 6 victories in the men’s 200 free, 100 and 200 fly and the 3 medley events (and a silver medal in the 100 free)... Therese Alshammar was the best in the 50 and 100 fly, getting the most valuable performance in Beijing with her win in the longer distance (55.76, 962 pts). Read more
November 09, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Zrenjanin Cup - Serbia Grand Prix 2011...(Start Lists)
D.Draganja
(Zrenjanin, SRB) - The far top meet in Serbia in the course of 2011 will be held this upcoming weekend in the town of Zrenjanin. More then 440 athletes from 50 clubs/teams (CRO, SLO, HUN, ROU, FYROM, ITA, SUI, GER, MNE, BIH and SRB) will take part in 3-day events. World stars are entered, such as: Duje Draganja (CRO), Nadja Higl (SRB), Mario Todorovic (CRO), Federico Colbertaldo (ITA), Anja Trisic and Tjasa Vozel (SLO), Ivan Lendjer, Caba Siladji, Miroslava Najdanovski, Marica Strazmester, etc. (all from SRB)... Click up the title to see the official start lists...
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D.Draganja (CRO) -the star of the Zrenjanin Cup 2011.
November 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Fina World Cup Beijing 2011 - started...(Results)
T.Alshammar
(Beijing, CHN) - 6th stop of the present Fina/Arena World Cup 2011 started today in the China's capital... On the Day-1, few worth results were set: Kyle Richardson AUS in the M 100 free (47.38); Chad le Clos RSA in the M 200 fly (1:51.74), in the M 400 IM (4:07.35) and in the M 100 IM (52.89); Therese Alshammar SWE in the women's 100 fly (55.76); Marco Koch GER in the M 200 back (2:04.72)... Click up the title to follow up the full official results
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T.Alshammar, SWE - few steps towards Fina WC crown.
November 06, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
15th Meeting "Citta di Bolzano 2011", ITA...(Results)
N.Coughlin
(Bolzano, ITA) - The 15th edition of the traditional int'l meet Citta di Bolzano 2011, started Saturday... This year, many world stars compete in this popular swim event. Few MRs were set. Also respectable times have appeared: Natalie Coughlin USA in the W 100 free (52.94); Marco Orsi ITA in the M 100 free (48.92); Fabio Scozzoli ITA in the M 50 breast (26.68); Steffen Diebler GER in the W 50 fly (23.76). See Day-1 results and follow up the next one.
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N.Caughlin USA, world swim star at Bolzano's meeting.
November 05, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Fina World Cup Singapore  2011 - concluded...(Results)
Singapore
(Singapore, SIN) - The 5th stop of the Fina/Arena World Cup started yesterday at the Sigapore 2011 event. On the Day-2 few great times were swum - Blair Evans AUS in the W 400 free (4:01.15); Emma McKeon AUS in the W 100 free (52.41), Rachel Goh AUS in the W 100 back (57.30), Chad Le Clos RSA in the men's 100 fly (50.63), Jeremy Stravius FRA in the M 50 back (23.76), etc... Ian Thorpe, AUS  - nothing serious... See the full official results.
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C.LeClos,RSA - on the way to the Fina WC 2011's top.
November 02, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
5th Stop - Fina/Arena World Cup - Singapore 2011...
I.Thorpe
(Singapore, SIN) - Organized by the Singapore Swimming Association, the upcoming week-end, the next 5th leg of the Fina/Arena World Cup 2011 is going to be held in Asia... The competitors from 22 countries are entered for this event. Top world stars: Ian Thorpe (AUS), Therese Alshammar (SWE), Chad Le Clos (RSA), Jason Dunford (KEN),etc. Click up the title to be redirected to the official web site of the Singapore 2011...
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I.Thorpe, AUS - on the way to glory and London 2011.
October 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Victoria Meet 2011, Rijeka- concluded...(Results)
D.Jukic
(Rijeka, CRO)- Organized by the Swimming Club Primorje, the international meet Victoria Primorje 2011 concluded successfully this past weekend in Rijeka, Croatia. More then 300 competitors from ITA, AUT, BUL, SLO, BIH and CRO took part in 2-day events. Few best performances: Dinko Jukic (AUT) in the M 100 IM (54.22 - 894 pts); Matijaz Markic (SLO) in the M 50 breast (27.96 - 857 pts); Mario Todorovic (CRO) in the M 50 fly (24.15 - 840 pts.); etc.. See the official results at the Swevid live data bank.
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D.Jukic (AUT), top performances towards Scecin 2011.
October 30, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Bajram Meeting 2011, Sarajevo- concluded...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BIH)- The first edition of the Bajram Meet 2011 concluded Saturday at the Otoka Olympic pool (SC pool race). More then 430 competitors from 20 clubs (SRB and BIH) took part in the events. Two NRs were set in relays and 10 new AG records. Final team rank: 1/SC Bosna (605 pts); 2/ SC GKVS (470); 3/ 22 April (405). Meet best performances: Emina Sejdinovic (SC Galeb) in the W 100 IM (1:10.00 - 622 pts), while among men Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) - in the M 100 fly (55.67 - 733 pts).. See results.
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Otoka swim pool, a place of the Bajram 2011 meeting.
October 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
28th Spela & Vesna Memorial 2011, Kranj, SLO...(Invitation)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Ogranized by the Swimming Club Triglav, the traditional int'l meeting Spela & Vesna Memorial 2011 is going to be held in the town of Kranj, SLO. This event will also be the SLO 2011 Open national SC champ. Date: Nov. 24-27. Place of the event: Kranj Natatorium Centre (25m ). Age categories: Open. Click up the title for the full proposition and program. Info: klub@pklub-triglav.si
October 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Swim Meet "Introduce Yourself 2011", Sofia, BUL...(Invitation)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - Ogranized by the Swimming Club Damini LV, the first tournament dedicated to the younger competitors is going to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Date: Nov.29. Place of the event: Diana 25 m pool, Sofia. Age groups in the meet program: B/G - (1999, 2000, 2001/2002). Click up the title to see the full program and schedule (issued by the bulswim.info). Add info: pklv140@hotmail.com
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The Sofia's meeting official flyer...
October 22, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Mica Milosevic - new Headcoach of the CRO team...(novilist.hr)
M.Milosevic
(Zagreb, CRO)- Issued by the CRO Swimming Federation, the new headcoach of the Croatian national selection will be Milos Milosevic. One of the best CRO swimmers ever, former world record butterfly holder (SC pool) and chief of the coach staff of the Primorje SC Rijeka, Milosevic might be seen as a new power towards London Olympic Games 2012... See the full article in the novilist.hr on-line issue.
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M.Milosevic - new headcoach of the CRO Swimming...
October 22, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Berlin - Missy Franklin (USA) new WR in 200 back...(Results)
M.Franklin
(Berlin, GER) - Day-1 of the Fina/Arena World Cup-Berlin 2011 brought new WR in the women's 200 back - Missy Franklin USA with the time of 2:00.03. New WC is set by Allison Schmitt USA in the W200 free(1:52.08). Also were great - Phelps in M 400 IM (4:01.49) and in M 100 IM (51.65), Alshammar SWE in W 50 free (23.67) and in W 100 fly (55.62).... From Serbia, Stefan Sorak picked up the bronze medal in the M400 free (3:45.04), Mike Cavic placed 7th in M 50 fly (23.34), while Velimir Stjepanovic ranked 8th in M 200 fly (1:56.11). See the full results...
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M.Franklin (USA) - 16-year-old new world record holder.
October 22, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Berlin - Fina World Cup 2011 - started...(Results)
M.Cavic
(Berlin, GER) - The 4th leg of the present Fina/Arena World Cup - Berlin 2011 started Saturday in the German capital... In the morning prelims Day-1, Serbian stars earned three evening finals: Milorad Cavic in the M 50 fly (23.61), Stefan Sorak in the M 400 free (3:47.14) and Velimir Stjepanovic in the M 200 fly (1:56.80). Miroslava Najdanovski placed 16th in the W 50 free (25.35). See the full official results from Berlin (omegatiming.com)..
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M.Cavic - worthy achievements towards London 2012..
October 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Moscow 2011 started - Cavic bronze in 50 fly...(Results)
Moscow
(Moscow, RUS) - The 3rd leg of the present Fina/Arena World Cup started today with the Day-1  Moscow 2011's events. Great names are in Moscow: Phelps, Sullivan, Le Clos, T.Alshammar, etc. From Serbia, 4 swim stars have appeared. M.Cavic earned the bronze medal in M 50 fly (23.28), V.Stjepanovic ranked 6th in M 200 fly (1:57.06) NR,S.Sorak placed 5th in M 400 free (3:46.54) NR, while M.Najdanovski was 7th in W50 free (25.21). See results.
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M.Phelps - interview for sportbox.ru by the Moscow's pool deck..
October 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Legendary AUS swimmer - back to pool in Singapore...
I.Thorpe
(Sydney, AUS) -The 29-year-old AUS swimmer Ian Thorpe will return to competition for the first time in more than 5 years at Singapore Fina World Cup 2011 (Nov 4-5). With the aim to try  to claim a spot on the Australia's London Olympics team, the world has got a chance to enjoy in the "beauty of the swimming sport"... The five time Olympic champion will compete also in the World Cup meet in the  Beijing (Nov 8-9) and the Tokyo (Nov 12-13) round. Read the full article issued in the latest Sydney Morning Herald....
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I.Thorpe - last turn to media in Switzerland in spring... 
October 11, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
4th International Meet "Victoria-Primorje 2011", CRO...(Invitation)
Rijeka
(Rijeka,CRO) -Organized by Swimming Club Primorje, the 4th edition of the International meet Victoria-Primorje 2011 is going to be held on Oct 29-30 in the town of Rijeka, Croatia. Place of the event: Kantrida pool (25 m distance 10 lanes). Age groups in the meet program: Males-(92 & older; 93 & younger); Females-(93 & older; 94 & younger). Deadline for the entries: Oct. 25.. More info on this swim event: dubravko.sever@ri.t-com.hr
October 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Lurz and Brunemann took Hong Kong Marathon...(Report)
Lurz-Maurer
(Lausanne, SUI) - The last leg of the FIina 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup concluded in Hong Kong (HKG) on Oct 2. The event welcomed 60 athletes (40 men and 20 women) from 16 countries. On the men's side, Thomas Lurz (GER) won with the time of 1:58:15,70, while among girls, the best was Emily Brunemann USA in 2:10:59,95. Thomas Lurz (GER) and Angela Maurer (GER) are the overall winners of the World Cup 10 K Series for 2011... Click up the title to see the Fina official report...
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Lurz & Maurer, GER pair, winners of the 10 K for 2011.
October 02, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Interntional Meet 'Swim by Heart' 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka, Rep.Srpska) - Organized by the 22 of April swimming club, the 2nd edition of the Swim by Heart 2011  concluded successfully on Saturday in Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. More then 410 competitors from 20 clubs (CRO, SRB, SLO and BiH ) took part in the events.  Top meet performances are made by Tanja Smid (SLO) for the W 200 free (2:02.65 -804 pts), while among the boys by Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) for the men's 100 fly (55.67 - 733 pts.).  See the full official results.
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GOB pool in Banjaluka, a place of the  meeting...
September 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Italian Open Winter Nationals 2011...(Invitation)
W.Bolognani
(Riccione, ITA) - Kindly invited by Mr.Walter Bolognani, Headcoach of the Italian junior teams, we're in the position to recommend the Italian Open Winter Nationals 2011, being held on Dec 16-17... Place of the event: Riccione Olympic pool (50m 10 lanes). The standards for this meeting exist. The organizer (FIN Italy) ensures the cheapest costs you can imagine for your accomodation in Riccione, usual seat of the Italian Champs and the World Master Champs 2013... Click up the title for the official information. Add info: direzione.sportiva@federnuoto.it
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W.Bolognani invites you to ITA Open Winter Nationals.
September 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Lurz won Fina 10 K Shantou Marathon, CHN...(Report)
T.Lurz
(Shantou, CHN) - Thomas Lurz (GER) reinforced his lead by winning the 6th stop of the FINA 10km Marathon Swim World Cup 2011 taking place in Shantou, CHN yesterday. The reigning 5K world champion won in 1:54:22,95. On the women side, Emily Brunemann (USA) obtained her first podium appearance of the season, touching finish line in 2:04:52,41. In all, 28 men and 15 women from ten countries took part in the event. Read the full report...
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T.Lurz, GER -new/old winner of the Shantou Marathon.
September 26, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Hungarospa Cup 2011- Hajdúszoboszló, HUN...(Invitation)
Hajdúszoboszló
(Hajdúszoboszló, HUN) -Organized by the Árpád S.E., the first edition of the "Hungarospa Cup Swim Meet" will be held in the town of Hajdúszoboszló, Hungary. Date of the meet: Oct. 29-30. Place of the event: Árpád Swimming Pool (50 m). Age groups: M/F (93 & older; 94; 95; 96; 97; 98; 99; 00; 01; 02). Click up the title to see the official invitation with the program, schedule, etc. Deadline for the entries: Oct 26...Add info should be available via: László Ludmány, Meet Director  arpad.se@gmail.com
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Arpad swim pool, a place of Hungarospa meeting..
September 24, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
Vidra 2011- Int'l AG Meeting in Zagreb, CRO...(Invitation)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the ZPK (Zagreb swimming club), the new edition of the international AG meeting "Vidra 2011" is going to be held on Oct 15 in the Croatian capital. Place of the event - Utrine Olympic pool (25 m distance). It is expected more then 650 competitors from the Region of the SE Europe. Click up the title to find out more info on this event, or send request at vidra@zpk.hr
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Great conditions at the Utrine swim center in Zagreb..
September 19, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
A day with David Marsh - Swim Clinic in Italy...(Invitation)
D.Marsh
(Montichiari, ITA) - On Oct 30, the head of the SwimMac Carolina Charlotte, NC., coach of Auburn Univ., coach of Kirsty Coventry and  one  of the greatest American swim coaches ever David Marsh will have a clinic in Italy. Place of the event: L’Aquatic Center Montichiari, Via Marconi 33, 25018 Montichiari (BS)... Two main themes are at the program: "Preparing youth for swimming at the highest level" and "The preparation of Kirsty Coventry". In the afternoon, special video "On the pooldeck with David Marsh" will be presented... Deadline for the entry and registration: Oct 06. More info: agonismo@sogeis.it
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D.Marsh - one of the greatest world swim coaches...
September 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Rok Kerin - winner of the Porec Marathon (CRO)...(Results)
Porec
(Porec, CRO) - The traditional Porec Dolphin Marathon, for the 12th time concluded successfully last weekend in the town of Porec, Histria (CRO). 118 competitors from HUN, SLO, SRB, ITA, ROU, SVK and CRO participated.. At the distance of 5,000 m Slovenian star Rok Kerin went first through the finish line in a 59.04 in front of R.Copac CRO - 1:00.22 and J.SoldoCRO (1:00.23). Best among girls was Anja Trisic (CRO) with the time of 1:02.48 in front of Nika Kozamernik (SLO) 1:07.23... 
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From Serbia, Gordan Bilbija (SC Spartak, Subotica) placed 35th (1:22.07) while Ervin Birman (SC Spartak) placed 63rd (1:32.64).Click up the title for the full results issued by porecswimmimg.hr
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R.Kerin, SLO OWS super star (Ph by porecswimming.hr)
September 05, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Balkan Swim Rankings 2011 by R.Atanasov...(bulswim.info)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - From the pen of Mr.Rumen Atanasov, BUL and European swim statistician, the list of the Top-15 results over the Balkan peninsula in the course of 2011 are presented at the bulswim.info web site. In addition,  the Age Group 2011 rankings are presented. Click up the title to see and download the complete official PDF files...
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FBSS, one of the worthiest swim sites in the Balkans...
September 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
XIII European Masters Championships...(Start Lists)
Kiev,UKR
(Yalta, Kiev, UKR) - From Sep 05-10 in Yalta and Kiev the 13th European Masters Championships 2011 (in Diving, Open Water, Synchro and Swimming) will be held. The Ukraina's Swimming Federation will host more then 4,000 competitors from almost all European LEN members. The swimming competition will be organized at the Yalta Intourist Olympic pool in the period from Set 05-09. Clcik up the title to see the official Entry Lists in all age groups and categories. Click over this link yaltamasters2011.org for more additioanal informations, schedule, results etc..
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The officiall logo of the Euro Masters Championships
August 15, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Stoychev won the Ohrid Marathon 2011...(bulswim.info)
Stoychev
(Ohrid, FYROM) - The last leg of the Fina OWS Grand Prix 2011 concluded with the traditional swimming marathon in the FYR of Macedonia. The 25th edition of the Ohrid 2011 concluded Sunday. At the distance of 30 km, Bulgarian legend Petar Stoychev went through the finish line the first with the time of 5h35min. The 2nd & 3rd were T.Stefanovski and E.Pop Acev (domestic competitors). In expecting the official Fina report, the very first info on this event  (in the Bulgarian Cyrillic) could be found at the most popular BUL swim media www.bulswim.info
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P.Stoychev - gold medalist in 25 k at Shanghai 2011..
August 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
World Junior Champs Lima 2011 - Entry List...
Lima
(Lima, PER) - The Organizing Board of the 3rd Fina World Junior Championships Lima 2011 issued the full Entry List. Two days prior to the start of the competition, all athletes can analyze their provisional positions. From the Serbian swim squad, Igor Terzic has nice chances in the men's breastroke events (50 and 200) as well as the 400 IM to be found in the Top-16 in the world. Click up the title to find out the full list at the official web site...
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The official flyer of the World Junior Champ Lima 2011
August 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
World University Games 2011 - swim started...(Results)
shenzshen
(Shenzhen, CHN) - At the present World University Games Shenzhen 2011, the swimming compeition started yesterday. On the Day-1 new CR is set by the Australia's quartet in the women's 4x100 Free Relay (3:44.50). Other worth results and gold medals were earned by Laszlo Cseh (HUN) in the M 200 fly (1:55.87); Ying Liu (CHN) in the W 50 fly (25.98); Irie Ryosuke (JPN) in the M 200 back (1:56.01); Glenn Snyders (NZL) in the M 200 breast (2:10.85), etc.. See the full official results..
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The official flyer of the Universide Shezhen 2011...
August 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
2011 USA National Junior Championships...(On Line Results)
Palo Alto
(Palo Alto, USA) - At the Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif., the 2011 National Junior Championship of the USA is helding from Aug 08 to 12. Age categories in this event: Boys (1992-1996) and Girls (1993-1997). In the first half of the championships few great results were set such as: in the M 400 free Adam Hinshaw (3:56.27); in the W 400 free Katheleen Ledecky (4:10.39); in the M 100 fly Renny Richmond (53.88); in the W 100 free Simone Manuel (55.221).. Follow up the on-line results at Omegatiming.
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Start of the women's 400 m freestyle heat 7 race...
August 10, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Loncaric, CRO Swimmer waits the sanctions...
B.Loncaric
(Zagreb, CRO) - Boris Loncaric, one of the best athletes of the Medvescak swimming club, Zagreb has been caught for using illegal medicament Methylhexaneanine informed yesterday HZTA (Croatian Wada service). Boris was one of the stars of the Texas A&M University men's swimming team in last 4 seasons.  In the previous year he shared Big 12 Conference Swimmer of the Year honors. He also posted four Top-20 finishes in the NCAA Champs with three relay swims and one individual swim. In the last International Meet "Golden Bear 2011" in Zagreb, he earned a bronze medal in the 100 fly (53.76) and there was a place where he dropped down. Read the full article.
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B.Loncaric, the second best butterflyer of Croatia...
August 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
2011 National Championships of the USA...(On Line Results)
D.Vollmer
(Calif.,USA)- Long course 2011 National Championships of the USA started Tuesday - Palo Alto in California (Aug 02-06). Day 1 and 2 brought few worthy times from the next participants: Melissa Franklin in the W 100 back (59.18); Allison Schmitt in the W 200 free (1:57.94); Peter Vanderkaay in the M 200 free (1:46.45); Dana Vollmer in the W 100 fly (57.26); Robert Margalis in the M 400 IM (4:15.62), etc... See the full official results..
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D.Vollmer (USA) continued with triumph after Shanghai.
July 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Shanghai 2011 Day-8 - WR in 1500 Free ...(Web Blog)
Shanghai
(Shanghai, CHN)-- The 2011 World Champs in Shanghai concluded successfully on Sunday. Last 7 finals held. Yang Sun (CHN) set the new WR in the M 1500 free (14:34.14). New world champions are: in the W 50 breast J.Hardy USA (30.19); in the M 400 IM R.Lochte USA (4:07.13), in the W 50 free T.Alshammar SWE (24.14); in the M 50 back  L.Tancock GBR (24.50); in the  W 400 IM E.Beisel USA (4:31.78); in the M 4x100 m medley relay Team USA (3:32.06). Find out more in our Special Web Blog...
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Y.Sun, CHN - new WR in the men's 1500 m free...
July 22, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Men's & Women's 5km OWS - concluded...
Shanghai
(Shanghai, CHN) - Thomas Lurz (GER) has won the men's 5-K race by 56:16.6 seconds in front of Spyros Gianniotis (GRE) 56:17.4. and Evgeny Drattsev of Russia who took bronze in 56:18.5... On the women's side, Switzerland's Swann Oberson in front of France's Aurelie Muller by 0.4, while Ashley Twichell (USA), took bronze, 0.1 seconds behind Muller. See the full reports...
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Thomas Lurz (GER) - back to the OWS top in 5K...
July 21, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
USA Trio won gold in 5km OWS Team Event ...
Shanghai
(Shanghai, CHN) - A trio of OWS from the United States captured the first gold medal for their country at the FINA Worlds in the 5km Team Event today at Jinshan Beach, Shanghai. Americans Andrew Gemmell, Sean Ryan, and Ashley Twichell finished in 57:00.6, just 1.2 seconds faster than the Team of Australia.The team from Germany placed third, more than 43 seconds after the Americans..
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USA OWS team at the victor ceremony (Ph by G.Scala)
July 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Arellano's lecture at the Clinic EJC Belgrade 2011...(PDF)
(Belgrade, SRB) - Signalized by G.Cristiano, head of the nuoto.it, we are in the position to present you the full lecture of Raul Arellano & Rocio Domingues-Castells (from the Faculty of Sport Sciences Granada, Spain), that has been presented for the LEN Coach Swim Clinic at the recently concluded EJC Belgrade 2011. The title of the lecture "Muscular Power and it's Application in Swimming Training". Click up the title to open the PDF (35.78 MB) or better use your browser to download the full article...
July 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Gianniotis (GRE) - World King of 10 K in Shanghai...
Shanghai
(Shanghai, CHI) - The Open Water event at the 14th Fina World Swimming Championships continued with the 10 K race for men... Spyros Gianniotis of Greece won men's 10 km race by 1 hour 54 minutes 24.7. Thomas Lurz of Germany took silver by 1 hour 54 minutes 27.2 seconds. Bolshakov of Russia ranked third by 1 hour 54 minutes 31.8 seconds. See the full official report from Shanghai.
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Men's OWS 10K podium in Shanghai (Ph by M.Ralston).
July 19, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Keri-Anne Payne (GBR) - won 10 K in Shanghai...
K-A-Payne
(Shanghai, CHI) - The Open Water event at the 14th Fina World Swimming Championships started with the 10 K race... Keri-Anne Payne (Great Britain) as the defending champion won the gold medal in women's 10-kilometer race, within 2:01:58,1. Martina Grimaldi of Italy ranked the second, 1.8 seconds behind. Marianna Lymperta of Greece the third with another 3.7 seconds behind. "It’s an amazing feeling. There is a massive sense of relief because now I can just concentrate on training to make sure I’m at my absolute peak in London" said Payne after the victor ceremony.
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K.A.Payne (GBR) - back to the world OWS 10 K top...
July 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Men's Top 10 times - prior to Shanghai...(bulswim.info)
M.Cavic
(Sofia, BUL) - As its done for the highest previous World and European championships, Bulgarian swim experts Ivan Tsanov and Roumen Atanassov prior to Shanghai's start issued the Lists of the top ten times (2 swimmers per country) as a valid Psych Sheet. The bulswim.info also arranged the spectacular analyze of the chances for the best world swimmers. Click up the title to see the Men's Top 10 times prior to Shanghai, also here over the next link for the Women's Top 10 times (More - bulswim.info).
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M.Cavic, the only Serb in the swimming world top six...
July 06, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
EJC Belgrade 2011 - Day-1 concluded...(Web Blog)
Belgrade
(Belgrade, SRB) - Day-1 of the EJC Belgrade 2011 concluded.. Five finals and five semis were on the evening program. New Euro champions are: in the M 400 free  Scheruebl Christian (AUT) 3:51.75; M 50 fly Vukic Mihael (Croatia) 23.90; W 50 breast Mc Mahon Sycerika (Ireland) 32.00;  W 800 free Kilijanska Donata (Poland) 8:40.48; in the men's 4x100 free medley relay Italy (3:23.13)... From Serbia, Igor Terzic in the M 200 breast ranked 10th (2:18.81 NJR). See more info in our Special Web Blog...
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M.Gustavo(POR), V.Stjepanovic (SRB) and T.Horn (GER) in the men's 400 free prelims (Ph by Swim Star 2000)....
July 06, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Veronika 2011 int'l meet in SLO...(Invitation)
Kamnik
(Kamnik, SLO) - Welcome to the jubilee of the Kamnik swimming club. The 10th edition of the international AG meeting Veronika 2011 is going to be held on July 16 in the town of Kamnik, SLO... Place of the event: 50-m Olympic pool (outdoor). Age categories in the program: M-(1996 & older; 97/98; 99 & younger); W-(1998 & older; 99/00, 01 & younger). Deadline for the entries: July 11. For more info, please call: info@plavalniklub-kamnik.si
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The pool in Kamnik, a place of the Veronika Meet.....
July 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Mobitel 2011 in Radovljica - concluded...(Results)
A.Herasimenia
(Radovljica, SLO) - The traditional international meeting "Mobitel 2011" and the SLO Open Championships 2011, concluded successfully in the town of Radovljica, SLO (outdoor 50m pool). Few worth times were set. Meet top performances: Aliaksandra Herasimenia (BLR) in the 50 back (28.40 - 958 pts.) and in 100 free (54.68 - 933 pts). Among men, best time is set by Matjaz Markic (SLO) in the 50 breast (28.71 - 871 pts). Click up the title to see the full official results issued by the www.pzstiming.net
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A.Herasimenia - great step in front of Shanghai 2011.
July 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
BUL Summer Champs 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the Bulgarian swimming federation the National Summer Championships 2011 concluded Sunday in Sofia. Place of the event: Spartak 50m pool. Nikolay Dimitrov (SC Mladost'91) succeeded to break NJR in the men's 200 fly with the time of 2:08.16. Final team ranking: 1/ SC Mladost'91; 2/ NSA; 3/Damini. Click up the title to find out the full official results...
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Sparkle from the Spartak pool... (Ph by bulswim.info).
July 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
MP/MK BIH Summer Champs 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Trebinje
(Trebinje, BIH) - Organized by the Leotar SC, the BIH Summer Championships 2011 for cadets, pioneers and younger pioneers concluded in the town of Trebinje (BIH). Overall 255 competitors from 20 clubs took part in two days events. Top performances: Muhamed Starcevic (SC Sloboda) in the M 100 free (1:00.21 - 493 pts.) & Negra Ahmetspahic (SC GKVS Sarajevo) in the W 100 free (1:03.56 - 595 pts.).. Find out the full official results...
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Marvelous pool in the town of Trebinje (Rep.of Srpska).
July 02, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Golden Bear 2011 - started in Zagreb...(Results)
L.Bogdanovski
(Zagreb, CRO) - The traditional international meet Golden Bear 2011 started Friday in Zagreb at the Salata outdoor Olympic pool. More then 330 competitors gathered at this event. On Saturday, in the morning prelims, members of the SRB national team earned 7 positions for the finals. M.Strazmester in the W 50 back (31.44 (2nd); In the M 200 free R.Siljevski ranked 3rd (1:54.97), while V.Paskas 5th (1:56.74). L.Bogdanovskiranked 2nd in the M 200 back (2:06.36). In the W 50 free, J.Nikolovski placed 3rd (27.35) and R.Repman 4th (27.39). See On Line Results
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L.Bogdanovski, among the best in the Serbian squad..
June 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Hungarian Summer Champs 2011...(Results)
Debrecen
(Debrecen, HUN) - Organized by the Hungarian Swimming Federation, this weeked (June 22-25), the Hungarian Summer Championships 2011 is organizining in the town of Debrecen... Allmoat all the best in the nation is there: László Cseh, Gyurta Dániel, Jakabos Zsuzsanna, Éva Risztov and others. Click up the title to see the Day 1+2 achievements, as well as to follow up the on-line results...
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Competition venue in Debrecen, a place of HUN 2011.
June 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Setubal (POR) and Capri-Napoli (ITA) - concluded..(Report)
S.Gianiotis
(Lausanne, SUI) - The Fina issued the official results of the two OWS events held this past week-end in Europe. On June 18, the third leg of the 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup was held in Setubal (POR) while Italy hosted, on the 19th, the Capri-Napoli 36km race, the sixth stage of the Open Water Swimming Grand Prix. The winners in Portugal were Spyridon Gianniotis (GRE) in a time of 1:40:29 and Angela Maurer (GER) in 1:48:41, while in Italy Czech Rotislav Vitek in 7:05:49  and Pilar Geijo (ARG) touching first in 7:34:21... Read the full report...
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S.Gianniotis (GRE) - new OWS world star from Greece.
June 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Phelps - 100 fly in 52.41 at the Santa Clara, USA...(Results)
Santa Clara
(Santa Clara, USA) - The traditionl int'l Californian meet Santa Clara 2011 started Friday at the George F. Haines International Swim Center. Greatest US swim names are entered in this competition... On the Day-1 Rebecca Soni set a meet-record in 200 breast (2:23.38). Michael Phelps returned in the 100 fly with a victorious effort of 52.41.. Korea's Tae Hwan Park captured the men's 100 free title (48.92). Click up the title to follow up the on line results
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The George F Haines International Swim Center,..
June 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Cavic - 7 Colli's Gold in 100 Fly (52.40)...(Results)
Rome
(Rome, ITA) - The traditionl 48th edition of the Trophy Settecolli meeting, started Friday in Rome. On the Day-1 few worthy results were set. Serbian top swimmer Mike Cavic, represented ADN Swim Project, took gold medal in the men's 100 fly (52.40) in front of Conrad Czerniak POL (52.86) and Jason Dunford KEN (52.94)... In the morning prelims, Cavic ranked second (53.08)... Click up the title to see other rankings from the Day-1 also to follow up the full on-line results of this respectable event...
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The official flyer of the 7 Colli 2011 meeting in Rome..
June 12, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Mare Nostrum 2011 - concluded in Montecarlo...(Results)
Montecarlo
(Montecarlo, MON) - Third leg of the Mare Nostrum 2011 (3-meet) competition concluded Sunday in Monaco. Worh results were swam, among men: Y.Agnel FRA in 200 free (1:47.44), T.Fujii JPN in 100 fly (52.28), I.Ryosuke JPN in 200 back (1:54.34), L.Cseh HUN in 400 IM (4:13.27), while among females, C.Muffat FRA in 100 free (55.08), A.Zueva RUS in 100 back (59.37)... See full results...
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One of the starts at the 24th EME meet in Montecarlo..
June 10, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Srdjan & Maksim 2011 in Trebinje, BIH...(Results)
Trebinje
(Trebinje, BIH) - Organized by the Leotar swimming club, the 7th edition of the International AG meet "Srdjan & Maksim 2011" is going to be held on Saturday & Sunday in the town of Trebinje, BIH. Place of the meet - Outdoor 50m Olympic pool. More then 240 competitors from 12 clubs (from BIH, MNE and SRB) would take part in 2-day events. Click up the title to see the start lists as well as to follow up the on line results (via www.plivanje.info)
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Municipality pool in Trebinje, a place of the meeting..
June 09, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
26th Golden Bear 2011 in Zagreb, CRO...(Invitation)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the Medvescak swimming club, the 26th edition of the traditional international meet Golden Bear 2011 (also the CRO Open Champs 2011) is going to be held on July 01-03 in the Croatian Capital. Place of the event: Salata Olympic (outdoor) 50m pool in Zagreb. No age groups exist. Worthy awards are provided. Click up the title to see the full program, schedule as well as the full propositions. Deadline for the entries: June 25. Add info: medvescak@medvescak.hr
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Salata pool - traditional place of the Golden Bear swim meets....
June 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Mare Nostrum  - Canet En Roussillon, FRA...(Results)
Canet,FRA
(Canet, FRA) - The second leg of the traditional Mare Nostrum 2011 series (three-meet swimming tournament), started today in France. It is also the 24th edition of the traditional international Arena Meet in Canet EnRoussillon. More then 450 competitors continue to fulfill their goals as well as to reach worthy money awards (the total fund of 50,000 EUR is available for the best). Many world stars are entered for this event from 5 continents. Click up the title to follow up the full official on-line results...
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The official flyer of the Mare Nostrum  - Canet Meeting.
June 04, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
Mare Nostrum - Barcelona 2011, ESP...(Full Results)
Barcelona
(Barcelona, ESP) - Organized by the Saint Andreu swim club and the Catalan Swimming Association, the 32nd edition of the Mare Nostrum Barcelona 2011 leg started by the Pere Serrat pool in Barcelona.. 486 competitors from 5 continents take part in the events.. Many world swim stars are entered. Click up the title to follow up the full official on line results of this great swim competition...
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Sparkle from the Pere Serrat pool in Barcelona..
May 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Kranj Open Championships 2011, SLO...(Full Results)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Traditionally organized by the Triglav Swim club, the new edition of the Kranj Open Championship and the 2011 Open Championships of Slovenia, are going to be held this upcoming weekend (June 02-04). Until today, about 300 competitors from 34 clubs/teams (from AUT, BLR, CRO, ISR, LAT, LTH and SLO) are entered to take part in 4-day events. Click up the title to find out the full official results of this Champs... (via pzstiming.net)
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50m pool in the town of Kranj, a place of the event...
May 30, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Grand Prix Slovakia 2011 - concluded...(Full Results)
E.Risztov
(Bratislava, SVK) - Organized by the Slovak Swimming Federation, the traditional meet Grad Prix Slovaka 2011 (49th edition) concluded this past weekend in Bratislava. More then 600 competitors from the Region of Central Europe (SLO, AUT, CZE, HUN, LTU, SRB and SVK), took part in 3-day events. Few great times were swam as well as MRs and NRs. Coming from Serbia, SC Banat (Kikinda) took part, leaded by Stefan Sorak who has earned a "ticket" to the World Champs Shanghai 2011 (gold in 200 free 1:52.68 - 811 pts and gold in 400 free 3:57.45 - 825 pts.).. See the full official results of the GP Slovakia 2011
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E.Risztov, HUN - back to the world elite positions...
May 29, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Speedo Grand Challenge 2011, USA - concluded...(Results)
J.Hardy
(Irvine, USA) - Organized by the Southern California Swimming, this weekend in Irvine (California), the new edition of the Speedo Grand Challenge 2011 concluded by the William Woollett Aquatic Centre. Many world stars took part in this event. Aslo worth times were swam. Katinka Hosszu HUN won in the women’s 200m IM in A Final with a sterling time of 2:11.76.Julia Smit was placed second 2:11.79... The Austrian champion, Markus Rogan, claimed the gold medal in the men's 200 IM clocking a time of 2:01.12. In the women's 50 free Jessica Hardy took the gold medal by overwhelming her following swimmers, Julia Smit, Jane Trepp and Marie Pier Ratelle in 25.18.. See full official results of this swim meet.
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J.Hardy, USA, on the way to the Shanghai 2011's top.
May 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Spackman's "One to One Swim Development"...
M.Spackman
(London, GBR) - Marc Spackman, former UK Olympian, now Great Britain International Coach and part of the   England Talent Development Coaching Team, showed his interest to be presented at the Swim Star Web Portal. His "One to One Swim Development" strategy is something we have also tried to apply at our club in the last decade. Marc won two World Champ Silver Medals and was finalist of the 200m Free Relay at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In that event, Marc and his Great Britain Team smashed the British Record and were ranked 5th... Click up the title to be redirected to Spackman's web site for more details...
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M.Spackman, coach - leader of the new swim strategy.
May 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
36th City of Ljubljana Trophy 2011, SLO...(Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the SLO Swimming Club Ljubljana, the 36th edition of the Pokal/Trophy of the City of Ljubljana 2011 is going to be held this weekend (by the Kodeljevo pool). More then 400 competitors from HUN, ITA, AUT, TUR, ISR, SRB and SLO would take part in 2-day events. Coming from Serbia SC Vracar is entered. Click up the title to find out the full official results of this meet..
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The Kodeljevo 50m pool in Ljubljana, SLO...
May 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
7th International Dolphin Cup 2011, in Skopje...(Results)
Skopje
(Skoje, FYROM) - Organized by the Dolphin Swim & Water Polo club, the 7th edition of the International Swim Meet Dolphin/Delfin Cup 2011 is going to be held on May 21-22. Place of the event: Center Olympic indoor pool in the City of Skopje. About 300 competitors from BUL, SRB, ALB, Prishtina and FYROM will take part in 2-day events.. Click up the title to find out the full start list review and to follow up the complete on line results...
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The Center  50m pool in Skopje, a place of the event.
May 16, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
International AG Meet 'Sisak 2011' - concluded...
B.Vranjes
(Sisak, CRO) - The 13th edition of the International AG meet Sisak 2011 concluded successfully this past weekend in the town of Sisak, Croatia. 259 athletes from BiH, AUT and CRO took part in the events. Few worthy times were set: Dominik Straga (CRO) in the men's 100 fly (54.58), Mihael Vukic in the men's 50 fly (25.21). Among girls (B cat) Branka Vranjes (SC 22 April, BIH) earned 5 medals, while the top meet achievement is set by Katarina Rados (SC Mladost, CRO) in the women's 100 fly (1:03.18).. See the official Part-1; Part-2 and Part-3 results of the meet.
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B.Vranjes (SC 22 April) - new swim star from BIH...
May 14, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------
LEN has announced the Events in 2012...
Reykjavik
(Reykjavik, ICL) - The LEN head board at its Congress in Reykjavik, Island been held this weekend announced the main swim events in the course of 2012. On May 16-27 Antwerp (BEL) and Eindhoven (NED) will host the European Swim, Diving and Syncho Swimming Championships. Antwerp (BEL) will host the European Junior Swimming Championship (July 04-08), while the Chates (FRA) will host the European SC Championships (Nov 22-25)... Find out more info at the LEN official web site (www.len.eu)...
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N.Kruchten, LEN President with part of the national federation's delegates of the Congress in Reykjavik....
May 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Therme Ptuj 2011 - Int'l AG Meet in SLO...(Results)
Ptuj
(Ptuj, SLO) - Organized by the Therme Ptuj Swim Club, this weekend in the town of Ptuj, the 7th edition of the int'l meetig Tophy of the Therme Ptuj 2011 will be held. Place of the event: outdoor Olympic pool in Ptuj. Due to the list of entered participants, more then 520 athletes from CRO, GER, HUN and SLO (27 swim clubs) would take part in the events. Click up the title to find out  and download the complete official  results of this respectable meeting... 
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Aquatic complex in Ptuj, a place of the Ptuj'11 meeting.
May 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
2011 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix in the USA...
Charlotte
(Charlotte, USA) - Organized by the SwimMAC Carolina, the sixth stop of the USA Swimming Grand Prix Series - 2011 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix is going to be held this weekend, May 12-15, in Charlotte, N.C. Due to the list of entered swimmers, many interesting duels and battles should be seen: Jessica Hardy and Rebecca Soni in the women's 100 breast. Vollmer vs. Schmitt in the women's 200 free, Gangloff vs. Shanteau in the men's 100 breast, etc.. There will also be Michael Phelps, Cullen Jones, Peng Wu, Amanda Weir, Natalie Caughlin and other world stars.
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Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center - meet host pool..
May 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
24th Acropolis Cup 2011 in Greece...(Results)
Alimos
(Athens, GRE) - Organized by the Hellenic Swimming Federation the traditional international swimming meeting Acropolis Cup 2011 came near the end (Friday through Sunday). More then 300 competitors from ALB, AZE, ISR, UKR, ROU, SVK, CYP, TUN, CAN and GRE, took part in 3-day events. Few worthy times were swam on the Day-2 finals. Click up the title to find out the official results, fully issued by the swim-news.gr (in XLS format)...
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The Alimos pool at the traditional Acropolis Cup 2011..
May 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Swim Festival 2011 in Zagreb, CRO...(Full Results)
Zagreb
(Zagreb,CRO) - Organized by the Dubrava swim club, the 8th edition of the Swim Festival 2011 took place at the Utrine 50m pool in Zagreb. More then 430 athletes from BIH, SRB and CRO took part in this event. Few worthy times are swam. K.Komlenic (CRO) set MR in the M 100 free (A.cat) in 56.44 - 598 pts. A.Crevar (SC Dinamo, SRB) ranked 4th in the W 100 free (B cat.) in 1:04.50 - 569 pts. See the complete Part-1 and Part-2 results...
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Utrine pool in Zagreb, a place of the Swim Fest 2011...
May 05, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
31st Ilirija International Meet 2011, SLO...(Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Ilirija Swim Club, the 31st edition of the International Meet Ilirija 2011 is going to be held in Ljubljana, this weekend by the outdoor swim pool Ilirija, 50 m distance. According to the issued start list, more then 230 competitors from 22 clubs (AUT, ITA, BIH, CRO, SRB, SVK and SLO) would take part in 2-day competition. Coming from Serbia, N.Celic and D.Salma (SC Proleter  - Zrenajnin) are entered. Click up the title to see the start lists and to follow up the full on-line results.
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Swim pool Ilirija, a place of the Ilirija 2011 meet....
May 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Bembasa 2011 Int'l Meet in Sarajevo, BiH...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Swim Club Stari Grad, the 1st edition of the new int'l age group meet Bembasa 2011 is going to be held this upcoming weekend (May 07). Place of the event: Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo.  Due the present list of entered athletes, more then 230 competitors from 11 clubs (BUL and BIH) would take part in the events. Click up the title to be redirected to the official timekeeper's data base for the on-line results...
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Otoka swim pool, a place of the Bembasa 2011 meet.
May 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
10 k Marathon in Cancun - conculded...(Report)
A.Waschburger
(Cancun, MEX) - The 2nd leg of the Fina 10 Km Marathon Swimming World Cup Series concuded in Mexico, this past weekend. 36 athletes from 14 countries competed. The race unfolded smoothly as surface conditions were calm. The water temp was 27.8°C. Andreas Waschburger (GER) won with a time of 1:53:58 in front of his teammate Thomas Lurz (1:53:59). Taking third was Alex Meyer USA (1:54:12). Sergiy Fesenko (AZE) went head-to-head for the touch with the BUL star Petar Stoychev with a time of 1:54:21. Among females ranked 1st was Poliana Okimoto (BRA) in a 2:01:58. Read the full Fina report.
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A.Waschburger - new GER OWS star (Ph by focus.de)...
May 01, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Balkan Junior Champs 2011 - concluded...(Results+Statistics)
P.Samilidis
(Banjaluka,BIH) - The Balkan Junior Championships 2011 concluded successfully in Banjaluka, BIH... On the Day-2 (part-4), new Balkan JR is set by Panagiotis Samilidis in the M 50 breast (28.00 - 939 pts.).  Tatiana Cishca, MDA pick up gold in W 50 breast (32.76 - 820pts.). In this event 3 NJRs were set (Draganov, BUL, Nikovic, BIH and Ilie, ROU). Sarikaya Hazal, TUR earned the gold in W 100 back (1:03.37-815 pts). SRB took more 2 medals: Dejan Perisic took silver in M 50 breast (29.53 - 801 pts), while Men's 4x100 free relay earned bronze (3:33.48 NJR). Final team rankings: 1/Greece (456); 2/Romania (349); 3/Serbia (223). Click up the title for the official statistics..
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P.Samilidis, GRE - new Balkan Jun Rec in M 50 breast
May 01, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Balkan Junior Champs in Banjaluka, Session III...(Results)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka,BIH) - Within the morning session III (part-3) of the Balkan Junior Championships 2011 more new worthy results were swum by the Greak swimmers (the top Balkan swimming nation): A.Vazaios in M 200 free (1:52.70), P.Samilidis in M 100 breast (1:03.09), etc.... Also new NJRs of SRB, ROU and BIH were set. Moldova has got the first Balkan Champion ever (Tatiana Cishca in the W 100 breast - 1:12.55). SRB team earned two bronze medals. Dejan Perisic in the M 100 breast (1:05.50) and the men 4x100 Medley relay team (3:57.14 - NJR). Click up the title to watch out the full official on-line results..
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P.Samilidis, GRE (1:03.09)- gold and D. Perisic, SRB (1:05.50) - at the podium of the men's 100 breast.
April 29, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
G.Avramchev - old-new president of BUL Swimming...(FBSS)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - At the Assembly of the Bulgarian Swimming Federation that has been held on April 27 in Sofia, the delegates from 53 swimming clubs-members elected the old-new chives of their association. In the next 5-year mandate period Georgi Avramchev (1959) will be the BUL Swimming President, while Tanya Bogomilova will continue her activities as the Secretary General. Click up the title to read the official info at the most polupar Bulgarian aquatic site bulswim.info (issued in the BUL Cyrillic only)..
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G.Avramchev & T.Bogomilova at the BUL Swimming Assembly (Ph by Trud)
April 28, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Sumidero Marathon 2011 in Mexico - canceled...(Fina)
Fina
(Lausanne, SUI) - Informed in its Release 26, Fina has announced that the event within the 2011 Open Water Swimming Grand Prix - Sumidero Canyon (MEX) is finally  canceled. This leg is planned to be held on May 7. The decision has been reached following the recommendation of the FINA Medicine Committee, stating that: “Given the importance of the health and safety of the open water swimmers and in light of the official documentation on water quality provided by the Mexican Swim Federation, it is evident that FINA should not expose its swimmers to these unsafe conditions.” Next leg: Capri-Napoli (ITA)..
April 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Balkan Junior Championships 2011...(Entry Lists)
(Banjaluka,BIH) - The Balkan Junior Championships 2011 is going to be held the upcoming week-end in the town of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska (BIH). Up to Monday, more then 200 athletes from 10 Balkan countries are entered (ALB, FYROM, BUL, ROU, SRB, CYP, GRE, MNE, TUR and BIH). Serbian national team is consisted of 12 males and 9 females - swimmers (and 5 delegates). Click up the title to be redirected to the Official Time Keeper's  web page plivanje.info where the all entry lists and full on-line results could be found in the next couple of days...
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Aquana the far best swimming complex over the Balkan peninsula, a place of the Balkan Junior Champs 2011..
April 24, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
38th International City of Modena 2011, ITA...(Program)
Modena
(Modena, ITA) - Organized by the ASD Modena Nuoto and the Municipality of Region Emiglia Romagna, the 38th edition of the Trophy of the City of Modena 2011 is going to be held on June 04-05. Place of the event: the Dogali outdoor 50 m pool in Modena. Age groups in the meet program: Ragazzi (M 95-96-97 F 97-98), Junior (M 93-94 F 95-96), Absolute (M 92 and older, F 94 and older)... Deadline for the entries: May 21. Click here for the official Entry Form (XLS). Click up the title to see or download the official invitation with the regulation and full schedule (in Italian only). Add info:meeting@modenanuoto.it
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The Trophy of Modena 2011 - official meet flyer.
April 21, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Balkan Junior Championships 2011 in Banja Luka...(Program)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Federation of the Republic of Srpska, the next edition of the 2011 Balkan Junior Swim Championships will be held in the town of Banja Luka, BIH. Place of the event - new indoor Olympic pool in the Aquana complex. Click over the next link to download the official invitation or up the title for the full program and technical issues. For all add info please call Mr.Mladen Ceko via plivackisavez.rs@gmail.com
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Aquana - GOB Municipality Olympic pool - a place of the Balkan Junior Champs 2011...
April 20, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Bembasa 2011 Int'l Meet in Sarajevo, BiH...(Invitation)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Swim Club Stari Grad, the first edition of the new meeting Bembasa 2011 is going to be held on May 07. Place of the event: Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo. Age groups in the program: M - 92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & younger; W - 94 & older; 95/06; 97/98; 99/00; 01/02; 03 & younger. Dedaline for the entries: May 03. Click up the title to open up the full official invitation with the program, proposition and schedule. Add info: info@pkstarigrad.ba
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Otoka swim pool, a place of the Bembasa 2011 meet.
April 19, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Welcome to Kavala international meet in Greece...(Invitation)
Kavala
(Kavala, GRE) - Kindly called by the Kavala's Water Sports Club, we would like to invite you to take part in the new edition of the International AG meet Kavala 2011. Place of the event: Minicipality indoor 50-m swim pool. Date of the event: June 18-19, Age categories in the program: M/W (92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97-98-99). Deadline for the entries: June 13. Click up the title to download the official invitation. More info is available at kavala57@yahoo.gr
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Welcome to Kavala 2011, from the OTHAK team...
April 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Lurtz won Santos 10K Marathon in Brazil...(Report)
Santos
(Santos, BRA) - The first stop of the present Fina 10K Marathon Swimming World CupSeries finished this past weekend in Santos, Brazil. 92 open water swimmers (43 women and 49 men) took part in this event. Thomas Lurz (GER) won in 2:06:05 and was closely followed by Greek Spyridon Gianniotis (2:06:08). Spain’s Francisco Jose Hervas was placed 3rd in 2:06:13. Among women, ARG 26-year-old Cecilia Biagoli set the best time in 2:12:33. Read the full Fina report on this great OWS 10 K event.
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T.Lurtz, German and the world OWS giant...
April 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Bulgarian Masters Fest 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the ABS (Association of the Bulgarien Swimmers), the 3rd edition of the Bulgarian Masters Fest 2011, concluded successfully in the BUL capital. Spectacular swimming could be seen. More then 150 swimmers from 14 domestic clubs took part in the events. The oldest competitor was Atanas Chorbadziyev (from Burgas) - age of 85. Click up the title to see the official results. Also visit the Official Report issued by the popular FBSS site (www.bulswim.info) in BUL Cyrillic only.
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From the BUL Masters Fest 2011 (Ph by N.Dimitrov).. 
April 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Orca Cup 2011 in Bratislava, SVK - concluded...(Results)
I.Lendjer
(Bratislava, SVK) - The traditional international meet Orca Cup 2011, concluded successfully this past week-end in Bratislava (Pasienky 50 m pool).. 61 clubs with more then 400 athletes (ROU, AUT, SLO, KEN, SRB, SWE, MLT, TUR, CZE, SVK) took part in 3-day events. Coming from Serbia SC Banat and SC Proleter paricipated. In the men's 50 fly Ivan Lendjer SRB star ranked 2nd (24.22) while in the 100 fly he also placed 2nd in 53.08... Click up the title to see the full official results from this Slovakian meeting.
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I.Lenjder, SRB star, two silver medals in Bratislava... 
April 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Multinations Youth Meet in Limassol, CYP...(Results)
Limassol
(Limassol, CYP) - The Multinations Youth Meet, organized by the Cyprus Swimming Association, conculuded Sunday in the town of Limassol. 11 countries took par in this event (SUI, POL, GRE, BRA, SLO, POR, ISR, UKR, DAN, FIN and CYP). Age groups in the program: Boys 14-15-16 and Girls 12-13-14...  SLO swimer Nastja Govejsek swam out great in the women's 200 free (2:07.32). Also Polish swimmer Jerzy Twarowski in 200 fly (2:04.98). Click up the title to see all official results of the 4 sessions of this meeting...
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Sparkle from the Limassol Olympic Swimming Pool... 
April 16, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
5th International Meet "Pomlad 2011", SLO...(Results)
Maribor
(Maribor, SLO) - The 5th edition of the international youth meet Pomlad 2011 concluded successfully in the town of Maribor. Place of the event: Pristan pool 50m. More then 210 competitors from HUN, SRB and SLO (19 clubs) took part in the events. Top meet achievements were set by Kaja Perkovic (SC Branik) in the women's 50 fly (29.57 - 669 pts.) and Matej Kozelj (SC Neptun) in the men's 50 breast (32.50 -601 pts.). Coming from Serbia SC Dinamo (Pancevo) with 3 athletes participated. See the full official results of this interesting swim competition...
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Sparkle from the Pristan pool in Maribor at the Pomlad 11 meet.
April 16, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Nioveia 2011 in Thessaloniki, GRE...(Results)
Thessaloniki
(Thessaloniki, GRE) - The 29th edition of the  int'l meet NIOVEIA 2011 started Saturday in Thessaloniki. More then 350 competitors from ISR, CYP, FYROM, BUL, ALB, Prishtina and GRE take part in this meet. On the Day-1 few worthy times were set by the new perspective Israel's  stars Gal Nevo, Amit Ivry and Jose Jonatan Kopelev, also Bulgarian Dinko Geshev and Lachezar Shumkov, as well as the dometic swimmers Grigoriadis, Georgiu, etc. Click up the title to open up the full official meet results (in XLS format) issued by the popular  swim-news.gr 
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Sparkle from the Posidonion pool at the Nioveia meet.
April 15, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Dragos Agache - New ROU 200 Breast Record...(Results DOC)
D.Agache
(Pitesti, ROU) - Started Apr.13, the Romanian LC Champ 2011 is organizing by the Pitesti Swim Complex, ROU... Absolute and Junior categories take part in this event. On the Day-1, Dragos Agache (SC Farul, Constanca), senior of the University of Iowa (USA) succeeded to break NR in the men's 200 breast (2:14.73). The old one (textile rec) was set by Valentin Preda (2:15.20) in the course of 2005. Click up the title to see the Day-1 official results. Follow up the full champs results at the www.swimming.ro/index.php
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D.Agache - new ROU record holder in 200 breast...
April 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
International Swim Coach Clinic in Sarajevo, BIH...(Invitation)
F.Colbertaldo
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Club 'Novi Grad' and the BIH Swimming Federation, an International Swim Coach Seminar is going to be held on April 23-24 at the Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo, BIH. Lecturers in the sessions: Bane Dinic (ITA) and Federico Colbertaldo ITA (demonstrator), Branislav Kostic (SRB), Igor Velickovic (SLO), Milan Misljenovic (SRB), Besalet Kazazovic (BiH).. Click up the title to read the official invitation. Add info is available via Orhan Beganovic pknovigradsa@gmail.com
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F.Colbertaldo, Euro star - swim demonstrator in BIH (Photo by I.Rasula).
April 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
22 April International Meet 2011, BIH...(Results)
Anja Klinar
(Banja Luka, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Club '22 April' the new edition of theInternational meet "22 April 2011" is going to be held this upcoming week-end. Place of the event: Municipality Olympic pool in Banja Luka, BiH. Up to Thursday, 267 competitors form 22 clubs (from SLO, CRO, SRB and BIH) are already entered. Top stars are coming from Slovenia: Matjaz Markic and Anja Klinar. Most crowded teams are: Olymp SC, BIH (50), Dubrava SC, CRO (34), Fortuna SC, BIH (30)... From SRB, 3 clubs participate: SC Novi Sad, SC Dinamo and SC Spartak. Follow up the results of this meet via plivanje.info. 
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A.Klinar, Slovenian swim super star. (Photo by I.Rasula).
April 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Italian LC Nationals 2011 in Riccione...(Results)
Riccione
(Riccione, ITA) - From Wednesday through Sunday in the town of Riccione, the 2011 Italian LC Championship is organizing at the Stadio del Nuoto. On the Day-1, few worthy times were swam out. Federica Pellegrini in the women's 400 free set a strongest time of 4:03.49. In the men's 800 free Samuel Pizzetti finished in a 7:49.79 (world second best time in the moment). Mattie Pesce ranked 1st in the men's 50 breast (27.87). Luca Dotto won the men's 100 free (48.58). Follow up the official results of the ITA champs via the FIN web data base... 
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The official flyer of the present Italian Nationals 2011.
April 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
BUL TOP-10 Swimming Rankings in 2010...(FBSS)
Sofia
(Sofia, SLO) - From the pen of Yancho Stoychev, ex-BUL swimmer and now coach of the SC Briz, an abs. Bulgarian swim rankings for the previous year (25 amd 50 m pool) are presented by the FBSS (First Bulgarian Swimming Site). Considering the Balkan swim issues and the once in the wider region of this part of the continent, it will be useful also for evaluting the progress of the national swimming programs. Four PDFs present the Top-10 women's and men's rankings (25m & 50m) in the course of 2010...
April 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Japanese International Meet Selection Trial...(Results)
Japan
(Hamamatsu, JPN) - At the Japanese international Meet, trial for the upcoming world events, Naoya Tomita one of the best JPN breastrokers, beat out textile best time with a 2:08.25 in the men's 200 breast (2:08.36 is previously set by Kitajima in 2010), while  Yuka Katou broke JPN national record in the women's 100 fly with a triumphant time of 57.80.. The meet was held in the LC pool. Also were great: Takuro Fujii in the men's 100 fly (51.84), Satomi Suzuki iin the women's 200 breast (2:24.36)... See the full official results at the Seiko web site.
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N.Tomita, upsets Kosuke Kitajima in the 200 breast...
April 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
29th Spittal 2011 Meet in Austria - concluded...(Results)
Spittal
(Spittal, AUT) - Again spectacularly organized by the swim club Spittal AUT, the 29th edition of the International Swim Meet Spittal 2011 concluded successfully this past weekend at the Drautalperle pool. More then 450 athletes from BUL, GRE, ITA, CRO, SLO, HUN and AUT took part in the events. Due to the point scores, top meet athletes and winners of the Emblem Bowls are Anja Carman SLO (2595 pts) and Mate Hunor AUT (2576 pts.). Click up the title to see the full official results of the Spittal meeting.
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A.Carman & M.Hunor - the Spittal 2011's top athletes.
April 10, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
"To Sarajevo with Love 2011"  - concluded...(Results)
N.Zarkovic
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Bosna Swimming Club, the international Age Group meet "To Sarajevo with love 2011" concluded successfully by the Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo. More then 760 participants from 35 clubs (CRO, MNE and BiH) took part in this great swim event. Due to the piont scores (from 2 races), the meet best athletes are: Nina Zarkovic (SC Leotar) - 1239 pts and Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) - 1331 pts. Clcik up the title to find out the full official results and statistics (via plivanje.info)...
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Nina Zarkovic (Leotar Swim Club)- far best women's swimmer in BIH....
April 09, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
LIMA 2011 Int'l AG meet in Osijek, CRO...(Results)
Osijek
(Osijek, CRO) - Organized by the Osijek-Zito SC, 10th edition of the international meet McDonalds Lima 2011 ended Saturday at the Municipality 25-m pool. 16 clubs from SRB, FYROM and CRO took part in this worthy event. 9 SRB clubs participated. Great achievements within the categories were set by Danica Gazdic (SC POolet) in 50 fly (37.94) & 50 back (40.34) 2 medals and Milos Mihajlovic (SC Dinamo) in 50 fly (35.22) and 50 back (39.53) also 2 medals. Few other worthy times were set by SRB athletes. See the full official results of the McDonalds Lima 2011..
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The municipality pool in the town of Osijek, a place of Lima 2011.
April 07, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
16th International Celje 2011 Meet, SLO...(Results)
Celje
(Celje, SLO) - Organized by the Neptun SC, the 16th edition of the int'l meet Velikonocni Miting 2011 is going to be held this upcoming weekend in SLO. More then 340 competitors from 19 clubs (CRO and SLO) would take part in this event. Place of the event: Golovec 25 m pool. Click over the next link to see the full Start List, as well as the upper title for the OnLine Results (issued by pzstiming.net)
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Golovec competition pool in Celje, a place of Celje 2011 meeting....
April 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
BUL Winter Championships 2011- concluded...(Results)
E.Avramova
(Sofia, BUL) - The Bulgarian Winter Championships 2011 concluded successfully this past weekend at the Sports Palace in Sofia (25m pool). In total 228 competitors from 26 domestic clubs took part in 3-day events. Ekaterina Avramova, set two NRs - in the W 50 back (27.94) and in W 100 back (59.31). Few other worth results were swam. See the official results issued at the BUL swim web site..
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E.Avramova, BUL hope for London'12 (Ph by Angysport)
April 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Spain's Open Championships in Madrid...(Results)
M.Strazmester
(Madrid, ESP) - Organized by the RFEN, the XII Open Championships of Spain is organizing at the 50m pool of the Center M86 in Madrid. Worthy times were swam. Judit Ignacio (ESP) set the NR in the W 100 fly (59.21). Other great times on the Day-3: Boggiato (ITA) in the 50 breast (32.57), Czerniak (POL) in M 100 fly (52.99), etc. Marica Strazmester (SRB), went great in the W 50 back on the Day-1 in qualifications (29.96) - ranked second, while in the SF she went in a 30.14... See the full official results... 
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M.Strazmester, SRB record holder - on the way to Shaghai and London...
April 02, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
AG Meeting "Jezek Trophy", Ljubljana, SLO...(Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Ljubljana swimming club, the 24th edition of the Jezek Trophy 2011 will be held this weekend in Ljubljana by the Tivoli 25m pool. In total, 534 participants from 30 clubs (BiH, ITA, CRO, SRB and SLO) take part in this traditional meet. Age groups in the program M/F (2000, 2001 and 2002 and younger)... Coming from Serbia, the SC Novi Sad and SC Vracar are entered for this meet. Follow up the on-line results...
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Tivoli swim pool, a place of the Jezek 2011 Meeting...
March 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Interntional Meeet Banjaluka Open 2011, BiH...(Invitation)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka, BiH) - The 4th International Championships Banja Luka Open 2011 is going to be held on 28th-29th of May in the city of Banja Luka, BIH. As the LEN event this competition is also the  Qualifying meet for the 14th FINA World Champs Shanghai 2011 and London 2012 Olympic Games. Many world stars confirmed their participations such as Cavic (SRB),  Korotishkyn (RUS), Fesikov (RUS), Aljand (EST), Mankoc (SLO), Dunford (KEN), Nalesso (ITA), Verlinden (HOL), Najdanovski (SRB); Czech Junior Team,  Nadja Higl (SRB), Emil Tahirovic (SLO), etc. Click up the title for the full official invitation. Add info: olymp2002@gmail.com
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Municipality pool in Banjaluka, a place of the event...
March 30, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
World Sports Festival 2011 - Austria...
Wien
(Wien, AUT) - The World Sports Festival is a unique sports event for young people. In the last 3 years more than 15,000 athletes from 30 nations took part in the competitions under the patronage of UNESCO. In eleven tournaments (sports) for 4 days the participants will prove their sports skills. They will create an unforgettable atmosphere in Vienna, Austria and celebrate together a great sports festival. Date of the festival: June 23-26. All info and registration can be done on-line. Click up the title to find out more info about the swimming tournament...
March 29, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Bulgarian Cadet & Junior Champs 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the Bulgarian Swimming Federation, in Sofia at the Sport Palace (25-m pool), the Bulgarian Winter Championships (Cadet & Junior) 2011 concluded this past week-end. More then 300 competitors from 29 clubs took part in 3-day events. At the final team standings swim club Mladost '91 led all rankings. Click up the title to see the full official results of this event...
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Sparke from the Sport Palace pool (Ph by bulswim.info).
March 28, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
First Masters Dream Camp - in Athens, GRE...
A.Tsagarakis
(Athens, GRE) - Would you like to train all year round - in Greece, or making your swimming more conformable, or to be coached by Adrea Di Nino - so, just visit the Masters Dream Camp. Leaded by Apostolos Tsagkarakis GRE swim star and Andrea Di Nino top Italian coach of the world elite swimmers, two swimming camps are defined: April 08-14 and May 20-26. See the complete offers considering the swim facility, accommodation and other possibility for the time of staying in Athens. On line registration is available.
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A.Tsagkarakis, GRE legend now head of MDC, Athens...
March 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
BIH Winter Championships 2011 - concluded...(Results)
Z.Alic
(Banjaluka, BIH) - The Winter Championshps of Bosnia & Herzegovina 2011 concluded successfully in Banjaluka. About 240 competitors (in all categories) from 19 clubs, participated in 3-part events. 4 new NRs in absolute were set by: Arnel Dudic (GKVSS) in M 50 free (22.96), Zlatko Alic (BOS) in M 200 back (2:09.454), Marko Djukic (22Ap) in M 200 breast (2:27.80) and Branka Vranjes (22Ap) in W 400 IM (5:15.74). More then 20 records were set in the younger categories. See the full results via plivanje.info.
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Zlatko Alic (member of the SC Bosna) another great result in BIH....
March 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
NCAA Division I Men's Championships, USA...(Results)
Minnesota
(Minneapolis, USA) - This week-end within the American College Swimming, the traditional NCAA Div 1 men's swim & dive championship is organizing in Minnesota at the Univ. of Minnesota Aquatic Center.. After the second day, the team ranking is as follows: California leads with 453 points, Texas is at a second-place (440.5). Stanford (385), Florida (277) and Arizona (274) held the top five heading into the final day. SRB star (Minnesota Un.), Ivan Gutesa in the 100yd breast finals ranked 8th (53.40), while as part of the 4x50yd medlay relay touched 11th (B final) in 1:26.42. See the full official results from USA...
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Minnesota Aquatic center - a place of the NCAA '11 championships.
March 26, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Croatian Winter Champs 2011 - Day-2...(Results)
S.Impric
(Split, CRO) - Croatian Winter Championhips 2011 started Friday in Split. Day-2 brought new NR in the W 4x200 free relay (Trisic, Bolanca, Bencic, Dragojevic) with the time of 8:20.61... From others, worthy times were set by Mario Todorovic ZPK in 100 fly (52.66), Ante Krizan ZPK in 50 breast (28.01), Ana Radic DUB in 50 breast (31.96) while in 100 IM (1:03.48) she overcame S.Jovanovic, national backstroke pearl. Sasa Impric MLA ranked first in the M 100 IM (55.07) in which he beats Duje Draganja.. Click up the title to follow up the full official on line results.
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S.Impric (MLA), CRO champion in the men's 100 IM...
March 26, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
"Campionati Italiani Giovanili 2011"...(Results)
Riccione
(Riccione, ITA) - The 40th edition of the Italian National Youth Championships 2011, started in the town of Riccione, ITA. Age categories in the program: M-(Ragazzi 95-96-97; Junior 93-94; Cadetti 91-92); W-(Ragazze 97-98; Junior 95-96; Cadette 93-94). In total 1923 competitors (867 girls and 1056 boys) are enterd for the 5188 races. This event is also trial for the ITA candidates for the Comen Cup 2011 (Amman, June 18-19) and the EYOF 2011 (Trabzon July 25-29). After the first day (girls side), the regional ranking is as follows: 1/ Lombardia; 2/ Toscana; 3/ Veneto. Click up the title to follow up the full official championship results at the FIN data base...
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The Italiani Giovanili Champs 2011's official flyer...
March 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Bobercek AG Meet 2011, Ravne, SLO...(Invitation)
Ravne
(Ravne na Koroskem, SLO) - Organized by the Fuzinar swim club, the new edition of the popular Bobercek 2011 international AG meet is going to be held on June 25 in the town of Ravne, SLO. Place of the event: Municipality Olympic pool... Age categories: M-(97; 98; 99; 00 & Younger); W- (99; 00; 01; 02 & younger). Deadline for sending the entries: June 22. Add info: info@pkfuzinar.si
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Municipality pool in Ravne, a place of the Bobercek'11.
March 24, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
France's LC National Championships 2011...(Results)
Y.Agnel
(Strasbourg, FRA) - The French state championships (LC pool) started yestedrday in Strasbourg. This event is also FRA trial for the world championships. On the Day-1 few worthy times were swum. Yannick Agnel broke the national and his own record in the  men's 400 free with a 3:43.85. Lotte Friis (DEN) took the women's 800 free (8:24.52). Fred Bousquet won in the men's 100 fly (53.43). In the 100 back Camille Lacourt finished 1st with a winning time of 52.44 that is the fastest time of the year. Results...
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Y. Agnel - the new world super star... (Ph by I.Rasula)
March 23, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
38th Ravne 2011, Int'l meet, SLO...(Results)
M.Markic
(Ravne, SLO) - Organized by the Fuzinar swimming club, the 38th edition of the Ravne 2011 international meet is going to be held this upcoming week-end in the town of Ravne na Koroskem. Place of the event: Municipality 50m pool (under baloon)... Due to the lists of the entered participants, more then 220 competitors from ITA, AUT, FYROM and SLO would take part in 2-day events... Click up the title to follow up the full official On Line Results
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M.Markic, SLO super star & star of Ravne 2011...
March 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Meet for prizes of the Russian Swimming, RUS...(D-1 Results)
D.Izotov
(St.Petersburg, RUS) - Organized by the All Russian Swim Federation, from March 17 to 20 in St. Petersburg, the International Meet for prizes of the Russian Swimming started Thursday. Few worthy results were swam out on the Day-1. V.Artemyeva in 50 breast (31.84), N.Bulakov in 400 free (3:55.57), A.Vyatchanin in 200 back (2:01.83), A.Papusha in 100 back (1:02.55), V.Popova in 200 IM (2:14.63), D.Izotov in 50 free (22.81). See full results.
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D.Izotov, Russia's and the world super swimming star.
March 09, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Championships of Sarajevo Canton - concluded...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo. BiH) -  The first edition of the Cantonal Swim Championships of Sarajevo 2011 (25 m pool) concluded successfully last week in the BIH capital. 10 clubs members with more then 380 competitors of all ages took part in 2-day events... New abs NR is set by Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) in the men's  50 back (26.34 - 707 pts.). That was the top performance in the men's concurrence, while on the women's side in the 100 free, Iman Emso swum out in a 1:02.14 - 600 pts as the meet best. Click up the title to see the full official results issued at plivanje.info
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Z.Alic (SC Bosna), top competitor in Sarajevo Canton...
March 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
British Gas Swim Champs 2011 - Day-3...(Results)
K.A.Payne
(Manchester, GBR) -  The Day-3 of the 2011 British Gas Swim Championships brought new NR and the world top time... Keri-Anne Payne broke the British record in the women's 1500 free with a 16:06.67 (the previous one was in hands of Rebecca Cooke - 16:14.70, set back in 2003). Liam Tancock in the men's 100 back set the present world best time (53.44) better then 53.54 been set by Camille Lacourt (FRA) in January. Also was great Gemma Spofforth in the W 100 back (1:00.52). Click up the title to see the full On Line Results as well as the TV Champs broadcast...
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Keri-Anne Payne, GBR - new NR in the W 1500 free....
March 05, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
29th Int'l Meet NIOBEIA 2011, Thessaloniki, GRE...(Invitation)
Thessaloniki
(Thessaloniki, GRE) - Informed by Maria Touraki–Vasiou, Gen.Secretary of PTA of the YMCA Swimming Team, the 29th edition of the international meet Niobeia 2011 is going to be held on April 16-17. Organized by the YMCA club, the competition will take place at the Posidonion 50 m pool, Thessaloniki... Age categories in the program: M - YoB 1998 and older; W - YoB 1999 and older. Deadline for sending the meet entries: April 11. Click up the title to see the official program, schedule and propositions. Add info can be reached via pekkdm@pekkdm.gr
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Posidonion pool, a place of the Niobeia 2011 meeting..
March 04, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Grand Prix Indianapolis 2011, USA...(Results)
Indianapolis
(Indy, USA) - The fourth stop on USA Swimming's Grand Prix Series, GP Indianapolis is organizing this weekend at the Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.. Michael Phelps is back in the waters this weekend after some pause, as well as Ryan Lochte as his "rival", then Ousama Mellouli, Kouske Kitajima, Mike Alexandrov, Kai de Almeida, Jessica Hardy, Julia Smit, and other American and the world swim stars... Click up the title for the On Line Results or over here for the full Psych Sheet.
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Two "rivals" are turning back to the competitions...
March 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
36th LEN meet 'Pokal mesta Ljubljana', SLO...(Invitation)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Swim Club Ljubljana, the 36th LEN international meet "Pokal mesta Ljubljane 2011" (Ljubljana Cup 2011), will be held on May 21-22 by the out-door Olympic pool Kodeljevo in Ljubljana, SLO. This event has got the FINA certification as a meet where the Shanghai 2011 standards could be cut. The age categories: M-(92 & older, 93/94, 95/96, 97 & younger); W-(94 & older; 95/96, 97/98, 99 & younger). An Invitation to the SRB teams is sent to many addresses. Deadline for the entries: May 16...Add info: Gregor Ales: pkl@siol.net
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Kodeljevo competition pool in the City of Ljubljana,SLO
February 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
39th Speedo International Meet 2011, AUT...(Program)
(Wels, AUT)- Kindly invited by Mario Peneder, Director, all Serbian swim clubs are called to take part in the upcoming 39th LEN Speedo International Swim Meet 2011 in the town of Wels, Austria. Date of the events: June 12-13. Place of the event: Welldorado outdoor Olympic pool. Age categories in the program: M/F (94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; children 99-00-01-02 and younger). Deadline for the entries: June 03. Add info: mario.peneder@liwest.at 
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Sparkles from the previous Speedo Meet in Wels, AUT..
February 26, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Japan's SC Championships in Tokyo...(Results)
R.Irie
(Tokyo, JPN) - Three new National records were set on the Day-1 of the Japan National Short Course Champs 2011 at the Tatsumi Pool Tokyo. In the men's 400 IM, Daiya Seto set the first NR with a 4:04.28... In the men's 200 back, Irie Ryosuke took down his own NR with a 1:49.78... In the men's 100 breast, Kosuke Kitajima downed the third national record with a 57.34. Also were great: Hanae Ito in the W 200 free (1:56.59); Shiho Sakai in the W 50 back (26.81); Junya Koga in the men's 50 back (23.58), etc. Follow up the full official results of the JPN nationals....
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Ryosuke Irie - one of the best world backstrokers...
February 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
PAC-10 Women's Conference Champs 2011, USA...(Results)
Washington
(Federal Way, USA) - The last week of February, within the USA College Swimming, the Women's Conference Champs are organizing throughout the nation. Many top world swim stars - students are taking part in the 'crucial' season's event prior to the NCAA championships (three divisions exist with more then 660 college teams). One of the most interesting Swim & Dive conferences is PAC -10 being held in Washington where, after Day-1, the Stanford University leads a pack in front of CAL Berkeley and USC... Click up the title to follow up the full official PAC-10 Results...
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Weyerhaeuser King County, a host of the PAC-10...
February 23, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
To Sarajevo With Love 2011, AG Meet...(Invitation)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Bosna Swimming Club, the new edition of the international Age Group meet "To Sarajevo with love 2011" is going to be held on April 09. Place of the event: Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo.. Age categories: M-(92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97/98; 99 & younger); W-(94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & younger). Deadline for the entries: Apr. 02. Additional info on this event is available via: pkbosna@yahoo.com
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Great condition for the top achievements - Otoka pool..
February 22, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Grand Prix Missouri 2011 - concluded...(Results)
D.Torres
(Columbia, USA) - The 2011 Missouri Grand Prix has been held in Columbia, from 18 to 21 of February (LC pool). Great names appeared in this event: Torres, Soni, Hardy (USA), Mellouli (TUN), Rogan (AUT), Pereira (BRA), Dunford (KEN), Bousquet (FRA), etc. Few worthy times are swum out. On Sunday, Chloe Sutton won her third event of the meet, taking the W 800m free with a time of 8:34.55. Whitney Myers held off Rebecca Soni in the final 50 m  of the W 200m IM, out-touching her at the wall 2:17.42 to 2:17.92 Click up the title to see the full official results... Click also over here for the small Photo Gallery ...
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D.Torres (1972), on the way to the London 2012...
February 18, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Coppa Carnevale 2011 in Viareggio - Day-1...(Results)
Viareggio
(Viareggio, ITA) - Organized by the ASSO Nuoto, one of the oldest international AG meet Coppa Carnevale 2011 (34th edition) dedicated to the younger category athletes started today by the Viareggio City Pool (25m). More then 400 swimmers (from USA, SVK, SUI, HUN, SLO, LTU, CZE and ITA) take part in 3-day events in the period of the  Carnival of Viareggio. Click over the next links to see the  Day-1 Morning Results and Evening Results (of all ages). Follow up the full official results at the www.assonuoto.it
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Sparkle from the streets for the Viareggio Carnival ITA.
February 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
29th LEN International Meet Spittal 2011, AUT...(Invitation)
Spittal
(Spittal, AUT) - Kindly invited by Mr.Ferdinand Kendi, Director, we would like to recommend the new edition of the Trophy of Spittal 2011, that is going to be held on April 9-10 in Austria. This short course event is one of the most respectable meets in this part of the continent. Place of the event: Drautalperle 25-m pool. The AG categories: 94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & younger. Click up the title to see the full official invitation, schedule and program of the meeting. The deadline for the entries: March 31... Add info: f.kendi@hotmail.com
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The marvelous conditions for the top times - Drautalperle pool
February 16, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
II Int'l Meeting - "22 of April" in Banja Luka...(Invitation)
Banjaluka
(Banja Luka, RS, BiH) - 2nd edition of the international meet "22 of April" is going to be held on April 16-17. Organized by the SC 22 April, this event will take place at the Aquana Olympic city pool (50-m 10 lanes). The age categories: M-(92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00); W-(94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01/02). The full propositions, program, schedule and other info on the meeting can be reached in the invitation. Deadline for the entries: April 14. More info: akademskipkbl@gmail.com
February 15, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Hernandarias-Parana Marathon 2011 (88K) concluded...
Argentina
(Parana, ARG) - Impressive endurance were on display in the longest race of the FINA OWS Grand Prix 2011, a demanding 88km, which took place in Argentina at the famous Hernandarias-Parana Marathon. 21 swimmers, local and from Macedonia, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Canada and Brazil commenced the race, five of which withdrew. The men’s event was comfortably won by Italian giant Andrea Volpini in 9:06:05. Argentina’s rising talent Guillermo Bertola, only 22 year old, produced his best performance so far, claiming silver in a time of 9:11:35. The bronze that day was reserved for compatriot Luciano Sales Rubio after a 9:26:02 effort. Read the full Report...
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A.Volpini, ITA marathon giant. (Photo by UNO/M.Oviedo)
February 13, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Sarajevo Aquatics 2011 at Otoka Swim Center...
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BiH) - The International AG Meet "Sarajevo Aquatics 2011" concluded Sunday by the Otoka Olympic pool in the BiH capital. Organized by the GVS Sarajevo SC, this event gathered athletes from SLO, CRO, MNE, SRB and BiH. Top SRB competitors: R.Asceric in the M 400 IM (4:59.46) - silver; M.. Basic in the W 800 free (10:04.81) bronze; V.Paskas in the M 400 free (4:21.32) - 4th, etc. Click up the title to download Day-1 and Day-2 results reports of this event (issued at the gksarajevo.ba)...
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Otoka swim pool, a place of the Sarajevo Aquatics 2011 meeting..
February 12, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
New South Wales Open Champs 2011, AUS...(Results)
T.Alshammar
(Sydney, AUS) - Yesterday in Sydney, the New South Wales Open Championships 2011 started successfully. No records have appeared, while few worthy races brought happiness. Therese Alshammar (SWE) went bellow 26s in the women's 50 fly (25.88), the best in the world LC in the moment. In the same event, Stephanie Rice placed 4th (27.023). Leisel Jones (AUS) topped the women's 100 breast with a 1:06.68... Ashley Delaney hit the wall in 25.44 to win the men's 50 back. Ryan Cochrane (CAN), snatched the men's 400 free title in 3:50.79. See results.
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T.Alshammar, serious road towards the London 2011...
February 11, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
STAR 2011 - Int'l Meet in Kranj, SLO...(Results)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the Plavalno Drustvo Zvezda, the new edition of the international swim meet STAR 2011 is going to be held this weekend in Kranj, SLO. More then 320 competitors from 37 clubs (from AUT, ITA, ISR, CRO, SRB, SUI and SLO) will take part in 2-day events. Coming from Serbia, SC Novi Sad, SC Dinamo and SC Sv.Nikola are entered for this event. Click up the title to follow up the on line results of the meeting. The complete official Start List is available by the pzstiming.net
February 08, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
FBSS discussed Serbian Swim Strategy 2011-2019...(FBSS)
FBSS
(Sofia, BUL) - One of the few greatest web swim sites over the Balkan Region, at the article passed off on Feb 07, discusses about the Serbian Swim Strategy 2011-2019 that is proclaimed last week in Belgrade at the Chief Board of the Serbian Swimming Association. From the pen of its Editor-in-Chief, well known swim expert Dr.Ivan Tsanov, few facts were analyzed. Also some domestic needs for the similar actions re. the BUL swimming sport are mentioned. Click up the title to be redirected to the FBSS web site were the text in BUL cyrillic letter can be easily read...
February 07, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Drattsev (RUS) and Fabian (USA) - the best in Viedma...
E.Drattsev
(Viedma, ARG) - 47 competitors from 15 countries, many belonging to the OWS global elite, entered the 3rd stage of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, the 12km “La Patagones Viedma”, the southern most open water swimming race in the world (by the cities of Viedma and Carmen de Patagones, Argentina)... Evgeny Drattsev (RUS) took out the men’s field in 2:33.07. Second was his teammate Sergey Bolshakov (2:33.10) and third Alex Meyer USA (2:33.14). Best among females is Eva Fabian (USA) in 2:53.44. Read the full report from this event.
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E.Drattsev, OWS world vice-champion, the best in ARG.
February 05, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Duel-in-the-Pool, Germany vs. Great Britain...(Results)
A.Willmott
(Essen, GER) - Duel in the poll between Germany and Great Britain, started Saturday in Essen, GER.. Germany leads after the first day, 105-84. Few nice battles were held. Hannah Miley (GBR) claimed the women's 400 IM title in 4:38.47, beating Julia Smit's previous world pacesetter of 4:38.83 set at the Austin Grand Prix. Aimee Wilmott (GBR) earned second in 4:43.92, while Britain's Sophie Smith finished third in 4:46.73. German 200 free W relay Dorothea Brandt, Silke Lippok, Lisa Vitting and Daniela Schreiber led off the first session with a 1:41.52 to 1:43.39 victory. See the complete meet results... 
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Aimee Wilmott, GBR - UK's hope for the London 2012..
February 03, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Winter Championships of Slovenia 2011...(Full Results)
E.Tahirovic
(Ljubljana, SLO) -The Winter Championships of Slovenia 2011 is organizing this week-end (Feb 03-06). More then 400 competitors from 26 clubs take part in 4-day events (the most number of athletes came from SC Triglav, SC Ilirija and SC Olimpia). Day-1 of the champs brought few worthy times. Among females - Tjasa Oder in 400 free (4:10.35 - 880 pts.), while among males Emil Tahirovic in 100 breast (1:01.08 - 848 pts.). W realy of SC Radovljica set NR in 4x100 free (3:47.58). Click up the title to follow up the on-line results issued by the pzstiming.net...
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E.Tahirovic - best among men on the Champs Day-1.
February 01, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Stoychev (BUL) & Biagioli (ARG) won Santa Fe...(Report)
P.Stoychev
(Coronda, ARG) - The second stage of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2011 welcomed 25 participants to brave the 57km race between Santa Fe and Coronda, in Argentina. Some big names in the world of open water prevailed in the hard-fought race with close but clean finishes. After the 4th place a week ago in Rosario, Petar Stoychev (BUL), emerged triumphant after an intense 8:14:41. Andrea Volpini (ITA) finished second in 8:14:43 while teammate Rodolfo Valenti (ITA) crossed the finish line two seconds later, clocking 8:14:45. Best among females was Cecilia Biagioli (ARG), finishing in 8:15:27...
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Petar Stoychev - BUL and the world OWS legend...
January 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
The Australian Summer Swim Series - concluded...(Results)
Sydney
(Sydney, AUS) - The inaugural competition 'Summer Swim Series' is Swimming Australia’s answer to Twenty Twenty cricket. Fast paced sprint actions featuring four Australian teams (Yellow, Pink, Green & Blue) held this past weekend at the iconic North Sydney Pool. Really, this was interesting event, with a total of 68 races in which swimmers such as Geoff Huegill competed 12 times... Great swim names appeared in the disciplines among others Klim, Huegill, Seebohm, Jones, etc., who were all the swim promoters. Click up the title to be redirected to the official AUS Swimming meet data base to see the full official results. 
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AUS stars - Sullivan, Seebohm, Coutts and Huegill,...
January 29, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
13th 'Dr. Fig 2011' - AG Meet in Kranj, SLO...(On Line Results)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - The 13th edition of the LEN age group meeting Dr. Fig 2011 started this morning in the town of Kranj, Slovenia. Organized by the SC Triglav, this event gathered more then 300 competitors from CRO, SRB, BiH and SLO. Coming from Serbia, Swimming Club Proleter (Zrenjanin) takes part in 2-day events. Click up the title to see the all start lists or to follow up the complete on-line results of this competition (via the pzstiming.net)...
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Municipality pool in Kranj, a place of the Dr.Fig 2011...
January 27, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
Miran Kos - new President of the SLO Swimming...
M.Kos
(Ljubljana, SLO) - At the general assembly of the PZS held on Wednesday in Ljubljana, ex Vice-President of the PZS and the chief of the SC Fuzinar (Ravne na Koroskem), Mr. Miran Kos is elected for the position of the new President of the Slovenian Swimming Association (PZS). In his short note for media, Kos said: "First of all we have to establish a new technical administration of the PZS, also to provide more funds dedicated to the development of the younger categories". New Vice-President is Danilo Salamon (from SC Branik) while the members of the PZS chief bord will be Silvo Hajdinjak, Anja Klinar and Maja Sovinek....
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Mr.M.Kos - new President of the Slovenian Swimming..
January 25, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Hervas (ESP) and Biagioli (ARG) won Rosario 2011...
Rosario
(Rosario, ARG) - 35 open water swimmers overall from 11 countries took to the water for a 15km effort in Rosario (Argerntina), the first race of the 2011 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix. The men’s event was won by Francisco Hervas (ESP) in 2:02:55, a newcomer to the FINA podium club, while on the women's side, Cecilia Biagioli (ARG) repeated her brilliant performance from the last year, touching first in 2:04:41. See the full results...
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The sparkle from the OWS GP race (Ph by Fina.org)...
January 23, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Amsterdam Swim Cup 2011, NED...(Invitation)
M.Cavic
(Amsterdam, NED) - Invited by Oene Rusticus, AMS meet manager and the Zwemkroniek editor, Swim Star Web Portal is in the position to issue the official invitation for the upcoming edition of the Amsterdam Swim Cup 2011. Place of the event: Sloterparkbad 50m pool. Date of the competition: March 11-13. Organized by the National Swimming Institute of Amsterdam (E.ON-NZA) this event is the Qualifying Tournament for the World Championships  Shanghai 2011 for all Dutch swimmers. So the best swimmers of Holland will compete in the Amsterdam Swim Cup 2011 along with competitors from other countries. Click up the title to open up the official invitation. For more info, please call: info@amsterdamswimcup.nl 
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M.Cavic  set two Meet Records at the AMS Cup 2009 (in the 50 fly - 23.25 and in 100 fly - 51.73)... (Photo by I.Rasula)
January 21, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Rosario (ARG) - First leg of the 2011 OWS Grand Prix...
Pop Acev
(Lausanne, SUI) - Fina has announced the start of the 2011 OWS GP series. For the 4th consecutive year, the Grand Prix attracts world-class open water swimmers to race some of the world’s most incredible waterways in distances ranging from 15km to 88km. The first leg of the annual circuit takes place in Rosario (ARG) on Jan 23. 22 men and 16 women will enter the 15km race, counting the Bulgarian giant Petar Stoychev, uncontested dominator of the four Grand Prix seasons, local hero Damian Blaum, runner-up of the 2010 series and Rodolfo Valenti (ITA), bronze medallist last year. Read more....
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Evgenij Pop Acev - OWS power from Skopje (FYROM)... 
January 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
2011 Austin Grand Prix - concluded...(Results)
Austin, USA
(Austin, Tx, USA) - The Austin Grand Prix 2011, the three-day meet, which took place at the University of Texas at Austin, was the second stop of the 7-meet USA Swimming Grand Prix Series. National Team swimmer Missy Franklin turned in the top performance of the last day of the meet, taking home three gold medals in the women’s 200m IM, 200m back and the 100m free... Ryan Lochte won the face-off against Michael Phelps in the men’s 200m IM race. Tyler Clary  earned his third gold medal in Austin in the men’s 200m back... 
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The USA Swimming Grand Prix Series continues February, 18-21 with the Missouri GP in Columbia.
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R.Lochte and M.Phelps prior to  the men's 200 IM final.. (Photo by R.Vujosevic)...
January 17, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Novi Grad SC - the youngest club in Sarajevo, BiH...(Review)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BiH)- Founded in March 2010, a new swimming club Novi Grad SC gathered more then 30 swimmers from the capital of BIH. New modern approcah in the work with the swim talents, great conditions by the Olympic pool Otoka, and the professional relationships are the strong fundament for the future... The first international meet Novi Grad Cup2010 (held on Dec.12) joined more then 570 competitors from SRB, BUL & BiH. Click up the title to see the club's presentation and the gallery from that meet...
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Official logo of the Swimming Club Novi Grad, Sarajevo.
January 16, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------
2011 Austin Swimming Grand Prix, USA...(Results)
K.Hoff
(Austin, USA)- The USA Swimming Austin Grand Prix 2011 helds this weekend in Texas... On the Day-1, few great times were set.  Julia Smit won in 400 IM with the time of 4:38.83, while among  males, Ryan Lochte in 200 free (1:53.81) and Michael Phelps in 100 fly (52.55)... Also were good Elaine Breeden  in the women's 100 fly winning with a 59.22 and Katie Hoff in the women's 200 free (1:58.69). Follow up official on-line results of this event...
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Katie Hoff, new power towards the London 2012...
January 14, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
McDonalds Lima 2011 - AG Meet in Osijek, CRO...(Invitation)
Osijek
(Osijek, CRO)- Organized by the Osijek Zito Swimming Club, the 10th edition of the int'l meet McDonalds Lima 2011 is going to be held in the town of Osijek, CRO. Place of the event: municipality 25-m pool (6 lanes). Date of the meeting: April 09. Age categories: M/F (1998; 1999; 2000; 2001 & younger). Click here for the Entry Form, or up the title for the full official invitation... More info on the event can be avaliable via gabrijela.prsa@mail.inet.hr
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Competition pool in Osijek, a place of the Lima 2011..
January 10, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Winter 2011 - AG Meet in Maribor - concluded...(Results)
Maribor
(Maribor, SLO)- Organized by the Plavalno Drustvo Maribor, this past weekend in Slovenia, the first edition of the new AG meet "Winter 2011" concluded successfully, by the municipality pool (25-m)... 14 clubs with about 200 competitors from RUS, HUN and SLO took part in the meet events. Few worth times were swum by: Nastja Govejsek (1997) who set the new NCR in the 50 free (26.64). Nina Drolc (1992) set the best meet time in 50 free (26.42), while among the men Martin Bau (SC Branik) in 200 free (1:56.80)... See the full official results at pzstiming.net 
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Maribor municipality pool - a place of the Winter 2011..
December 31, 2011 ------------------------------------------------------ 
FINA elected best athletes of the 2010...(Report)
Fina
(Lausanne, SUI) - Following an initiative launched by the FINA Executive and the “FINA Aquatics World Magazine”, the FINA elected the Best Athletes of 2010 in all aquatic disciplines: Swimming, Water Polo, Diving, Synchronised Swimming and Open Water Swimming. Within the swim sport, top placed are: Men – Ryan Lochte (USA): winner of 7 medals at the FINA World Swimming  Championships (25m) in Dubai (UAE), while among Women – Therese Alshammar (SWE): overall winner of the FINA Swimming World Cup, also the two times medalist at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), in Dubai (UAE)...
December 28, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
4th Salnikov Cup 2010 - Day-1 Results...
A.Herasimenia
(St.Petersburg, RUS) - The 4th edition of the int'l swim tournament "Salnikov Cup 2010" started today in the City of St.Petersburg, Russia. 350 athletes from 15 countries take part in this event. On the Day-1 few great times were swum: Lobintsev, RUS in 100 free (47.15); Popova, RUS in W 200 free (1:55.99); Pedersen, DEN in W 100 breast (1:06.84); Tihonov, RUS in 400 IM (4:08.89); Dekker, NED in W 100 fly (57.55); Bal, USA in 100 back (51.67)... Coming from Serbia, M.Najdanovski placed 12th in the women's 50 free (25.92 -721 pts)... Click up the title to see the Day-1 Finals or here for the Day-1 Prelims...
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Herasimenia, BLR, the best achievement of the Day-1.
December 27, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
FINA Swimwear Approval Commission Report...
Fina
(Dubai, UAE) - At the FINA Bureau session that has been held in Dubai (UAE) in the time of the World Short Course Championships, Prof. Jan-Anders Mansonpresented the  the Report from the FINA Swimwear Approval Commission (SAC). The report comprised the  three main chapters: 1/Background to the FINA-SAC’s objectives; 2/the Report from Swimwear Approval Commission and 3/Assessment of today's position. Click up the title to read the complete review, where many interesting facts might be found...
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Diagram of WRs lowering (W 100 free 2000 - 2010)...
December 19, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
More 10 CRs on the last day - Dubai '10 concluded...
Dubai
(Dubai, UAE) - The curtain of the 10th World Swim Champ Dubai 2010 is drooped down. On the Day-5, 12 finals were held. 10 new CRs were set. The Dubai gold medalists are: in M 100 free Cesar  Cielo, BRA (45.74 - CR); in the W 50 back, Jing Zhao, CHN (26.27 - CR) ; in M 200 back, Ryan Lochte, USA (1:50.25 -CR); in the W 200 breast Rebecca Soni, USA (2:18.66 - CR); in M 100 Ind.medley, Ryan Lochte (50.86); in W 100 fly, Felicity Galvez, AUS (55.43 - CR); in M 50 breast,Felipe Silva (25.95 - CR); in the W 50 free, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, NED (23.37); in M 200 fly, Chad Le Clos, RSA (1:51.56); in M 1500 free, Oussama Mellouli, TUN (14:29.52); in W 200 free Camille Muffat, FRA (1:52.29 - CR); in the M 4x100 medley relay, USA team (3:20.99 -CR). See more in our Specual Web Blog...
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New swimming kids in Dubai - first steps for the future...
December 18, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
More 7 new CRs were set in Dubai - Day-4...
Dubai
(Dubai, UAE) - Day-4, within the evening SFs and finals brought new CRs in almost all disciplines. 5 finals and 6 semis were held. In the W 100 breast finals, Rebecca Soni, USA caught a gold medal (1:03.98 - CR) in front of Jones, AUS (1:04.26) and Ji, CHN (1:04.79). In the M 50 back finals, Stanislav Donets, RUS again set a new CR (22.93). In other finals, in the M 50 fly finals, Albert Subirats, VEN earned gold medal with the time of 22.40 - CR. In the W 200 Ind.medley, Mireia Belmonte ESP set the new CR in 2:05.73 and earned gold medal in front of Ye, CHN (2:05.94) and Kukors, USA (2:06.09). In the last event this evening W 4x 100 free relay finals, NED suad won in 3:28.54 - CR... Find out details in our Web Blog...
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C.Cielo, BRA - the fastest man in the world in 50 free.
December 17, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Lochte - WR in the 200 IM and Ten new CRs...
Ryan Lochte
(Dubai, UAE) - Day-3 within the semi finals and finals - more new Records of the Championships could be seen. 3 Sfs and 10 finals were held this afternoon. In the M 200 IM finals, Ryan Lochte, USA, earned his 3rd gold medal in 1:50.08 new WR, followed by Rogan AUT (1:52.90) and Clary, USA (1:53.90). New CRs were set by Kromowidjojo, NED in 100 free (51.45); Deibler, GER in 50 fly (22.57); Tomita, JPN in 200 breast (2:03.12); Alshammar SWE in 50 fly (24.87); Soni, USA in 100 breast (1:04.17); Hoff, USA in 400 free (3:57.07); Cielo BRA in 50 free (20.81) and CHN in W 4x100 med.relay (3:48.24). 
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More find out in our Special Web Blog... 
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Ryan Lochte, USA, pearl of the Dubai 2010....
December 16, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Lochte and RUS - 2 WRs, more 8 CRs in Dubai...
Dubai
(Dubai, UAE) -Day-2 for the Semi Finals and Finals at the  Rashid swimming complex in Dubai, brought this evening 2 WRs and 8 new CRs. Earning his second Gold medal, Ryan Lochte USA, in the M 400 Ind.medley Final set new WR (3:55.50)... In the last evening event, in the men's 4x200 free relay, RUS team (Lobintsev, Izvotov, Lagunov &  Sukhorukov) set new WR (6:49.04), in front of USA (6:49.58) and FRA (6:56.05). Read more in our Web Blog...
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R.Lochte, second Gold medal in Dubai on the day-2... (Ph by WN).
December 15, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Dubai Day-1 - WR in 4x200 free women and 6 CRs...
Dubai
(Dubai, UAE) - After the delighted opening ceremony, the competition continued with the evening semi finals and finals... 5 final races and 6 SFs have been held. This evening one WR and 6 CRs were set. In the M 200 free Ryan Lochte, USA set again CR with the time of 1:41.08. In the W 200 fly Mireia Belmonte, ESP earned gold medal in 2:03.59 CR also in the W 400 IM (4:24.21). In the women's 4x200 free China (Chen, Tang, Liu & Zhu) took gold medal and set WR in 7:35.94, almost 3 sec. faster than the Netherland’s record of 7:38.90. Read more...
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M.Belmonte, ESP super star and WCh SC rec holder...
December 15, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Dubai 2010 - Day-1 - Three CRs in Qualifications...
Dubai
(Dubai, UAE) - The 10th Fina World Champs Dubai 2010 started this morning at the Rashid Swim Complex. Just at the beginning, within the morning heats, the new three champs records were set by Ryan Lochte, USA in the M 200 free (1:42.38), in the M 100 breast by Fabio Scozzoli, ITA with the time of 57.60 and by the Russia's squad in the M 4x100 free relay (3:07.78)...  Serbian competitors didn't succeed to catch the SFs. In the men's 100 breast Caba Siladji was DISQ, Ivan Lendjer in the men's 100 fly placed 17th (51.54), while Velimir Stjepanovic ranked 39th (53.09) of 88 athletes. Read more in our Web Blog
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Great conditions and a fast pool of the Rashid Center..
December  05, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
19th Int'l AG meet Miklavz 2010 - concluded...( D-2 Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - More then 500 competitors from BiH, AUT, CRO, HUN, SVK, SRB, ITA took part in the 2-day events for the 19th international AG meeting "Miklavz 2010" that concluded Sunday in Ljubljana, SLO. Three teams from Serbia, PSV, SC Vojvodina and SC Kikinda participated. Great swimming and many medals have been earned. Click here to see the Day-1 or Day-2 results...
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Tivoli swim pool - a place of the Miklavz 2010 meet... 
December  04, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Aquana Swim 2010 - New Meet in Banjaluka, BiH...(Invitation)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Association of Banjaluka, the first edition of the new international meet Aquana Swim 2010 is going to be held on Dec. 18. Place of the competition: Municipality Olympic pool. Age categories in the program: M-(92 & oled, 93/94, 95/96, 97/98, 99 & up); W-(94 & older, 95/96, 97/98, 99/00, 01 & up). Deadline for the entries, Dec.14. The schedule and other info are available via:plivacki_savez_bl@yahoo.com
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Aquana pool - a place of the new meet in Banjaluka...
December  03, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
USA National SCY Championships 2010...(On Line Results)
M.Rogan
(Columbus, USA) - At the Ohio State University, USA, on Thursday evening, the 2010 USA Short Course National Championships, started at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. First 4 disciplines concluded with the prelims. Worthy times were set by Matt Grevers in 50 yd. free (19.23); Jessica Hardy also in the 50 yd. free (22.09). Austria's Markus Rogan beats Rian Lochte in 200 yd. IM  with the time of 1:44.58... Hungarian Katlin Hosszu earned the best position in the women's 200 yd. IM (1:56.05)... Follow up the On Line Results of the USA SCY Championships
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M.Rogan, AUT, now as a member of the SC Trojan...
December 02, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Calendars of the Fina OWS events in 2011...
Fina
(Lausanne, SUI) - FINA has rescheduled its 10K Marathon Swim World Cup in 2011, which will have its first race in April (in Santos, BRA), in order to provide the necessary time for the FINA Task Force in charge of investigating the circumstances of the tragic loss of open water swimmer Fran Crippen (USA), on Oct. in UAE. The 2011 OWS season will start on January 23, with the initial race of the Grand Prix in Rosario (ARG, 15 km). This circuit will have 11 stops in three continents and includes only races above 10km (in which each swimmer has an escort boat). Click up the title to read the Calendars of both OWS events.


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