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Serbian Meets in 2006
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LEN & FINA events
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Szczecin 2011
LEN Euro SC Championships
Szczecin 2011, POL
December 08-12 2011
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Lima 2011
Fina World Junior Championships
Lima 2011, PER
August 16-21, 2011
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Shanghai 2011
Fina World SC Championships
Shanghai 2011, CHN
July 16-31, 2011
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EJC Belgrade
LEN European Junior Championships
EJC Belgrade 2011, SRB
July 07-11, 2011
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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 2011-2012...
December 24, 2012 
H2O Meet 2012 - concluded in Sarajevo...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the Swim Club H2O, the 2nd edition of the intern'l AG meet H2O 2012 concluded successfully this past Saturday in capital of BIH. Place of the event: Otoka swim center (25m) in Sarajevo. More then 470 athletes from 22 clubs (SRB and BIH) took part in the events. Top meet performances: Zerina Karic (SC Galeb, Sarajevo) for the W 100 IM (1:10.30 - 614 pts) among girls and Srdjan Jolic (SC Olymp, Banjaluka) for the M 50 fly (27.64 - 561 pts) among boys. See the official results (Plivanje.info)
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Otoka swim complex- a place of the H2O 2012 meet.
December 16, 2012 
Istanbul 2012 Day-5 - 3 new CRs were set...(Results)
R.Lochte
(Istanbul, TUR) - World SC Championship Istanbul 2012 concluded this evening  consecrating Ryan Lochte (USA) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN) as best M/F swimmers. Lochte  earned an unprecedented number of 8 medals and has now an accumulated number of 30 awards in these champs, since Indianapolis in 2004. This last evening finals 3 new CRs were set: Jing Zhao, CHN in the W 50 back (25.95); Rikke Pedersen DEN in the W 200 breast (2:16.08) and Kazuya Kaneda JPN in the M 200 butterfly (1:51.01). See the complete results of the Day-5 finals...
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R.Lochte, world swim No.1 in Istanbul (Ph by Reuters)...
December 15, 2012 
Istanbul Day-4 - Lochte new WR in 100 IM SFs...(Results)
S.Ye
(Istanbul, TUR) - Day-4 in Istanbul brought one new WR, CR set by Ryan Lochte, USA in the M 100 IM SFs (50.71). More 4 new CRs are set: Ruta Meilutyte, LTU in the W  100 breast final (1:03.52); Jing Zhao, CHN in the W 50 back SF (26.11); Nicholas Santors BRA in the M 50 fly  final (22.22) and Shiwen Ye CHN in the W 200 IM final (2:04.64). Find out the complete official results of this unbelievable day at the 11th World SC Championships...
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Shiwen Ye, CHN - new CR in the women's 200 Ind.Medley...
December 14, 2012 
Istanbul Day-3 - Lochte, new WR in 200 IM ...(Results)
Istanbul
(Istanbul, TUR) - Day-3 of the World SC Champs brought one new WR and 3 CRs. Ryan Lochte, USA in the M 200 IM set new WR,CR (1:49.63), while 2 new CRs are set by Nicholas Santos, BRA in the M 50 fly SF (22.23) and  Katinka Hosszu, HUN in the W 100 IM (58.49). New world champions became: B.Steffen, GER in the W 100 free (52.31); D.Zevina UKR in the W200 back (2:02.24); Ying Lu, CHN in the W 50 fly (25.14); P.Biederman GER in the M 400 free (3:39.15); M.Schmid ESP in the W 400 free (4:01.18); DEN team in the W 4x100 medley (3:49.87).. 
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R.Lochte - new WR in the M 200 IM (Ph by T.Stavrakis)
December 13, 2012 
Istanbul Day-2 - Meilutyte & Le Clos, new CRs ...(Results)
F.Manaudou
(Istanbul, TUR) - Day-2 of the World SC Championships brought another new CRs. Ruta Meilutyte, LTU in the W50 breast final set new CR (29.44). Chad LeClos, RSA earned gold medal in the M 100 fly final with new CR (48.82).  The new champions are also:Daiya Seto JPN in the M 400 IM (3:59.15), in the M 100 back Matthew Grevers, USA (49.89); in the  W 100 back Olivia Smoliga USA (56.64); in the M 100 breast Fabio Scozzoli ITA (57.10); in the W 800 free Lauren Boyle NZL (8:08.62); in the M4x200 free relay USA team (6:51.40). See the  results of the Day-2.
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F.Manaudou, FRA - in the men's 50 free SFs (20.92).,
December 12, 2012 
Meilutyte (LTU), Hosszu(HUN), Miley(GBR) -new CRs...(Results)
R.Meilutyte
(Istanbul, TUR) - Day-1 of the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships brought first Recs. Ruta Meilutyte, LTU in the W 50 breast SF - new CR (29.51). In the W 200 fly final, Katinka Hosszu HUN - gold with new CR (2:02.20). In the W 400 IM final, gold & new CR Hannah Miley GBR (4:23.14). In the M 200 free final Ryan Lochte USA picks up gold medal (1:41.92).  In the morning qualifiactions, VelimirStjepanovic, SRB in the M 200 free placed 19th (1:45.60). See the full results of the Day-1 in Istanbul..
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R.Meilutyte, LTU - new CR in the W 50 breast SFs....
December 11, 2012
Maglione: "Significant role in the world of sport"...(Fina)
H.Maglione
(Istanbul, TUR) - At the Opening Press Conference of the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships going to be organised in Istanbul  from Dec. 12-16, 2012 the FINA President Dr.Julio Maglione expressed his satisfaction for the level of participation at this event. “I am pleased to announce that we will have the biggest participation ever  in this event, both in terms of countries (162) and athletes (958), which shows that FINA, Swimming and Aquatic Sports achieve  a very significant role in the world of sport”, considered Dr. Maglione. Find out more at the Fina report...
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J.Maglione, President (at the Fina Moscow convention).
December 09, 2012 
20th Int'l meet Alexandria 2012, GRE...
Thessaloniki
(Thessaloniki, GRE) - Organized by the Swimming District Committee of Macedonia,  20th edition of the Alexandria  2012 meet is organizing this weekend in Greece. Place of the event: National Olympic pool in Thessaloniki. More then 350 competitors from CYP, BUL, Prishtina and GRE take part in 2-day events. Click over the next link for the   Day-1 results. To follow the Sunday's events click here.
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Competition pool in Thessaloniki, GRE, a place of the traditional Alexandria Swimming Meet. 
December 07, 2012 
21st meeting Miklavz 2012 in Ljubljana...(On Line Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Swim Club Olimpija, this upcoming weekend in the capital of Slovenia, the  21st meet Miklavz 2012 is going to be concluded. More then 720 competitors (BIH, CRO, SVK, ITA, SRB & SLO) take part in the events. Coming from SRB, SC Vojvodina, SC Bjelica and Team of Vojvodina Swimming are entered. Click up the title to find out the Start Lists of the 4th-6th  parts, where also the official results could be followed... 
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Tivoli pool, a place of the Miklavz meet 2012....
December 05, 2012 
Come on, vote for the best aquatic athletes in 2012...(640 KB)
Fina
(Lausanne, SUI) - Informed by Tamas Gyarfas, head of the Fina Aquatics World Magazine, the Election for the  best world athletes in the course of 2012 will be closed on Dec. 20. For the 3rd time in the row, Fina Magazine will award the top athletes in all 5 aquatic disciplines. All are invited to vote all across the planet. Click up the title to download the official DOC file, see the nominated persons, choose your favorites if you would like, fill out the questionnaire and send it to magazine@fina.org
December 02, 2012 
Novi Grad 2012 meeting - concluded in Sarajevo...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the Swim Club Novi Grad, the 3rd edition of the international AG meet Novi Grad 2012 concluded successfully in Sarajevo. Place of the event: Otoka swim center (25m distance). More then 380 athletes from 27 clubs (ITA, FYROM, SLO, SRB and BiH), took part in the events. Top meet performances: Luca Salerno (ITA) for the M 200 free (1:49.41 - 749 pts), among men, and Iman Emso (GKVS Sarajevo) for the W 100 free (59.69 - 624 pts). See full results (Plivanje.info).
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Otoka Olympic pool - a place of the Novi Grad 2012...
November 24, 2012 
Chartres Day-3 - Muffat new WR in 400 free...(Results)
C.Muffat
(Chartres, FRA) - Day-3 at the European SC champs brought few worthy times. In front of others it has to be mentioned Camille Muffat FRA in the W 400 free with the new WR, ER, CR - 3:54.85; Fabio Scozzoli ITA and his gold medal in the M 50 breast (26.18). Laure Manaduou, FRA in the W50 back (26.78). From SRB team Caba Siladji in the M 50 breast earned SF (27.08 - ranked 10th) and Boris Stojanovic in the M 100 IM (54.84 -16th), In the SFs, Siladji ranked 12th (26.98), while Stojanovic repeated 16th position (54.63). SRB 4x50 free Mix placed 7th in the final (1:34.42). Find out official results...
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C.Muffat, FRA - unbelievable performance in Chartres.
November 23, 2012 
Euro Champs Chartres 2012 - Day-2...(Results)
L.Friis
(Chartres,FRA) - On the Day-2 of the Chartres 2012, few worthy results have been swum. Laszlo Czeh (HUN) earned gold medal in the M 400 IM (4:00.99); Lotte Friis (DEN) far best in the W 800 free (8:10.24); in the M 100 breast, Fabio Scozzoli (ITA) took the gold with the time of 57.25. From the SRB squad, Mila Jovanov in the morning heats touched 33rd in the W 50 fly (27.92 LBT), while in the M 100 free Radovan Siljevski ranked 22nd (48.85) & Boris Stojanovic 38th (49.96). In the 4x50 Mix (Trajkovic, Lekic, Jovanov, Simonovic), SRB placed 17th with a time of 1:47.89... See full official results at Omegatiming.com.
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L.Friis, DEN - confirms high planet values in Chartres.
November 19, 2012 
The Trophy of the City Celje 2012, SLO - concluded...(Results)
Celje
(Celje, SLO) - This past week-end, the traditional intern'l event Trophy of Celje 2012, concluded successfully. More then 280 athletes from 27 clubs (CRO & SLO) took part in the events on Saturday while on Sunday more then 300 youger athletes from 21 cluba. Top meet performances: Lucija Kous (SLO) for the W 100 back (1:02.56 -776 pts)  and Robert Zbogar (SC Gorenjska Banka) for the M 100 fly (53.93 - 807 pts). See the official Saturday's results...
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Competition venue of the Celje 2012 (Golovec pool).. 
November 18, 2012 
Camille Muffat - new WR in the 800 free (SC)...(Results)
Muffat
(Angers, FRA) - Camille Muffat, France's super star at the present National championship of France 2012 (short course pool), in Angers, on the Day-2, set the new world record in the women's 800 free (8:01.06). Yanick Agnel in the men's 800 corrected the European record with a time of 7:29.17 ( the previously ER was in hands of Federico Colbertaldo, ITA, set in the course of 2009). Click up the title to find out the full official results from the French SC nationals (issued at the FFN web site)... 
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C.Muffat, FRA - waiting for top positions in Chartres... 
November 15, 2012 
Samir Cirak Ciro 2012 - AG meet in Tuzla, BIH...(Results)
Tuzla
(Tuzla, BIH) - Organized by the SC Alpamm Zmaj, this week-end in the town of Tuzla, the new edition of the International AG meet Samir Cirak Ciro 2012 will be held. More then 230 competitors from 16 clubs (SRB and BIH) will compete. Coming from Serbia, SC Kikinda and SC Vojvodina are entered. Follow up the full on-line results.
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Competition pool of the Ciro 2012 in the Hotel Tuzla,. 
November 15, 2012 
Agnel (FRA) - new WR in 400 free (SC pool)...(Results)
Agnel
(Angers, FRA) - Double Olympic Champion Yanick Agnel (FRA) at the National championship of France 2012 (short course pool, in Angers, Jean Bouin pool, Nov.15-18) on the Day-1 (evening finals), set the new world record in the men's 400 free (3:32.25). The previos one was in hands of Paul Biederman (GER) 3:32.77 been earned in Berlin (2009). Click up the title to see the official results...
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Y.Agnel, FRA - top form prior to Chartres and Istanbul. 
November 15, 2012 
Zamorata 2012 Int'l Meet concluded in Sofia...(Results)
Kadoglu
(Sofia, BUL) - This past week-end in the Bulgarian capital, the 14th edition of the Inter'l meeting Zamorata 2012, concluded successfully. At the Spartak pool, more then 420 competitors from FYROM, SRB and BUL took part in the events. Top meet performance Georgia Kadoglu (SC Galata 2009) for the W 100 breast (1:16.66) among girls and Ivan Gerov (SC NSA) for the M 100 breast (1:08.48). Coming from Serbia, SC Vojvodina and SC St.Nikola Nis participated. See the full official results from Sofia...
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G.Kadoglu, BUL - top star of the Zamorata (Ph by FBSS)
November 15, 2012 
11th Fina World SC Championships 2012...(Official Site)
Istanbul
(Istanbul, TUR) - After Dubai in 2010, the 11th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) will take place in Istanbul (TUR), from Dec. 12-16, 2012. Place of 5-day event: Sinan Erdem Arena. More then 700 athletes, will represent 150 member federations among others the  2012 Olympic medallists Chad Le Clos (RSA), Ryan Lochte & Allison Schmitt (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Mireia Belmonte (ESP), Cesar Cielo & Thiago Pereira (BRA), Daniel Gyurta and Laszlo Cseh (HUN), Michael Jamieson (GBR),  Kosuke Hagino (JPN), etc... Find out more about Istanbul 2012 ...
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The Sinan Erdem Arena, a venue of the Istanbul 2012.
November 11, 2012
Kenneth To & Katinka Hosszu, best in 2012 ...(Fina Report)
Fina
(Lausanne, SUI) - Kenneth To (AUS) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN) were the overall winners of the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012, that successfully concluded in Singapore on Nov.11. Among men, To finished the eight-leg series on top of the classification, with 195 points, while Hosszu was the first in the women’s field with 186 points. Both winners will receive a US$ 100,000 as prize money. The Australian and Hungarian swimmers were the dominators of the 2012 season, being the best performers in 4 legs – To in Dubai, Doha, Beijing and Singapore; Hosszu in Dubai, Stockholm, Moscow and Tokyo. Moreover, Hosszu earned  total of 39 gold medals... Read more.. 
November 10, 2012 
Fina World Cup Singapore 2012 - started ...(On Line Results)
Singapore
(Singapore, SIN) - The last leg of the present Fina/Arena World Cup 2012, started today in Singapore. After the Day-1 events, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) assured her 146 points in the women's concurrence, while Keneth To (AUS) among males with the overall score of 145 pts, These two swimmers will be the final winners of the Fina/Arena World Cup 2012 (short course) series. Click up the title to follow up the official on-line results from Singapore...
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The competition venue at the Singapore'12 world cup.
November 09, 2012 
16th Bolzano Int'l Meet 2012, ITA...(On Line Results)
Italy
(Bolzano, ITA) - The 16th edition of the Itnternational Swim Meet Bolzano 2012 is organizing this weekend in the town of Bolzano, Italy. More then 500 athletes from the domestic teams and abroad take part in 2-day events (such as Luca Marin, Fabio Scozzoli, Steffen Diebler, Nick Thoman, etc). Click up the title to look for the on-line  streaming as well as the results of this traditional event...
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The competition venue in the town of Bolzano, ITA..
November 09, 2012 
39th STRÖCK-Austrian Open 2012 - started...(Results)
M.DiTora
(Wien, AUT) - One of the oldest European swim meet STRÖCK-Austrian Open 2012 (39th edition) is organizing this weekend in Austria. Place of the event the Hallenbad Aqua Nova, Wr. Neustadt (25m pool). More then 400 athletes from ITA, SLO, HUN, SVK, GER, CZE, TUR & AUT take part in 3-day events. Click over the next link to find out the Day-1 complete results or up the title for the results of the heats and finals of the meeting... 
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M.Di Tora ITA, hope for the top meet award in Austria..
November 07, 2012 
Fina World Cup Tokyo  2012 - concluded...(Results)
Hosszu
(Tokyo, JPN) - The 7th stop of the present Fina/Arena  Swimming World Cup concluded this evening in Tokyo, Japan. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu won in the W 400 IM (4:28.14) and W 200 fly (2:05.90). Also were great Rie Kanetou, JPN in the W 200 breast (2:18.38), Jeanette Ottesen, DEN in the W 50 fly (25.48), Stanislav Donets, RUS in the M 50 back (23.25) and M 100 back (49.49), etc...  See the full official results at omegatiming.com...
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K.Hosszu, HUN, the queen of the Fina World Cup '12.
November 05, 2012 
Fina World Cup Beijing  2012 - concluded...(Results)
Shiwen
(Beijing, CHN) - The 6th stop of the Fina/Arena Swimming World Cup held this past weekend in Beijing, China. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu increased her lead securing three golds in the 800m free, 200m fly and 100m IM. China’s Olympic champion Shiwen Ye fell shy of the meet record (2:06.01) in the 200 IM, touching home in 2:06.10 – the meet’s best female performance, 964 pts. In the men’s field, Australian Kenneth To produced the top meet performance in the 100m IM (51.58, 953 points), thus strengthening his overall lead. See the official results...
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Shiwen Ye, CHN - continues her grandiose swim year..
November 05, 2012 
40th Mladost Meet 2012, Zagreb - concluded...(Results)
D.Zevina
(Zagreb, CRO) - On Sunday in Zagreb, the traditional int'l meet Mladost 2012 (40th edition) concluded at the SRC Mladost (25m)... More then 400 competitors from SLO, HUN, SRB, RUS, UKR, TUR, BIH, ITA and CRO took part in the events. Daryna Zevina (UKR) set three meet records (in the W 200 back 2:03.83, in the W100 free 53.67 and in W 100 back 57.47). Among men, Daniel Gyurta (HUN) set the top performance in the M 200 breast (2:06.17). SRB national team went great. M.Jovanov took gold in the W200 fly (2:22.09) and a bronze in the W 100 butterfly (1:02.41), B.Stojanovic silver in the M 50 free (22.58) and V.Celic bronze medal in the M 400 free (4:04.18)...
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D.Zevina, UKR - new three meet records in Zagreb..
November 04, 2012 
VIII NEMO Cup 2012- concluded in Skopje...(Results)
Skopje
(Skopje, FYROM) - On Sunday, the 8th edition of the int'l meet Nemo Cup 2012, concluded successfully in Skopje. More then 600 competitors from BUL, ALB, Prishtina, SRB and FYROM took part in 2-day events. Best meeting  performances: Jana Ciric (SC St.Nikola, SRB) for the W 100 free - 1:01.08 (670 pts) among girls and Mihael Yordanov (SC Iris, BUL) for the M 100 fly - 55.66 (771 pts.). Click up the title for the official results from Skopje.
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Center pool in Skopje, a place of the Nemo Cup '12..
October 29, 2012 
Top winter swimming prep - Pamporovo, BUL...(Aton Travel)
Bulgaria
(Varna, BUL) -Kindly invited by Aton Travel Agency (Varna, BUL), we are in the position to present you the high valuable offer for the winter swimming (high altitude) preparation from January to April 2013. Not only the acceptable prices for the accommodation, but also the greatest conditions for the full professional training in Bulgaria are now available. At the upcoming NEMO Cup 2012, the Aton Travel officer will be at your disposal...
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Pool at the Perelik hotel, Pamporovo, Bulgaria
October 24, 2012 
LEN announced the best athletes in 2012...(LEN)
Kromowidjojo
(Luxembourg, LUX) - The European Swimming Federation (LEN) has elected the best in all five aquatic disciplines in the course of 2012. Delegates of the 51 LEN Member Federations, Officials and journalists from across Europe cast their votes in nine categories. Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) and Yannick Agnel (FRA), Divers I. Zakharov (RUS) and T.Cagnotto (ITA), Open Water Swimmers Eva Risztov (HUN) and Thomas Lurz (GER), Water Polo Players Anni Espar (ESP) and Miho Boskovic (CRO), as well as Russian “Synchro Queen” Natalia Ishchenko for Synchro Swim, are the 2012 “European Aquatic Athletes of the Year”
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R.Kromowidjojo, NED - the best European women's swimmer in the course of 2012... (Photo by I.Rasula).
October 23, 2012 
Youth for Youth 2012 - concluded in Sarajevo...(Results)
Belgrade
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the 'Youth for Youth' association the 1st edition of the int'l meet Youth for Youth 2012 concluded successfully, this past weekend in Sarajevo. About 200 competitors of all ages took part in the events. Top meet performances: Arnel Dudic (GKVS- Sarajevo) for the M 100 free 52.99 (693pts), while among girls Tanja Smid (SLO) for the W 800 free 8:47.29 (822 pts). From Serbia, best positioned was M.Najdanovski for the W 100 free 58.32 (711 pts). See full official results... 
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Otoka center in Sarajevo, a place of the meeting..
October 23, 2012 
Fina/Arena World Cup in Berlin - concluded...(Report)
C.Muffat
(Berlin, GER) - Two new World Cup records were set at the 5th leg of the FINA/ARENA World Cup in Berlin. Japan’s Daiya Seto in the men’s 400m IM (4:00.12) and Olympic champion Camille Muffat (FRA), in the women’s 400 free (3:54.93), which is also the best scoring at this year’s World Cup so far (999 points).  After this stop, Katinka Hoszzu (HUN) and Keneth To (AUS) keep hold the top positions overall... Read the full official Fina report... .
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K.Muffat (FRA), new World Cup record in Berlin....
October 19, 2012
Fina World Cup in Moscow - concluded...(Report)
Moscow
(Moscow, RUS) - The RUS squad clinched four titles during the 4th leg of the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup, organised in Moscow. Stanislav Donets was the fastest in the M 50 & 100 back, with respective times of 23.31 and 49.74, and scoring the best performance of the meet in the latter event (952 points). Elena Sokolova touched 1st in the W 400 free in 4:04.83. Daiya Seto (JPN) bagged three more gold medals M 1500 free, M 200 and M 400 IM). Thanks to her wins in the W 200 free (1:55.46), W 200 fly (2:05.77), 100 IM (59.69), 200 IM (2:08.28) and 400 IM (4:30.14), Katinka Hosszu (HUN) lifted her overall gold tally to 25.. Read more.
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S.Donets, top men at the Olympiisky pool, Russia...
October 18, 2012 
Gianniotis & Cunha, winners of 10 K Fina Marathons 2012...
S.Gianniotis
(Shantou, CHN) - A total 83 swimmers (34 women and 49 men) from 8 countries took part in Shantou, China, at the final stop of the FINA 10km Marathon World Cup, which would decide the overall winners of the 2012 circuit. Greece’s Spyridon Gianniotiscruised to victory  touching home in 1:50:41.70. The 10km World champion, who won four out of the eight legs of the series, finishes on top with 134 pts. On the women's side Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha,  dominated this season’s series, amassing a total of 160 pts. In Shantou, she won in 1:58:12.90. More..
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S. Gianniotis,GRE, the world 10 K Champion in 2012...
October 17, 2012 
Fina/Arena World Cup - Moscow 2012...(On Line Results)
Moscow
(Moscow, RUS) - The 4th leg of the present Fina /Arena World Cup 2012, started this morning in Moscow, Russia, Olympiisky pool (25-m). World cream is on the pool deck: Korotyshkin, Lagunov, Hardy, Neal, Cseh, Targett, Inge Dekker, Hosszu, Dotto, Scozzoli, Biedermann, Steffen,etc. Click a link above to follow up the on line results from Moscow via the omegatiming.com...
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Olympiisky pool, RUS, a place of the 4th Fina Cup leg.
October 15, 2012 
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu 8 medals in Stockholm...(Fina)
Kenneth To
(Stockholm, SWE) - Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was the most prolific swimmer in the 3rd leg of the Fina /Arena  World Cup 2012. Hosszu won the the 200m, 400m and 800m free, 100m, 200m and 400m IM, and got the silver in the 200m back and 200m fly – being also the fastest performer among women, with her 400m IM win (4:28.01). After the first three meets of this Fina World Cup, the Hungarian champion has an impressive harvest of 24 medals. In the men’s field, 4 swimmers left Stockholm with two gold medals: George Bovell (TRI) in the 50 free and 100m IM; Darian Townsend (RSA) in the 200m free and 200m IM; Robert Hurley (AUS) in the 400m free and 100m back; and Glenn Snyders (NZL) in the 50m and 100m breast. Read the official Fina report...
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K.To, AUS star - provisional leader in the men's field....
October 07, 2012 
Fina/Arena World Cup Doha 2012 - concluded...(Results)
Doha
(Doha, QAT) - The second leg of the present Fina/Arena World Cup 2012, concluded Sunday in Doha. Marvelous times were swum. Here are some of them: in the W 400 IM Katinaka Hosszu (HUN)-4.30.03, in the W 400 free 4.04.24, while in the W 200 fly 2.09.31; in the M 100 fly Chad Le Close (RSA)-49.60; M 50 free Antony Ervin (USA) - 21.02; W 200 breast Fumiko Kawanabe (JPN)-2.22.59; See full official results from Aspire Dome arena... 
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Aspire Dome Arena in Doha, a place of the World Cup. 
October 04, 2012 
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu , best in Dubai...(Fina)
Hosszu
(Dubai, UAE) – Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was the most successful swimmer in the first leg of the FINA World Cup 2012, held in Dubai, earning 8 gold medals – 7 in individual events and the title in the mixed 4x50m free relay, a new race in the programme of this competition. Hosszu was the best in the 200, 400 and 800 free, touching also first in the 200 fly and in the three medley events (100, 200 and 400). For her winning time in the 400m IM – 4:31.34 – she got the best performance of the meet among women, 890 points. Read more... 
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K.Hosszu (HUN), the best performances in Dubai..
October 03, 2012 
Speedo celebrates 22 medals of M.Phelps...
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Speedo
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(Birmingham, UK) - A glorious summer of swimming has seen Michael Phelps become the most decorated Olympian of all time by winning an unprecedented 22nd medal – each and every one of them won wearing Speedo. To celebrate this record achievement, Speedo has compiled a series of 22 iconic images charting the swimming history of the most accomplished swimmer of all time. Read more...
October 01, 2012 
Paolo Barelli, new President of the LEN...
P.Barelli
(Cascais, POR) - At the LEN Congress that is held in the town of Cascais (Portugal) this past weekend, European Swimming Federation has elected a new President for the next 4 years. Paolo Barelli, President of Italian Swimming Federation (FIN), ITA Senator and the previous four year member of the LEN Bureau, will lead the Euro Aquatics. In the short note Barelli declared: “It is our aim to keep up the high level of European Aquatics, although it will not be easy in these economically difficult times.. " Coming from Serbia, the new member of the LEN Bureau became Aleksandar Sostar (SRB Water Polo legend)...
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P.Barelli, ITA - new President of the LEN...
September 30, 2012 
Int'l AG Meet Hungarospa Cup 2012, HUN...(Invitation)
Hajdúszoboszló
(Hajdúszoboszló, HUN) -Organized by the Árpád S.E., the international meet Hungarospa Cup 2012  is going to be held on Oct. 27-28. Place of the event: Árpád Swim Pool (50 m) in the town of Hajdúszoboszló, Hungary. Age categories in the programme: M/F (1994 & older; 95; 96; 97; 98; 99; 00; 01; 02; 2003 & younger). Deadline for  receiving the entries: Oct.21, More info: László Ludmány, Meet Director e-mail: arpad.se@gmail.com
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Marvelous pool at the town of Hajdúszoboszló, HUN...
September 20, 2012 
B.Petric, new Head Coach of SC Jug, Dubrovnik...
Dubrovnik
(Dubrovnik, CRO) - Informed by T.Miloslavic official of the SC Jug, new head coach of popular Croatian swim club will be Borut Petric, Slovenian swimming legend. In his turn to media Petric said: "I know that the Water Polo is more popular then swimming in Dubrovnik, but the brotherhood exists between them...I accepted the offer to came to Dubrovnik because of the great conditions that exist in this town". Tanja Smid, SLO swim star and the European vice-champion in the 200 breast (2010) is added to this club. Read the article at the www.pkjug.hr(In CRO only).
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Borut Petric at the media promotion in Dubrovnik... 
September 17, 2012 
2nd FINA World Aquatics Convention in Moscow...
Fina
(Moscow, RUS) - After the 1st World Aquatics Convention held in Punta Del Este last year, FINA anounced the 2nd joining in Moscow (Oct. 29-Nov. 01). The convention will  again unite the aquatic world whilst assisting FINA as it looks to enhance its five aquatic disciplines. In Moscow, the FINA Gold Medal Swim Coaches Clinic would  gather leading swimming coaches from around the world to discuss performance and the secrets of excellence. Click up the title to be redirected to the official web site, where more info for delegates could be found...
September 15, 2012 
First Events in the Region in the new season...
Becej
(Belgrade, SRB) - Organized by the swim clubs in Kranj (SLO), Sarajevo (BIH) and Becej (SRB), the very first  meets are going to be held at the start of October 2012. We are in position to help you get all info, propositions as well as to follow up the on-line results. Click over the next links bellow for the mentioned swiiming events.
** Start 2012 (Kranj, Slovenia, Oct. 06, 2012)
** International Days of Sports (Sarajevo, BIH, Oct.06)
** Becej Sprint 2012 (Becej, Serbia, Oct.06, 2012)
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Sparkle from the Becej Sprint in the course of 2011... 
September 03, 2012 
Porec Dolphin Marathon , CRO - concluded...(Results)
Porec
(Porec, CRO) - Organized by the KDPSR Porec, the 13th edition of the Porec Dolphin marathon 2012 concluded successfully. Place of the event: Adriatic sea coast near the Pical Hotel. 3 disciplines were in the program. In the main 5 K race Matthias Schweinzer (AUT) won in 58:52. Coming from SRB, Bence Balzamranked 11th (1:09:22). while Goran Bilbija placed 24th (1:23:00). Best among the girls was Karla Sitic (CRO) in 1:03:12. This 2-day event gathered more then 500 athletes from SVK, SLO, AUT, HUN, SRB, ITA and CRO. See the complete official results.
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Sparkle from the main race at the Porec Dolphin 2012.
August 21, 2012 
Stoychev won the 26th Ohrid Marathon 2012...
Ohrid
(Ohrid, FYROM) - Bulgarian swim legend Petar Stoychev managed to score his 11th victory at the Ohrid Swimming Marathon 2012 (the last leg of the Fina GP series). He swam the 30 K Ohrid Lake route in 5 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds. “The victory is not accidental, it is a fruit of hard work and it should be pointed out who is the best here. I’ve won everything and set new record, so it is enough,” Stoychev added. Trent Grimsey (AUS) came second, while Damian Blaum (ARG) was 3rd... Report
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Sparkle from the race for the 26th Ohrid Marathon 2012...
August 20, 2012 
World OWS Youth Champs in Canada...(Fina)
Niagara
(Welland, CAN) - More than 130 swimmers from 31 countries met in Welland (Niagara, CAN), host of the 1st world youth-dedicated open water swimming competition – the FINA World Junior Open Water Championships – (on Aug 16-19). The programme included 3 events and competitors were divided in two age groups: 14 to 16 year-old M/F 5km race while the 17 to 18 year-old swimmers in a 7.5km effort. A 3km Team Event (entered by 3 swimmers for one team) was also organised for both age categories.  Results..(niagaraopenwater2012.com)
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Podium in the men's 7.5 k at the Niagara 2012.
August 11, 2012 
Mellouli (TUN)- Gold in 10 K marathon...(Results)
Mellouli
(London, GBR) - Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia won the Olympic Swim Marathon 10k today in Serpentine Lake. He finished in 1:49:55.1, more than 3 seconds ahead of Thomas Lurz (GER) and Richard Weinberger (CAN), who came 3rd - 5.2 seconds behind the Tunisian. Mellouli is the first swimmer to win a medal in both the pool and the OWS events in the same Olympic Games and is also the first athlete to have won a gold medal in both the pool and open water events. Find out the complete official results of the men's 10 K at the link (in title)...
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O.Mellouli, one of the top swimmers ever from Africa....
August 10, 2012 
Eva Risztov (HUN)- Gold in 10 K marathon...(Results)
London
(London, GBR) - Eva Risztov, a veteran of pool swimming at two Olympic Games,  had the golden touch in The Serpentine lake in Hyde Park at the 10 K marathon. The 26 year old Hungarian survived a strong challenge from USA's Haley Anderson to collect Hungary's second gold swim medal at the Olympic Games. Risztov completed the women's 10k race in 1:57:38.2, just .4 of a second ahead of the American swimmer (1:57:38.6). Martina Grimaldi (ITA) came 3rd (1:57:41.8). Find out the complete official results at the link (in title)...
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At the start of the 10 K race in Hyde Park (Ph by Fina).
August 08, 2012 
Ex-YU Marathon Legend Veljko Rogosic died...
V.Rogosic
(Spilt, CRO) - Mournful news came from Croatia. Veljko Rogosic ex-YU marathon legend died yesterday in the Central hospital in Split, in his age of 72. His well-known open water swimming achievements on crossing English Channel, two times Olympian, 1,000 km of the Adriatic see coast line (Savudria - Prevlaka), Sicily-Tunis across the Mediterranean sea and many races all over the world will never be forgotten. Many of his SRB friends and fans will keep memories on this great man forever... 
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V.Rogosic -best ever marathon swimmer in Yugoslavia.
August 04, 2012
Day-8 - Yang Sun & USA women realy, new WRs...(Results)
London
(London, GBR) - Within the last day of the swimming events at the 30th Olympic Games (Day-8) in the evening sessions, two more new world records and one Olympic record are set. In the M 1500 free Yang Sun (CHN) broke his own WR with the time of 14:31.02.. In the W 4x100 Medley Relay USA team set new WR in 3:52.05. In the W 50 free Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) set new OR in 24.05. In the M 4x 100 Medley Relay,also USA team placed first with the time of 3:29.35... Click up the title to see the full official results on the last day in London...
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Y.Sun, CHN  would be the world power in Rio 2016, too. (Ph by Reuters).
August 01, 2012 
London Day-5 - Gyurta and Soni - 2 new WRs ...(Results)
London
(London, GBR) -On Day-5 in the evening events, 2 new WRs and 3 ORs are set. In the M 200 breast final Daniel Gyurta, HUN ranked first with the new WR (2:07.28). In the W200 breast SF, Rebecca Soni (USA) set the 2nd WR (2:20.00). In the W 100 free SF Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) ranked 1st in 53.05 OR. New Olympic champions became: in the W 200 fly Liuyang Jiao (CHN) in 2:04.06 OR; in the M 100 free final Nathan Adrian (USA) in 47.52; in the W 4x200 free USA team (7:42.92 OR)... Results...
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D.Gyurta, HUN - king of the men's 200 breaststroke.
July 31, 2012 
London Day-4 - Le Clos scrubs out Phelps in 200 fly...(Results)
London
(London, GBR) - Within the Day-4 in London's evening events. more new Olympic records could be seen. Chad Le Clos (RSA) is crowned with the gold Olympic medal in the men's 200 fly (1:52.96 Rec of Africa) in front of Michael Phelps. Olympic champions became also: in the W 200 free Allison Schmitt (USA) - 1:53.61 (OR); Shiwen Ye (CHN) in the W 200 IM (2:07.57 OR).. Velimir Stjepanovic (SRB) ranked 6th in the M 200 fly (1:55.07).. Results...
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C.LeClos, RSA  - the king of the men's 200 fly..
July 29, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Cameron VD Burgh - WR in the M 100 breast...(Results)
VD Burgh
(London, GBR) - The second WR at the Olympic Games is set this evening at the Aquatics Centre. Cameron V.D. Burgh (RSA) swum out the M 100 breast final in 58.46. In the W 400 free final Camille Muffat (FRA) set the new OR in 4:01.45... Great swim in the SFs: Camille Lacourt (FRA) in the M 100 back (53.03), Ruta Meilutyte (LIT) in the W 100 breast (1:05.21 EU), Yang Sun (CHN) in the M 200 free (1:45.61)... See the official Day-2 eventing results.
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C.VD Burgh, RSA - new WR holder in the M 100 breast.
July 28, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Shiwan Ye (CHN) - WR in the W 400 IM...(Results)
S.Ye
(London, GBR) - Unbelievable Day-1 evening Semi Finals and Finals, brought one WR and 3 new ORs. Ye Shiwan (CHN) in the W 400 IM finals set the new world record 4:28.43. New Olympic records are set by Yang Sun (CHN) in the M 400 free (3:40.14), Cameron VD Burgh (RSA) in the M 100 breast SF (58.83) and Australia's women relay 4x100 free (3:33.15)... Click up the title to see the full Day-1 evening events at the Aquatics Center...
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Ye Shiwan, new world swim miracle from China...
July 28, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Park is brought back to M 400 free final...
T.Park
(London, GBR) - The FINA Jury of Appeal met today in the Aquatic Centre in London and examined the protest lodged by the Korean Swimming Federation regarding the disqualification of swimmer Tae-Hwan Park in the heats of the men’s 400m free, and based on the recommendation of the FINA Technical Swimming Commission decided to reinstate the above mentioned swimmer in the final of the men’s 400m free.
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T.Park, Olympic medalst - brought back to M 400 final.
July 28, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
London 2012 - Day-1, Vollmer USA new OR...
D.Vollmer
(London, GBR) - Since the spectacular Opening ceremony  concluded on Saturday (early in the morning), Day-1 events at the swimming competition started with the new Olympic record that has been set by Dana Vollmer (USA) in the women's 100 fly (56.25). Michael Phelps as 8th in the men's 400 IM succeeded to get into his first SFs. From SRB squad, Caba Siladji placed 31st in the M 100 breast (1:01.95), while Djordje Markovic ranked 22nd in the M 400 free (3:55.35)... Read more at our Special Web Blog.
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D.Vollmer, new Olympic record in the W 100 fly...
July 21, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Multinations Swim Match CRO-SRB-SLO...(CRO Swimming)
Rijeka
(Rijeka, CRO) - Organized by the Croatian Swimming Federation, on Saturday and Sunday another one 3-team Multinational swimming  match in 2012 will be held. Place of the event: Kantrida pool 50m distance, Rijeka, Croatia. Every team may enter 3 swimmers per each discipline. Click up the title to be redirected to the HPS's web page where the official information as well as the schedule and results of the meet should be found...
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Kantrida pool, CRO, a place of the Multinations Meet...
July 16, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Bulgarian Absolute Summer Champs 2012...(Results)
G.Kadoglu
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the Bulgarian Swimming Federation the Summer Championships of Bulgaria 2012 concluded successfully on Sunday by the Spartak swim complex. Few great times were swum in the 3-day competition. Mihael Yordanov (SC Iris) set NJR in the M 50 fly (25.52), while on the women's side Georgia Kadoglu, (SC Galata 2009) - NJR  in the W 50 fly (30.35).. Click up the title to find out the official results or the day-by-day reports at the www.bg-swim.info web site
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G.Kadoglu - new steps towards the Euro swim crest.. 
July 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
European Junior OWS Champs 2012...(Results)
Turkey
(Izmit, TUR) - Organized by the Turkish Swimming Federation the 10th edition of the European Open Water Junior Championships concluded Sunday in the province  of Kocaeli. About 120 athletes from 21 countries took part in the events (7.5K, 5K and 3K). On the Day-1, at the distance of 7.5 K, the champs top titles were caught by Rob Muffels (GER) - 1:25:21, while among women by Anastasia Krapivina (RUS) -1:31:44. Find out the official results of the Kocaeli 2012 at the organizer's web site...
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Finish line on the Day-1 of the Kocaeli 2012 Champs.. 
July 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Klinar & Dugonjic top stars of Serbia Open 2012...(Results)
A.Klinar
(Belgrade, SRB) - Organized by the Serbian Swimming Federation the Serbia Open 2012 - LC summer champs concluded Sunday in Belgrade. Top champs performances were set by two SLO stars Damir Dugonjic, for the M 50 breast (27.76 -886 pts) and Anja Klinar, for the W 400 IM (4:41.75 - 874 pts.). From the domestic stars, 10 new national standards were set. New ABS records: SC Proleter in the M 4x100 Medley Realy (3:48.36), SC Partizan in the M 4x200 Fee Relay (7:43.54).. Two NJRs are also set: Igor Terzic in the M 200 breast (2:17.08) and SC Partizan in the M 4x100 free realy (3:34.12).. See all statistics...
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A.Klinar, SLO - top woman of the Serbia Open 2012... 
July 12, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Summer Champs of CRO 2012 in Rijeka...(On Line Results)
Rijeka
(Rijeka, CRO) - Organized by the Croatian Swimming Federation, starting Thursday, the Open Championship of Croatia 2012 is going to be held. Place of the event: the Cantrida Olympic pool in Rijeka. More then 450 swimmers from 33 domestic clubs and the teams from AUT, TUN, DEN and ESP would take part in the 4-day events. Click up the title to be redirected to the On Line results engine where the championship will be covered (via Swevid Live)
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Kantrida pool, the venue of the CRO Summer Champs 
July 12, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Summer Champs of BIH 2012 in Banja Luka...(On Line Results)
Banja Luka
(Banja Luka, Rep.of Srpska, BiH) - organized by the BIH Swimming Federation, this upcoming week-end, the Summer Championships of Bosnia & Herzegovina 2012 is going to be held. Place of the events: GOB Olympic pool in Banja Luka. Swimmers of all ages are divided into categories. It is expected that more then 300 competitors would take part in 2-day events. Click up the title to be redirected to the On Line results web page where the competition will be covered (via plivanjebanjaluka.com)
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GOB pool, the venue of the BIH Summer Champs '12.
June 28, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Int'l Meet "Celik's Heart 2012" in Zenica, BIH ...(On Line Results)
Zenica
(Zenica, BIH ) - Organized by the the GKVS Celik Zelezara, this upcoming weekend in the town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the new International age group meet he  "Celik's Heart 2012" is going to be held... Place of the event: Crkvice 50 m outdoor municipality pool. About 220 competitors from 13 clubs (SRB and BIH) would take part in this competition. Click up the title to see the full start lists as well as to follow up the complete on-line results (via plivanje.info)...
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Aquatic center Crkvice in the town of Zenica, BIH... 
June 26, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
USA Olympic Trials Omaha 2012 - started...(On Line Results)
Lochte-Phelps
(Omaha, USA) - Organized by the USA Swimming, in Omaha, Nebraska, the USA Olympic trials 2012 (8-day competition) started Monday.Within the morning heats of the Day-1, top times were set by: Lochte in the M 400 IM (4:10.66); Criste in the M 100 breast (1:00.29); Beisel in the W 400 IM (4:35.72); Jaeger in the M 400 freestyle  (3:48.06) and Vollmer in the W 100 fly (56.59)... Click up a title to follow up the On Line Results (omegatiming.com)
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Lochte and/or Phelps, two top USA swimmers in 2012.
June 24, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Photo Gallery from 'Srdjan & Maksim 2012', BIH ...
Trebinje
(Trebinje, Rep.of Srpska, BIH)) - Organized by the Leotar swimming club, the 8th edition of the traditional int'l AG swim meet "Srdjan & Maksim 2012", concluded previous weekend successfully. Great photo galery from this event has come to our portal. Click up the title to see the ot only competition veue, but also all winners at the podium.. More info: pkleotar@gmail.com
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Municipality 50m pool in Trebinje, a place of the event.
June 21, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
8th Bobercek Tophy, Ravne, SLO...(Results)
Ravne,SLO
(Ravne na Koroskem, SLO) - Organized by the swim club Fuzinar, this upcoming weekend, the 8th edition of the int'l Age Group meet Bobercek Trophy 2012 is going to be heldin Ravne na Koroskem. About 200 competitors from HUN, POL and SLO would take part in the events. Click up the title to find out the start lists as well as the full official results (via pzstiming.net)... 
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Municipality pool in Ravne, a place of the Bobercek '12.
June 18, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Grimsey (AUS) and Nunez (ESP) won Capri-Napoli...(Report)
E.Nunez
(Napoli, ITA) - 30 swimmers from 15 countries braved the 36km race as part of the 4th leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Capri - Napoli 2012 (ITA) on Sunday. Australia’s Trent Grimsey emerged from a fiercely competitive field to win in 6:29:32, ahead of two Italians  Edoardo Stochino, second in a time of 6:32:46 and Andrea Volpini, third with 6:36:04. Among women Esther Nunez (ESP) arrived first in a time of 7:08:02s. Ranked second was Russia’s Anna Uvarova (7:19:49), while third Silvie Ribarova (CZE) earning bronze medal (7:20:54). Find out the full report and the calendar at the fina.org.
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Esther Nunez, ESP - great win at the distance of 36K...
June 17, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
43rd Luckin Memorial 2012, SLO - concluded...(Results)
Trbovlje
(Trbovlje, SLO) - One of the oldest international swim  meet in the region, organized by the Rudar swim club, the 43rd edition of the Luckin Memorial 2012, concluded successfully in the town of Trbovlje on Sunday. More then 220 competitors overall from 20 clubs (CRO, ITA and SLO) took part in the events (50-m pool distance). Click up the title to open up the full official results of this traditional AG event (via pzstiming.net)...
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Trbovlje municipality pool, a place of Lucka 2012...
June 16, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
27th Int'l Meet "Golden Bear 2012" - started...(Results)
K.Simonovic
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the Medvescak swim club, the 27th edition of the Golden Bear 2012, started Saturday at the SVC pool Mladost in the Croatian capital. More then 300 athletes from AUT, ISR, SLO, BIH, SRB and CRO take part in this meeting. On the Day-1 few Olympic standards have been swum. This day top performances were set by S.Jovanovic CRO for the W 50 back (28.87 - 912pts) and NimrodShapira Bar-Or (ISR) for the M 200 free (1:48.70 - 903 pts.). As part of the Proleter SC (Zrenjanin),  Serbian record holder Katarina Simonovic, earned silver medal in the W 200 free (2:03.95 - 814 pts.).. See all results...
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K.Simonovic, SRB - worthy performance in Zagreb...
June 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Open Kvalifikációs Verseny 2012, HUN...
B.Stojanovic
(Budapest, HUN) - Organized by the Hungarian swimming, from June 13-16, the HUN Olympic trials are held as a last chance for catching the tickets for the London 2012. More then 400 athletes from AUT, USA, CZE, SLO, UKR, SRB, SVK and HUN take part in the events. Coming from Serbia Boris Stojanovic (SC Kikinda) in the men's 50 free heats ranked 1st in 23.09, while in the final he was 2nd (silver medal) in 22.94 (761 pts). In the men's 100 free in the heats he ranked 4th (52.49). Click over the next links for the official Parth-1, Parth-2 and Part-3 results...
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B.Stojanovic, SRB, worthy performance in Budapest.
June 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Trofeo Sette Colli 2012 -Day-2...(Results)
Kromowodjojo
(Rome, ITA) - The second day of the 49th edition of the Trophy of Sette Coli 2012, brought out marvelous swimming as well as 3 new MRs. Ranomi Kromowidjojo NED set the MR in the women's 100 free (53.09); in the women's 100 back Aya Terakawa JPN (59.42) and in the men's 400 Ind. Medlay Luca Marin ITA (4:12.04). SRB record holder and two times Olympian (as part of ADN Swim Project) Miroslava Najdanovski within the morning heats went worthy in the women's 100 free (55.89) and was ranked 14th of 75 athletes. Click up the title to follow up the official results of the third and final day of this traditional swim event at the FIN Italy results engine.
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R.Kromowidjojo, NED - candidate for the London's gold.
June 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Int'l meet "Sradjan & Maksim 2012", BIH...(Results)
Trebinje
(Trebinje, Rep.of Srpska, BIH) - Organized by the Leotar swimming club, the 8th edition of the international swim meeting "Srdjan & Maksim 2012" is going tobe held this weekend. More then 210 competitors from 13 clubs (SRB, MNE and BIH) would take part in 2-day events. Click up the title to open up the Start List as well as to follow up the on-line results from Trebinje (via plivanje.info)...
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Banje Olympic pool, a place of the Srdjan & Maksim'12..
June 14, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
49th Trofeo Sette Colli 2012 in Rome - started...(Results)
Rome
(Rome, ITA) - Organized by FIN Italy from June 14-16, the 49th edition of the Trophy of Sette Coli 2012, started at Foro Italico Olympic pool. More then 600 competitors from 39 countries take part in this Italian Olympic trial. Coming from Serbia, Miroslava Najdanovski finished 12th (of 65 athletes) in the women's 50 free (25.77) on the Day-1 morning heats. Worthy times today were set by Federica Pellegrini ITA in W 400 free (4:06.03); Cesar Cielo BRA in the M 50 free (22.17); Rikke Moller Pedersen DEN in W 100 breast (1:07.88); Ranomi Kromowidjojo NED in the W 50 free (24.21);  Click up the title to follow up the official results of this traditional swim event.
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The official flyer of the Trophy of Sette Colli 2012.
June 12, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Ossama Mellouli won Setubal Bay Marathon, POR...(Fina)
O.Mellouli
(Setubal Bay, POR) - After  the completion of the FINA Olympic Marathon Qualifier event, organised in the Setúbal Bay in Portugal this past weekend, the list of the 50 athletes (25 men and 25 women) is competed  for the marathon swimming 10 K races at the 2012 Olympic Games.  Among men, ranked 1st in Setubal was Oussama Mellouli (TUN)  in 1:45:18,5. Second arrived Richard Weinberger (CAN) in 1:45:30,2 and third Petar Stoychev (BUL) in 1:45:34,1). In the women’s field, best was Haley Anderson (USA)... Read more at the Fina official report also the full lists of the paricipants for London..
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O.Mellouli (TUN), great step towards the London 2012.
June 08, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Setubal Bay International Marathon 2012, POR...(Announced)
K.Sitic
(Setubal, POR) -This weekend, Setubal Bay, Portugal, is set to host the traditional International 10 K marathon and the FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier 2012, where more than 100 athletes (41 women and 61 men) from the current and up-and-coming open water swimming elite will be vying for the remaining 28 spots in the discipline at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Click up the title to find out more info and prognoses for the Olympics marathon event in the Fina official report... 
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K.Sitic, CRO marathon top hope for the London 2012.
June 07, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
Mare Nostrum - Cannet 2012- started...(Results)
Cannet
(Cannet, FRA) -One of the traditional 3-meet event Mare Nostrum 2012 series started with the 25th edition of the international meeting EME Meeting Arena in Cannet de Roussillon (FRA) - LC pool. More then 350 athletes from all over the world take part in this event. Few worth results have to be mentioned: Hanser Garcia (CUB) for the M 100 free (48.89); Yannick Agnel (FRA) for the M 200 free (1:45.24); Marina Garcia (ESP) for the W 200 breast (2:25.22)... Click up the title to see the official results...
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The official flyer of the EME Cannet Meet 2012 .
June 03, 2012 ---------------------------------------------------------- 
7th Golden Orlando 2012 - concluded in Dubrovnik...
Dubrovnik
(Dubrovnik, CRO) - Organized by the swimming club Jug, the 7th edition of the international AG meeting "Golden Orlando 2012" conculded successfully on Sunday. More then 150 competitors from 23 teams (SLO, MNE, BiH, Prishtina and CRO), took part in the events. CRO Natioanl Junior team participated, too. Click over the next links to find out the results of the Part-1, Part-2 and Part-3. See winners at the Photo Gallery.(www.pkjug.hr)
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Jug 50m pool, a place of the Orlando'12 meeting...
June 01, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------
International Champs of Kranj 2012, SLO...(On Line Results)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the swimming club Triglav, this weekend in Kranj, SLO the traditional International Championships of Kranj will be held. Place of the event: Minicipality 50 m pool. More then 360 swimmers from 49 clubs/teams (ITA, AUT, BUL, UKR, SRB, CRO, BiH, FYROM, LAT, ISR, HUN, GER and SLO) would take part in 2-day events. Coming from Serbia (13 athletes), SC Proleter, SC Vojvodina, SC LaKolubara and SRB team will participate. See the Start Lists and follow up the on-line results..
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Kranj municipality 50m pool, a place of the meeting...
May 31, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Santa Clara USA Grand Prix Series begins...(On Line Results)
Santa Clara
(Santa Clara, USA) -Organized by the USA Swimming, the final stop of the USA Swimming Grand Prix series 2012 starts this afternoon in Santa Clara, California, with the men's 800 and the women's 1500 free. Ryan Cochrane will be the headliner. His rivals are Korea's Park Tae Hwan, Australia's Ryan Napoleon and Michael Klueh of the United States. On the women's field, Lauren Boyle, a New Zealand Olympian and a former swimmer of the California Golden Bears, will be the one to watch in the women's race. Click up the title to follow up the on-line results from the CA.
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Santa Clara International Swim Center, CA, USA...
May 29, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
10th Anniversary - First Bulgarian Swim Site...(Swim Interview)
ABS
(Sofia,BUL) -On June 8,2002, Dr.Ivan Tsanov established the First Bulgarian Swimming Site, which through time has become respectable place for the aquatic sport in domain of the World Wide Web. Considering the fact that these days worthy anniversary 10 years of the FBSS will be celebrated, through the light of our great friendship that was nestled many years behind, we asked Dr.Tsanov for an exclusive interview. In the interactive talks Igor Rasula, journalist presents unbelievable engagements and the cooperation between Swim Star Web Portal and the FBSS.. Congratulations from Belgrade to our Sofia's Swim Friends !!
May 17, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
37th Trophy of the City of Ljubljana 2012...
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Ljubljana swim club, this upcoming weekend (May 19-20), the 37th edition of the international meeting "Trophy of the City of Ljubljana 2012" is going to be held. Place of the event: Kodeljevo 50 m pool. More then 600 competitors from ITA, SRB, CZE, HUN, SLO will participate. Coming from Serbia, SRB  cadet selection, SC Dinamo (Pancevo), SC Vojvodina (Novi Sad), SC Vracar (Beograd) and SC Banat(Kikinda) are already entered. Click up the title to be redirected to the meet official page, with the links on the on-line results...
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Kodeljevo pool, a place of the Ljubljana Trophy 2012.
May 13, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Acropolis Cup 2012 in Greece...(Results)
T.Drakou
(Athens, GRE) - Organized by the Hellenic Swimming Federation, this weekend in Greece, the traditional Acropolis Cup 2012 takes place at  Alimos outdoor 50 m pool. More then 300 competitors from AUT, ITA, GER, SUI, CYP, BER, TUN, Prishtina and GRE took part in three-day events. Two new MRs were set:  Theodora Drakou (GRE) in the W 50 back (29.53) and Kristel Vourna (GRE) in the W 100 fly (59.59)... Click up the title to be redirected to the official KOE web page with the full results of this meeting.
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T.Drakou, great step towards Debrecen and London... 
May 13, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
8th Therme Ptuj Meet 2012 in SLO...(Results)
Ptuj
(Ptuj, SLO) - Organized by the Ptuj swim club, the 8th edition of the international meeting Trophy of Therme Ptruj 2012 concluded Sunday in Slovenia. More then 490 competitors from GER, CRO and SLO took part in 2-day events. Top meet performances: Mihael Vukic (CRO) for the M 50 fly (24.88 - 825 pts) and Kaja Perkovic (SLO) for the W 50 fly (28.49 - 748 pts). Click up the title to follow up the on-line results of this traditional meeting. 
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Olympic pool of the famous Therme Ptuj aqua park...
May 13, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
"Bembasa Meet 2012" in Sarajevo - concluded...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo. BiH) - Organized by the Stari Grad swim club, the age group swimming meet Bembasa 2012 concluded successfully on Saturday. Place of the event: Otoka swim pool (50 m distance). More then 450 athletes from 19 domestic clubs took part in the events. Top meet performances: Kenan Campara (GKVS Sarajevo) for the M 100 free (56.66- 591 pts) and Negra Ahmetspahic (GKVS Sarajevo) for the W 100 free (1:03.89 - 585pts). Click up the tittle to see the full official results of this meet...
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Otoka swim center - a place of the Bembasa meeting.
May 10, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
8th "Srdjan & Maksim 2012"-Trebinje, BIH...(Invitation)
Trebinje
(Trebinje, Rep.of Srpska, BIH) - Organized by the Leotar swimming club, the 8th edition of the international swim meet Srdjan & Maksim 2012 is going to be held on June 09-10. Place of the event: "Banje" swim center in Trebinje (outdoor 50 m pool). Age groups in the meet program: M- (95 & older; 96/97; 98/99; 00 & younger); W-(97 & older; 98/99; 00/01; 02 & younger). Deadline for the entries: June 06. Click over this link for the accommodation offer in Trebinje. More info: pkleotar@gmail.com
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Banje pool in Trebilje, a place of the S & M 2012 Meet.
May 10, 2012 -----------------------------------------------------------
Charlotte Ultraswim 2012 - USA GP Series...(On Line Results)
Charlotte
(Charlotte, USA) - Organized by the USA Swimming, the 6th stop takes the Grand Prix Series to North Carolina. The 28th edition of the Charlotte UltraSwim GP will be held on May 10-13 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in downtown Charlotte. All best in the nation will participate such as: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay, Rebecca Soni, Jessica Hardy, Mark Gangloff, Dana Vollmer Mihail Alexandrov, Brendan Hansen, Natalie Coughlin, etc. See the Psych Sheet of this event. Click over the title, you can follow  up the official Hy-Tek real time results...
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Sparkle from the previous UltraSwim GP in 2011.
May 07, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Changed term for Dolphin Cup 2012 in Skopje...(Invitation)
Skopje
(Skopje, FYROM) - Informed by Aleksandar Filipcev, the organizing committee changed the date of the 8th edition of the International meet Dolphin Cup 2012. New term is June 09-10, 2012.  Place of the event: Center pool 50 m. Age categories: M/F (Abs; 96/97; 98/99; 00/01; 02 & up). It is announced that more then 500 competitors from ALB, BUL, MNE, BIH, SLO, CRO, ROU, SRB and FYROM would take part in this competition. Click up the title to see the program. More info: aleksandarf@yahoo.com
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A.Filipcev, Meet Director of the Dolphin Cup 2012... 
May 05, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
5th Banja Luka Open 2012, BiH...(On-Line Results)
Banjaluka
(Banjaluka, Rep.of Srpska, BIH) - Organized by the Swim Club Olymp, the 5th edition of the International meeting  Banja Luka Open 2012 started Saturday morning. Place of the event. GOB Olympic pool in the town of Banjaluka. More then 300 competitors from 44 clubs (ALB, AUT, BUL, CRO, HUN, FYROM, MNE, SLO, SRB and BiH) take part in 2-day events. Coming from Serbia, 11 swimming clubs are entered in this meeting..Click up the title to follow up the full on-line results of this traditional event.
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Olympic pool GOB in Banjaluka - a place of the meet.
May 05, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
32nd Int'l meet Ilirija 2012 in Ljubljana, SLO...(Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Swim Club Ilirija, the 32nd edition of the International meet Ilirija 2012 is going to be held this week-end in Ljubljana. Place of the event: Ilirija outdoor pool 50m distance. Up to Friday, 210 athletes from 14 clubs (ITA, CRO, SRB and SLO) are entered for this event. Coming from Serbia, SC Proleter will be presented with 6 swimmers. Click up the title to open up the official results of this traditional event.
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Competition pool Ilirija in Ljubljana a place of the meet
May 04, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
9th Swim Festival 2012 in Zagreb - concluded...(Results)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the Dubrava swim club, this past weekend in the Croatian capital, the Swim Festival 2012, concluded. Place of the event: Utrine pool (50m). This meet is dedicated to the pioneer category swimmers. 430 athletes from BiH, SRB and CRO took part in the events. Coming from SRB, SC Novi Sad was presented. Deana Babic earned silver in W 50 breast 41.87 and W50 free (31.49), while the bronze in the W 50 back 36.63. Mila Medic set new MR in Cat.C 100 breast 1:19.52, while Vojin Ivkovic in Cat.E a gold in M 50 back (40.53) also silver in the M 50 fly (38.86). See the full official results...
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Sparkle from the Utrine pool at the Swim Fest 2012.. 
May 02, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Hazal Sarikaya (TUR) - Interview for the FBSS...(bgswim.info)
Krusevac
(Sofia, BUL) - Interviewed by I.Tsanov, head of the FBSS (First Bulgarian Swim Site), the far best Balkan women's junior swimmer and two times champion Hazal Sarikaya (TUR) opened up her heart and extended hopes for the upcoming European Champs as well as the London 2012 Olympic Games. Hazal said: "In this summer I have Euro Junior Championships. I hope I will win a medal this time. I hope I will go to London Olympics, too". Read more..
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H.Sarikaya - podium of the W 100 back in Krusevac...
May 02, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Norway's star Dale Oen - died in Arizona...(Fina Report)
A.D.Oen
(Arizona, USA) - Swimming world is shocked on the sad news from Arizona's swim camp.  Alexander Dale Oen (NOR), suddenly died at the age of 26 in a training camp in Flagstaff (Arizona, USA), on April 30, 2012...Dale Oen has been of the most promising revelations at the 2008 Olympics, winning a silver medal in the 100m breast, an event in which he obtained the victory (the first ever for his country) at the 2011 FINA World Swim Championships in Shanghai (CHN). Find out more in the Fina report...
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Alexander Dale Oen, NOR... (Photo by Wong Mae-E)...
April 29, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Balkan Junior Swim Champs 2012 - concluded...
Krusevac
(Krusevac, SRB) - The Balkan Junior Champs finished this evening. In the Part-4, top performance is set by Mihai Ciocan (ROU) for the M 400 free (4.01.34). Also were great: Hazal Sarikaya (TUR), for the W 100 back 1:03.75 , Ali Mehmet Tuna (TUR) for the M 50 breast 29.33) and Charilaos Karakaidos (GRE) for the M 100 back (28.47). Final team ranking is as follows: 1/ Greece (427); 2/ Romania (304); 3/ Turkey (268); 4/ Serbia (205). More...
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Competition venue in Krusevac..
April 26, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
International Meet Kranj 2012, SLO...(Invitation)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Traditionally organized by the Triglav swim club the new edition of the International meet Kranj 2012 is going to be held on June 2-3. This is also the national qualifying event for the London 2012. Place of the event: Municipality Olympic pool in Kranj. Age groups: M-(95 & plder; 96/97; 98 7 younger); W-(97 & older; 98/99; 00 & younger). Deadline for the entries: May 30. Click up the title for the schedule, program, propositions. Additional info could be reached via klub@pklub-triglav.si 
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Olympic pool in Kranj - host place of the meeting...
April 26, 2012 -----------------------------------------------------------
Lurz (GER) and Cunha (BRA) won Cancun 2012...(Fina Report)
T.Lurz
(Lausanne,SUI) -83 marathon swimmers (33 females and 50 males) took the departure in Cancun (MEX) on April 24 for the 4th stage of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2012. Thomas Lurz (GER) won the race in a time of 1:57:16:51. Spyridon Gianniotis (GRE), touched home 4 hundredths of a second later, at 2:57:16:55 and earned silver, while Nicola Bolzonello (ITA),  finished third in 2:57:16:56. In the women’s race Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA), won the event in 2:09:14:78. Read Fina report...
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T.Lurz, GER, goes easy back to the world OWS elite....
April 25, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
42nd Balkan Junior Champs 2012 - two days to go...(Review)
Sofia
(Sofia, BUL) - From the pen of Dr.Ivan Tsanov, one of the greatest Balkan swim experts, the historical facts as well as some statistics of the previous Balkaniada 2011 held in Banja Luka (BIH), could be red in the exclusive review.  Up to Thursday only three nations announced the number of participants: Greece (20), Serbia (20), Turkey (22). Swim Star Web Portal will cover this event for the wider region of the South-Eastern Europe... Click up the title to watch the review at the bgswim.info (in Bulgarian Cyrillic only). 
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Dr.I.Tsanov - expert's look on the Balkan swim issues.
April 18, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
E.Avramova, BUL hope for London's Medal...(bgswim.info)
E.Avramova
(Sofia, BUL) - Issued by the bgswim.info, written from the pen of Vassilen Dimitrov, famous Bulgarian sport journalist, a great interview is arranged with Ekaterina Avramova, national record holder and the only BUL swimmer with the  Fina A standard in the W 200 back (while in the W 100 back only B cut)... Read the words of this great swimmer five weeks prior to the Debrecen 2012 Champs and 101 days in front of London'12 (in the Bulgarian Cyrillic only)...
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E.Avramova, Euro power in the women's 200 back...
April 17, 2012 -----------------------------------------------------------
Russian Championships 2012 - started in Moscow ...(Results)
N.Konovalov
(Moscow, RUS) - Organized by the RUS Swim Federation from Apr 17-22, the National Long Course Championships, trials for the London 2012 take place at the Olympiiski pool. On the Day-1, set by Nikita Konovalov, a global top-5 time in the men's 100 fly is earned (51.99 in the SFs). Worthy time in finals is set by Elena Sokolova in the W 400 free (4:12.29); Yana Martynova is added to the RUS Olympic roster in the W 400 IM (winning with the time of 4:38.69). Follow up the On-Line results from Moscow. 
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N.Konovalov, new world power in the men's 100 fly...
April 09, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
BUL Masters Fest 2012 - concluded in Sofia ...(Report)
Sofia
(Sofia,BUL) - Organized by the ABS, the 4th edition of the Bulgarian Masters Fest 2012 concluded successfully. Place of the event: Spartak Complex Sofia (50m). More then 100 swimmers from 15 domestic clubs took part in the events. Top meet performances (in all age categories): A. Mihailov, I.Angelov and I.Grblev on the men's side, while on the women's side - Y.Novoselska, O.Anastasova and T.Mesrobovich. See the official report with the results - issued by the www.bgswim.info (in BUL Cyrillic only)
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Top men's competitors at the BUL Masters Fest'12...
April 06, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Open Champs of Romania 2012 in Pitesti...
Pitesti
(Pitesti, ROU) - Organized by the Romanian Swimming Federation, the Absolute and Junior LC Championships of Romania take place in Pitesti (50m pool). In the previous 3day events few worthy results were swum, such as Ionela Cosma in the M 100 free (56.05) and in the W 1,500 free (17:55.52), Laurentiu Barbu in the M 200 IM (2:15.00), Catalin Cosma in the W 800 free (8:16.58), etc. Click over the next links for the Day-1+2 results and Day-3 results.
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Romanian national Olympic swim complex in Pitesti...
April 05, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Int'l Meet - To Sarajevo with love 2012...(Results)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the Bosna swimming club, this upcoming week-end in BIH, the new edition of the international AG meet "To Sarajevo with love 2012" is going to be held. Place of the event: Otoka pool 50 m distance. More then 400 competitors from GER, MNE, SRB and BIH (22 clubs) would take part in this event. Click over the next link to open Start List or up the title to follow up the full on-line results (via www.plivanje.info)...
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Otoka swim center, a place of the Sarajevo meeting..
April 04, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
3rd Stop of the Fina 10K World Cup in Israel...(Report)
S.Gianniotis
(Eilat, ISR) - Hosting its first international open water swimming race, Eilat (Israel) welcomed 77 athletes (41 men and 36 women) from 26 countries on April 1 for the third leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2012. 10km. Spyridon Gianniotis (GRE) continues his winning streak by taking his third consecutive gold in the men’s event in a time of 1:52:32.45. Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) was the best among women after powering home and racing for the win in a time of 2:02:37.45. More...
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S. Gianniotis (GRE), on the way to touch the world top..
April 04, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
27th International Meet Golden Bear 2012, CRO...(Invitation)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the Medvescak swimming club, the 27th edition of the LEN Meet Golden Bear/Zlatni Medvjed 2012 is going to be held on June 16-17. Place of the event: Salata Olympic pool in Zagreb, Croatia. No age categories exist. Worthy money awards expext the top performers. Deadline for sending entries: June 12.. Click up the title to open up the official invitation. Additional info is available via:medvescak@medvescak.hr
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SRC Salata pool, a place of the Golden Bear 2012...
April 01, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
SC Champs of Republic of Srpska 2012 - concluded...(Results)
I.Ninkovic
(Banja Luka, BIH) -This weekend in the City of Banjaluka, the Winter Championships of Republic of Srpska 2012 concuded successfully. More then 330 competitors from eight swim clubs/members took part in 2-day event. Place of the event: the GOB pool 25m distance. Top meet performances: Ivana Ninkovic (SC Leotar) for the W 50 breast (32.59 - 786 pts), while on the men's side Ilijan Malcic (SC Mladost), for the M 200 free (1:58.74 - 643 pts.). Click up the title to see the full official results, completelly covered by the www.plivanjebanjaluka.com...
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I.Ninkovic, new swim power of Rep.of Srpska and BIH..
March 30, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
HUN Open Championships 2012 - started...(Results)
L.Cseh
(Debrecen, HUN) - The 2012 Open Champs of Hungary startedy Thursday in Debrecen. On the Day-1 few worthy times were swum out: in the M 400 IM Laszlo Cseh        (4:15.15); in the W 200 fly Zsuzsanna Jakabos (2:07.85); in the M 200 free Gergo Kis (1.49.50); in the W 400 IM  Reka Gyorgy (4:52.24)... Coming from Serbia, on the Day-1, Igor Terzic ranked 11th in the M 100 breastroke with the time of 1:07.40(648 pts) of 31 athletes. Click up the title to follow up the on line results from Debrecen... 
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L.Cseh, HUN - 872 pts in the M 400 IM on the Day-1...
March 30, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Campionati Giovanili Indoor 2012, ITA...(Results)
FIN
(Riccione, ITA) - Organized by the FIN Italian Swimming Federation, on Friday in the town of Riccione, the 41st edition of the ITA National Youth Championships 2012 will be held. Age categories: F (1996-1999); M(1994 -1998). Date of the Champ: Mar 30 - Apr 04. Place of the event: Stadio del Nuoto di Riccione (25 m pool). This year the number of 1920 competitors (from 260 swim clubs) would take part in the events. Click up the title to see the start lists as well as to follow up the on-line results from this greatest National Youth Champs all over the Europe...
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Official flyer of the ITA Campionati Giovanili Indoor...
March 29, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Indianapolis Grand Prix 2012, USA - started...(Results)
M.Phelps
(Indy, USA) - Organized by the USA Swimming Fed., this upcoming weekend (Mar 29-31), the Indianapolis Grand Prix (5th stop of the 2011/2012 USA Swimming Grand Prix Series) will take place at the Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis. A large field of U.S. National Teamers will take part in this event such as Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), Amanda Beard (Irvine, Calif.),  Dara Torres (Los Angeles, Calif.), Katie Hoff (Towson, Md.), Jessica Hardy (Long Beach, Calif.), etc. Click up the title to follow up the On Line Results. Click here also for More Info... 
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M.Phelps, another one steady step towards LOG'12.
March 27, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
IX Swimming Festival in Zagreb, CRO...(Invitation)
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the Dubrava swim club, the 9th edition of the Swimming Festival 2012 is going to be held on Apr. 29. Place of the event: Utrine 50 m pool in CRO capital. Age gropus:  M/F (98; 99; 00; 01; 02). Each category is locked. Deadline for sending entries: Apr.24. More info available via:info@pkdubrava.hr
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Utrine pool, a place of the CRO Swim Festival 2012.
March 26, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Pomlad - Spring Meet 2012 in Maribor, SLO...(Invitation)
Maribor
(Maribor, SLO) - Invited by Plavalno Drustvo Maribor, the new edition of the Polmad - Spring Meet 2012 is going to be held on Apr. 14. Place of the event: Pristan 50 m pool. Age categories in the program: M-W (95 & older; 96/97; 98/99; 00/01; 02 & younger). Click up the title to open the official invitation with link for on-line registration. The deadline for sending entries: Apr.10... Additional info on this meeting is available via info@pdmb.si.
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Pristan pool, a place of the Pomlad Spring 2012 meet.
March 21, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Croatian Winter Champs 2012 - concluded...(Results)
Split
(Split, CRO) - Organized by the HPS this past weekend, the 2012 Winter Champs of Croatia (LC pool distance) concluded successfully in the City of Split. More then 490 athletes from 31 clubs took part in the 4-day event. Katarina Rados (Mladost) set the new NR in the W 100 fly (1:02.95). Old-new national champions are D.Draganja, M.Todorovic, S.Jovanovic, etc. Final team rankings: (Men) 1/SC Medvescak; 2/ SC ZPK; 3/ SC Mladost. (Women) 1/SC Primorje; 2/ SC Mladost; 3/ SC ZPK... Results...
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Poljud pool, a place of the CRO Winter Champs 2012..
March 20, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
39th Ravne Meeting 2012, SLO - concluded...(Results)
A.Carman
(Ravne, SLO) - Organized by the Swim Club Fuzinar, this past weekend in Slovenia, the 39th edition of the Ravne 2012 Meeti concluded. More then 220 competitors from 25 clubs/teams (AUT, BIH, ITA, Prishtina, FYROM, SRB and SLO) took part in the events. Top meet performances: Damir Dugonjic, SLO for the M 100 breast (1:02.87-808), while among females Mojca Sagmeister, SLO for the W 400 free (4:18.31-793). Coming from  Serbia, 4 teams competed: SRB team, SC Proleter, SC Barakuda and SC Kikinda. Click up the title to see the official results...
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A.Carman, SLO, two new Meet Records in Ravne...
March 18, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
2012 Energy Australia Swim Championships...(Results)
Dj.Markovic
(Adelaide, AUS) - Organized by the Australian Swimming, from March 15-22, the 2012 Energy Australia Swimming Championships take place in Adelaide. This competition is AUS trials event for the Olympic Games and other planet events. First quartile concluded. Top performances were set by James Magnussen in the M 100 free (48.26 prelim and 47.93 SFs). From SRB Djordje Markovic participated in the qualifications: in the M 400 free (3:52.58 - 9th), in the M 200 free (1:50.81 - 779 pts) and in the M 100 free (51.84 - 740 pts). Follow up the full on-line results...
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Dj.Markovic (SRB), worthy performances in Adelaide.. 
March 18, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
RSF International Meet in S.Petersburg...(Results)
I.Lendjer
(S.Petersburg, RUS) - Organized by the All Russian Swimming Federation, the RSF International Swimming Competition concluded successfully in Sankt Petersburg... Few worthy times and  the LOG standards are earned. Top meet performance: A.Zueva, RUS in the W 100m back (59.38 - 937 pts)... Coming from Serbia, Ivan Lendjer earned silver in the M 50 fly (24.57 - 760 pts), while in the M 100 fly he ranked 10th (55.56 - 720pts).. In  the M 50 breast Caba Siladji placed 6th (28.77- 796pts),while in the M 100 breast didn't earn final (1:04.06 - 764 pts). More..
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I.Lendjer (SRB), on the way to London, worthy in RUS.. 
March 15, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
9th Amsterdam Swim Cup 2012, NED...(Results)
Amsterdam
(Amsterdam, NED) - Organized by the National Swimming Institute of Amsterdam (E.ON-NZA), NED, this upcoming weekend, the 9th edition of the Amsterdam Swim Cup 2012 will be held. This event is a Qualifying Tournament for the London 2012, EC 2012 and EJC 2012 in Antwerp... From Serbia, Nadja Higl in the women's breast and Minja Najdanovski in the women's free will participate. Click up the title to see the start lists and follow up online results..
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The Sloterparkbad pool in Amsterdam. (Ph by I.Rasula)
March 10, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
British Gas Swim Champs 2012 - Day-8...(Results)
London
(London, GBR) - On the final, Day-8, within the evening events at the Open British Swim Championships 2012 three final races were held (all 1500 freestyle - women, men and men guests). In the men's 1500 free Guest Finals, Devon Myles Brown, RSA won (15:17.66 -865 pts). SRB record hodler Stefan Sorak swum out poor race finishing as 8th with the time of 16:10.61 - 731 pts. Click up the title to find out the complete official results (we hope that technical "problems" do not exist any more)..
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London Aquatic Center, great facility for the top swimming performances, while the problems with on-line reporting, photo presentation and other jobs, must be corrected...
March 10, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
2012 Columbus Grand Prix - started...(On Line Results)
M.Phelps
(Columbus,OH, USA) - Organized by the US Swimming, the 4th stop of the US Grand Prix Series is organizing at the Columbus State University, Ohio. On the Day-1, few  top times were set by Allison Schmit in the W200 free (1:57.54); Michael Phelps in the M 200 free (1:45.69); Kosuke Kitajima, JPN in the M 100 breast (1:00.13); Natalie Coughlin in the W 100 back (58.37), David Verraszto HUN in the M 400 IM (4:14.58).. See the full official results and follow up the next two days events...
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M.Phelps, 138 days prior to London'12, in the top form.
March 09, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
25th AG Meeting Jezek Trophy 2012, SLO...(Results)
Ljubljana
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Ljubljana SC, the 2th edition of the International AG meet Jezek Trophy 2012 is going to be held this week-end. Place of the event: Tivoli 25 m pool in Ljubljana. Six age groups exist (YoB 2001 to 2006). More then 300 talents from CRO, SRB and SLO take part in 2-day events. Coming from Serbia, Vracar SC is entered. Click up the title to see the start lists and to follow up the on-line results via www.timingljubljana.si...
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Tivoli SC pool, a place of the Jezek 2012 meet....
March 08, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Thorpe doesn't expect the Olympics...
I.Thorpe
(Sydney, AUS) - After a less than impressive return from a 5-year retirement Ian Thorpe, winner of five Olympic gold medals, doesn’t expect to place at the Australian team for the London 2012. Thorpe said Wednesday he  may have made his return to competitive swimming too late. “The most realistic outcome of this is that I will most likely fail. … I wish I had another six months to do this,” he said in the television interview. The 29-year-old AUS legend, who retired in Nov. 2006 after setting 13 WRs and winning 11 world championships golds, announced a comeback to competitive swimming nearly a year ago. Read more...
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I.Thorpe, very small chances to be in London Games..
March 08, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
ZPK Int'l Meet 2012 - conlcuded in Zagreb...
Zagreb
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the ZPK, this past weekend in Zagreb, the International meet ZPK 2012 concluded successfully. Place of the event: Utrine 50 m pool. More then 220 competitors from SLO, SRB, RUS and CRO took part in the events. New meet records were set: M.Markic SLO in the M 50 breast (28.28 - 912 pts), T.Smit SLO in the W 100 breast (1:10.49 - 835 pts); V.Melnikov RUS in the M 100 back (56.19); S.Fesikov RUS in the M 100 free (50.03).. From SRB, three clubs participated: SC Novi Sad, SC Partizanand SC BPK. Click over the next links for the full official Part-1 Results and Part-2 Results.... 
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Utrine Olympic pool, a place of the ZPK 2012 meet.
March 06, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Garcia at the ADN training camp in Belgrade...
H.Garcia
(Milan, ITA) - Due to the latest info from the ADN swim project, the top Cuba's swimmer Hanser Garcia, led by his coach Luisa Mojarrieta, from March 10 - 25, will join the ADN training process in Belgrade at the base of the "Milan Gale Muskatirovic" sports center. The actual Pan American Champion (100 free 48.34) will be partner of Sergey Fesikov and his coach Anrea Di Nino. Find out the official info at the ADN web site (in Italian language only).
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H.Garcia, Cuba's star in Belgrade, next two weeks...
March 06, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Italian Absolute Champs 2012 - started...(Results)
S.Meschiari
(Riccione, ITA) -In the famous Adriatic resort Riccione, at the Nuoto Stadion, from March 6 to 10, the 2012 Italian Absolute Championships will be held. 572 athletes from 128 clubs take part in the events. This event is also the trial for the upcoming Olympic Games as well as the Euro Junior Championships. On the Day-1 morning, first seven disciplines concluded. Mirco Di Tora in the M 100 back (54.64); Federica Pellegrini in the W 400 free (4:08.52); Silvia Meschiari in the W 200 fly (2:14.26); Luca Dotto in the M 100 free (49.58).. Follow up on-line results...
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S.Meschiari,(Aqvasport Rane Rosse), new ITA power...
March 06, 2012 -----------------------------------------------------------
British Gas Swim Champs 2012 - Day-4...(Results)
M.Belmonte
(London, GBR) - In the morning qualifications at the  Open British Swim Championships 2012 (Trials for the Olympic Games) several worthy times were set: in the women's 200 fly by Mireia Belmonte /ESP/ - 2:08.81; in the men's 100 free by Konrad Czerniak /POL/ - 49.14; in the men's 200 breast by Andrew Willis / GBR/ - 2:13.89.. From SRB, V.Stjepanovic participated in the M 100 free (51.69) where was placed 49th (of 78 athletes). Click up the title to be redirected to the On-Line Data Base.
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M.Belmonte, ESP strongest power for London Olympics...
March 04, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Bulgarian Championships 2012 - concluded...(Day-3 Report)
M.Yordanov
(Sofia, BUL) - With the disciplines on the Day-3, Sunday, the 2012 Bulgarian Winter Championships concluded successfully in Sofia. One new National record and few worthy times are set on the Day-3. Michael Yordanov (SC Iris) set NR in the men's 100 fly (55.82). Also were great Dimitar Dechev (SC Olympia)  in the M 50 free (22.80), Vangelina Draganova (SC Belmeken) in the W 200 breast (2:32.94) and Vencislav Aydarski (SC Vihren, Sandanski) in the M 400 free (3:54.52). See Day-3 full report..
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M.Yordanov, broke NR in 100 fly.. (Ph by bgswim.info)
March 03, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Bulgarian Winter Championships 2012...(Day-2 Report)
M.Zelev
(Sofia, BUL) - On Saturday, the Day-2 events of  the 2012 Bulgarian Winter Championships concluded in Sofia. One new National record and few worthy times are set. Martin Zelev (SC Damini-LV,Sofia) set NR in the men's 200 back (1:57.39). Also were great Aleksandar Nikolov (Mladost)  in the men's 200 free (1:50.35), Vangelina Draganova (SC Belmeken) in the women's 50 breast (32.99) and Lyubomir Agov (SC Vihren, Sandanski) in the men's 50 breast (29.68). See Day-2 results at the bgswim.info...
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M.Zelev, broke NR in 200 back (Ph by bgswim.info)
March 03, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
British Gas Swim Champs 2012 - started...(On Line Results)
Sorak-Stjepanovic
(London, GBR) - Organized by the British Swimming, the Open British Swim Championships 2012 (Trials for the Olympic Games) started Saturday at the new London Aquatics Center. 812 competitors from 29 countries are  entered for the competition that will be held from March 3-10. The organizer has provided the full on line results, reports, video clips, etc from the pool deck. Click up the title to be redirected to the On-Line Data Base.
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Stefan Sorak and Velimir Stjepanovic (SRB), their first appearances in the men's 400 free (Ph by Gulfnews)...
March 03, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
16th Trophy of Italo Nicoletti, Riccione, ITA...(Invitation)
Riccione-1999
(Riccione, ITA) - The traditional int'l AG meeting "Trophy of Italo Nicoletti 2012", one of the most attractive swim events in Italy is going to be held on May 25-27... Place of the event Riccione swim stadion. Age categories: M-(93 and older, 94/95; 96/97; 98; 99/00; 01/02); W-(95 & older; 96/97; 98/99; 00/01; 01/02). Deadline for sending entries: May 19. Click up the title to find out schedule on the official web site. More info: info@trofeoitalonicoletti.it
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I.Rasula, swimmer of the SC Swim Star 2000, Belgrade took part in this meeting in 1999...
March 02, 2012 ----------------------------------------------------------- 
Bulgarian Winter Championships 2012...(Day-1 Results)
Aydarski
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the BUL Swim Federation, on Friday the 2012 Bulgarian Winter Championships started in Sofia. Place of the event: Sports Palace, Sofia. More then 240 competitors from 22 domestic clubs take part in 3-day competition. On the Day-1 Venceslav Aydarski (SC Vihren, Sandanski) set the new NR in the men's 800 free (7:57.46). On the women's side, Vangelina Draganova (SC Belmeken) swum great in the women's 100 breast (1:10.37). Read the Day-1 results at the bgswim.info...
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V.Aydarski, broke his rec in 800free (Ph by bgswim.info)
February 29, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Six swimmers at the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame ...
G.Hall,Jr
(Chicago, USA) - On Feb 28, the United States Olympic Committee has announced the list of nominees eligible for inductions into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012. 
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The list comprises a total of 18 individual nominee finalists, five Paralympic finalists, and five team nominee finalists. Included in the list of finalists are the famous US swimmers Gary Hall, Jr., Jenny Thompson and the 1976 women’s swimming 4x100m freestyle relay (Shirley Babashoff, Wendy Boglioli, Kim Peyton and Jill Sterkel). Fans are now invited to vote on-line for each category till April 9. The final class will be inducted on July 12 in Chicago, Ill. 
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Gary Hall Jr., on the podium with his father, Gary Hall Sr., after he was placed on the U.S. Olympic Team Trials (Dated: July 13, 2004) 
February 29, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Golden Orlando 2012 in Dubrovnik, CRO...(Invitation)
Dubrovnik
(Dubrovnik, CRO) - Organized by the JUG swimming club, the new edition of the International swimming meeting "Golden Orlando 2012" is going to be held on Jun 02-03. Place of the event: Municipality Olympic 50 m pool 10 lanes in the City of Dubrovnik, CRO. Age categories in the meeting program: M-(94/95; 96/97; 98 & younger); W-(96/97; 98/99; 00 & up). Deadline for the entries: May 28.. Click up the title for the official invitation. More info on this competition is available via: tajnik@pkjug.hr
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Gruz pool, a place of the Golden Orlando 2012....
February 26, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
9th Meet 'With Love to Sarajevo 2012', BIH ...(Invitation)
Sarajevo
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the Bosna swimming club, the new edition of the international AG meeting "With love to Sarajevo 2012" is going to be held on Apr 07. Place of the event: Otoka Olympic pool in Sarajevo. Age groups in the meet program: M- (93 & older; 94/95; 96/97; 98/99; 00 & younger); W-(95 & plder; 96/97; 98/99; 00/01; 02 & younger). Deadline for the entries: Apr. 02. Additional info on this meet is available via pkbosna@yahoo.com
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Marvelous condition at the Otoka swim pool, Sarajevo..
February 25, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
39th International Meet Ravne 2012, SLO...(Invitation)
Ravne, SLO
(Ravne, SLO) - Organized by the Fuzinar swim club, the 39th edition of the international meeting Ravne 2012 is going to be held on March 17-18. Place of the event: 50 m Olympic pool (under baloon), 10 lanes. Age categories: M-(93 & older; 94 & younger); W-(95 & older; 96 & younger). Click up the title for the full program, schedule, etc. Deadline for the entries: Mar 14. Additional info on this meet could be reached via info@pkfuzinar.si
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Marvelous condition at the pool in Ravne na Koroscem.
February 21, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Ukrainian Open Masters Swimming Champs 2012...(Invitation)
Ukraina
(Kyiv, UKR) - Informed by Mr.Sead Alisic, Journalst from SLO, all masters swimmers from the Region of SE Europe are invited to the upcoming Ukrainian Open Masters  Championships 2012. Date of the event: March 16-18. Place of the event: Municipality of Krivorog 25m pool. The organizer expects competitors from RUS, POL, BLR, MDA, CRO, SLO, SRB, UKR and other countries. Click up the title to see the schedule and other info at the web-site of the UKR Masters Swim Association. Deadline for the entries: Mar 10. Add info: zahovavko@voliacable.com
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Competition venue in the town of Krivy Rog, UKR...
February 20, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
3rd Pamina 2012 AG Meeting, GER...(Invitation)
Bad Bergzabern
(Bad Bergzabern, GER) - Kindly invited by Klaus Janson, head of the Bad Bergzabern SC, we recommend the 3rd Pamina 2012 AG Meet (former Bad Bergzabern Meeting) that will be held on March 17-18 in Germany. Place of the event: Rebmeer-Bad 25 m pool (6 lanes). Age groups: M/F (born 95 to 02). Despite the deadline for sending entries ended on Feb 15, all can contact organizer and be registered via official web site www.tvbb-schwimmen.de
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Competition venue of the Int'l meet Pamina 2012...
February 19, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
GRE National Winter Champs 2012-concluded...(Full Results XLS)
Lymperta
(Larisa, GRE) - The GreakNational Winter Champs 2012 concluded successfully on Sunday with the last five disiplines as well as the relays... Worthy results were set in the evening by Mariana Lymperta in the women's 1500 free (16.36.00); Stefanos Dimitriadis in the M 100 fly (54.17); Maria Georgia Mihalaka in the W 200 breast (2:31.80), etc.. Click up next links for - Day-3 Morning and Day-3 Evening results (or full data base in XLS). 
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M.Lymperta, top meet performance on the Day-3...
February 19, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Montenegro Mimosa Cup 2012 - concluded...(Results)
(Herceg Novi, MNE) - 17th LEN Meet Montenegro Mimosa Cup 2012, concluded successfully on Sunday. Top meet performances, have been set by Nadja Higl (SC Tamis, SRB) for the W 200 breast (2:25.16 - 888 pts - MR), while on the men's side by Damjan Petrovski (SC Akvatik, Skopje) for the M 200 breast (2:18.18 - 743 pts.). Within the youth age group, top times were set by Borna Borcilo (CRO) for the M 100 breast (1:05.33 - 693 pts.) and Georgia Kadoglu (BUL) for the W 200  IM (2:23.12-719). 
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Marvelous conditions at the venue in the Igalo Spa....
February 18, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
GRE National Winter Champs 2012...(Day-2 Results)
M.G.Mihalaka
(Larisa, GRE) -On Saturday in Larissa, the Greak National Winter Champs 2012 continued with the Day-2 disciplines. Few worthy results were swum out. Ionnis Drymonakos is disqualified in the men's 200 back final. From others, Panteleimon Pants in the M 50 breast (1:03.40); Maria Georgia Mihalaka in the women's 100 breast (1:11.57); Alexadros Capisids in the M 800 free (8:14.09).Click up next links - Day-2 Morning and Day-2 Evening results.
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M.G.Mihalaka, top meet performance on the Day-2.
February 17, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
GRE National Winter Champs Larisa 2012...(Day-1 Results)
P.Samilidis
(Larisa, GRE) - Started Friday and throughout weekend in Greece, the National Winter Champs 2012 take part in the 50 m pool and is predominantly steered to the domestic candidates regarding the top upcoming world events such as Gianniotis, Drymonakos, Panagiotis, Michalaka, etc. This 3-day champ gathered swimmers also from Bulgaria. Click up the next links for the Day-1 Morning and Day-1 Evening results. Others can be also reached here...
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P.Samilidis GRE star, one of the top Euro breastrokers.
February 16, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
7th Saint Dizier Meet 2012, France...(Invitation)
Saint Dizier
(St.Dizier, FRA) - Kindly invited by the St-Dizier Natation, we recommend the 7th Meet Benjamins-Poussins 2012  great Euro meet dedicated to the age category swimmers. Date of the event: Apr 07-08. Place of the event: City of Saint Dizier (France), Centre nautique 25 m pool distance. Age groups: B/G (99; 00; 01; 02 & younger). Click up the title to read the official invitation, schedule, program, etc. Deadline for the entries: March 10... More info on this meet could be found via cosd.natation@free.fr
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Saint Dizier aquatic center, a place of the meeting...
February 15, 2012 -------------------------------------------------------
5th Banja Luka Open 2012, BiH ...(Invitation)
Banjaluka
(Banja Luka,Rep.Srpska,BIH) - The 5th edition of the LEN international meet "Banjaluka Open 2012" is going to be held on May 05-06... Place of the event: GOB Olympic pool 50 m distance. Organizer SC Olymp expects athletes from more then 10 countries. Age categorise: M-(94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99 & up); W-(96 & older; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & up). Deadline for the entries: Apr 15... More info could be reached via olymp2002@gmail.com
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GOB swim pool in Banjaluka, a place of the event... 
February 11, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Gran Prix Missouri 2012 - started...(On Line Results)
McGill
(Columbia, USA) - The 2012 Missouri Grand Prix started Friday in Columbia, Missouri, USA. This meet is the third  of seven stops on USA Swimming's 2011-2012 Grand Prix Series. Place of the event: Mizzou Aquatic Center at the University of Missouri... The 3-day competition gathered few top domestic stars, new talents, but also athletes - students from other part of the world. Day-1 brought few worthy times: Cheverton Samantha CAN in the W 200 free (1:58.46); Blake Worsley CAN in M 200 free (1:49.08); Jillian Tyler USA in the W 100 breast (1:09.05); Tyler McGill USA in the M 100 fly (52.58)... Find out more...
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Tyler McGill, top Day-1 performances in Missouri
February 07, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Official page on the World Masters Champs 2012...
Riccione
(Riccione, ITA) - The most spectacular and as it is expected, most crowded Fina event, the 14th edition of the World Master Championships2012 is going to be held on June 03-17 in Riccione, ITA. The championships gather actions in swimming, sychro, diving, open water and water polo.. Within the swimming 14 age groups exist. Click up the title to see the propositions, schedule, the way of the entering (individuals are also welcome), and other info...
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New swim stadium "Italo Nicoletti" can be considered as one of the most functional swimming facilities in Italy...
February 07, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Gianniotis (GRE) another win, Viedma 2012, ARG...(Report)
Gianniotis
(Vidma, ARG) - The second leg of the FINA 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup in Viedma (ARG) held on Feb 4. The competition welcomed 24 women and 31 men from 20 countries. Spyridon Gianniotis (GRE) prevailed with a solid win over the rest of the field with the time of 1:55:29.01. His closest challenger was Canada’s rising open water star Richard Weinberger (1:55:32.18) and Russian Evgeny Drattsev (1:55:35.32). The best among females was Eva Fabian (USA) 2:02:08.11. See the Fina official report...
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S.Gianniotis, 2nd gold in the Fina 10 K 2012 series..
February 06, 2012 -------------------------------------------------------
35th Coppa Carnevale 2012, ITA - concluded...(Results)
Viareggio
(Viareggio, ITA) - Organized by the ASD Artiglio Nuoto SC, this past week-end in Viareggio, Italy, traditional Coppa Carnevale Meet 2012, one of the oldest European AG  swim meets concluded successfuly. Place of the event: Municipality pool in Viareggio (25 m distance). More then 400 athletes took part in 3-day events (in age groups 1994-2000). Worthy times were swum out. Click up the title to open up the full official results of this event. 
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Municipality pool in Viaregio, a place of the meeting..
February 05, 2012 -------------------------------------------------------
Balkan Junior Swim Championships 2012...(Official Page)
Krusevac
(Belgrade, SRB) - The Serbian Swimming Federation has announced the next edition of the Balkan Junior Swim Championships being held on April 28-29. Place of the event: Olympic pool in the town of Krusevac (Central Serbia). It is expected more then 200 athletes from 11 countries in the region of this part of the continent. In the previous event at the Banjaluka 2011, top three nations overall were: 1/Greece (456 pts); 2/Romania (349); 3/Serbia (223). Click up the title to see the schedule, program and other info on this traditional swimming competition... 
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Municipality pool (50 m) in the town of Krusevac, a place of the Balkan Junior Swim Championships 2012...
February 04, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Black Sea Swimming Fest 2012, BUL - concluded...(Results)
Varna
(Varna, BUL) - Organized by the SC "Varna" and SC "Torpedo", also supported by the City of Varna Assembly, BUL Swim Federatioan and the National Sport Base EAD, the inaugural competition Black Sea Swimming Fest 2012 concluded successfully this past week in Varna. Place of the event: Sport palace pool (25 m distance). This event was dedicated to the 'Happy dolphin' category swimmers (2001-2002). 10 domestic clubs took part in the events. See the official results issued by the www.bgswim.info...
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Sparkle from the competition venue in Varna, BUL...
January 31, 2012 -------------------------------------------------------
Gianniotis and Grimaldi won Santos 2012...(Fina Report)
S.Gianniotis
(Santos, BRA) -The current and up-and-coming open water swimming elite was on-hand on Sunday for two thrilling events: FINA 10km Marathon World Cup in Santos (BRA) and the 2nd stage of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix, a 57km effort between Santa Fe and Coronda (ARG). In Santos Spyridon Gianniotis (GRE) captured gold medal, rounding up in 2:11:39.51, while among females Martina Grimaldi (ITA) touched first in 2:22:23.94.. See the full report also about the 57 km  race in Argentina from the Marathon Santa Fe - Coronda 2012...
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S. Gianniotis (GRE), new OWS world power... 
January 28, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
14th Luxebourg Euro Meet 2012...(Results)
Luxebourg
(Luxembourg, LUX) -The 14th edition of the "Euro Meet 2012" is organizing this weekend in Luxembourg. Place of the event: Aquatic Center "d'Coque"... Within the first events, top performances are set by Laurent Carnol (LUX) in M 200 Breast 2:09.78 (MR); Igor Borysik (UKR) in M 200 Breast 2:11.64; Caitlin McClatchey (GBR)  W 200 Free 1:58.73; Silke Lippok (GER) in the W 200 Free 1:58.86;  Ioannis  Drymonakos (GRE) in M 200 Fly 1:57.56 (MR) ... Australian legend Ian Thorpe placed 4th in the M 200 free (1:51.51)... Find out the official on-line results...
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Aquatic Center "d'Coque", a place of Euro Meet 2012..
January 27, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Slovenian SC Championships 2012...(Results)
Maribor
(Maribor, SLO) -All best in the nation (due to the start list more then 370 competitors from 46 clubs) are taking part in the Slovenian Short Course Championships 2012 (Jan 26-29). Place of the winter nationals: Maribor - Pristan pool 25 m distance. On Friday, worthy times were swum out (A.Carman in W200 back 2:08.38, U.Bezan in W 400 free 4:10.14). Click up the title to follow up the full online results of the Slovenian nationals (via pzstining.net)...
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Pool in Maribor, a place of the SLO Winter Champs..
January 23, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
Sauvage (FRA) and Biagioli (ARG) won Rosario ...(Report)
Rosario
(Rosario, ARG) - The first leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2012 saw French Julien Sauvage and local hope Cecilia Biagioli, both 27 years old, capture the gold medal in Rosario (ARG) on Sunday. A pack of 25 swimmers from eight countries took to the water. Final men's rank:1/JulienSauvage FRA (2:23:59), 2/Romain Beraud FRA (2:24:00), 3/ Damian Blaum ARG (2:24:01). Click up the title to read the Fina official report...
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The men's podium in Rosario (Photo by rafaela.com)...
January 22, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
14th AG Meet 'Dr. Fig' 2012 - concluded...(Results)
Kranj
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the Triglav SC, the traditional AG meet "Dr. Fig 2012" concluded Saturday by the city pool in Kranj, SLO. More then 270 athletes from 20 clubs (CRO, SRB & SLO) took part in the events. Top meet performances were set by Ales Zupanc (Triglav) for the M 100 free 1:01.84 - 424 pts) among boys, while among girls by Manca Marcun (Triglav) for the W 100IM (1:21.80 - 390 pts.). Out of concurrence Divna Cosic (SC Proleter Zrenjanin) went worty in the W100 back (1:06.73) and in the W50 back (31.30)... See the full official results...
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Municipality pool in Kranj - a place of Dr Fig '12 meet...
January 18, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
2nd International Trofeo Citta di Milano 2012...(Invitation)
M.Cavic
(Milan,ITA) - Organized by the ASD Nuotatori Milanesi the 2nd edition of the Trofeo Citta di Milano 2012 is going to be held on Feb 03-05. Place of the event D.Samuele pool (50 m distance). This competition is approved by FINA and the swum times can be accepted as entry times for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Due to the last info, meet leaders will be Samuel Pizzetti and Massimiliano Rosolino Italian stars. Also, the top stars of the ADN Swim Project already confirmed the participation (Milorad Cavic, Evgeny Korotyshkin and Sergej Fesikov). For more info call organizer via staff@nuotatorimilanesi.it
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M.Cavic again will paricipate in the Tophy of Milan..
January 17, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
International Meet STAR 2012 - concluded...(Results)
C.Diletta
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the PD Zvezda swim club, the international meet STAR 2012 concluded successfully on Sunday. Place of the event: Municipality Olympic pool in Kranj (50m). More then 240 athletes from 30 clubs (ITA, CRO,AUT, RWA, SUI, SRB, FYROM & SLO) took part in the events. Top meet performances: L.Marin (ITA) in the M 400 IM (4:26.12 - 822 pts.) and C.Diletta (ITA) in the W 400 free (4:17.21 - 845 pts.). From Serbia, the SC Novi Sad and SC St.Nikola picked up 10 medals in categories. Nina Cojic (3 medals in C cat.) and Vuk Celic (3 in cat C). 
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C.Diletta, ITA, top swimmer of the Star 2012 meeting..
January 06, 2012 ------------------------------------------------------- 
17th Montenegro Mimosa 2012, Herceg Novi...(Invitation)
Ivan Zuber
(Herceg Novi, MNE) - One of the widely known swimming Coach Legends Prof.Ivan Zuber, the owner and Meet Director of the top Montenegrin  competition for the time of the popular Mimosa Carnival, calls you again to take part in the 17th edition of the traditional LEN international meet "Montenegro Mimosa Cup 2012"... Place of the event: 25m pool of the Mediterranean Health Center in Igalo Spa (Herceg Novi). Date of the event: Feb 18-19. Click up the title to open up  the full official invitation with the propositions, program and schedule. Deadline for the entries: Feb 10. More info: ivica.zuber@t-com.me
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Prof. Ivan Zuber is welcoming you to MMC 2012...
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 meeting, 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).

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