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Swimming World Newsletter - 400 IM Olympic Preview - April 24, 2012

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April 24, 2012
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Twelve From South Africa Post Automatic Olympic Qualifying Times at Nationals
DURBAN, South Africa. SWIMMING South Africa has released a list of the 12 swimmers that swam faster than the FINA A standard at last week's long course nationals, which served as part of the country's Olympic team selection process.
Russian National Championships: Anastasia Zueva Rattles Textile Best
MOSCOW, Russia. THE Russian National Championships came to an end with another lot of strong times, including a near textile best as well as a redemptive qualification.
Olympic Preview: Men's and Women's 400 Individual Medley
GILLETTE, New Jersey. AS we creep closer to the Olympic Games in London this summer, Swimming World will produce event-by-event previews of the action set to unfold. As part of this series, we'll not only look at the leading contenders in each event, we'll also provide a historical perspective on each discipline.
TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions: Tom Shields Downs 26-Year-Old Pablo Morales Pool Record; Steve West, 40, Posts Unsanctioned FINA Masters World Best
MISSION VIEJO, California. THE TYR Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Championships closed the doors on the 2012 edition with quite a few strong times going up on the scoreboard.
USA Swimming to Require Hand Signals for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing Swimmers at U.S. Olympic Trials
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. LESS than 24 hours after deaf Olympic Trials qualifier Marcus Titus took to Facebook in protest of the potential lack of hand signals at the U.S. Olympic Trials, USA Swimming has confirmed to Swimming World that officials will be required to use proper hand signals for all deaf and hard-of-hearing swimmers at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha. National Team Director Frank Busch, Titus' former coach at the University of Arizona, has stepped in and will require the use of hand signals at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
China Tops Medal Stand at Mexico Stop of FINA Diving World Series
TIJUANA, Mexico. TIJUANA(MEX), the last of four meets, successfully concluded the FINA/Midea Diving World Series 2012 with once again a top-level two-day competition, held from April 20-21 and featuring the best divers in action.
Europeans Stop Chinese Sweep in Moscow Stop of FINA Diving World Series
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. MOSCOW (RUS), the third stop of the FINA/Midea Diving World Series 2012, welcomed 53 divers from the world's strongest nations in the sport from April 13-14. At the end of the two-day top-level competition, Germany and host federation Russia prevented a China's sweep of gold by finishing on top in the men's synchro events. Ultimately, no other nation came close to matching China's tally of eight medals (six gold, one silver, one bronze). The European countries collected ten medals: Russia (four), Italy and Ukraine (two), Germany and Great Britain (one). USA (four), Canada and Malaysia (one) also climbed the podium in Moscow.
Swimming Along The Atlantic Dash
CLIFTON FOURTH BEACH, South Africa. THE inaugural 5.3 km Atlantic Dash, postponed for a week due to unsafe conditions, got off on misty and cold conditions with the water temperature between 12-12.5?C (53.6-54.5?F) along the South Africa coast in Cape Town.
Who's A Member of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming?
MANHATTAN ISLAND, New York. THE Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming has already welcomed its first new member of 2012 with Jaime Caballero's Catalina Channel swim this April.

Who else will join this esteemed group of open water swimmers in 2012?

Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming club members are limited to those who complete crossings of the English Channel and Catalina Channel and a circumnavigation around Manhattan Island.
Legend of Ocean Heroes Emerges
OCEAN CITY, New Jersey. ADVENTURERS and heroes - both real and mythical - have always inspired and enthralled mankind through the millennium. Risk-takers, stewards of the Earth, protectors of the people or the environment, their legacies are passed on from generation to generation.
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What you'll find in the May 2012 issue of
Swimming World
Feature Articles:
Women's NCAAs: This Bears Repeating
The University of California Golden Bears won their second straight women's NCAA Division I title and third in the last four years.

Men's NCAAs: No Time Like the Present
The University of California, expected to be in a rebuilding mode after last year's men's title, enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory at the men's NCAA Division I Championships.

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