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June 28, 2011
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Paris Open: Cesar Cielo, Femke Heemskerk Clock Top-Ranked 100 Frees
PARIS, France. THE two-day Paris Open accomplished its annual mission of putting strong sprint times into the world rankings. Today was no different, as a pair of top-ranked long course meter efforts went up on the scoreboard.
Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions: Several Meet Records Fall on Final Night
MISSION VIEJO, California. THE last night of the Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions concluded with several more meet records going into the ledger. The meet, presented by TYR, took place in long course meters.
Hungarian Long Course Nationals: Daniel Gyurta, Laszlo Cseh, Eva Riszto Post Top 15 Times
DEBRECEN, Hungary. THE Hungarian Long Course Nationals came to a close in Debrecen with a trio of top 15 times going up on the scoreboard.

Daniel Gyurta topped the men's 200 breast in 2:10.45 to jump to ninth in the world rankings in the event. David Verraszto placed a distant second in 2:15.42, while Peter Tejes snared third in 2:20.15.
Albert Subirats, Fabiola Molina Hit With Doping Suspensions
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. A pair of high profile athletes have recently been hit with doping suspensions as Venezuela's Albert Subirats and Brazil's Fabiola Molina have both been suspended.
Colorado Time Systems Responds to Relay Judging Platform Controversy
PHOENIX, Arizona. RECENTLY, Swimming World Magazine called for the suspension of relay judging platforms until a human element can be implemented into the confirmation stage of disqualifications during relays. The call to suspend the platforms added to the controversial topic as several relays have mounting evidence that the platforms had failed and caused inaccurate disqualifications to occur. These disqualifications are based on the unrelenting rules that state that exchanges between -0.09 and +0.09 can only be judged by the platform equipment.
Serbia Wins FINA Men's Water Polo World League Title
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. THE team of Serbia is the 2011 winner of the FINA Men's Water Polo World League, after beating Italy in the decisive match of the Super Final (June 21-26) of the competition, by 8-7. In Florence (ITA), the local team managed to secure Serbia's strength until the third quarter (when the two teams were tied at 5-5), but the Balkan squad made the difference in the last period, triumphing by 3-2.
China Dominates Another Leg of FINA Diving Grand Prix
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. FRANCE's Matthieu Rosset and Damien Cely were the only non-Chinese winners at the sixth and last leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2011 held in Bolzano (ITA) from June 10-12. The French pair finished first in the men's 3m springboard synchro, Rosset also winning the individual same event.
A3 Performance Poll of the Week
PHOENIX, Arizona. Swimming World wants to know what you think and offers you the chance to participate in our weekly poll.
Man Dies, Another Airlifted After Great North Swim
WINDERMERE, Britain. ACCORDING to several media reports including the North-West Evening Mail, a 46-year-old man died and a "man in his late 50s or early 60s" was airlifted from the Great North Swim that took placed in Windermere.
Swimming Canada Adds Open Water Swimmers to World Championships Team
OTTAWA, Canada. SWIMMING Canada announced today the addition of 6 swimmers to its FINA World Championships Team that will compete in Shanghai this summer. These six veteran athletes will represent Canada in the Open-Water events (5, 10 and 25km).
Penny Palfrey Sets Open Water World Record in 40 Hour Swim
CAYMAN ISLANDS. PENNY Palfrey, one of the most adventurous marathon swimmers of modern times, swam 68 miles between Little Cayman and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. She started on Friday morning and finished late on Saturday night after spending 40 hours and 41 minutes in the warm tropical waters of the Caribbean.
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What you'll find in the July 2011 issue of
Swimming World
Feature Articles:
Ous Mellouli is one of the world s finest distance free-stylers. Yet, the Tunisian star knows there are things much more important than lapping the field.

What you'll find in the July 2011 issue of Swimming Technique
Feature Articles:
All coaches agree: recovery is extremely important for their swimmers to be able to perform consistently and better.

What you'll find in the July 2011 issue of SWIM Magazine
Feature Articles:
DRYSIDE TRAINING: IM Stroke Series (Freestyle)
This month: freestyle. These exercises are designed to improve your stroke power, distance per stroke, body balance and body position.