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September 27, 2011
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Chinese Long Course Nationals: Sun Yang Posts Strong 1500 Free Time
RIZHAO, China. SUN Yang, who set the world record in the men's 1500 free at Worlds this summer, came through with a swift metric mile tonight at the Chinese Long Course Nationals.
Australia State Teams Age Group Short Course Championships: Meg Bailey Triples in Final Session
CANBERRA, Australia. THE final session of the Australia State Teams Age Group Short Course Championships featured the completion of the 50 sprint knockout tournaments, as well as an impressive triple from 14-year-old Meg Bailey.
USA Swimming Passes Open Water Safety, Athlete Protection Legislation at USAS Convention
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. AT its annual Convention recently, over 400 USA Swimming Delegates, representing state committees and swim clubs from all 50 states, voted in favor of amendments to further improve open water safety and athlete protection measures within USA Swimming.
Ryan Lochte Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year; Crippens Among Others Honored With Annual Awards
JACKSONVILLE, Florida. WINNER of five gold medals at the 2011 FINA World Championships, two-time Olympian Ryan Lochte was named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year tonight. Lochte, who became the first swimmer to break a world record since the banning of polyurethane suits, was also honored with the ConocoPhillips Performance Award for his record-breaking swim in the 200m IM (1:54.00) at World Championships.
USA College News and Results
PHOENIX, Arizona. THE USA college swimming season is underway and you can find news and results of your favorite school in our College News section of our website.
Spain Wins FINA World Junior Women's Water Polo Championships
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. THE team of Spain got its first victory in the FINA World Junior Women's Water Polo Championships (20 & Under), after beating Hungary in the decisive game of the ninth edition of this event, organised from September 11-17, 2011 in the Italian city of Trieste.
Thomas Lurz, Emily Brunemann Win at FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup Stop
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. THOMAS Lurz (GER) reinforced his lead by winning the sixth leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2011 taking place in Shantou, China, on September 25. The reigning world champion in the 5km event took 1h54m22s95 to complete the race, being the only open water swimmer so far to collect two victories in this year's series. Among women, Emily Brunemann (USA) obtained her first podium appearance of the season, touching home in 2h04m52s41. In all, 28 men and 15 women from ten countries took part in the event.
Diana Nyad Ends Record-Breaking Open Water Attempt Early, Jellyfish Stings Cited as Cause
OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA. OPEN water legend Diana Nyad has ended her third attempt to swim from Havana to Cuba, her team announced this morning.

Nyad officially stopped swimming at 11 a.m. Eastern time, about 40 hours and 67 miles from her starting point in Havana. It marked nearly two days of medical drama, as well as near scares when she was visited by barracudas and an Oceanic white-tipped shark, according to posts on Nyad's website. Reports indicate that ocean currents were starting push Nyad well off course.
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.
Dryland Tip: Rotational Jumps, Monkey Throws
SANTA CLARA, California. G. John Mullen, one of Swimming World's dryland correspondents, is back with another dryland training tip video today. This video focuses on Rotational Jumps and Monkey Throws, which help tighten shoulder and hip rotation.
ASCA Clinic Videos Feature Matt Kredich, Dennis Pursley and More!
PHOENIX, Arizona. WE have added more videos to our special landing page for the 2011 American Swimming Coaches Association's World Clinic from San Diego!

Matt Kredich, the head women's swimming coach at the University of Tennessee, gives a three-part talk on how he uses various pieces of equipment -- including the Vasa Trainer -- to help swimmers understand various power phases of the pull and kick.
USA High School News and Results
PHOENIX, Arizona. GET the results of your favorite school in our High School News section of our website.
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USA S New Darling After her impressive performance at this summer s World Championships in Shanghai, 16-year-old Missy Franklin is a superstar in the making.

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