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August 23, 2011
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FINA Reports Zero Doping Infractions from 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. FOLLOWING the successful 14th FINA World Championships, held in Shanghai (CHN) from July 16-31, 2011 FINA announces that 362 samples were collected during the competition for doping tests.
FINA World Junior Championships: Meet Comes to Close With Assault on Record Books
LIMA, Peru. THE FINA World Junior Championships came to a close with another meet-record onslaught.

USA's Jacob Pebley led three swimmers under the meet record in the men's 200 back with a winning 1:58.73. That time cleared the 1:59.67 set by Kurt Basset in 2008. Japan's Kosuke Hagino (1:58.94) and USA's Ryan Murphy (1:59.63) also bettered the former meet standard with second and third-place outings.
World University Games, Swimming: Mixed Bag of Winning Countries Conclude Meet
SHENZHEN, China. PLENTY of different countries all earned gold on the final night of competition at the World University Games in Shenzhen. The meet took place in long course meter format.
Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships: Jessica Long Sets Fourth World Record in Five Tries
EDMONTON, Canada. THE United States stacked another 15 medals onto its tally on the fourth night of competition at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships.
USA Swimming Long Course Junior Nationals: Kathleen Ledecky Closes Juniors With Meet Record
PALO ALTO, California. THE final night of action at the USA Swimming Long Course Junior Nationals featured another meet record en route to closing the curtain on a swift 2011 edition.
NCAA Approves Rules Changes For 2011-12 Season
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana. THE NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel recently approved several new rules that will be in effect for the 2011-12 season for collegiate swimming and diving.
Janet Evans Lowers Masters World Record in 400 Freestyle
MISSION VIEJO, California. IN her continuing quest to participate in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Janet Evans lowered her own Masters world record in the 400 freestyle last weekend at the Southern Pacific Masters Association's long course championships in Mission Viejo, Calif.
2010-2011 NISCA High School All-Americans Announced
PHOENIX, Arizona. The 2010-2011 NISCA High School All-Americans have just been announced and can be viewed on the Swimming World website.
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.
Nick McCrory, Cassidy Krug, Troy Dumais, Kristian Ipsen Close Down U.S. Diving Nationals With Wins
LOS ANGELES, California. NICK McCrory (Chapel Hill, N.C./Durham, N.C.) and Cassidy Krug (Coraopolis, Pa.) closed out the 2011 AT&T National Diving Championships with individual titles on men's 10-meter and women's 3-meter on Sunday, and Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) and Kristian Ipsen (Clayton, Calif.) won the men's synchronized 3-meter gold.
Jamie Patrick Successfully Completes 111-Mile River Swim
SACRAMENTO, California. LAST night, Jamie Patrick completed a 31-hour swim of the 111-mile Sacramento River, according to the Sacramento Bee. He swam from Princeton, California to Sacramento's Tower Bridge.
London Olympics Test Event Review, An Insider's Look at the Open Water Race Site
LONDON, England. THE London International 10k Marathon swim has now finished as most everyone I know is just getting home from Saturday morning practice. The day began in London with some rain and then race organizers were quite happy when the clouds parted just prior to the race start and the course was in the sun for most of the day.
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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What you'll find in the September 2011 issue of
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LET THE HYPE BEGIN! After what took place at the World Championships in Shanghai, the hype for London will now build and build,eventually hitting a crescendo when July rolls around.

What you'll find in the September 2011 issue of Swimming Technique
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What you'll find in the September 2011 issue of SWIM Magazine
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