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July 10, 2012
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Swimming World Olympic Prediction Contest 
PHOENIX, Arizona. BY popular demand, here is the Swimming World Olympic Prediction post. Our friend Aquanaut has volunteered to help run the contest, as our users battle for ultimate swimming prognostication bragging rights.
Olympic Swimming: THE Records 
PHOENIX, Arizona. FOLLOWING is an exhaustive list of various records that have been set at the Olympic Games in swimming. The lists do include the 1906 Olympics, which the IOC does not recognize, but most Olympic historians do, but all marks set including the 1906 Olympics are marked in red.
The Master of Sports Timing - Interview with Omega's Peter Hurzeler 
PHOENIX, Arizona. BEFORE there was ever a Peter Ueberroth, President, LAOOC, whose organizational and executive leadership was attributed to staging the overwhelmingly successful 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games against all odds, or a Ric Birch, Master of the Ceremonies, who has personally created and produced the last six opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games including Sydney, Beijing and others... there was Peter Hurzeler, Board Member, Omega Timing, whose organizational and creative skills has successfully delivered innovation, technology and time keeping, to the Olympics, Games after Games after Games since 1969.
Andrew Gemmell Closes Fast To Get To London 
OMAHA, Nebraska. ANDREW Gemmell is a chameleon. He switches gears when he needs to and changes speeds with a purpose. 

America's best crossover swimmer is a 10K silver medalist at the 2009 world championships and a gold medalist in the 5K Team Pursuit at the 2011 world championships, but he turned his Olympic focus to the pool when he narrowly missed the opportunity to qualify for the 10K marathon swim.
Marriott USMS Summer Nationals: 15 More Records Toppled on Last Day of Meet 
OMAHA, Nebraska. KEVIN DOAK, Joy Ward, Betty Lorenzi and Steve West each lowered their third USMS or world record of the competition as the four-day USMS Summer Nationals wrapped up this afternoon. Eleven USMS records and four world records fell during today's session.
Canada Cup: Julia Wilkinson, Milorad Cavic, Martha McCabe Collect Multiple Victories Through Three Days of Racing 
MONTREAL, Canada. AFTER three days of racing at the Canada Cup in Montreal, Julia Wilkinson, Milorad Cavic and Martha McCabe each have two wins to their credit.
Paris Open: Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat Triple, Several Others Double to Close Out Meet 
PARIS, France. FRANCE'S dynamic duo of Yannick Agnel and Camille Muffat each lassoed their third wins of the meet, while a handful of other swimmers collected their second individual win to wrap up the 6th Paris Open.
Natalie Coughlin Appears in ESPN "This is Sportscenter" Ad 
STAMFORD, Connecticut. NATALIE Coughlin, who qualified for her third Olympic appearance as a potential part of Team USA's 400 free relay at the 2012 London Games, has filmed an ESPN "This is Sportscenter television ad.
USA Women's Water Polo Downs Hungary 7-6 At UC-San Diego 
SAN DIEGO, California. MORE than 1,000 fans piled in to the Canyonview Aquatic Center at UC-San Diego to witness the U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team top Hungary 7-6.
U.S. Olympic Trials, Diving: Cassidy Krug, Christina Loukas, David Boudia, Nick McCrory Claim Individual Olympic Spots 
FEDERAL WAY, Washington. INDIVIDUAL finals kicked off today at the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Finals took place in the women's three-meter springboard and men's ten-meter platform. The Trials will wrap up with the men's three-meter and women's platform on Sunday.
U.S. Olympic Trials, Diving: Chris Colwill, Troy Dumais, Brittany Viola, Katherine Bell Make Olympic Team as Meet Comes to a Close 
FEDERAL WAY, Washington. AMERICA'S top divers wrapped up their Olympic Trials with two more finals today at the King County Aquatic Center. Two divers etched their names on the Olympic roster in both the men's three-meter springboard and women's ten-meter platform.
2011-12 NISCA High School All-American Lists Released 
PHOENIX, Arizona. NISCA today released its All-American lists for Swimming and Diving for 2011-12. The lists feature the top-100 swimmers nationally in each event. Highlighting the list are several potential Olympians competing at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, as well as one diver who has already qualified for the Olympics.
Trent Grimsey, Esther Nunez Win 36K Fourth Stage of FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. ABOUT 30 swimmers from 15 countries braved the 36km race as part of the fourth stage of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2012 on June 17.
NZ Manufacturing Poll of the Week 
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Fast Track to Success 
Hailing from a country that has produced greatness with the likes of Inge de Bruijn and Pieter van den Hoogenband, sprinter Ranomi Kromowidjojo has rapidly developed into a global force behind a lethal combination of raw talent, hard work and desire.

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