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Trending Swimming World Stories - November 26, 2013

Trending Swimming World Stories - November 26, 2013

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November 26, 2013
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Katie Ledecky, Ryan Lochte Win Swimmers of the Year Awards at USA Swimming's Golden Goggles
HOLLYWOOD, California. SUNDAY, the top swimmers and support personnel within USA Swimming assembled at the JW Marriott hotel in Los Angeles, and Swimming World was PROUD to be there to bring you all the best coverage!
Strengthen Shoulder Blades With the Upper Cut Dryland Exercise!
SANTA CLARA, California. EVERY swimmer will benefit from today's dryland exercise tip from Swimming World contributor G. John Mullen, as it helps develop the shoulder blade muscles so important in "overhead" motions such as arm recovery in all four strokes.
Phoenix Swim Club Pool to Be Officially Demolished; Developers Win Fight With City Council Vote
PHOENIX, Arizona. THE Phoenix City Council today approved a measure to remove a special permit that will allow a housing developer to demolish the storied Phoenix Swim Club pool and construct single-family homes on the 10-acre lot.
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Top Seven Stay Steady in CSCAA Women's Division I Poll; California Still On Top
PHOENIX, Arizona. AS was the case in the Division I men's poll, the top spots in the College Swim Coaches Association of America's women's swimming and diving poll remain unchanged. The top seven teams keep their places heading into the midseason invitationals, with several team slipping due to inactivity in the past couple of weeks.
Minnesota, Purdue, Penn State and Virginia Make Huge Gains in CSCAA Men's Division I Swim/Dive Poll
PHOENIX, Arizona. MINNESOTA and Purdue were the biggest beneficiaries in the newest poll of Division I swimming and diving men's teams from the College Swim Coaches Association of America. A few teams on this week's list have used the past two weeks for training instead of racing, in anticipation of the upcoming midseason invitationals.
Paul Biedermann to retire in 2016
WUPPERTAL, Germany. AFTER not being in the pool for national competition in half a year and sitting out the World Championships in Barcelona in summer due to several injuries, Paul Biedermann made his return to the pool this week at the German short course nationals. However, he is not going to start at the short course European Championships in Herning, Denmark and instead focuses on the European Championships in Berlin, Germany set for August 2014, with his long term goal being to finally win an Olympic medal at the Games in Rio 2016. After that, he is going to retire.
Darian Townsend Makes Masters Swimming Debut With Five Short Course Meters World Records
MESA, Arizona. DARIAN Townsend, an Olympic champion from the 2004 Games, competed in his first Masters swimming competition today and made the most of it with five short course meters world records in the 25-29 age group -- in a span of two hours.
Chinese Diver Zhong Wei Banned Three Months for Probenecid Positive Test
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. RECENTLY, FINA announced that Chinese diver Zhong Wei has been banned for three months following a positive test for Probenecid (Class S.5 Diuretics and Masking Agents).
Fast Times Across The Board at Big 10 November Quad Meet
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana. PURDUE hosted Ohio State, Northwestern and the Iowa men's team Friday night in the November Quad meet Friday night, which saw quick times across the board against four Big 10 teams.
Olympian Sue Walsh, Trials Qualifier Erika Braun Help Set Masters Relay World Record
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. THE North Carolina short course meters Masters state championships got a jolt of energy on Saturday when four fast females broke the world record record in the 200 freestyle relay.
Caeleb Dressel Lowers His Own Astounding National High School Record in 50 Free
STUART, Florida. AT the Florida State 2A High School Championships tonight, Clay High's Caeleb Dressel downed his national high school record in the 50-yard freestyle with a monster leadoff for his winning Clay High squad in the 200-yard free relay.
Remembering Fran Crippen, Three Years Later
DURHAM, North Carolina. SWIMMING has never been the sport that grabs the biggest headlines. Millions of people in the U.S. watched each NFL game this past weekend, but maybe a few hundred know of Ruta Meilutyte's world record in the 100 breast at the World Cup in Moscow. Sure, NBC jumped on the Michael Phelps bandwagon when he twice sought to win eight gold medals in the Olympics, and nowadays the occasional Missy Franklin story on ESPN.com gives NCAA swimming more coverage than it has ever received. Even though the accomplishments of these superstars have been great for boosting the sport's profile, these are the exceptions.
SwimmingWorld.TV Launches New Educational Series
PHOENIX, Arizona. SWIMMINGWORLD.TV launched its first episode of SwimOutlet.com Tech Talk devoted to educating consumers on cutting-edge products in aquatics.
Synchro Canada Looking for Chief Executive Officer
Synchro Canada is the national sport governing body for the sport of synchronized swimming in Canada. It is governed by a national volunteer board of directors, and is supported by staff in key business areas and a number of committees. Synchronized swimming is one of Canada's most successful amateur sports, having medalled in most senior world championships and most Olympic Games since 1984. Overall, Synchro is the third best performing sport in Canada according to Sport Canada.
OC Register: Former Olympic Team Coach Mitch Ivey Banned for Life
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. USA Swimming concluded its investigation into allegations of improper sexual relations by former U.S. Olympic team coach Mitch Ivey by banning Ivey for life, according to an article by the OC Register.
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