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Trending Swimming World Stories - January 30, 2014

Trending Swimming World Stories - January 30, 2014

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A Semi-Monthly Wrap-up of News from Around the World by Sports Publications Intl.
January 30, 2014

NEWS!!!! Taken from Lane9

Strength Training: Before, After or Separate From Swimming for Optimal Results
When constructing a strength training program for swimmers, or any other athletes, it is imperative to establish the goals in the weight room for the entire season and for the separate workouts. When this has been instituted, the next step would be to figure out where to optimally put the workouts for the benefit of the swimmers.

Wielgus: Today Is One of The Most Pivotal Days in the Future of USA Swimming
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. JUST about an hour or so after USA Swimming released the official findings from the Gunderson National Child Protection Training independent review of USA Swimming's Safe Sport program, USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus wanted to get personally on the record with his thoughts about the information via a blog post at

FINA Provisionally Suspends Yuliya Efimova For Positive Test, Sergey Makov Also Suspended
LAUSANNE, Switzerland. A week after news first broke that Russian world-record holder Yuilya Efimova tested positive for the drug DHEA, FINA has provisionally suspended the breaststroker until she has a hearing before the FINA Doping Panel.

Responses to USA Swimming's Vieth Report Run The Full Spectrum
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. IT's been a day since USA Swimming released the independent report on its Safe Sport program, and there's definitely been a wide spectrum of responses to the process and the recommendations themselves.

Jaring Timmerman Becomes First 105-Year-Old Masters Swimmer in History
WINNIPEG, Canada. THE hundreds of swimmers and fans in the Pan Am Pool yesterday in Winnipeg were treated to a major moment in Masters swimming history, a moment not likely to be repeated or bettered for many years.

Unger: Backstroke Foot Ledges Should Be Available at Mesa, Santa Clara Grand Prix Stops
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. AFTER some back-and-forth conversations today that included agent David Arluck regarding the availability of backstroke foot ledges at USA Swimming-hosted events, USA Swimming Assistant Executive Director Mike Unger just confirmed with Swimming World that USA Swimming plans on having FINA-approved backstroke foot ledges at the Mesa and Santa Clara Grand Prix stops.

USA Diving Announces 2014 FINA Diving World Series Rosters
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana. THE United States has received invitations in five events for the upcoming 2014 FINA Diving World Series, an invitation-only series for the top finishers from the 2013 FINA World Championships.

Ian Thorpe Admitted to Hospital for Depression, Alcohol Abuse
SYDNEY, Australia. ACCORDING to a litany of media reports in Australia, Australian superstar Ian Thorpe has been admitted to a Sydney hospital for depression and alcohol abuse.

USA Men's Water Polo Announces Volvo Cup Roster
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California. THE USA Men's Senior National Team will kick off their 2014 competition schedule with a visit to Sznolnok, Hungary to take part in the Volvo Cup this February. Team USA will meet Serbia, Germany, and Hungary in three matches from February 7-9. Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has selected 14 athletes to compete in the event with four athletes making their Senior National Team debut. 2012 Olympian John Mann (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC) leads a team that includes newcomers Drew Holland (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Lamorinda), Conner Cleary (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Stanford), Dan Matulis (Milford, OH/Long Beach State/Rockford Aquatics), and Thomas Dunstan (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan HS/Greenwich Aquatics).

Jacqueline Freney Named Young Australian of the Year
BELCONNEN, Australia. SWIMMING Australia President John Bertrand AM has this morning congratulated Paralympian Jacqueline Freney on being named the Young Australian of the Year for 2014.

Suspended Sentences For Officials Guilty of Forgery in World Champs Bid
GWANGJU, Korea. TWO officials found guilty of forging documents in South Korea's bid to host the 2019 FINA aquatics world championships were handed suspended prison sentences Friday, according to a report by Reuters.

Updated USA Swimming All-Time Age Group Top 100s: Check Out These Amazing Kids!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. A few days ago, USA Swimming updated its All-Time Top 100 Age Group Times records, and there's definitely been a big change in the books since the turn of the century.

Check Out The Short Course USA Swimming All-Time Age Group Top 100s!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. EARLIER this week, we presented a quick look at USA Swimming's updated All-Time Top 100 Age Group Times long course record books. Today, we present the short course editions of the lists. Tech Talk Features How To Choose A Fin
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Michael Phelps Set to Appear on Television Show Suits in March
BALTIMORE, Maryland. OLYMPIC superstar Michael Phelps will add to his Internet Movie Database (IMDB) profile in March when he officially appears on the television show Suits.

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What you'll find in the February 2014 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
Nathan Adrian: Still the All-American Athlete
After the London Olympics , Nathan Adrian was dubed by the media as the “All-American Athlete.” Despite a disapointing performance at last year’s World Championships, the superstar sprinter stil has great expectations for 2014 and beyond.

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