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Los Angeles Times

USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus dies at 67
Los Angeles Times
USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus, who led a federation that brought home 156 Olympic medals during his 20 years at the helm, died Sunday. He was 67. USA Swimming said Wielgus died in Colorado Springs, Colorado, of complications from ...
Chuck Wielgus, sports executive who elevated US swimming, dies at 67Washington Post
He shaped recreation on Hilton Head, then led American swimming to new heightsIsland Packet (blog)
USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus Dies at 67SwimSwam
Reuters -Excelle Sports
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Synchronized swimming event coming to Aiken April 29
Kathy Modesitt, Captain Aiken Aquatic Art/ “The 2016 United States Masters Synchronized Swimming Champion, Jennifer Wrigley, and she's going to be swimming her award winning routine. So we're really excited to have her with us! Dr. Holly Woltz is the ...

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Season at Banquet
DURHAM, N.C. – The Blue Devil swimming and diving program commemorated the 2016-17 campaign Sunday evening at the team's annual banquet. The Duke coaching staff and student-athletes celebrated athletic and academic achievements from the ...

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Dansbury Pool Swimming in Maintenance Issues
PA home page
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A popular pool is swimming in maintenance problems. The East Stroudsburg Borough is scrambling to make repairs on a budget, but they may not come in time for opening day. Three-year-old ...

The Augusta Chronicle

Glynn Moore: Swimming, boating are not exactly Olympic events for me
The Augusta Chronicle
There were no lakes and so I did not grow up swimming. Shortly after high school graduation, my buddy Jack and I drove his Triumph Spitfire roadster from northwest Georgia to Panama City, Fla. It was October and the crowds had departed. Jack and I ...

Texas athlete dies during swimming portion of Ironman competition
Fox News
A Texas man died Saturday during the swimming portion of an ironman event, authorities said. Montgomery County officials identified the man as Glen Breummer, 54, the Houston Chronicle reported. Breummer was competing in the Memorial Hermann ...
Man dies during swimming portion of Ironman in Texas:
Woodlands man dies during the swimming portion of the IronmanHouston Chronicle

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OlympicTalk (blog)

Chuck Wielgus, head of USA Swimming for 2 decades, dies at age 67
OlympicTalk (blog)
USA Swimming says Wielgus died Sunday in Colorado Springs of complications from colon cancer. The cancer was first diagnosed in 2006 and Wielgus underwent regular chemotherapy while leading USA Swimming to record growth. He was scheduled to ...

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Swimming World Magazine

British Olympic Medallists Lead 2017 World Championship Roster
Swimming World Magazine
A 29-strong British Swimming team has been selected to compete at this summer's FINA World Championships in Budapest. Olympic Champion Adam Peaty and Olympic medallists Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, James Guy, Duncan Scott, Stephen ...
British Swimming name team for 2017 World ChampionshipsDaily Mail
Remember me on this computerTeam GB
Adam Peaty: Olympic champion in GB World Championships teamBBC Sport

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University of Delaware Review

White Clay Creek: Just keep swimming?
University of Delaware Review
To truly make sure that one isn't swimming in a cocktail of bacteria and toxic chemicals, it's best to look at data. According Gerald Kauffman, university biology professor and director of the Delaware Water Resources Center, water quality has several ...

Longtime USA swimming head Chuck Wielgus dies at 67
The Whittier Daily News
Chuck Wielgus, whose nearly 20 years as USA Swimming's executive director were marked by unprecedented Olympic success and a series of sex abuse scandals that reached all the way to his office, died Sunday at the age of 67 after a long battle with ...

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