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IMSA Started In Paris In 1953

Courtesy of Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto who updates the website of Abilio Couto, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer. The International Marathon Swimming Association (IMSA) is a now defunct professional marathon swimming [...]

Will FINA Be Replaced By WSA?

Craig Lord of Vortex writes, "The founding principles of the World Swimming Association, officially adopted in Cleveland this week as the organisation that intends to take over the global governance of the sport, were backed [...]

Open Water Swimming Officials And Referees

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. There are 176 certified and experience FINA open water swimming officials around the worldwho travel domestically and internationally judging, organizing, planning, volunteering and directing open water swims, relays and [...]

John Leonard To FINA’s Cornel Marculescu

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A strongly worded letter to FINA and its staff, officers and the FINA Bureau was addressed to FINA's powerful Executive Director Cornel Marculescu and published and distributed by John [...]

Fran Was My Friend

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. FINA issued information announcing several open water swimming stars and Olympians who will be participating in its FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Abu Dhabi on March 13th, [...]

Athletes Do The Right Thing By Craig Lord

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Craig Lord's most recent hard-hitting article is a must-read here (Athletes Do The Right Thing: Boycott FINA, Say No To Money Soaked In Sorrow Of Fran). Back in July [...]

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