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WATCH: From refugee to Olympian: Inside Netflix biopic 'The Swimmers'

Independent online (SA) 24 Nov 2022
Champion swimmer Yusra Mardini was profoundly moved by the movie retelling of her epic journey from war-torn Syria to Germany, and then on to Olympic glory in 2016 ... Yusra, who is a UNHCR goodwill ambassador for refugees, has a cameo in The Swimmers in a handful of technical swimming scenes ... The Swimmers is based on Yusra’s autobiography “Butterfly.

MacAlister, Ryan top the podium at NC State Invitational

Stanford Daily 24 Nov 2022
The six-team showdown in Greensboro, NC, encompassed three days of prelims-finals action and marked the first meet of this format for the swimmers this season, as the Cardinal men competed alongside the women’s squad for the first time since their season-opening victory over Utah ...Swimmers rake in NCAA cuts as a diver is crowned champion.

Tooele High swim team looks to make splash in 2022-23 season

Tooele Transcript Bulletin 23 Nov 2022
Coming off a successful season for the Tooele High Buffaloes swim team, coach Holly Tate and her swimmers are prepared to keep the good times rolling this winter. Last year, the Buffaloes girls swimmers became region champions for the third-straight season and Tate said she and the team have every intention of earning a fourth.

The Swimmers Interview: Matthias Schweighöfer on Playing Coach Sven

Coming Soon 22 Nov 2022
The Swimmers Interview ... ComingSoon Editor-in-Chief Tyler Treese spoke with The Swimmers star Matthias Schweighöfer about his role as coach Sven and his meeting with the real person he portrayed ... “Based on a true story, The Swimmers follows the journey from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics,” reads the film’s synopsis.

Yusra Mardini on swimming through prejudice and exploitation

The New Arab 22 Nov 2022
"The Swimmers shows us their inspiring story, which led to Yusra showcasing her swimming skills on a global stage by competing for the refugee team at the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics" ... The Swimmers captures their first dehumanising encounters of such, including their experiences with people smugglers.

Indiana high school boys swimming, diving: 12 East Central athletes to watch this season

The Star Press 22 Nov 2022
From potential sectional champions to state competitors, here are 12 East Central Indiana boys swimmers and divers to watch this season. ... .

Remember this? Shavarash and the trolleybus

Log Cabin Democrat 22 Nov 2022
The morning of Sept. 16, 1976, was chilly in Yerevan, Armenia. The streets were busy with commuters heading to work and other various destinations ... Both Shavarash and Kamo were fin-swimming champions, a sport in which the swimmers wear fins to increase their speed in the water ... Although he was a champion swimmer, Shavarash was quickly losing strength ... .

Victims and heroes in Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub shooting identified 

Hong Kong Standard 22 Nov 2022
Another 17 people were wounded by gunfire in the rampage ... The Standard Channel. IOS Android. IOS Android. More>> ... Ashley Paugh's husband, Kurt Paugh, described his wife as his high school sweetheart, an "amazing mother" of champion swimmer Ryleigh and someone who worked at a nonprofit that helps find homes for foster children.  ... .

Ex-First Lady ‘Ming’ Ramos retires at 95 from ISM

Manila Standard 21 Nov 2022
After 67 years of working at the International School Manila (ISM), former First Lady Amelita “Ming” Ramos has retired at the age of 95. She was the longest serving personnel at the institution where she worked since 1955 ... Ramos on Nov ... Mrs ... She was a consultant prior to her retirement ... Mrs ... She became a national champion swimmer and badminton player. .

The town with its sights set on Olympic and Paralympic glory by breeding champion swimmers

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 18 Nov 2022
Paul Simms has transformed swimmers into champions for the past three decades. Now, he's aiming even higher and has an important weapon at his disposal ... .

Eilish McColgan named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Nov 2022
... champion in 2022, picked up the Young Sportswoman of the Year award. Swimmer Maisie Summers-Newton won Citi Disability Sportswoman of the Year.Sponsored.

Kate Ceberano says she is lucky to be alive as she celebrates her 56th birthday ...

The Daily Mail 17 Nov 2022
Kate Ceberano celebrated her 56th birthday on Thursday and marked the date by reflecting on how 'lucky' she was to have made it to the milestone ... 'I feel so lucky today. I have a house over my head, music, art and travel ... Previous 1 Next ... Killing Heidi's Ella Hooper called her 'divine' while champion swimmer Giaan Rooney said her words were 'glorious'.

Twitter Is Dying, and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself

Vanity Fair 17 Nov 2022
Sometime last week, during a brief moment of respite between mainlining updates on Twitter’s continued meltdown, the text on my computer monitor began blurring in and out of focus ... Okay ... I used to think it was pretty rich of them to complain, not unlike watching a champion swimmer carp about the conditions of the pool after winning the meet ... Can you?.

Episcopal's Rylee Simoneaux going for back-to-back titles in 100-yard backstroke at LHSAA state swim meet

The Advocate 16 Nov 2022
Episcopal High School sophomore swimmer Rylee Simoneaux hopes to repeat as the Division III state champion in the girls 100-yard backstroke at the LHSAA state swim meet in Sulphur on Wednesday and Thursday ... White of Thibodaux is the defending Division III girls champion ... Lucy (eighth grade) and Molly (seventh grade) are strong swimmers.

Worldwide Athlete's Proven Olympic System Changes The Game For Swimmers All Across The Globe

MENA FN 15 Nov 2022
(MENAFN - GetNews) Forget about goals, you need a system! Worldwide Athletes offers a revolutionary way to transform 'promising' swimmers into world class champions. NOVEMBER 15, 2022 – Dan ... .

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