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Swimming is a water-based sport governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation.



  • Greatest swimmers always put their attention on improving their time and not on reaching other athletes. And in the end, that's the matter, once you've done the time, you've no more someone to beat (Bob Bowman)
  • I think 95% of results is due to the athlete, due to his psyco-fisiological maturity, and 5% to coach, but this 5% matters a lot. The coach and the athlete are like a strong box (athlete) and his password (coach). Without the other, the first cannot reach his purpose (Omar Emilio Rodriguez)
  • In the training of a champion, the coach matters the 5%, but that 5% for the athlete is the difference between the 20th and the podium (Guennadi Touretsky)

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  • Night swimming deserves a quiet night.
    • Night Swimming, R.E.M.

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