Swimming News Summary (16:00 28-Apr-98)

Swimming News Summary (16:00 28-Apr-98)

Post by SportsWeb New » Wed, 29 Apr 1998 04:00:00

LATEST INTERNATIONAL SPORTS UPDATE FROM SPORTSWEB
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KLIM BEATEN AGAIN
Michael Klim, winner of a record seven medals at the world championships in
January, suffered his second defeat in as many days at the Australian national
championships on Tuesday.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nSD52925.14-18-50.html
    for full story.

IOC ASKS FINA TO TEST SEMIFINALS PLAN
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked swimming's world governing
body FINA to test its new semifinals format before it is included in the Sydney
Games.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nSD52877.07-45-35.html
    for full story.

E.GERMAN SWIMMER SAYS HER VOICE DEEPENED AFTER JAB
A former East German swimmer told a Berlin court on Monday that her voice
deepened after she received an injection while competing for the communist
state.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nJ2707654.16-13-50.html
    for full story.

OLYMPIC SEMIFINALS ARE UNNECESSARY, SAYS O'NEILL
Australia's Olympic and world champion Susie O'Neill has criticised a decision
by swimming's world governing body FINA to introduce semifinals for certain
events at the 2000 Olympics.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nSD52806.14-32-29.html
    for full story.

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