2001 World Aquatics Championships

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  • Olympic History Essay

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    The Olympic sports are a world competition, and there are a variety of world records. Cesar Cielo, from Brazil swam 20.91 in a 50 meter freestyle in 2009, as well as the 100m freestyle the same year. Paul Biedermann of Germany swam the 200m and 400m freestyle race in 1;42 and 3:40 in 2009. Zhang Lin from China swam the 800m freestyle in 7:32 in 2009. Sun Lang from China swam the 1500 m freestyle in 2009. Liam Tancock from Great Britain swam the 50m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009. Ryan Murphy from from

  • Olympic Sports History

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    Olympic sports is a world competition, and there are a variety of world records. Cesar Cielo, from Brazil swam 20.91 in a 50 meter freestyle in 2009, as well as the 100m freestyle the same year. Paul Biedermann from Germany swam the 200m and 400m freestyle race in 1;42 and 3:40 in 2009. Zhang Lin from China swam the 800m freestyle in 7:32 in 2009. Sun Lang from China swam the 1500 m freestyle in 2009. Liam Tancock from Great Britain swam the 50m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009. Ryan Murphy from from

  • My Sister Candice And I Were Sitting At Silence

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    My sister Candice and I were sitting in silence as the plane started to take off. As they had announced before it was a full flight so Candice and I met a guy named Townsin and we talked the whole flight. He showed us some magic tricks and Candice tried to do one, but she failed to do so. When we landed in Omaha we said goodbye to our new friend and continued on our new adventures. We had to wait for our friend Savannah to come and pick us up at the airport and take us to the hotel where we were

  • Michael Phelps

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    "I wanted my record to stand," Phelps said afterwards. "I wanted the pool record to stand just because that was my first world record"(Michael Phelps). He set the old record of 1:54.92 as a 15-year-old in 2001, qualifying for that year's FINA World Aquatics Championship." (Litsky) "This is kind of where everything started going," Phelps said. "This is a great pool for me" (Michael Phelps). It was the third win for Phelps at the three-day meet

  • Informative Essay On Michael Phelps

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    swimming career. His first Olympics was the summer of 2000 when he was just 15 years old. He didn’t win any medals, but came in fifth in the 200 butterfly, which soon became the race that he called his. He then competed at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships, and beat the world record for

  • Exploring The Art Of Swim Team

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    Exploring The Art of Swim Team Did you know some people have to wake up around 6:00 am for swim meets? That’s because swimmers need to warm up before their races. If swimmers don’t warm up, it could affect their speed. When swimmers aren’t loose, they could get cramps or pull a muscle. Scoring Want to learn how scoring works? The Four Strokes There are four swimming strokes called, Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle. Some Simple Techniques There are some

  • Positive Effects of the Olympic Games

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    Business opportunities for companies Businesses in New South Wales won A$1bn worth of contracts from the Sydney games and an additional A$300mn was generated by local business. Over 55,000 people received employment related training. If London hosted the Olympic games, thousands of UK firms could be involved in supplying everything from construction to manufacturing, catering to merchandise. (http://www.sportengland.org/2012_uk.htm) Boost to tourism The tourist industry won't just boom during the

  • Positive Effects Of The Olympic Games Essay

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    investment is matched by $310 million from the federal government to cover the cost of construction of new athletic facilities such as a speed skating complex at SFU, hockey arena at UBC and Olympic Villages, as well as upgrading existing facilities to world-class standards. Included in this investment are $110 million in legacy funds to allow the facilities to be maintained and operated for public use after the Games, at no additional cost to the community. The 2010 Olympic Games are fully supported by

  • Romeo And Juliet Tragic Hero Research Paper

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    In tragedy, the tragic hero is the protagonist who possess a weakness that leads to his destruction and suffers due to his errors. Even though the hero goes through a terrible defeat, his suffering gives humanity an opportunity to validate itself and display redeeming qualities. Three main theories of the tragic hero are the Aristotelian model, the Shakespearean model, and the modern tragic hero. Each model has five defining characteristics, which are nobility, hamartia, downfall, anagnorisis, and

  • Tony Azevedo Research Papers

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    Standing out of the water, Team USA captain Tony Azevedo comes in at 6’1’’, 198 pounds.Just feet away in the 2 meter position, 6’7’’ behemoths battle for position in a wrestling style match. Much of the competition and his own teammates are 6’4’’, 210 pounds and above. This seems to be no matter to Tony as he is considered to be one of the greatest players ever. Going into his record 5th Olympics, it is Gold or bust. (Team USA has never won a Gold Medal in Men’s Water Polo.) Born in Brazil, water

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