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In this Issue - January 1999

On our Cover

World Record Setters, Mark Foster and James Hickman

4 About this Issue
By Nick Thierry
This month we have coverage of the European SC Championships from Sheffield, the US OPEN from College Station, Texas and World Cups 1 - 5. We have profiles on US swimmer Tom Wilkens and Canadian swimmer Kelly Stefanyshyn. We also have a report on the Asian Games and the British SC Championships. We also have updates on the German Doping Trials and the IOC problems as well as a commentary by writer Craig Lord on the recent introduction of prize money at the European Champs.

6 European Short Course Championships
By Anita Lonsbrough
Record Bonanza, 300,000 DM Awarded for World and European Records

8 Commentary: Prize Money for Records
By Craig Lord
A Commentary on the European Championships Awarding of Prize Money for Records

18 1998 U.S. Open
By Nick Thierry
World, American and European Records Tumble

20 American Profile: Tom Wilkens
By Russ Ewald
A Good Kid, Talented and Focused

22 German Trials
By Karin Helmstaedt
Dynamo Swim Club Trial Ends

23 Commentary
By Karin Helmstaedt
IOC / Sport in Hot Water after Rough 1998

24-25 Poster: Josh Davis, USA
By Marco Chiesa

26 FINA World Cup 1
By Nick Thierry
South American Sprinters Deliver

27 FINA World Cup 2
By Nick Thierry
Canadians Strong at Home

28 FINA World Cup 3
By Nick Thierry
Jenny Thompson In a Big Hurry

29 FINA World Cup 4
By Nick Thierry
Silantiev Top Performer

30 FINA World Cup 5
By Nick Thierry
Ukranians Have Top Swims

33 Canadian Profile: Kelly Stranyshyn
By Nick Thierry
Learning To Race

41 British Short Course Championships
By Anita Lonsbrough
Hickman Ends Successful Year with Off-Event Victories

42 Asian Games
By Nick Thierry
Japan Reclaims Supremacy

42 Poolside
By Nick Thierry
Successful Mexican Team Rewrites National Record List

43 New Products

44BACKWASH - Gossip and rumours behind the news
Features short clips, gossip, letters, opinions and the rumours behind the news.

46Making Waves
Features some of Canada's Top Age Group Performers.

7-8 International Meet Results


4 Calendar
12 World Short Course Rankings
13 Record Setters: Commonwealth, Canadian
14 Record Setters: World, European
34 Marketplace
35-40 Canadian TAG (Top 50 Age Group Times)
45 Olympic Program

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