Endless Pools: The Week in Swimming 7/22/16

The competition in Rio got lighter by seven Russian swimmers, all banned for doping. (IB Times) Olympic medalist Yulia Efimova may sue to compete. (Swim Swam)

VIDEO: A SoCal lifeguard with dual citizenship will swim in Rio for Syria to help raise awareness of his war-torn homeland. (LA County)

Meet the Australian Olympic swimming stars who hope that Rio will erase the memory of poor showing in London 2012. (ABC News)

Natalie Coughlin isn’t going to Rio, but the 12-time Olympic medalist isn’t retiring either. (LA Times)

A shortage of young lifeguards is creating new opportunities for seniors. (Marketplace)

High-end condos in NYC use their fancy swimming pools as a draw. (NY Times)

Check out this buyer’s guide to the best and worst swim trackers. (Ars Technica)

Life Hack: Try these 5 tips to protect your hair from chlorine and salt water damage. (GQ)

In case you’re wondering, the “S” in STD does not stand for “swimming pool.” (Huffington Post)

VIDEO: Watch how a few Dutch men made a swimming pool out of beer crates. (Mirror)

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