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French Star Melanie Henique Attacked in “Homophobic Assault” in France

French News is reporting that Natinoal Team swimmer Melanie Henique has been attacked outside of a restaurant in what is being…

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Sarah Sjostrom Withdraws From 200 Free at Worlds After Swedish Nationals

The world’s 2nd-ranked 200 freestyler Sarah Sjostrom won’t swim the race at this summer’s World Championships in Russia.

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Previews & Recaps

Sjostrom Pops a 52 Second 100 Free to Close Swedish Championships.

The final session of the Swedish Championships concluded today in Sundsvall. To Finish off the meet, the women swam the 200 fly, 100 free, 200 I.M., and 1500 free. The men’s action included the 200 I.M., 200 free, and 100 breast.

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Europe

Manaudou Posts a 21.61 50 Freestyle to Win French Open

Florent Manaudou took the men’s 50 freestyle at the French Open in a time of 21.61 over half a second ahead of Cesar Cielo…

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World University Games

Lisa Bratton’s Last 100 Carries Her To Gold In The 200 Backstroke (Race Video)

Bratton had the fastest splits on both the third and fourth 50s, the fourth being 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field, and won by a second in 2:09.31, her new personal best by over a second.

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International

Doyle Becomes First Irish Swimmer to Book a Ticket to Rio

Fiona Doyle posted a 1:07.67 in the semi-final of the 100 breaststroke at the World University Games becoming the first Irish swimmer to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games…

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French Star Melanie Henique Attacked in “Homophobic Assault” in France

French News is reporting that Natinoal Team swimmer Melanie Henique has been attacked outside of a restaurant in what is being…

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Sarah Sjostrom Withdraws From 200 Free at Worlds After Swedish Nationals

The world’s 2nd-ranked 200 freestyler Sarah Sjostrom won’t swim the race at this summer’s World Championships in Russia.

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Sjostrom Pops a 52 Second 100 Free to Close Swedish Championships.

The final session of the Swedish Championships concluded today in Sundsvall. To Finish off the meet, the women swam the 200 fly, 100 free, 200 I.M., and 1500 free. The men’s action included the 200 I.M., 200 free, and 100 breast.

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Finis

Manaudou Posts a 21.61 50 Freestyle to Win French Open

Florent Manaudou took the men’s 50 freestyle at the French Open in a time of 21.61 over half a second ahead of Cesar Cielo…

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Lisa Bratton’s Last 100 Carries Her To Gold In The 200 Backstroke (Race Video)

Bratton had the fastest splits on both the third and fourth 50s, the fourth being 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field, and won by a second in 2:09.31, her new personal best by over a second.

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Doyle Becomes First Irish Swimmer to Book a Ticket to Rio

Fiona Doyle posted a 1:07.67 in the semi-final of the 100 breaststroke at the World University Games becoming the first Irish swimmer to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games…

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RACE VIDEOS: Semifinals from day 2 of the 2015 World University Games

Check out videos of day 2’s semifinals at the 2015 Gwangju World University Games.

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Jack Conger Wins 100 Backstroke Bronze On Day 2 Of WUGS (Race Video)

Jack Conger of the USA took the bronze with a 54.09, just off his personal best from two years ago, while teammate Jacob Pebley finished just outside medal position with a 54.22.

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Sergi Frolov Runs Down Jay Lelliott To Win Men’s 800 Free In Gwanju (Race Video)

Frolov finally overhauled Leliott and pulled away for the win. Frolov finished in 7:50.28 and Leliott in 7:50.97.

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Dmitry Balandin Breaks One Minute To Win 100 Breaststroke At WUGS (Race Video)

Another tight race here, but Kazakstan’s Dmitry Balandin used a strong second half to win the gold in 59.96, the 9th-fastest time in the world this year.

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Herasimenia Posts a 54 Second 100 Free to Win on Day 2 of Golden Bear Meet

In the first event of the evening, Aliaksandra Herasimenia continued to impress in the sprint events. Her winning time of 54.50 blew away the field. That was her 2nd win of the meet after posting a 24.98 to lead the 50 yesterday.

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Shouts from the Stands: Freedom, and how I became the fastest dad in America

In the spirit of our Founding Fathers who wanted the Independence and Freedom to experiment with better practices, I hope you can learn something from my last year’s journey of life, liberty and the pursuit of happy swimming.

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Swim Capz

Henrique Martins Posts World Top 3 50 Fly Time In Gwanju (Race Video)

Brazilian men now have the top three times in the world this year in this event. Henrique Martins timed his finish just to right to touch the wall in 23.22.

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Team USA Leads Medals Table After 2 Days of World University Games Swimming

Texas A&M’s Lisa Bratton won Team USA’s 4th gold medal at the 2015 Summer Universiade.

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China’s Lu Ying Breaks 50 Fly Universiade Record (Race Video)

China’s Lu Ying won the 50 fly and broke the 1st Meet Record of the 2015 Summer World University Games.

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2015 World University Games Day Two Live Finals Recap

Lu Ying of China set a new WUG record with her gold medal in the 50 fly during the second night of competition this week.

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