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Cesar Valle breaks 1500 free record on final night of European Youth Olympic Festival

Only one meet record went down on the final night of action in Tbilsi, Georgia, and it went to Spain’s Cesar Castro Valle in the 1500 free.

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Junior Nationals

2015 U.S. Speedo Junior Nationals: Rooney goes 49.3 in 100 free at day 2 finals

Maxime Rooney blasted a 49.35 to win the Junior National title in the 100 free on day 2.

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Previews & Recaps

2015 World Championship Preview: Women’s 200 Butterfly

Franziska Hentke of Germany will look to back up her top time in the world this year with a world championship gold medal.

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Previews & Recaps

Trace Drops 13 Seconds to Take 400 I.M. Gold at Futures Championships

In the men’s 100 breast prelims, Liam Bell dropped his time to within striking range of Reece Whitley’s 13-14 NAG record.

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Industry

Beijing wins 2022 Winter Olympic bid as all roads converge on Asia

Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics after beating Almaty, Kazakhstan’s bid at the International Olympic Committee’s latest session.

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Friis, Paltrinieri Scratch 400m Free on Day 1 of 2015 World Champs

Lotte Friis has one fewer event at the 2015 FINA World Championships after having scratched the 400m freestyle.

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Cesar Valle breaks 1500 free record on final night of European Youth Olympic Festival

Only one meet record went down on the final night of action in Tbilsi, Georgia, and it went to Spain’s Cesar Castro Valle in the 1500 free.

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2015 U.S. Speedo Junior Nationals: Rooney goes 49.3 in 100 free at day 2 finals

Maxime Rooney blasted a 49.35 to win the Junior National title in the 100 free on day 2.

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2015 World Championship Preview: Women’s 200 Butterfly

Franziska Hentke of Germany will look to back up her top time in the world this year with a world championship gold medal.

  8 CommentsRead More »

Finis

Trace Drops 13 Seconds to Take 400 I.M. Gold at Futures Championships

In the men’s 100 breast prelims, Liam Bell dropped his time to within striking range of Reece Whitley’s 13-14 NAG record.

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Beijing wins 2022 Winter Olympic bid as all roads converge on Asia

Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics after beating Almaty, Kazakhstan’s bid at the International Olympic Committee’s latest session.

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Friis, Paltrinieri Scratch 400m Free on Day 1 of 2015 World Champs

Lotte Friis has one fewer event at the 2015 FINA World Championships after having scratched the 400m freestyle.

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2015 U.S. Junior Nationals: Day 2 Finals preview

Sarasota’s Austin Katz leads the boys 200 back heading into night 2 of Junior Nationals.

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14 Year-Old Liam Bell Cracks 1:04 in 100 Breast at Futures

Liam Bell, seen here as part of Dyanmo’s record-setting relay team, took the top seed this morning in the 100 breast at the West Lafayette Futures Championship meet with a sub-1:04 swim.

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Phelps Absent from Freestyles, Will Swim 200 Breast at U.S. Nationals

Interestingly, Phelps is entered as the 20th seed with a 2:15.46. The USA Swimming database only shows one result for Phelps in the 200 breast: a 2:18.79 from 2011.

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Rooney and Andrew Gear up for 100m Freestyle Final

Maxime Rooney, the only swimmer to break 50 seconds, and pro Michael Andrew will battle it out tonight in the 100m freestyle.

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Brazilian open water coach fractures arm in Kazan athlete village fall

Brazilian open water coach Eduardo Santos has a fractured humerus after falling in the athletes village at the FINA World Championships.

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Five Best, Worst Bets for the 2015 World Championships

Ryan Lochte is one of only three USA swimmers considered to be a favorite to win an individual event at the 2015 FINA World Championships, according to odds released recently.

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Swim Capz

Maxime Rooney Pops 49.6 100 Free to Highlight Day 2 Prelims of US Junior Nationals

Rooney roared back in the 2nd circle seeded heat to take lane 4 in the final away from Andrew. Crushing to 50 second barrier, he hit the wall in 49.67.

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/29/2015

Check out the AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for the weekend of July 24-26, 2015.

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Psych Sheets drop for 2015 U.S. Nationals, with Worrell, Meili back for round 2

USA Swimming has released its psych sheets for the 2015 Senior National Championships, with many of the nation’s Pan Ams and World University Games stars included.

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Arena Re-Signs Paul Biedermann on the Road to Rio 2016

Biedermann made history in Rome, 2009, when he donned arena’s Powerskin X-Glide suit to set new 200 and 400 freestyle world records, handing Michael Phelps his first defeats in these events in four years.

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