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How to Become a Smarter Goal-Setter

A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. To set a specific goal you must answer six “W” questions…

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120 Attend Retirement Ceremony for German Great Thomas Lurz

Thomas Lurz got a final sendoff to retirement on Sunday in Germany.

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Kozubek, Zihsler win Danish stop of European Open Water Cup

German swimmers swept four of the top six slots to lead the Denmark stop of the European Open Water Cup.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.

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Andrew, Gunes Earn FINA Swimmer Of The Meet Honors

Michael Andrew earned FINA male swimmer of the meet honors after winning 5 medals and swimming 25 races in the 6 day competition

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Russian Women Smash 4x100m Medley Junior World Record

The Russians have shown great strength in the relays in Singapore, capping it off with a new junior world record from the women’s 4x100m medley team

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Russian Men Break Championship Record in 4×100 Medley Relay

On the strength of Anton Chupkov’s 59.8 breastroke leg, the Russian men were able to win the gold medal and break the championship record in the men’s 400m medley relay

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Taylor Ruck Breaks 200m Free Championship Record

Canada’s Taylor Ruck had another impressive performance in Singapore, winning gold and breaking the championship record in the 200m free

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Rikako Ikee Breaks Championship Record In Women’s 100 Butterfly

Rikako Ikee of Japan won the women’s 100 fly in a new championship record of 58.28

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Gunes Scares World Record In 200 Breast

Turkey’s Viktoriya Gunes swam a remarkable time of 2:19.64 in the women’s 200 breastroke, smashing her own junior world and championship records, and scaring the world record of 2:19.11

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Chalmers Nabs 100 Free Title, Championship Record

Australia’s Kyle Chalmers took home the men’s 100 freestyle title in a new championship record of 48.47

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Start Lists Released for 4×100 Medley Relay at FINA Junior Worlds

Team USA will go with Michael Taylor on the backstroke leg, Reece Whitley on the breaststroke leg, Michael Andrew on the fly leg, and Maxime Rooney anchoring on the free leg.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Preview

Taylor Ruck comes in with a 1:59.79, but has had some big swims to show she’s faster than she looks on paper. Earlier in the meet, she blazed to a 1:56.71 relay anchor, so look for her to challenge today.

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Grieshop Wins Gold, Fa’amausili Strikes Back to Highlight Day 5 at Junior World Championships

Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.

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Australia Tops Medals Table for 5th Straight Day at Junior Worlds

While the Russians and Americans have as many medals, 8 golds leaves the team from Australia atop the medals table…

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Australia Breaks Junior World Record In 400m Freestyle Relay

Fresh off a silver medal performance in the 50m backstroke, Minna Atherton helped her Australian teammates to a gold medal and new junior world record in the 400m free relay to close out day 5

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Fa’Amausili Beats Atherton; Takes Back Junior World Record in 50m Back

New Zealand’s Gabrille Fa’Amausili (right) retained her 50m back junior world title, and took back her junior world record from Australian rival Minna Atherton

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Pedro Spajari Breaks 100m Freestyle Championship Record In Semi-Final

Brazil’s Pedro Spajari broke American Caeleb Dressel’s 100m freestyle championship record of 48.97 leading the semi-finals in a blistering 48.87

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