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2015 Junior World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Preview

The Championship Record is on watch in the men’s 100 free. It currently sits at 48.97 done by Caeleb Dressel in 2013. USA’s Maxime Rooney and Australia’s Kyle Chalmers pose a major threat to that.

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British Swimming Launches Inaugural Awards

The nominees are Tom Daley, Rebecca Gallantree, Jack Laugher, Jessica-Jane Applegate, Ollie Hynd, Tully Kearney, James Guy, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Adam Peaty.

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Commentary: Is the Rule that FINA is Interpreting Even Necessary?

Is the rule that makes Ryan Lochte’s IM technique illegal even necessary? Video Courtesy: Universal Sports.

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Australian Age Records Drop Like Flies In Singapore

Its been an Australian Age record breaking night at the World Junior championships in Singapore. Getting in on the action…

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Fa’Amausili Nabs New Zealand National Record in 50 Backstroke

Fa’Amausili lost her World Junior Record in the 50m backstroke, but gained a New Zealand National Record in today’s racing.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Gunes wins 100 breast, 200 IM golds on day 4

Turkish star Viktoria Zeynep Gunes completed a tough double at day 4 finals, winning gold in the 100 breast and 200 IM – her second and thrid golds of the meet so far.

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Rooney’s 1:46.5 Split Leads Team USA To JR World Record In 4×200 Free Relay

Maxime Rooney (left) and Grant Shoults (right) put up key splits as the American men smashed the junior world record in the 4×200 free relay.

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Ukranian ex-pat Gunes breaking new ground for Turkey with first 3 world golds

Viktoria Zeynep Gunes was forced to flee the Ukraine when Russia invaded last year. Now she’s won the first-ever world-level gold medals for her new home nation of Turkey.

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Minna Atherton Breaks Junior World 50 Back Record Again In Semifinals

The hot streak continues for Australia’s Minna Atherton at the 2015 Junior World Championships. The 15-year-old broke yet another junior world record, going 27.92 out of semifinals in the 50 back.

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2015 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: DAY 3 HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO

Re-watch your favorite races from day 3 at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

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Anton Chupkov Downs Another World Juniors Meet Record In 200 Breast

Anton Chupkov overtakes his own meet record in the 200m breaststroke at the 2015 World Junior Championships.

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Turkey’s Gunes Claims New Meet Record In 200 IM At World Juniors

Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes registered a new meet record in the women’s 200m IM. The yet-to-be-ratified WJR of Zhou Min from 2014 is still faster, however.

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Aussie Tamsin Cook Clocks New 400 Freestyle World Juniors Meet Record

Another meet record bites the dust, as Aussie Tamsin Cook slides into the history books with a gold medal 4:06.17 400m freestyle swim in Singapore.

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Michael Andrew Shaves Meet Record In 50 back At Jr World Champ Finals

Michael Andrew had a great day 4 at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships, adding a meet record in the 50 back to a two-medal day.

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2015 FINA Junior Worlds: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Minna Atherton, top seed in the women’s 50m backstroke, will be going for the all-distance sweep in the event, having already won gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.

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