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Ottesen Records World’s Top Time In The 50 Butterfly

Jeanette Ottesen took the women’s 50 butterfly in Barcelona in a time of 25.27…

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Ottesen Takes Top Seed in 50 Fly, Will Try to Hold Off Halsall in Final

The last preliminary session of the 2014 Mare Nostrum series, which closes Sunday in Barcelona, Still saw most competitors going…

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Peaty, Adrian, Carlin and Miley All Post Top Three Times

On the first day of racing in Barcelona at the final stop of the Mare Nostrum Series Adam Peaty, Nathan Adrian and Jazz Carlin all put up times that rank in the top three in the world…

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Mare Nostrum Preview: Le Clos vs Seto headlines Barcelona as series comes to a close

The final stop of the circuit will feature a big-time showdown of the top two 200 flyers in the world for 2014, Chad le Clos and Daiya Seto (pictured).

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Big day for Danish women, Japanese men to close out Canet’s Mare Nostrum stop

The Danish ladies won 5 total events on Thursday including two from Rikke Moller Pederson (pictured), while the Japanese men went 1-2 in the 100 back, 200 breast and 200 IM.

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Hanser Re-Emerges With Top Seed in 100 Free in Canet; Ervin and Adrian Chasing

Cal Golden Bear Anthony Ervin had the fastest morning swim in the 100 free, though it took as much to even get him into the final.

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Ottesen smashes two Danish records to open Canet stop of Mare Nostrum tour

Sprinter Jeanette Ottesen knocked down two Danish records on the first night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.

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Adrian Warms Up With 22.1 in 50 Free on Day 1 at Mare Nostrum – Canet

Nathan Adrian (above) and teammate Anthony Ervin are the two top seeds in the men’s 50 free.

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Mare Nostrum Stop #2 Preview: Brits arrive to load up Canet entry lists

Though this stop of the circuit will not include female money-earning leader Katinka Hosszu, there are still loaded fields in each event as some of the top British, Canadian and Polish athletes will make their Mare Nostrum debuts in Canet.

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Franklin and Phelps Expected for 2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix

The four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin will make her 2013-2014 Grand Prix debut in Santa Clara.

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Hosszu Breaks Hungarian Record; Adrian Swims Season Best in 50 Free on Day 2 at Monaco

Katinka Hosszu has stamped her name on an 18th individual Hungarian Record to finish the 2014 Mare Nostrum’s first stop in Monaco.

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Adrian Wins 100 Free, 5 Meet Records Go Down on Day 1 of 2014 Mare Nostrum-Monaco

Nathan Adrian picked up a win in the 100 free and pushed through as the top seed in the 50 free on day of the 2014 Mare Nostrum-Monaco meet.

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Grechin Ahead of Adrian For Top Seed in Men’s 100 Free at Monaco

Katinka Hosszu swam well in a relatively limited schedule on Saturday morning, including a top seed in the women’s 200 free.

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FINA Points: Illogical and Impractical

For some swims, like Sun Yang’s 2011 World Championships race in the mile, FINA Points are showing skewed comparisons.

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SwimSwam Preview: Mare Nostrum series begins in Monaco this weekend, 50,000€ up for grabs

Japanese backstroker Ryosuke Irie is one of a number of international swimming stars set to compete this weekend on the first stop of the whirlwind weeklong Mare Nostrum tour .

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