Veronika Popova

2014 European Championships: Day 5 Live Prelims Recap

Federica Pellegrini will get an opportunity to flex her muscles in her trademark race, the 200 freestyle. She will face plenty of competition including Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Sweden’s Sarah Sjoestroem along the way though.

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Manaudou 48.8 Takes Top Seed in Men’s 100 Free at Mare Nostrum – Barcelona

France’s Florent Manaudou wasn’t risking another prelims stumble like he had in Canet earlier in the week.

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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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Russia To Send Over Half of National Team to Race in Mare Nostrum Series (France and Spain)

The Mare Nostrum series in 2014 looks like it will be as elevated of a series as ever, and the…

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Morozov Puts Up Second Fastest 50 Backstroke

Russian star Vlad Morozov followed his 100 freestyle win by taking the men’s 50 backstroke on day four of the Russian National Championships in Moscow…

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Popova Breaks Into The Top Five In The 200 Freestyle With A New Russian Record

Veronika Popova posted a 1:56.39 in the semi-final of the women’s 200 freestyle, setting a new national record and put herself into the fifth place position in the world rankings…

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Two Junior World Records open Russian Nationals, but notable absences dominate

The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.

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Sjostrom Doubles on Day 1 of Salnikov; Hosszu Absent

World Champion Sarah Sjostrom was the lone female double winner on the first day of the 2013 Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Russia Breaks Official World Record; True European Record in 200 Mixed Free Relay

Russia’s Vlad Morozov (above), Sergey Fesikov, Rozaliya Nasretdinova, and Veronika Popova have combined to break the official World Record in the 200 SCM mixed free relay, and are only a couple-of-tenths away from the all-time best.

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Two more national records, host of junior records fall at Russian Championships

Two more Russian national records fell in the final few days of swimming in Kazan. Oleg Kostin got in on…

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Nasretdinova, Popova making assaults on national record book at Russian Championships

Rosalie Nasretdinova has broken two junior national records at the Championships of Russia thus far, and was also only a…

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Hungary’s Big Three Choose Salnikov Cup Over Duel In The Pool

Hungary’s top three swimming stars, Katinka Hosszu, Daniel Gyurta and Laszlo Cseh, have made the decision to bypass the Duel…

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6 WUGS Records Fall in 8 Races on Final Night of Universiade

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)

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Izotov Posts a World’s Best of 1:44.87 Leading off the Russian Relay

Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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