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Drew Kibler Becomes 8th Swimmer Under 1:31 in 200 Yard Free

Drew Kibler, who is just a sophomore at Texas, is now the 6th-fastest performer in the history of the 200 yard freestyle.


Michigan Sophomore Maggie NacNeil Ties NCAA Record in 100 Fly

Michigan sophomore Maggie MacNeil swam a 49.2 in the 100 fly on Friday evening, which ties as the fastest swim in the history of the event.


Stephan Steverink Breaks 2 More Brazilian Age Records on Friday

Steverink is now up to 5 Brazilian Age Records in 3 days at the Brazilian 15-16 summer championships after breaking the 800 free and 200 breast records.

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Denver’s Cameron Auchinachie Ties School Record with 19.13 in 50 Free

Swimming on the first day of the Princeton Big Al Invite, Denver junior Cameron Auchinachie tied his own school record in the 50 free.


Maksim Lobanovskii Breaks Hungarian Record, Wins HIstoric Medal in 50 Free

The 23-year old Lobanovskii is Hungary’s only man to win a 50 free medal at a European, World, or Olympic championship meet.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks 2nd South American Record in 2 Days at U.S. Open

Guilherme Costa broke the South American Record in the 800 free on Wednesday, and on Thursday took more than a second off the 400 free record as well.

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15-Year Old Stephan Steverink Adds 4:21 in 400 IM to Big Results in Brazil

15-year old Brazilian Stephan Steverink continues to turn heads at the national age championships this week in Vitória.


Gabriel Araya Breaks Chilean National Record in 200 Fly Time Trial at U.S. Open

Gabriel Araya has broken the Chilean Record in the 200 fly several times in the last 2 years. His latest effort pulls him closer to an Olympic Invite.

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Russia Breaks United States’ World Record in Mixed 200 Medley Relay

With European Record holder Vlad Morozov on the breaststroke leg, the Russians broke the year-old World Record in the 200 medley relay on Thursday.


Texas’ Sam Pomajevich Swims 1:39 in 200 Fly Time Trial at Minnesota Invite

University of Texas junior Sam Pomajevich swam the fastest time in the country (by 2 seconds) on Wednesday evening in a time trial.


Luca Urlando Declares False Start in Prelims of Men’s 200 IM

After swimming the 400 free preliminaries on Thursday morning, US National Teamer Luca Urlando left an empty lane in the heats of the 200 IM.


Ilia Borodin Breaks European Junior, Russian Records in 400 IM

Ilia Borodin has broken both the European Junior Record and the Russian (all-ages) record in the 400 IM to take silver on Thursday in Glasgow.

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Madisyn Cox Disqualified after 2:11.0 in 200 IM Prelims at U.S. Open

Madisyn Cox was the 2nd-fastest swimmer in the morning prelims of the 200 IM, but was disqualified after swimming 2:11.01.


6 Swimmers Among 30 Athletes Nominated for IOC Athletes’ Commission

Federica Pellegrini is one of 6 swimmers, and 30 athletes, who will vie for 4 elected spots on the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks South American Record in 800 Free at U.S. Open

Guilherme Costa cut 3.5 seconds off his South American Record in the men’s 800 free to win the U.S. Open title on Wednesday.

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