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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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2017 Worlds: Park Tae Hwan Drops 100 FR (Day 4 Prelims Scratch Report)

Park Tae Hwan has scratched the 100 free for day 4 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Watch: Inside the Forge – 2017 WCs from Katinka Hosszu’s Perspective

Follow along with Katinka Hosszu as she prepares for and competes in the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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Sun Yang Swims 1:44.39 for Asian Record, WC Gold 2Free (Race Video)

Despite being the lone man in the field who swam the 800 prelims this morning, China’s Sun Yang pulled away in the men’s 200 free final to win gold in a new Asian and Chinese national record of 1:44.39.

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Watch: Kylie Masse Goes 58.10 for World Record 100 Back (Race Video)

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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SA Recap: Gomes & Lima Become 3rd, 4th-Fastest Swimmers All-Time 50Br

Joao Gomes (above) and Felipe Lima became the 3rd and 4th-fastest 50 breast performers in history today, showing that the state of the sport is strong down the line beyond your superstar Peatys and Ledeckys.

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Watch: Adam Peaty’s World Record 50 Breast in Prelims (Race Video: UK)

Coming off a big win in the 100 breaststroke on day 2, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty absolutely shattered his own 50 breast world record with 26.10 at day 3 prelims in Budapest.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The heats of the men’s 50 breast, women’s 200 free, men’s 200 fly, and men’s 800 free are on the docket for this morning’s competition on day two in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds: Jervis Drops 800 Free (Day 3 Prelims Scratch Report)

Joseph Schooling, Daniel Jervis, and Lisa Zaiser have the three top-30 scratches for the morning of day 3 at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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At 37, Nicholas Santos Becomes the Oldest World Champs Medalist in History

Amid an atmosphere when Brazilian swimmers are being fired from their clubs for being “too old,” Nicholas Santos became the oldest swimmer in history to win a World Championships medal today.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along with day 2 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds: 5th-Seed Rylov Out of 1Bk (Day 2 Prelims Scratch Report)

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

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2017 World Champs: Italy Pulls 3 Swimmers on Day 1 (Scratch Report)

Silvia di Pietro (above) is one of three Italian swimmers scratching out of day 1 prelims. Other scratches include Louise Hansson of Sweden, Manuella Lyrio of Brazil, and Matias Koski of Finland.

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2017 Worlds Preview: World Record Watch for Efimova

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

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