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Matthew Wilson Ties Watanabe’s 200 Breast World Record In Semis

Australian Matthew Wilson equalled Ippei Watanabe’s 200 breaststroke world record in the semi-finals at the 2019 World Championships in a time of 2:06.67.


Oleksiak’s 1:54.3 Split Leads Canadian Women To National Record In 4×200 Free

Penny Oleksiak threw down a sizzling 1:54.36 anchor leg to lead the Canadian women to a new National Record and bronze medal in the 4×200 free relay.


Thormeyer Lowers Canadian Record After Being Last Minute Sub In 200 Back

Scratched into the 200 back semi-finals on less than 90 minutes notice, Markus Thormeyer broke a 10-year-old Canadian Record to qualify for the final.


Olivia Smoliga Sets American Record, Wins Women’s 50 Back Gold

Olivia Smoliga set a new American Record en route to winning gold in the final of the women’s 50 back, clocking a time of 27.33.


Desplanches Breaks Swiss 200 IM Record For The Eighth Time

Jeremy Desplanches broke his Swiss National Record for the eighth time in the final of the men’s 200 IM, becoming the first Swiss male to medal since 1986.

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Rathwell Wins 200 Back On Day 1 Of Canadian Junior Championships

Regan Rathwell kicked off her busy program at the Canadian Junior Championships with a win in the women’s 200 backstroke on Wednesday in Calgary.

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FINA Issues Memo Warning About Illness Spreading At World Championships

Katie Ledecky was among the athletes who were forced to withdraw from an event citing illness at the 2019 World Championships.


Nitro Boys Rattle 13-14 NAG In 800 Free Relay At Texas Age Group Champs

The Nitro Swimming boys nearly broke the days old 13-14 National Age Group Record in the 800 free relay, clocking a time of 7:56.51 in Austin.


Day 5 Relay Lineups: Schmitt, Smith On American Women’s 4×200 Prelim

Individual 200 free entrant Allison Schmitt will contest the prelims of the women’s 4×200 free relay on day five in Gwangju.


Kristof Milak Slaughters Phelps’ 200 Fly World Record In 1:50.73

Kristof Milak broke Michael Phelps’ 10-year-old world record in the 200 butterfly by almost eight-tenths of a second in a time of 1:50.73.


Pellegrini Wins Record Eighth Straight World Medal In 200 Free

Federica Pellegrini won a medal in the women’s 200 freestyle for a record eighth straight time and mentioned post-race this will be her last Worlds.


Africa: Le Clos’ Gold Medal Window Closing With Emergence of Dressel, Milak

Chad Le Clos may see his gold medal window closing with the emergence of Caeleb Dressel and Kristof Milak in the 100 and 200 fly respectively.


Denys Kesyl Breaks 17-Year-Old Ukrainian Record In 200 Fly Final

Denys Kesyl broke a 17-year-old Ukrainian Record in the final of the men’s 200 fly, placing fifth overall in a time of 1:54.79.

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Jeremy Desplanches Breaks Swiss Record, Qualifies First For 200 IM Final

Jeremy Desplanches broke the Swiss Record in the men’s 200 IM for the seventh time, qualifying first for the final in a time of 1:56.73.

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Russians, Italians Lower National Records In Mixed Medley Relay Final

Evgeny Rylov’s 51.97 lead-off propelled Russia to a new National Record in the mixed 400 medley relay. They placed fourth in 3:40.78.


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