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Africa: Michael Houlie Fails To Advance Out Of 50 Breast Heats

Despite coming into the World Championships with the fourth-fastest time of 2019, Michael Houlie failed to advance out of the men’s 50 breast heats.

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Danas Rapsys Shockingly DQed After Initially Winning Men’s 200 Free

Danas Rapsys of Lithuania was shockingly disqualified for ‘movement on the blocks’ after initially touching first in the men’s 200 freestyle.

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Yang Junxuan Sets New Junior World Record In Women’s 200 Free

17-year-old Yang Junxuan of China set a new junior world record in the women’s 200 freestyle, putting up a time of 1:55.99 in the semi-finals.

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Sarah Kohler Lowers German 1500 Record Another Five Seconds, Now #9 All-Time

Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the 1500 freestyle for the second time in as many days, winning silver in a time of 15:48.83.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Finals Preview

Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will battle head-to-head in the women’s 100 breaststroke during the third finals session from Gwangju.

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Andrew Wilson No Shows 50 Breast Prelims At World Championships

Andrew Wilson was a no-show for his preliminary heat in the men’s 50 breaststroke after placing sixth in the 100 on day two.

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Dressel Puts Up #2 Swim Of All-Time To Win Men’s 50 Fly In 22.35

Caeleb Dressel produced the second-fastest swim in history in the final of the men’s 50 fly, winning gold in a time of 22.35.

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MacNeil Shocks Sjostrom, Becomes #2 Performer Of All-Time In 100 Fly

Canadian Maggie MacNeil shocked Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the #2 performer of all-time in 55.83.

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Schoenmaker Closing In On Becoming First South African Female LC World Medalist

Tatjana Schoenmaker is on the cusp of becoming the first South African woman to win a medal at the World Aquatics Championships.

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Gabriel Santos Suspension Extended To One Year, Will Miss Tokyo 2020

Gabriel Santos’ eight-month doping suspension has been extended to a year by a FINA Doping Panel, making him ineligible to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.

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Filippo Megli Lowers Super-Suited Italian Record In 200 Free

Filippo Megli broke the 10-year-old Italian Record in the men’s 200 freestyle, qualifying for tomorrow’s final in a time of 1:45.76.

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Oleg Kostin Breaks Russian Record, Moves To #6 All-Time In 50 Fly

Oleg Kostin set a new Russian Record en route to winning silver in the men’s 50 fly, posting a time of 22.70 to improve on his old mark of 22.74.

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Xu Jiayu Breaks 10-Year-Old Championship Record In Men’s 100 Back

Xu Jiayu set a new Championship Record in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 back in a time of 52.17, lowering Aaron Peirsol’s 2009 mark of 52.19.

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Sarah Kohler Takes Three Seconds Off German 1500 Record In Heats

25-year-old Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the preliminary heats of the women’s 1500, qualifying third for the final.

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Fanny Lecluyse Edges Out Belgian Record In 100 Breast Prelims

Fanny Lecluyse broke her own Belgian National Record in the women’s 100 breaststroke, qualifying ninth out of the prelims in 1:07.27.

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