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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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Guilherme Guido Becomes First South American Sub-53 In Men’s 100 Back

Guilherme Guido set a new South American Record in the men’s 100 backstroke, clocking a time of 52.95 to lower his old mark of 53.09.

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Olympic Champ Katinka Hosszu No Shows 100 Back Prelims At World Championships

Katinka Hosszu has dropped the 100 backstroke at the World Championships after she didn’t show for her preliminary heat on day two.

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Adam Peaty Shatters 100 Breast World Record With Historic 56.88

Adam Peaty became the first man to break 57 seconds in the 100 breaststroke with a world record 56.88 in the semi-finals in Gwangju.

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South African Women Take Step In Right Direction In 400 Free Relay

The South African women set a new Continental Record in the 400 freestyle relay on the opening day of the 2019 World Championships.

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Canadian Women’s 400 Free Relay Record A Statement On Day 1 In Gwangju

A pair of 52-second splits in the women’s 400 free relay signal a return to top form for Penny Oleksiak, who helped Canada win bronze on day 1 in Gwangju.

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Australian Women Lower Championship Record En Route To 400 Free Relay Gold

The Australian women lowered their Championship Record en route to winning the 400 free relay in 3:30.21, led by a 51.45 anchor from Cate Campbell.

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Italian Men Take Out 2008 National Record In 400 Free Relay

Alessandro Miressi anchored in 47.57 as the Italian men broke an 11-year-old National Record in the 400 free relay, placing fourth overall.

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Ajna Kesely Breaks Hungarian 400 Free Record In Worlds Final

17-year-old Ajna Kesely set a new Hungarian National Record in the women’s 400 freestyle final in Gwangju, placing fourth in a time of 4:01.31.

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Gabriele Detti Lowers Own Italian Record To Win 400 Free Bronze

Gabriele Detti broke his Italian National Record in the men’s 400 freestyle, winning bronze on the first night at the World Championships in Gwangju.

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Darragh Greene Chops A Tenth Off Irish Record In 100 Breaststroke

Darragh Greene broke his own Irish National Record in the prelims of the men’s 100 breaststroke, clocking 59.82 to narrowly miss the semi-finals in 17th.

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Elena Di Liddo Lowers Italian 100 Fly Record In 57.18

Elena Di Liddo set a new Italian National Record in the preliminaries of the women’s 100 fly, producing a time of 57.18.

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Barbora Seemanova Knocks Czech 400 Free Record Down To 4:09.73

Barbora Seemanova lowered her Czech National Record in the women’s 400 free for the third time in less than a month, touching in 4:09.73.

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