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Italy Appeals Medley Relay Result After Backstroke Wedge Malfunction

Italy appealed the results of Thursday’s mixed 4×50 medley relay after the team’s coach says the backstroke starting wedge gave way under leadoff man Simone Sabbioni, though the appeal was ultimately rejected.

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2017 European Short Course Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Keep refreshing this page for live, event-by-event recaps of all the swimming action from Copenhagen.

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Hosszu: Euros 400 IM Final ‘Not That Inspiring’ Due To Absent Swimmers

Katinka Hosszu called the 400 IM field “not that inspiring” and “without world-class” opponents. In other post-race comments, Adam Peaty implied he didn’t rest for Euros and Ruta Meilutyte said the enjoyment is coming back for her.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 51% Pick Grothe’s 500 Free Over 1650

In a very tight poll result, 51.7% of voters said Zane Grothe’s 4:07 500 free was more impressive than his 14:18 mile.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: East 800 Free Relays Soar

At USA Swimming’s Winter Junior Championships – East, the opening night saw two of the best age group 800 free relays in history, punctuated by two of the best leadoff splits in age group history.

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Marie Wattel Scratches 50 Fly For Euros Day 2 Finals

There are only handful of scratches for day 2 finals at the European Short Course Championships, headed by 6th-seeded Marie Wattel in the women’s 50 fly.

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Matt Bell Suspended For Life By Swimming Canada

Swim coach Matt Bell, convicted of sexual exploitation of a teenage athlete, has been officially banned for life by Swimming Canada just over two years after his original arrest.

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WATCH: Select Race Videos From 2017 Winter Junior Championships – West

2017 SPEEDO WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6 – 9 Allan Jones Aquatic Center (East)/University of Iowa Recreation Center (West) Knoxville,…

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WATCH: Select Race Videos From 2017 Winter Junior Championships – East

2017 SPEEDO WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS December 6 – 9 Allan Jones Aquatic Center (East)/University of Iowa Recreation Center (West) Knoxville,…

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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: Post- Invite Edition

Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.

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WATCH: Alex Walsh Shatters Her Own 15-16 NAG With 58.19 Breaststroke

At the halfway mark, Walsh trailed Weiss by a hundredth, 27.55 to 27.56, but hammered home in 30.63 to win it.

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WATCH: Kibler Moves Past Phelps, Leads Carmel To 800 Free Relay NAG

The Carmel Swim Club of Carmel, Indiana led 4 teams under the old SC Juniors overall Meet Record, and eventually came away with the mark in 6:28.25. That also broke the old 15-18 National Age Group Record in the event that was a 6:28.90 set by SwimMAC Carolina in 2013.

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WATCH: Walsh Sisters & NAC Better NAG Record in 800 Free Relay

The Nashville Aquatic Club bettered the 15-18 National Age Group record, but with 14-year-old Gretchen Walsh on the team, the record doesn’t officially count.

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WATCH: Gretchen Walsh Breaks 13-14 NAG Record With 22.00 In 50 Free

Gretchen Walsh came as close as she could get to breaking the 22-second barrier, once again taking down the 13-14 NAG Record as she touched in 22.00.

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WATCH: Alex Walsh Breaks Dagny Knutson 200 IM NAG By .01 Seconds

A 1:54.02 by Walsh was a new 15-16 NAG Record, taking down the nearly 10-year-old former record  of 1:54.03 set by Dagny Knutson back in 2008.

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