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David Plummer Named NYAC Athlete of the Year

Olympic gold medalist David Plummer has been named the Athlete of the Year for the New York Athletic Club.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Xu Joins 51-Club, Can CHN Medley Upset?

Xu Jiayu went 51.86 to win the Chinese national 100 back title, coming within .01 of the world record.

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Josh Prenot Takes Over Arena Pro Swim Points Lead After Mesa

2017 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES – MESA Mesa, Arizona April 13 – 15, 2017 Series Points/Money after Indy Live stream…

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Li Zhuhao Lowers Own 200 Fly Junior World Record to 1:55.09

China’s Li Zhuhao shaved four tenths of a second off of his own junior world record this week, going 1:55.09 in the 200 fly.

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Russian Swim Federation To Stop Paying Anti-Doping Fines For Athletes

The Russian swimming federation says it will no longer be covering athletes’ fines relating to anti-doping responsibilities, instead passing those fines on to the athletes themselves.

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Japan’s Nao Horomura Rattles WJR With 1:55.37 in 200 Fly

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records went under assault on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Nao Horomura very nearly broke the men’s record with a 1:55.37.

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Hasegawa Breaks Jr WR In 200 Fly With World-Leading 2:06.29

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records fell on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Suzaka Hasegawa broke the women’s record with a 2:06.29.

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2017 Arena Pro Swim Series – Mesa: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

The third of six stops on the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series begins today in Mesa, Arizona. Melanie Margalis and Daiya Seto lead the points, but the tour is as close as it’s been in recent memory as it churns toward the halfway point.

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Brazil Names Prado Swim Federation Head Until Elections

With former swimming federation president Coaracy Nunes embroiled in a slew of fraud and embezzlement allegations, Brazil has named Ricardo Prado as the new “general coordinator of sports” for its aquatics federation.

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Colorado Passes Bill Offering In-State Tuition To Team USA Athletes

Colorado’s state government has passed a bill allowing U.S. National Team athletes to benefit from in-state tuition if they train in Colorado. Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is expected to sign the bill Thursday, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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Australian IPC Champs Team Includes 7 Rio Gold Medalists

Australia officially named its roster for this summer’s IPC World Championships this week, including 7 Paralympic gold medalists from 2016…

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Former Bridgeport Coach Sean Raffile Arrested Again

Former University of Bridgeport swim coach Sean Raffile has been arrested again, his second arrest in 6 weeks. This second incident was officially listed as a “violation of protective order.”

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SwimSwam Pulse: 76% Say Dressel is Best Yards Swimmer Ever

More than three-quarters of SwimSwam voters crowned Florida’s Caeleb Dressel the greatest swimmer in the history of the short course yards format.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Gabriele Detti & Italy-Australia Dual

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Jennie Johansson Breaks Swedish 100 BR Record With 1:06.30

Jennie Johansson has broken her own Swedish record in the 100 breast, going 1:06.30 to end the Stockholm Open.

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