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2017 World University Games: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.

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2017 World University Games: USA Ties Up Gold Tally with JPN on Day 5

Japan’s Kanako Watanabe brought home a gold in the 200 breast, but Olympic gold medalist Ryan Held (100 free) and Hellen Moffitt (100 fly) brought in 2 wins for the Americans to bring it to a tie between the 2 countries with 6 gold each.

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2017 WUGs: Japan Surpasses USA For Most Golds Through Day 4

After tonight’s events, Japan has now taken over the lead in the gold medal count, but the USA maintains the lead in terms of overall medals with 14 medals to Japan’s 12.

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2017 WUGs: Japan Ties USA for Most Golds Through Day 3

In the women’s 100 breast, Kanako Watanabe and Reona Aoki put together a 1-2 punch. Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto followed that up with another gold and silver combo for Japan in the 200 IM.

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Olympic Champion Ryan Lochte Returns to Training with Florida Gators

Olympic champion Ryan Lochte will return to Gainesville on his comeback trail.

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2017 World University Games: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Andrew Wilson put up the fastest time of the meet so far with his 59.6 in prelims, but can he hold off defending champion Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan in the final?

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2017 WUGs: USA, Ukraine Earn Multiple Golds Through Day 2

Andrii Govorov became the first man to break 23 seconds in the 50 fly in the history of the World University Games, giving the Ukranians their 2nd gold of the meet

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2017 World University Games: Russia, USA Win Multiple Medals on Day 1

The USA leads the swimming medal table with 4 medals to Russia’s 2 medals.

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World Record Holder Cesar Cielo To Swim Until At Least 2018

While he plans to continue his swimming career through next summer, he hasn’t made any decisions on whether or not he’ll swim through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Watch: Race Videos from Days 4 and 5 of the 2017 U.S. Open

Arizona’s Brad Tandy cracked the 22-second barrier to win the 50 free on night 5.

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Watch: Race Videos from Days 2 and 3 of the 2017 U.S. Open

One of the highlight swims on the 2nd night of competition came in the women’s 400 free, where 16-year-old Erica Sullivan smashed the 4:10-barrier for the first time to take gold ahead of open water world champ Ashley Twichell.

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Watch Ryan Lochte Break Phelps’ Meet Record in 200 IM at U.S. Open

Lochte, who stated that he’s only been training 1-2 times per week in one of his post-race interviews, is the reigning World Record holder in the 200 IM.

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Watch: Race Videos from Day 1 of the 2017 U.S. Open

Check out all the day 1 action here, including Ashley Twichell’s victory in the 800 free.

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Lochte Breaks Phelps’ 200 IM Meet Record for Gold at 2017 U.S. Open

In his post-Rio USA Swimming meet debut, U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte swam to a gold medal and a Championship Record with his 1:59.2 in the 200 IM at the 2017 U.S. Open.

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Furlong Drops 7 Seconds to Win 400 Free on Day 3 of Lewisville Futures

Furlong made a huge drop from his former lifetime best, which stood at a 4:04.06 from the 2016 Futures Championships, to win Saturday night’s final with a 3:57.00.

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