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Chalmers Clocks World’s First Sub-48 100 Free Of 2020

Kyle Chalmers is staking his claim on the men’s 100m free early, topping the world rankings for 2020 with a solid 47.99 to kick-off his Tokyo run.

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Kaylee McKeown Crushes 2:05.83 200 Back Lifetime Best To Take Over World #1

Just a day after American World Record holder notched a 200 back time of 2:05.94, 18-year-old Aussie Kaylee McKeown sneaked under it with a new world #1.

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High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

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Proud, Fratus, Manaudou, Govorov Set To Spar At 2020 Euro Meet Luxembourg

We’ll get a taste for where the men’s 50m free speed is at with Florent Manaudou, Bruno Fratus, Ben Proud and more racing in Luxembourg.

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Chalmers Hits 400 Free & 50 Fly Personal Bests On Day 3 Of South Aussies

21-year-old Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers demonstrated some versatility this evening, taking the 400m free and 50m fly crowns at South Aussie States.

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Brett Fraser Back To 2014 Form, Martinenghi Bests Scozzoli Once More In Geneva

Cayman Islands’ Brett Fraser got it done for 50m fly gold on the final day of the 2020 Geneva International Challenge, matching his PB from 2014.

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Kaylee McKeown Becomes 2nd Fastest Aussie Ever With 58.52 100 Back

18-year-old Kaylee McKeown of Australia just made a statement with her 58.52 lifetime best 100m back swim tonight in South Australia.

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Anderson Cleans House While Guy Nears 100 Free PB To Close Out Flanders Cup

A wicked-fast meet transpired for British swimmer Freya Anderson, as the teen collected the 50m/100m/200m freestyle victories in spades.

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Ellen Walshe Becomes Ireland’s First-Ever Sub-Minute 100 Butterflier

Irish swimmer Ellen Walshe had never before been under a minute in the women’s 100m fly, but all that changed tonight at the Flanders Cup.

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Freya Anderson Busts Out 1:56.06 200 Free For First Time Ever Under 1:57

Carrying her momentum from a 100m free gold on night 1 of the Flanders Cup, 18-year-old Freya Anderson produced the fastest 200m free swim of her life.

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Freya Anderson Becomes 6th Fastest British 50 Freestyler Ever With Heat Swim

18-year-old Freya Anderson busted out the quickest 50m free of her career, taking the Flanders Cup top seed with her morning time of 25.06.

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Barratt Racks Up One More Win To Close Out Western Aussie C’ships

Rockingham racer Holly Barratt closed out her Western Aussie Championships in style, taking the women’s 50m back in a time of 29.37.

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Chalmers Clocks Near-Personal Best 200 Fly Down Under

Kyle Chalmers doesn’t seem the 200m fly often, but when he does he makes the most of it. Tonight he logged a near-personal best in the grueling event.

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Martinenghi Edges Out Scozzoli, Shanahan Wins Again At Geneva Challenge Day 2

Nicolo Martinenghi took the 50m breast gold in Geneva, edging out teammate Fabio Scozzoli, while Katie Shanahan topped the women’s 400m IM.

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Upcoming 2020 Kosuke Kitajima Cup Gives Japanese OLY Trials Preview

IM and butterfly monster Daiya Seto is among the Japanese competitors ready to rumble in Tokyo next weekend, giving a preview of the nation’s Olympic Trials.

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