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United States Leads 12 Nations In World Junior Championships Medal Table

American Luca Urlando won the men’s 200m free on night 2 of the 2019 World Junior Championships, helping keep the U.S. on top of the medal standings.

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Carson Foster Takes 200 IM Gold At World Juniors In New Personal Best 1:58.46

Carson Foster got it done tonight in the men’s 200m IM, taking World Junior Championships gold in a new meet record and personal best.

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America Clinches Mixed Medley Gold In New World Junior Record

Joshua Matheny (above) split 59.3 on the breaststroke leg of the American mixed medley as they won gold and broke the World Junior Record.

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Gerasimenko’s 59.97 Overtakes Chupkov’s Russian Age Record For 100 Breast

Vladislav Gerasimenko dipped under the minute barrier in the men’s 100m breaststroke for the very first time, taking World Junior Championships gold.

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Aussie Lani Pallister Blasts 8:22.49 800 Free World Junior C’ships Record

Lani Pallister became the 3rd fastest Australian ever with her 800m free World Junior Championships Record time tonight that gave the 17-year-old gold.

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Matheny Takes World Junior C’ships Silver In New 100 Breast NAG Of 1:00.17

Josh Matheny powered his way to the silver medal in the men’s 100m breast at the World Junior Championships tonight, lowering his newly-minted NAG as well.

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Van Der Merwe Clocks 50m Breast Age Record, Becomes 7th Fastest Briton Ever

16-year-old Kayle Van Der Merwe became Britain’s 7th fastest 50m breaststroker ever with her 30.91 silver medal-worthy swim tonight in Budapest.

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Tomac Lowers Own French Age Record For 17-Year-Olds With 54.17 100 Back

Mewen Tomac of France lowered his own Age Record in the 100m back en route to 4th place at the World Junior Championships in Budapest.

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Italy’s Ceccon Knocks Down World Junior C’ships Record With 53.46 100 Back

18-year-old Thomas Ceccon is the king of the men’s 100m backstroke, winning the World Junior Championships title in a new meet record of 53.46.

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Natsumi Sakai Takes Double Gold At Japan High School C’ships

At the Japanese High School Championships this week, Rio Olympian Natsumi Sakai took home gold medals in the women’s 100m and 200m back.

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2019 World Junior C’ships: Drop It Like It’s Michaella Glenister’s 400 IM

Dropping 8 seconds from a personal best on the world’s biggest junior swimming stage? Take a bow Michaella Glenister of Great Britain.

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Americans End Night 1 Of World Junior C’ships With 4×100 Free WJR

The top 3 teams in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay all busted out swims faster than the World Junior Record, but the Americans took the gold in Budapest.

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USA’s Double Relay Gold Earns World Junior C’ships Medal Table Lead

Lillie Nordmann was a member of the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for the Americans, winning gold in Budapest on night 1 of World Juniors.

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Hungarian 16-Year-Old Zombori Lowers Newly-Minted 4free World Jr C’ships Record

Hungary’s teen Gabor Zombori produced an even quicker 400m free tonight, lowering his newly-minted 400m free World Junior C’ships mark from this morning.

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Spain’s Alba Vazquez Clocks New World Junior Record In Women’s 400 IM

We have our first World Junior Record of these 2019 World Junior Championships, thanks to Spain’s Alba Vazquez and her electrifying 400m IM performance.

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