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Russian Medalists From Glasgow Follow-Up With Salnikov Cup This Weekend

50m fly gold medalist Oleg Kostin is headed to the Salnikov Cup this weekend, joining the likes of Vladislav Grinev and Daria K. Ustinova.

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Kromo, Toussaint & Kamminga Head-Up Dutch SC Championships Roster

Two-time European Short Course Championships gold medalist Arno Kamminga will be heading to the Dutch Short Course Championships this weekend.

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Aussie Shayna Jack Taps Into ‘Cocaine Kiss’ Defense For Positive Test

Aussie Shayna Jack maintains her innocence regarding a positive doping test, saying she may have come into contact with Ligandrol via another person.

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16-Year-Old South African Matthew Sates Logs 2:03.62 200 IM

16-year-old Matthew Sates busted out a huge new personal best in the men’s 200 IM on day 1 of the KZNA Premier Provincials.

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Leukemia-Stricken Swimming Star Rikako Ikee Officially Released From Hospital

Rikako Ikee of Japan, who has been battling leukemia since February of this year, has been officially discharged from the hospital and is deemed in remission.

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Kaylee McKeown Takes 200 IM/200 Back Double Gold In Queensland

Teenager Kaylee McKeown is getting some solid racing done down under, taking 2 golds tonight at the Queensland Championships.

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Joshua Edwards-Smith Lowers Own Aussie Age Record In 200 Back

Aussie backstroking is in good hands on the age group level, as 16-year-old Joshua Edwards-Smith logged a time of 1:57.78 at QLD Championships.

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Irish Swimmers Complete Record-Breaking Siege, Knocking Down 54 Marks In All

Danielle Hill was a big part of Ireland’s overhaul of the swimming record books on both the senior and junior level over the past 2 weeks.

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Stubblety-Cook Gets Under 1:00 In 100 Breast For First Time Ever

Aussie Zac Stubblety-Cook is keeping the good times rolling in Brisbane, adding the 100m gold to his dynamite 200m breast performance from last night.

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15-Year-Old Elizabeth Dekkers Clocks 2:08.51 LCM 200 Fly At QLD C’ships

15-year-old Elizabeth Dekkers crushed a huge 2:08.51 200 fly time to take the age group Queensland title at the state’s championships.

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Murdoch Completes Breast Sweep, Szaranek Puts Up 200 IM Personal Best

Former Florida Gator Mark Szaranek took the 200m IM tonight in Edinburgh to wrap up a successful Scottish Short Course Open Championships.

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Femke Heemskerk Qualifies For Tokyo In 50 & 100 Free From Amsterdam Cup

On the right trajectory, Dutch Olympian Femke Heemskerk notched 2 times good enough to etch her name onto the Netherlands’ roster for Tokyo 2020.

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Spanish Cal Bear Hugo Gonzalez Qualifies For 2020 Olympic Games In 200 IM

Cal Bear Hugo Gonzalez of Spain successfully qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, taking the men’s 200m IM in Amsterdam.

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2019 KZNA Provincial Championships: Calvyn Justus Among Entrants

South Africa’s Calvyn Justus, who trains under Dave Salo stateside, is set to race this week at the KZNA Premier Provincial Championships.

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Yui Ohashi Throws Down 4:32.57 400 IM At QLD C’shps

Visiting Japanese swimmer Yui Ohashi turned heads in Brisbane, clocking a winning 400m IM time of 4:32.57 at QLD Championships.

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