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15-Year-Old O’Callaghan Making Waves In Aussie Backstroke All-Time List

15-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan is making major waves in women’s backstroke for the Aussies, now checking in among the greatest ever in her age group.

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Tomac Knocks Down French Age Record For 17-Year-Olds In 100 Back

17-year-old Mewen Tomac lowered his own French National Age Record in the men’s 100m back to take the 2nd seed for tomorrow night’s final in Budapest.

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Faster Than Hackett, Thomas Neill Busts Out 3:46.27 400 Free Silver In Budapest

Aussie Thomas Neill threw down the swim of his life to earn 400m free silver tonight in Budapest, inserting himself among the nation’s all-time greats.

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2019 World Junior C’ships Day 1 Prelims: Ceccon & Zombori Down Meet Records

Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.

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Josh Matheny Overtakes Michael Andrew’s 100 Breast NAG For 15-16 American Men

At the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, American Josh Matheny cracked the Nation Age Group Record for 15-16 men in the 100m breaststroke.

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Gabor Zombori Beats Kristof Milak’s 400 Free Age Record With Menacing 3:46.97

Newly-minted 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak saw his 400m free Hungarian Age Record go down, courtesy of Gabor Zombori in Budapest.

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2019 World Juniors: Gorbenko Destroys Israeli Record In Women’s 100 Back

16-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko of Israel started her 2019 World Junior Championships campaign off right, firing off a new National Record in the 100m back.

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Top 10 Men To Watch At 2019 World Junior Championships

Luca Urlando of the United States holds the fastest 200 fly time of the World Junior Championships field entering Budapest this week.

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‘Golden Sunday’ Highlights 2020 Paralympic Competition Schedule

A record 4,400 Para athletes are set to compete across 22 sports at the 2020 Paralympics taking place in Tokyo, Japan less than 400 days from now.

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Top 10 Women To Watch At World Junior Championships

Great Britain’s Kayla Van Der Merwe holds the fastest 100m breaststroke time entering the 2019 World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

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12-Year-Old Wang Jiayin Clocks 2:10.79 200 Back

The Chinese Youth Games took place this past week with some eye-popping swims from young stars of the nation, including Wang Jiayin.

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Initial Entry Lists For World Junior Championships Now Posted

The long-awaited entry list for the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest has been posted on Omega Timing site.

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After Worlds DQ Disappointment, Danas Rapsys Joins 200 Free1:44 Club

Danas Rapsys dipped under the 1:45 threshold for the first time in his career to take the men’s 200m free title at the World Cup, clocking a new record.

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Hosszu, Rapsys & Andrew Give Golden Closure To First World Cup Cluster

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu clocked a new World Cup Record this morning in Singapore in the 200m IM and sealed the deal with gold in the finals.

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Swim England Announces Sheffield As 6th National Performance Centre

Swim England has announced that a sixth National Performance Centre will soon be added to its list of existing lineup of centres.

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