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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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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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