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Helena Gasson Cracks Over-Decade-Old NZL Record In Women’s 200 IM

Day 2 of the 2019 New Zealand Short Course Championships brought another National Record, this time courtesy of Helena Gasson. 

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FINA World Cup Budapest Brings First Hosszu Versus Cusinato IM Battle

Entering this Budapest stop, we see Katinka Hosszu of host nation Hungary in the lead for the women’s World Cup standings, holding a total of 156 points.

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Zac Reid Among Double Winners On Night 1 Of New Zealand SC C’ships

The 2019 New Zealand Open Championships kicked off in Auckland tonight, with several double winners breaking out of the field.

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Queensland Looking to Keep Aussie State Teams C’ships Win Streak Alive

The 2019 Australian State Teams Championships kick-off this weekend, where Queensland will try to keep their undefeated status alive.

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Tarasevich Joins NY Breakers, But Adds To Gray Area On ISL ‘Zero Tolerance’

Russian backstroker Grigory Tarasevich is the 4th male backstroker on the New York Breakers’ roster for the 2019 ISL season.

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New Zealand Short Course Championships Begin Tuesday

The 2019 New Zealand Short Course Championships kick-off in Auckland tomorrow, October 1st, with Bradlee Ashby among the competitors.

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Petrov & Nagy Named Official Coaches Of ISL Team Iron

ISL Team Iron has revealed its coaching staff for the inaugural season, with Arpad Petrov and Jozsef Nagy leading the stacked athlete roster.

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British IM Specialist Abbie Wood Joins NY Breakers

Another Brit enters the International Swimming League (ISL) fold, with Abbie Wood joining the US-based NY Breakers squad.

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My Swimmer-Does-CrossFit Experiment Comes Full Circle

Just over a year ago I entered the CrossFit world to spice things up and I learned several important things along the last 12 months.

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Pöytäkivi Breaks Own Finnish SC 50 Fly National Record

Riku Pöytäkivi lowered his own Finnish National Record in the SCM 50 fly over the weekend, competing in his home nation.

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Brendan Hyland Among Swim Ireland Award Winners

25-year-old Brendan Hyland clocked a new Irish National Record in the men’s 200m fly, helping him earn the Irish Swimming Performance Athlete of the Year.

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Duncan Scott, Archie Goodburn Among Scottish Swimming Award Winners

Medley relay anchor Duncan Scott brought home 2 awards from Scottish Swimming last night, recognizing his stellar championships summer.

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Japan Tops Asian Age Group C’ships With 79 Total Medals

The 2019 Asian Age Group Championships wrapped up, but not before the nation of Japan topped the medal table with an impressive 79 pieces of hardware.

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Pyle Moves To Stirling, Yendell Makes New Home At Derventio Excel

British youngsters Nicholas Pyle and Sophie Yendell are changing things up training home-wise as they continue to grow in their aquatic careers.

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India’s Nataraj Puts Up Another Strong 100 Back Performance At Asian Age

India’s newly-minted 100 backstroke national record holder collected gold on the penultimate night of competition at the 2019 Asian Age Championships.

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