Articles by Loretta Race

Sabo Overpowers Cseh To Take 50 Fly Gold; Kesely Tops Hosszu & Kapas

Serbia’s Sebastian Sabo wowed the crowd with a 22.99 50m fly, while teenager Ajna Kesely topped Olympic veterans Katinka Hosszu and Zsuzsanna Jakabos.

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Kenneth To Posthumously Honored; Private Memorial Service Scheduled

In the aftermath of the shocking news that Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To died earlier this month while training in Florida, his nation’s swimming association paid tribute to the late 26-year-old. 

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Hosszu Hunting For 2IM Title, Milak Readying For 4Free Magic

Shut out of the medals last night in the 200m fly, Katinka Hosszu is on the prowl for the 200m IM title tonight in Hungary.

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Caba Silađi Clocks 100 Breast Serbian Record In Hungary

While competing on day 1 of the 2019 Hungarian Open National Championships, Serbia’s Caba Silađi cracked a new National Record of 59.40 en route to winning the men’s 100m breaststroke.

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3 Chinese Men Hit 48-Second 1Free Times; Wang Shun 1:56 2IM

The top 3 finishers in tonight’s 100m free final at the Chinese Championships were all under the 49-second barrier, a huge result for the nation.

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Records Fall On Day 1 Of Irish Open Swimming C’ships

Jack McMillan earned a new Irish National Record to kick-off day 1 of the National Championships in Dublin tonight.

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Lobanovskij Becomes Just 2nd Hungarian Ever Under 22 In 50 Free

Maxim Lobanovskij crushed the men’s 50m free field tonight at the Hungarian Nationals, becoming the 2nd fastest Hungarian ever in the event in the process.

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Milak Shuts Down Kenderesi, Bence Denies Cseh Bronze In 2Fly Battle

Kristof Milak won the clash of the fly titans in Debrecen tonight, taking the top spot in this season’s world rankings in the process.

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Milak Leads Cseh & Kenderesi Into 2Fly Final At Hungarian Nats

As predicted the top 3 200m flyers in the men’s heats this morning in Debrecen were indeed represented by Kristof Milak, Laszlo Cseh and Tamas Kenderesi.

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He Junyi Rocks 2nd Fastest Chinese 1Free Ever; Sun Yang Wins 8Free

Sun Yang earned his 3rd gold of these Chinese Nationals, while on-the-rise He Junyi manhandled the men’s 100m free semi, clocking the 2nd fastest performance ever by a Chinese swimmer.

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Olympic Champion Michael Phelps Insists On ‘No Comebacks’

Despite shake-ups happening in the sport that 28-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps changed forever, the 33-year-old retired icon insists that he is not coming back.

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Loughborough Takes BUCS Team Title

Loughborough took the BUCS Team Championships Trophy over the weekend.

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Stirling Stars Add Punch To 2019 Scottish National Age Group C’ships

Excitement is building for the 2019 Scottish National Age Group Championships, the 5-day meet kicking off in Glasgow tomorrow, Wednesday, March 27th

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Sun Yang Dedicates Chinese Nats Victory To Friend Kenneth To

While competing in China this week at Nationals, Sun Yang reportedly broke down in tears as he dedicated his win to the late Kenneth To, the 26-year-old Australian-turned-Hong Kong athlete who passed away suddenly while training in Florida.

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Yan Zibei Clocks Chinese Record In 50 Breast At Nats

While competing on day 3 of the 2019 Chinese Nationals, Yan Zibei scored a new National Record in the men’s 50m breaststroke.

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