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Insider Training: Watch Katsumi Nakamura’s Disciplined Daily Routine

Watch Japanese record holder Katsumi Nakamura do his thing both in and out of the pool to give himself the best chance of racing at a home Olympic Games.

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Throssell, Barratt & Edwards-Smith Get Golden Start To Western Aussie C’ships

Catch up on day 1 of the Western Australia Championships, including the gold medal performance by Olympian Brianna Throssell.

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Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

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Hong Kong Record-Breaking Swimmer Cheuk Ming-Ho Has Heart Scare

17-year-old Cheuk Ming-Ho of Hong Kong has achieved a FINA ‘B’ cut for the Olympics, but his aspirations were almost sidelined by a heart-related issue.

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Cate Campbell Set To Race Open Water In Annual Sydney Harbour Tradition

Cate Campbell’s interest in open water has officially been piqued, as the 27-year-old Olympian announced she has entered another non-pool aquatic event.

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Priscott & Pugh Earn Oceanic C’ships Berths With NZL Open Water Wins

Catch-up on open water news from the New Zealand Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend, rendering two berths for the Oceania Championships.

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2020 South Aussie States: King Kyle Chalmers Takes On 400/800 Freestyle

The man who took 100m free gold in Rio, Kyle Chalmers of Australia, will be racing ‘off’ events of the 400/800 freestyle this weekend, according to entries.

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2020 Geneva International Challenge Meet: Scozzoli, Martinenghi, Miressi & More

A host of elite racers from Switzerland, Italy, France and more will be attending the Geneva Challenge meet this weekend.

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Throssell, Melverton Among Aussies Ready For WA States This Weekend

World Record holder Brianna Throssell is among the Aussie elite scheduled to race this weekend at the Western Australia State Championships.

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2020 Flanders Cup Hosts British, Dutch, German Elite Among Entrants

World Championships medalist Shane Ryan leads an Irish squad to the 2020 Flanders Cup, where they’ll be met by Germans, Belgians, Dutch and more.

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FINA Officially Releases Case Conclusion On Cleared Swimmer Kira Toussaint

Dutch Olympian Kira Toussaint had a tumultuous 2018/early 2019 battling a false positive doping test for which FINA official withdrew its case.

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Hagino Hits 200 Back Gold, Shirai Shows Up Big On Day 2 Of Tokyo New Year’s

400 IM Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino is continuing to make waves in his comeback, tonight taking the men’s 200 back in Tokyo.

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Pallister Takes Consecutive Lorne Pier To Pub Open Water Title

Teen Lani Pallister showed her open water swimming prowess by winning her 2nd consecutive gold in the annual Lorne Pier to Pub race.

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Matsumoto Kicks Off New Year With 400 Free JPN Record, Hagino Takes 400 IM Gold

World Championships silver medalist in the 200 free, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, added another JPN record to his resume by winning the SCM 400 free in Tokyo tonight.

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2020 British Summer C’ships Qualification Window Announced

British Swimming has announced the qualifying window for the 2020 British Summer Championships, the annual event set for July 21st – 26th.

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