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Li Bingjie Posts 1:51.25 200 Free CHN Record, 15:41.80 1500 Asian Record

20-year-old Li Bingjie ripped a new Asian Record in the women’s 1500m free, as well as a new Chinese record in the 200m free in Beijing.


Tang Qianting Fires off 1:03.15 Chinese, Asian Record In 100 Breaststroke

The records continued to fall on day two of the 2022 Chinese Swimming Championships, with Tang Qianting joining the party in the women’s 100m breaststroke.

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China’s Chen Juner Posts 1:49.61 WJR In 200 Butterfly

18-year-old Chen Juner of China just ripped a time of 1:49.61 in the 200 butterfly to overtake the previous national record and World Junior Record.

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China’s Li Bingjie Rips 3:51.30 for 400 Free World Record (Negative Split)

While competing at the 2022 Chinese Swimming Championships, Li Bingjie crushed a new World Record time of 3:51.30 in the women’s short course 400 freestyle.


Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Announces Retirement

Freestyle ace Pernille Blume has decided to hang up her goggles, with the Dane announcing her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 28.


Qin Haiyang Nails 56.31 Chinese Record In 100 Breaststroke

Qin Haiyang produced a new Chinese national record in the men’s short course 100 breaststroke, hitting a time of 56.31 in Beijing this evening.

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Yu Yiting Takes Down Ye Shiwen’s SCM 100 IM Chinese Record

At the 2022 Chinese Championships, 17-year-old Yu Yiting clocked a new national record in the women’s short course 100 IM.

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World Record Holder Tomoru Honda Opting Out Of SC Worlds

Newly-minted World Record holder Tomoru Honda confirmed to SwimSwam that he will not be competing at this year’s Short Course World Championships.


After Opting Out Of 2021 Edition, Japan Readies For SC Worlds With Loaded Lineup

Newly-minted short course 200 butterfly World Record holder Tomoru Honda heads up Japan’s roster for the 2022 FINA Short Course Championships.


Italy’s Di Liddo Earns Multiple Wins In Saint-Dizier

The International Meeting of Saint-Dizier wrapped up from France over the weekend, with the host nation taking on visiting swimmers from Italy and beyond.

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Seto & Watanabe Each Post 2:01 In 200 Breaststroke Duel In Japan

Daiya Seto got it done for gold tonight in Tokyo, just out-touching Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke at the Japan Short Course Championships.


Watanabe, Ohashi & Seto Among Other Key Swims From Day 1 Of Japan SC Championships

Former 200m breaststroke world record holder Ippei Watanabe was back in the water tonight in Tokyo at the Japan Short Course Championships.

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‘Chad Le Clos 2.0’ Takes 200 Fly Win on Night 2 of FINA World Cup Berlin

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos put on an encore performance in the 200m fly this evening in Berlin after capturing the 100m fly victory on night one.


Shogo Takeda Clocks World-Leading 14:29.92 SCM 1500 Free JPN Record

Shogo Takeda was another record breaker on night one of the 2022 Japan Short Course Championships, posting a lifetime best in the men’s 1500m freestyle.

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Reona Aoki Lowers Japanese Record In SCM 100 Breast To 1:04.01

Racing in the 100m breaststroke, Reona Aoki lowered the Japanese record to 1:04.01 en route to topping the podium at the Japan Short Course Championships.

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