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Guy Takes 200 Free; Hutchison & Van Der Merwe Rock PB’s At Manchester Int’l

2019 World Championships relay gold medalist James Guy grabbed 200m free gold at the Manchester Int’l Swim Meet over the weekend.

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Wang Shun Hits 1:56 2IM; Yang Junxuan 1:56 2Free On Day 2 Of Military Games

Wang Shun led a 1-2 Chinese punch in the men’s 200m IM, clocking 1:56.25 with teammate Qin Haiyang also speedy in 1:56.79.

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Kamminga Keeps It Going With SCM 100 Breast Dutch National Record

Dutch breaststroking ace Arno Kamminga is cleaning up in terms of national records, busting out a new SCM 100 breast mark in Amsterdam.

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Toussaint Becomes First Dutch Woman Ever Under 26 Sec In SCM 50 Back

25-year-old Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands made more magic on day 2 of the 2019 Martinez Cup in Amsterdam with a new 50m mark tonight.

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Toussaint & Kamminga Add Names To Dutch SC Euros Roster On Martinez Cup Day 1

On-fire Dutch breaststroker Arno Kamminga came within .10 of his own 200 breast lifetime best to add his name to the Dutch roster for Glasgow.

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Toussaint Tears Up Dutch Record In SCM 100 Back; 7th All-Time Performer

On-fire Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands has set her sights on the short course realm, competing on day 1 of the 2019 Martinez Cup in Amsterdam.

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Wang Jianjiahe Hits 4:04 400 Free To Open Military World Games

17-year-old Wang Jinajiahe opened her Military World Games in style, hitting a 4:04.42 world-leading 400m freestyle in Wuhan, China.

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Anton Chupkov, Wang Jianjiahe Among Swimmers Headed To Military World Games

Russia’s Anton Chupkov is headed to the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

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Alaska High School Swim Team On Airplane That Went Off Runway

A twin-engine Alaska Airlines flight carrying a high school swim team went off an airport runway while trying to land yesterday, October 17th.

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City of Manchester Int’l Swim Meet Preview

British World Champion James Guy is scheduled to compete at the 2019 Manchester International Swim Meet this weekend in his home nation.

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Schooling Heads To Horton Country To Race At Aussie SC C’ships

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling is entered in the Australian Short Course Championships taking place the weekend of October 24th.

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Rikako Ikee Named Japan’s Most Popular Female Athlete

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee continues to remain in her nation’s mind even while out of the pool battling leukemia.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Duskinas Retires, New York Seeks Pool That Floats

This edition of Beyond the Lane Lines features a former ASU coach and swimmer, University of Bath Hall of Fame inductees and more.

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3 Fresno Pacific Swimmers Sue School Over 2018 Chlorine Incident

Fresno Pacific University is facing a lawsuit from former competitive swimmers who say they still suffer from after-effects from a 2018 chlorine leak.

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Chocolate At Stake: Kira Toussaint Among Dutch Racers At Martinez Cup

On-fire Dutch backstroker Kira Toussaint is set to race in Amsterdam this weekend, where swimmers are vying for Euro SC QTs and….chocolate.

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