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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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