Articles by Robert Gibbs

Andrei Minakov Clips Own Russian Record in 100 Fly In Silver Medal Effort

17 year-old Andrei Minakov set the Russian record for the second time this week with his silver medal in the finals of the men’s 100 fly.

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Watch Kristof Milak Go 1:50.73, Take Down Phelps’ 200 Fly World Record

Watch Hungary’s Kristof Milak become the first man under 1:51 in the 200 fly, as he now owns the world record that Michael Phelps held for 18 years.

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Fabio Scozzoli Downs Own Italian Record in 50 Breast

30 year-old Fabio Scozzoli shaved 0.03s off his own Italian Record in the 50 breast, qualifying 3rd in the semi-finals with a time of 26.70

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Filippo Megli Lowers Italian Record in 200 Free For Second Straight Day

Filippo Megli lowered the Italian Record for the second straight day with a 5th-place finish in the finals of the 200 free on day 3 of the 2019 World Champs.

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Yan Zibei Takes Down Asian Record in 50 Breast

While no one’s likely to touch Adam Peaty’s world record any time soon, plenty of national records went down in this morning’s 50 breast prelims.

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Kathleen Baker Makes It to 100 Back Semis in Her First Race in Four Months

World record holder Kathleen Baker easily advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 100 back this morning in her first race in four months.

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Elena Di Liddo Lowers 100 Fly Italian Record For 2nd Time Today

Elena di Liddo lowered the Italian Record in the 100 fly for the second time this meet with a 57.04, shaving 0.14s off the record she set in prelims.

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Meet 50 Fly Record Highlights Cleveland Sectionals Day 3

Ohio State’s Josef Pohlmann’s meet record in the 50 fly highlighted the third day of the 2019 Cleveland Sectional meet at Cleveland State University.

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Katinka Hosszu Hits 2:07.02 in 200 IM Prelims, 7th-Fastest Performance Ever

Katinka Hosszu wasted no time in her quest for her 4th-straight World Champs title in the 200 IM, dropping a 2:07.02 in prelims.

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#11 Ethan Hu Commits to Stanford Cardinal

The Stanford Cardinal picked up a key commitment from Bay Area swimmer Ethan Hu, who rattled the national high school record in the 100 fly this May.

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2019 World Champs Preview: Great Britain Going for Three Straight in 800FR

The USA’s chances at ending Great Britain’s gold medal streak in this event may come down to another historic split by Townley Haas.

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2019 World University Games: USA Claims All Top Seeds in Day 7 Prelims

The USA is 4-4 so far in relays, and will be looking for relay sweeps on the final day of competition at the 2019 World University Games.

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2019 World University Games: Escobedo Rattles Meet Record in Day 4 Prelims

Kanako Watanabe won the 100/200 breast in 2017, but Tatjana Schoenmaker won the 100 breast yesterday. They’ll compete in the longer event starting today.

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2019 World University Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Zach Apple enters day three finals of the 2019 World University Games as the #2 seed in the men’s 200 free after clocking 1:47.76 in the semis.

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2019 World University Games: Meet Backstroke Records Fall in Day 3 Prelims

Six events will be contested on the third morning of the 2019 World University Games, three each for the men and the women.

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