Articles by Varun Shivakumar

Several national records tumble in men’s 1500 free prelims

Several athletes ripped off National Records in preliminary action of the Men’s 1500 Free this morning. Turkey’s Ediz Yildirimer crushed his…

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Multiple National Records fall in Men’s 400 IM Prelims

The heas of the Men’s 400 IM saw a trio of national records fall as Slovakia’s Richard Nagy, Sweden’s Simon Sjoedin, and…

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Katinka Hosszu sets new meet record in 100 IM Prelims

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu did not have to put forth much effort to claim the top time in the women’s 100 IM…

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Austria’s Lisa Zaiser just clips own national record in 100 IM Prelims

Powered by the fastest back half in the fourth heat, Austria’s Lisa Zaiser clipped .04 seconds off her own national record with…

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Tribuntsov Breaks Own Estonian National Record in 100 Back Prelims

Twenty-one-year-old Ralf Tribuntsov out of Estonia broke his own national record in prelims of the 100 back with a 51.36 this morning….

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Sweden’s Erik Persson breaks own national record in 200 breast prelims

In a very well-split morning swim, Sweden’s Erik Persson established a new national record with a 2:05.47 out of the second circle-seeded…

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Liivamägi sets new Estonian record in 200 breast

The Men’s 200 breast saw a very quick swim out of the first heat this morning as Estonia’s Martin Liivamägi established a…

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Glenn Surgeloose Breaks Belgian Record in 200 Free Prelims

Twenty-six-year-old veteran Glenn Surgeloose of Belgium just clipped a three-year-old national record in the Men’s 200 Free Prelims with a 1:42.94. The…

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Israel’s Tom Kremer sets new National Record in 200 Free Prelims

Israel’s  Tom Kremer raced to a new national record this morning with a 1:45.30 in the Men’s 200 Freestyle. Kremer,…

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FINA World Championships Day 8 Prelims Live Recap

Tyler Clary and Chase Kalisz come into the meet with the two fastest times in the 400 IM, but Japan’s Daiya Seto, the reigning world champion in the event, may have something to say about the event title in the end.


FINA World Championships: Day 7 Prelims Live Recap

The Campbell sisters will be at it again with the 50 freestyle today, but they may face some competition from Great Britain’s Fran Halsall and the Netherlands’ Ranomi Kromowidjojo.


FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

With Cesar Cielo leaving the FINA World Championships prematurely due to injury, the door is wide open for a number of swimmers to capitalize on his absence from the 50 free.


2015 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Cate Campbell will be one of many talented sprinters to watch this morning in the Women’s 100 Free.


2015 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu has already had a phenomenal Championships so far, and she will compete in one of her signature races, the 200 fly, this morning.


Big Ten Senior Spotlight: Justin Glanda of the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan have dominated the Big Ten scene for a few years in a row now, and their…

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