2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships

USA vs. Kazakhstan Water Polo Match Photo Vault

USA kicked off Worlds with a 16-7 win over Kazakhstan, and SwimSwam photog Rafael Domeyko was there to capture the action

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Spectator Arrested At World Championships For Allegedly Taking Illicit Photos

Per The Korea Herald, a Japanese spectator allegedly took illicit footage of women’s water polo players from a restricted area. 

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2019 World Champs Preview: Murphy and Xu Re-Match in 100 Back

Ryan Murphy beat Xu Jiayu in 2016. Xu won in 2017. Murphy had the fastest time in 2018. Xu leads the world so far this season.

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Michael Andrew Explains Mindset, Preparation Heading into World Champs (Video)

Before he left for training camp in Singapore, Michael Andrew sat down to fill us in on how he’s feeling headed into the 2019 World Champs

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Multi-Medal Contender Chad Le Clos Dealing With Groin Hernia Entering Gwangju

Reigning 200m fly World Champion Chad Le Clos is currently dealing with a groin injury heading into the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships.

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Previews & Recaps

2019 World Champs Preview: Murphy and Xu Re-Match in 100 Back

Ryan Murphy beat Xu Jiayu in 2016. Xu won in 2017. Murphy had the fastest time in 2018. Xu leads the world so far this season.

China Remains Perfect With Two More Diving Medals On Monday of Worlds

With two more gold medals on Monday, China remains a perfect 7-for-7 in diving events at the 2019 World Championships – and the meet is already half-over.

The Official SwimSwam 2019 World Championships Preview Index

Stay up to date on all of our event-by-event previews for the 2019 World Championships here – we’ll link to previews and compile medalists on this story.

2019 World Champs Preview: Chupkov Leads All-Star Pack in Competitive 200 BR

The men’s 200 breast holds the fastest performers in history with the defending World champ (Chupkov) and world record holder (Watanabe) in contention.

2019 World Champs Preview: Women’s 800 Free is Still a Race for Silver

Katie Ledecky is the World #1 this season at 8:10.70 — that’s already faster than the time she went to win the last Worlds title in 2017.

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Michael Andrew Explains Mindset, Preparation Heading into World Champs (Video)

Before he left for training camp in Singapore, Michael Andrew sat down to fill us in on how he’s feeling headed into the 2019 World Champs

Aussie Star Emma McKeon: I’ve Gotten A Lot Stronger (Video)

A key mover and shaker slated to race for Australia is Olympic medalist Emma McKeon, the 25-year-old versatile star taking on the 1fly, 1free and 2free.

How To Watch The 2019 FINA World Championships

The 2019 FINA World Championships kick off today, expanded to a whopping seven disciplines over 17 days. Here’s how you can follow all of it:

Behind the Scenes at Team USA Worlds Training Camp with Michael Andrew

While the American swimming team for the 2019 World Championships is preparing for a public training session on Saturday in…

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USA vs. Kazakhstan Water Polo Match Photo Vault

USA kicked off Worlds with a 16-7 win over Kazakhstan, and SwimSwam photog Rafael Domeyko was there to capture the action

Spectator Arrested At World Championships For Allegedly Taking Illicit Photos

Per The Korea Herald, a Japanese spectator allegedly took illicit footage of women’s water polo players from a restricted area. 

Multi-Medal Contender Chad Le Clos Dealing With Groin Hernia Entering Gwangju

Reigning 200m fly World Champion Chad Le Clos is currently dealing with a groin injury heading into the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships.

2019 World Champs Previews: Redemption, Tokyo Bids On Line In Men’s 4×100 Free

The U.S. took an embarrassing DQ last summer, while France missed Euro finals in 9th. Redemption is on the line, as are Tokyo Olympic bids in a brutal field.

Hungarian Women Defeat S. Korea 64-0 in Most Lopsided Match in Worlds History

South Korea fielded its first-ever women’s water polo team – comprised of all swimmers – all but one of whom is in their teams.

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