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Rikako Ikee rocketed herself to a new Japanese National Record in the women’s 100m butterfly this afternoon in Rio.
The Oxford English Dictionary gave every swim mom on Earth a little giggle when the term “budgie smugglers” was included into the OED 2016 Update.
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The latest precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the zika virus within Rio is included in this edition of In Briefs.
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Check out the Arizona State/Arizona basketball game on January 3rd to see how the GOAT adds to the Sun Devils’ Curtain of Distraction.
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Before James Guy won the 2015 World Championships gold medal for Great Britain, he had a brief moment of fandom while noticing that his longtime swimming idol Ryan Lochte was in a lane next to him.
Missouri State’s Uvis Kalnins doubled up in Texas, winning both the 200 IM and 100 free for the Bears.
Today’s dose of swimming news includes an award for Marrit Steenbergen, commemorative Rio stamps, a Paris 2024 funding defeat, and a Paralympics NZ funding update.
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In Briefs: Tamsin Cook, 2nd from left, has been awarded the Railtrain Junior Sports Star of the Year. The 17-year-old is pictured here with Marguerite Oliver from the Hancock Family Medical Foundation, fellow Australian swimmer Brianna Throssell, and Gina Rinehart.
Can’t get enough of French backstroking star Camille Lacourt? He now has his own statue in a French wax museum.
Kyle Chalmers earns another Australian award for his stellar swimming in 2015.
This edition of In Briefs highlights the 2015 Barbados Open water Festival.
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