Africa

Le Clos, Li Set New African & Chinese Records In Men’s 200 Fly Final

Chad Le Clos lost his world record to Daiya Seto, but did break his African Record in 1:48.32.

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Emily Seebohm Holds on to 50 Breaststroke Entry on Start Lists

Seebohm is best known as one of the world’s best backstrokers, but on Tuesday morning, she will show off her versatility in the 50 breaststroke.

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Young Stars Set to Dominate Women’s Distance

Enter: Wang Jianjiahe. (16-years-old, China.) Enter: Ariarne Titmus. (18-years-old, Australia.) Enter: Li Bingjie. (16-years-old, China.)

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Can New WR Holders Liu, Baker Keep Momentum?

2018 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS December 11-16, 2018 Hangzhou, China Event Schedule Start Lists The summer of 2018 witnessed two…

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Olympian Chad Le Clos Joins Athlete Voices Calling For Change

South African Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos voices his opinion on the future of worldwide swimming.

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Anybody’s Game in Men’s Breaststroke

1. No Peaty. 2. Double the walls. it’s anybody’s game in the men’s breaststroke in Hangzhou.

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FINA Acknowledges Lawsuits; Says Focus is on Short Course Worlds

As the curtain lifts on the 2018 World Short Course Championships, FINA

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High-Level International Meets For January 2019

Take a look at the high-level listing of international meets on the docket for January 2019.

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Olympic Champion Chad Le Clos Launches Own Foundation

Olympic champion Chad Le Clos has just announced the launch of the Le Clos Foundation, an organization aimed at promoting and developing swimming within his home nation of South Africa.

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Headed To Hangzhou: Dahlia Could Capture Triple Gold

Look for potential duels between Katinka Hosszu and Kelsi Dahlia in the longer fly races, while Ranomi Kromowidjojo looks to monopolize the 50m fly sprint.

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Headed To Hangzhou: Le Clos Defends The World In Men’s Fly Events

World Record holder Chad Le Clos will be up against stacked fields in all 3 men’s fly events in Hangzhou.

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Headed To Hangzhou: Dutch Dames Dominant in Women’s Sprint Freestyles

Dutch racer Ranomi Kromowidjojo has been red-hot over the World Cup, giving her ‘favorite’ status in at least one of the sprint freestyle events in Hangzhou.

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Penny Heyns Replaces Beckie Scott On WADA Compliance Review Committee

Penny Heyns, South African double Olympic champion back at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, will be replacing Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Compliance Review Committee (CRC).

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Headed To Hangzhou: Morozov Primed For Sprints, Pieroni Takes On 200

Russian Vlad Morozov put on a sprint clinic over the course of the FINA World Cup. Will he have enough gas left to defend his lane against the likes of British powerhouse Ben Proud and Americans Caeleb Dressel and Michael Andrew?

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Provisional Entry List Published For 2018 Short Course World C’ships

Ben Proud is just 1 of 3 British athletes set to compete in Hangzhou, where powerhouses Japan, China, Russia and the United States are bringing upwards of 30+ competitors.

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