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Sun Yang Posts 3:46 At Chinese Student Games

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang won the 400 meter freestyle on the first day of the 2017 Chinese Student…

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Park Tae Hwan Targets Arena Pro Swim Atlanta For Worlds Qualification

Korean freestyle specialist Park Tae Hwan is set to compete at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Atlanta next month, using the competition as his World Championships qualifying meet.

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Schooling, Hagino Lead Aquatic Athletes On Forbes Asia ’30 Under 30′

A shortlist of 5 aquatic athletes, including Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling, were among the honorees on Forbes Magazine’s latest ’30 Under 30′ for the Asian continent.

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Japan’s World Championships Roster Gives Tokyo 2020 Preview

Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino are just 2 of the weapons listed on Japan’s roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships.

WATCH: Race Videos From Day 8 of the Chinese National Championships

On day 8, Wang Shun swept the IMs as he captured the 400 IM title.

Sun Yang Completes Distance Sweep on Day 8 of Chinese Nationals

Sun, the 1500 free World Record holder, clocked in at 15:04.15. That’s well off his record time of 14:31.02, but still good enough to win by almost 4 seconds

Teen Rikako Ikee Becomes First Japanese Woman To Win 5 National Titles

16-year-old Rikako Ikee claimed 5 national titles in Nagoya, a feat no other Japanese woman has accomplished.

Koseki Swims 4th-Fastest 200 Breast in History to Upend Watanabe

JAPAN SWIM 2017 (JAPANESE NATIONALS) Thursday, April 13th – Sunday, April 16th, 2017 NGK Arena, Nagoya, Japan Qualification Meet for…

WATCH: Race Videos From Day 7 of the Chinese National Championships

On day 7, Chinese backtroke star Xu Jiayu continued to rewrite the record books with a 24.42 in the 50 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process

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Jiayu Downs National Record in 50 Back on Day 7 of Chinese Nationals

In the semifinals of the 50 back, Jiayu popped off a 24.42 to set the mark.

Li Zhuhao Lowers Own 200 Fly Junior World Record to 1:55.09

China’s Li Zhuhao shaved four tenths of a second off of his own junior world record this week, going 1:55.09 in the 200 fly.

Japan’s Nao Horomura Rattles WJR With 1:55.37 in 200 Fly

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records went under assault on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Nao Horomura very nearly broke the men’s record with a 1:55.37.

Hasegawa Breaks Jr WR In 200 Fly With World-Leading 2:06.29

In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records fell on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Suzaka Hasegawa broke the women’s record with a 2:06.29.

2017 Japanese Nats: Hagino Doubles, Junior World Records Fall on Day 3

Junior World Records toppled on day 3 of the Japan Swim 2017, as the marks were taken down in the men’s and women’s 200 fly.

Tan Haiyan Breaks Chinese, World Junior Records in 200 Breaststroke

2017 CHINESE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Monday, April 10 – Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Qingdao, China Live Results Day 1 Recap/Day 2…

WATCH: Race Videos From Day 6 of the Chinese National Championships

On day 6, Chinese backtroke star Xu Jiayu continued to rewrite the record books with a 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.

Tan Haiyang, Xu Jiayu Down National Records on Day 6 of Chinese Nats

Jiayu put up a personal best 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.

Morozov Downs Rusian Record with 21.4 50 Free to Close Russian Champs

In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.

WATCH: Race Videos From Day 5 of the Chinese National Championships

Day 5 of the 2017 Chinese National Championships saw multiple records fall in the 200 IM final.