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Yu Jingyao Hits 1:05.6 LCM 100 Breast At China National Games

Yu Jingyao did some damage in the women’s 100m breaststroke at these 2021 China National Games, while Yan Zibei did the same on the men’s side.

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Yan Zibei Stalking Asian 100 Breast Record At China National Games

Chinese record holder Yan Zibei is dominating the early rounds of the men’s 100m breaststroke at the China National Games.

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Schooling & Quah’s SGP Military Service Deferments End

Singaporean swimming aces Joseph Schooling and Quah Zheng Wen have had their mandatory national military duties deferred up until now.

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2021 China National Games’ Swimming Action Starts On September 19th

Men’s 200m IM Olympic champion Wang Shun is among those aquatic athletes set to race next weekend at the 2021 China National Games.

International Swimmers Complete 56 Mile Swim in the Mediterranean

The 3rd annual Mediterranean Peace Route Swim was completed on September 1st by 11 Turkish and international swimmers in a record time of 27 hours.

McKendree Adds Iranian National Record-holder Alireza Yavari for 2021-22

Iranian national record-holder Alireza Yavari will join McKendree with a 200 free converted time that would have scored in the top-16 at 2021 NCAAs.

Match 6 MVP Daiya Seto Wins Nearly $19,000 From Just 4 Swims

Tokyo Frog King swimmer Daiya Seto won 4/4 of his individual events at ISL Match 6 to rake in a total of $10,950 in earnings.

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Siobhan Haughey Among Hong Kong Athletes Honored With National Stamp

Siobhan Haughey became Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic swimming medalist and will be honored on a national stamp being released in October.

Think You Can Beat Joseph Schooling In A 200 Fly?

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling has recently garnered media and fan attention for responding to another athlete’s social media post issuing a unique challenge.

All Afghan 2020 Olympians and Paralympians Out of Country

The International Olympic Committee said it helped athletes as well as “other members of the Olympic community” obtain humanitarian visas.

FINA Offers 140 Scholarships for Swimmers, Divers; 40 More than Last Year

FINA has offered 140 scholarship for swimmers, divers, and open water swimmers to receive world-class training that otherwise might not be available to them. (Above: Marcelo Costa of El Salvador, an alumnus of the FINA Scholarship program)

Beyond The Lane Lines: India’s Sajan Prakash Gets Promoted

Read on to find out more about smaller swimming stories from around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

2021 ISL Season 3 Match 4 Preview: It’s A Battle for 2nd Behind the Condors

The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.

2021 ISL Match 3 Preview: Aussie Boost to London Unlikely Enough to Beat Energy

The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.

Japan’s Shoma Sato Battled Hernia At Tokyo Olympic Games

20-year-old Shoma Sato owns 3 of the top 10 fastest performances ever in the men’s 200m breaststroke yet was a non-factor at the Olympic Games.