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Five Big Things From Day Four of 2015 World University Games

Five big things we noticed from day four of the World University Games…

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Singapore’s Quah Zheng Wen Granted National Service Deferment

Last month we reported that 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 12-time medalist, Singaporean Quah Zheng Wen, was seeking a deferment…

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World University Games: Smith Breaks 400 Freestyle Games Record

The women’s 400 freestyle kicks off day four of the World University Games…

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World University Games: Day Three Prelims

The men’s 200 butterfly was the first event of day three of the World University Games…

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Lisa Bratton’s Last 100 Carries Her To Gold In The 200 Backstroke (Race Video)

Bratton had the fastest splits on both the third and fourth 50s, the fourth being 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field, and won by a second in 2:09.31, her new personal best by over a second.

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Doyle Becomes First Irish Swimmer to Book a Ticket to Rio

Fiona Doyle posted a 1:07.67 in the semi-final of the 100 breaststroke at the World University Games becoming the first Irish swimmer to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games…

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Jack Conger Wins 100 Backstroke Bronze On Day 2 Of WUGS (Race Video)

Jack Conger of the USA took the bronze with a 54.09, just off his personal best from two years ago, while teammate Jacob Pebley finished just outside medal position with a 54.22.

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Sergi Frolov Runs Down Jay Lelliott To Win Men’s 800 Free In Gwanju (Race Video)

Frolov finally overhauled Leliott and pulled away for the win. Frolov finished in 7:50.28 and Leliott in 7:50.97.

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Dmitry Balandin Breaks One Minute To Win 100 Breaststroke At WUGS (Race Video)

Another tight race here, but Kazakstan’s Dmitry Balandin used a strong second half to win the gold in 59.96, the 9th-fastest time in the world this year.

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Henrique Martins Posts World Top 3 50 Fly Time In Gwanju (Race Video)

Brazilian men now have the top three times in the world this year in this event. Henrique Martins timed his finish just to right to touch the wall in 23.22.

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China’s Lu Ying Breaks 50 Fly Universiade Record (Race Video)

China’s Lu Ying won the 50 fly and broke the 1st Meet Record of the 2015 Summer World University Games.

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Five Big Things From Day One of the 2015 World University Games

Five things we noticed from day one of the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea…

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Japan’s Hagino Confirms He Is Pulling Out of Worlds Due to Broken Elbow

Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.

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Singapore Swimming Association Inks 3 Year Deal with 100Plus

Riding on the fraternity’s best-ever Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) showing, aquatic sports in Singapore received yet another boost, Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) has teamed up with popular sports beverage brand 100PLUS for a three-year sponsorship deal.

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World Championships Preview: Women’s 100 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom will be looking to repeat as world champion…

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