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Park Breaks National 200 IM Record, Misses Two-Minute Barrier at South Korean Nationals

South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan is now the National Record holder in the 100 free, the 200 free, the 400 free,…

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Park Tae Hwan Swims World-Leader in 200 Free to Start Korean Nationals

Park Tae Hwan swam the world’s best 200 free to start South Korean Nationals.

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Park Tae-hwan to swim IM events at Korean Trials, hopes for Asian games bids

Olympic gold medal-winning freestyler Park Tae-Hwan is looking to expand his repertoire. The Korea Herald report that Park will enter the 200 and 400 IMs at next week’s Korean national team trials, with the hope of making the country’s Asian Games roster in those races.

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NJCAA Champs Indian River brings in recruiting class featuring South Africans Lovemore, Emslie, Malaysia’s Ling

Defending Junior College national champs Indian River State College has added some accomplished internationals to its roster for the upcoming season.

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Kitajima Not Ready To Retire

Despite disappointing performances at the Japan Open Olympic legend Kosuke Kitajima told the media at the competition that this wasn’t the end of his career…

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Vien Nguyen Shines at 2nd SEA Swimming Champs

Vien Thi Anh Nguyen, who swims for St. Augustine Swim Team in Florida but represents Vietnam internationally, was the star of the 2nd Southeast Asia Swimming Championships

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Japan more than doubles Pan Pacs/Asian Games rosters after Japan Open

25 more swimmers jumped onto the Pan Pacs team after the Japan Open, while 17 more made the Asian Games roster.

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Malaysia Selects 12 Swimmers for 2014 Commonwealth Games

The Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (ASUM) has selected 12 swimmers for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, according to local news…

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Koseki Goes #2-Ranked 200 Breaststroke to Close Japan Open

The final day of the 2014 Japan Open was a little bit of a redemption day for at least one…

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Hoshi Goes 2:06 in 200 Fly, Makino Breaks Junior National Record in 200 IM at Japan Open.

For the first time so far, three days deep into the 2014 Japan Open, there were no senior National Records…

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Takahisha Breaks Oldest Japanese Record, Among Three National Marks at Japan Open

The Japanese stars are on-fire this week at the 2014 Japan Open.

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Kanako Watanabe Breaks Japanese National Record in 100 Breaststroke

The Japan Open is rarely any kind of a selection meet for anything, but that seems to rarely prevent the…

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Japan Open start lists announced, meet begins Thursday

The Japan Open will kick off this Thursday in Tatsumi, Japan, and the home country has shown up in full-force, according to the start lists, which include Olympic bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino.

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FINA Announces Dates for 2017 World Championships; Masters Worlds to Follow

The Scotiabank Aquatics Centre, built for the 2011 Pan Am Games, will host the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.

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FINA Quietly Cuts Eindhoven From 2014 World Cup Series Schedule

The 2014 FINA World Cup Series will be just 7 meets long.

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