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Citing ‘Unethical Behavior’, Barelli Takes On Maglione For FINA Pres

The FINA presidential election is set to take place on July 22nd in Budapest, where long-time incumbent Julio Maglione will face challenger Paolo Barelli.

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Park Wastes No Time Notching 100 Free FINA A Cut While In Atlanta

Korea’s Park Tae Hwan is competing in Atlanta, using the meet as his World Championships qualification competition.

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London Bronze Medalist Ryo Tateishi Of Japan Announces Retirement

Ryo Tateishi of Japan, the 200m breaststroke bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, has decided to retire from competitive swimming.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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