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Daiya Seto Registers A Smooth 4:12.31 400 IM In Mesa

A vital component of the 2016 Japanese Olympic team, Daiya Seto led a small elite contingency in its stop at the Narwhal Invite in Mesa.

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Park Asks For Arbitration After Mediation Over Olympic Ban Fails

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to begin arbitration proceedings after attempted mediation…

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VIDEOS: Progression Up Close – Sun Yang Since London

We at SwimSwam did some digging and pulled up a series of race videos from Sun Yang at his biggest meets since the 2012 London Olympics – and we’ve compiled them all here.

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Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Jordan Wilimovsky will lead the 25 swimmers who have qualified for the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim in Rio this summer.

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Lijun Zu Wins Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier, 14 Others Punch Rio Ticket

Lijun Zu lead the charge of fifteen Olympic qualifiers today in Setubal, Portugal at the 2016 Marathon Swimming Olympic Qualifier

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Women’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Aurelie Muller (above) will join 24 other athletes in the women’s 10k Marathon Swim in Rio.

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Xin Xin Tops Olympic 10K OW Qualifier, 15 More Athletes Set for Rio

Nine athletes, led by China’s Xin Xin, qualified to for the women’s marathon 10k swim in Rio earlier today. They will join the top 10 swimmers from the 2015 FINA World Championships and another 5 continental representatives in Rio.

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Wang and Zhou Both Collect Their Second Gold at Chinese Nationals

Wang Zhou and Zhou Min both took gold in the 200 IM on the final day of the 2016 Chinese Summer Championships…

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Japanese Olympic Team Heads to Sierra Nevada After Mare Nostrum

The Japanese Olympic team will compete in the Mare Nostrum events in Canet and Barcelona before heading to an altitude camp in Sierra Nevada…

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Vien Nguyen Shatters Own Vietnamese Record in 400 Free in Indianapolis

In the 400 free final at the Arena Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis, Vien Nguyen swam a 4:07.96 for fourth place, setting a new Vietnamese record in the process.

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Paralympic Champion Xu Qing Hints At Retirement Following Paralympics

Seven-time Paralympic Champion Xu Qing is pondering retirement after the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

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Wang Lizhuo Breaks 100 Breast Chinese Record on Day 2 of Summer Champs

China’s Wang Lizhou has broken his own Chinese National Record in the 100 meter breaststroke, making this his third-straight clearance of the mark.

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Qatari Swimmer Makes History Again As First Two-Time Female Olympian

In 2012, Nada Arkaji made history when she became the first-ever female Olympian from Qatar, a small Middle-Eastern oil rich nation….

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Sun Yang Scratches 1500 Free at 2016 Arena PSS – Santa Clara

2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT SANTA CLARA Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2016 George F. Haines International…

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Jimmy Deiparine Sets New Filipino Record in 100 Breast in Santa Clara

Jimmy Deiparine swam a 1:02.08 to break Josh Hall’s 2011 record of 1:02.23.

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