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Australia Wins the Medal Standings as the Russians Pass the Americans

Mack Horton’s dominance in the men’s freestyle events powered the Australians to the top spot in the medal standings…

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Australia’s Hold Medal Table Lead, Russians & Americans Nipping

It may be a bit blurry, but the image captures Gunnar Bentz’s emotion and intensity after winning the boys’ 400 IM. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Chimrova Breaks 4th Meet Record in 100 Fly Prelims on Day 5 at Junior World CHampionships

Luke Percy was also among the top seeds coming out of prelims, with his coming in the 100 free. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Matthew Wilson Breaks Two Australian National Age Records in Japan

14-year old Matthew Wilson has broken two Australian Records, including one that was 20 years old. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sun Yang to Swim Huge Schedule at Chinese National Games

Triple 2013 World Champion Sun Yang will swim four races individually at the 2013 National Games of the People’s Republic of China. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Australia Remains Atop Medals Table as Americans Slip to 3rd

The Australian Junior team is having an impressive run of success at this year’s World Junior Championships. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Meilutyte Takes Two; Percy Wins Sprint Showdown on Day 4 from World Juniors

In the men’s 800 free relay final, Australia’s Mack Horton will be looking for his 6th gold medal of the meet in four days. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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In Briefs: Tahiti Considering Change of Status; Egerszegi Honored; Chinese Swimmers Come Up Clean

There were 8 positive doping tests in China in the 2nd quarter of 2013, some very significant, but none were swimmers. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)

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Haughey 100 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

The title went to Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey in 54.47, which broke the Meet Record set by American Lia Neal in 2011 at 54.90. That also re-broke the Hong Kong National Age Group Record for 15-17′s that she set in prelims, and came within a tenth of former NCAA standout Hannah Wilson’s overall National Record.

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Mack Horton 800 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Australia’s Mack Horton has established himself as the swimmer of these championships, and in the boys’ 800 free on Wednesday, put up what is undoubtedly the swim of the meet so far.

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Kylie Stewart 200 Back Junior World Championships – Post Race Interview

In what could be termed a mild upset, American Kylie Stewart of the Dynamo Swim club won the girls’ 200 backstroke in 2:09.74, which is a new Championship Record. That broke the 2:10.43 that Ukrainian Daryna Zevina swam to win at the 2011 edition of this meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Australia Leads Medal Tables Halfway Through World Junior Championships

Australia’s Mack Horton has already picked up his 5th gold medal of the meet as the Aussies stand atop the medals table. (Photo: G. Scala/Insidefoto/Deepbluemedia.eu)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Bentz Sprints Home to Win 200 IM at World Juniors Day 2

Gunnar Bentz beat a suddenly energetic final of the men’s 200 IM (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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