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Gunes Scratches 50 Breast Prelims on Day 7 of 2017 FINA Worlds

Gunes, the 2015 Junior Worlds champion in the event, has scratched out of this morning’s 50 breast prelims.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).

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Watch Simone Manuel Beat WR Holder Sjöström to Win 100 Free Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Simone Manuel smokes the field to win the women’s 100m free in Budapest. Note her straight-arm style, versus the high-elbow style of World Record-holder Sarah Sjöström.

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Race Video: Men’s 200 Back Final in Budapest with Rylov-Murphy-Pebley

Watch as Russia’s Evgeny Rylov breaks the European Record in the men’s 200m back final in Budapest. Americans Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley finished second and third, respectively.

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Watch: Efimova Blasts 2:19 to Win Women’s 200 Breast Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.

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Men’s 4x200m Free Relay: Great Britain Upsets USA, Russia (Race Video)

Watch as Team GB blazes past both USA and Russia en route to World Championship gold in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday night in Budapest.

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*Canadian Viewers* Watch Day 6 Races from Budapest: Caldwell, Masse, Smith, Oleksiak, and More

Watch Hilary Caldwell’s 200m back semi-final, and the rest of Day 6 races, from Budapest.

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*UK Viewers* Watch James Guy’s 1:43 Anchor, Plus Other Day 6 Races from Budapest

James Guy split the third-fastest 200m freestyle in history, anchoring Team GB to a gold medal in the men’s 4x200m free relay.

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Among Day 6 Quotes: “I Wasn’t Expecting That,” Says Russia’s Chupkov

Anton Chupkov, Townley Haas, Kristof Milak, Simone Manuel and more share their post-race comments from night 6 in Budapest.

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Worlds Medal Table: Manuel Pushes U.S. to Double-Digit Golds on Day 6

The USA maintains it’s lead in the swimming medal table through day 6 of the 2017 FINA World Championships. In the overall aquatic sports medal table, however, China has 12 golds to the USA’s 11.

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Melanie Henique Goes 25.63 to Break French Record in 50 Fly

On Friday, Mélanie Henique broke the French national record in the 50m butterfly en route to qualifying third for Saturday’s final.

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Watch Anton Chupkov Break Meet, European Records in 200 Breast (Race Video)

Watch Russia’s Anton Chupkov come from behind to set a new Championship Record with 2:06.96, becoming the 2nd man in history to break 2:07.

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ASIA: Kitajima Effect Lives on for Japanese Breaststrokers

The Kitajima Effect lives on as the Japanese landed 2 men on the podium for tonight’s 200 breast final.

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2019 FINA World Championships Dates Released

The 18th FINA World Championships are set to take place in Gwanju, South Korea from July 12th-28th, 2019. The 1.4…

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Day 5 Race Videos: Litchfield, Renshaw, Murdoch, Ulyett *for UK Viewers*

Max Litchfield swam in the final of the men’s 200m IM on Thursday night in Budapest.

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