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Race Video: Federica Pellegrini Edges Katie Ledecky in 200 Free Final in Budapest

Watch as Federica Pellegrini of Italy edges Katie Ledecky for the gold medal in the 200 freestyle at World Championships in Budapest.

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Pellegrini, Detti, Paltrinieri Help Italy Surge To Top Tier Of Medals

Medaling in the women’s 200m free event for the 7th consecutive World Championships, Italian ace Federica Pellegrini helped rocket her nation of Italy from 12th yesterday to 4th in the overall swimming medal standings.

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ASIA: Refugee Swimmer Mardini Fulfills Vow to Return to Budapest

Years ago in Budapest, Mardini and her sister slept in a train station and weren’t staying under favorable conditions. She then promised herself she would return to the city one day, but under different circumstances.

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Xu Jiayu Says 100 Back Gold Medal Was Worth The Pain & Suffering

Shedding some tears on the podium, Chinese backstroking champion Xu Jiayu said, “I realized all the pain I suffered to get to this gold medal.”

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Finals Preview

Katie Ledecky is the top seed headed into tonight’s 200 freestyle battle in Budapest.

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Look Who Did NOT Make the Men’s 100 Free Top 16 In Budapest

America’s Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, Australia’s Cameron McEvoy and Brazil’s Gabriel Santos all made it into the men’s 1free top 16, but who did NOT clear this morning’s cut?

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China’s Fu Clocks 4th Fastest 50 Back In History To Pace Prelims

China’s Fu posted the 6th fastest swim in history in the women’s 50 back prelims.

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2017 FINA World C’ships Day 3 Finals: Hear From Tonight’s Champions

Hear what the stars of night 3 had to say after their races at the Danube Arena in Budapest.

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2017 Worlds: Park Tae Hwan Drops 100 FR (Day 4 Prelims Scratch Report)

Park Tae Hwan has scratched the 100 free for day 4 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

American Ryan Murphy is just one of the mega stars racing tonight in Budapest.

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Race Video: Watch Lilly King Break World Record in 100 Breast Final with 1:04.13

Watch as USA’s Lilly King breaks the World Record in the women’s 100m breaststroke, as she blazes to a 1:04.13 to win the title in Budapest.

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Race Video: Men’s 100 Back Final with .15 Separating Xu, Grevers, Murphy

Watch as Xu Jiayu earns China’s first-ever World Championships medal in the men’s 100m backstroke, ahead of Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy.

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Race Video: Watch Katie Ledecky’s Back-to-Back 1500 and 200 Freestyles

Katie Ledecky swam back-to-back freestyle events on Tuesday night in Budapest. After winning the 1500 with the fourth-fastest time in history, she came back and led the field in the first 200 free semi-final. Watch the races here.

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Days 3 Videos *for UK Viewers* – Watch Adam Peaty’s Two 50 Breast WRs

Watch the race videos as Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record twice in one day.

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Kylie Masse’s WR and Other Day 3 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Katerine Savard swimming in the semi-final of the women’s 200 free in Budapest on Tuesday evening.

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