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Schooling Wants To Take Down 100 Fly World Record In Budapest

The 100m butterfly record is held at 49.82 by now-retired Michael Phelps, but Singapore’s Joseph Schooling has the mark on death watch.

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World Champion Ning Zetao Makes Brisbane Home Under Coach Matt Brown

Ning Zetao will now train under Aussie coach Matt Brown, the former coach of Emily Seebohm.

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Despite High Water Temperatures, Asian OWS Championships Marched On

By the time the 10k race was slated to kick-off in Malaysia this past weekend at the Asian Open Water Swimming Championships, the water had warmed to an alarmingly high temperature 31.9°C (89.42°F).

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Guy Closes Japan Open With 51.5 100 Fly PB, Watanabe Goes 2:07.7

Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.

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Peaty Cracks 27, Ikee Doubles Up On Day Of Japan Open

Rikako Ikee picked up two wins on the second day of the Japan Open.

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Fly ‘Guy’ In The Making As Brit Matches 200 PB In Tokyo

Competing at the Japan Open today, Brit James Guy matched his 200m butterfly personal best, but this time he was untapered and unrested.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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Japan Open 2017 Swimmers Show Support For Tokyo 2020 Medal Projection

Tokyo 2020’s ’old metals into new medals’ initiative got a welcome boost from athletes taking part in the Japan Open 2017…

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05/18/17 In Briefs Pacific Edition: Matsuda, Mariana & Phillippines

Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web, including Japanese Olympic medalist Takeshi Matsuda’s appointment to the JOC Athletes Committee.

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British Vs Japanese At 2017 Japan Open Kicking Off May 18th

What kind of destruction will British world record holder Adam Peaty throw down in Tokyo this week?

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Ning Zetao Absent From China’s Preliminary Worlds Roster

Ning Zetao has been left off China’s preliminary World Championship roster.

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Viktoriya Gunes Highlights Islamic Solidarity Games Psych Sheets

Turkish junior world record-holder Viktoriya Gunes will swim five events at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan this week.

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Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh is Aiming For The 2018 Para Asian Games

The target of 30 years disabled Swimmer is on the Para Asian Games of 2018.

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Battle Of The Teen Titans: Ikee Targets Oleksiak In Budapest

Budapest is set to be a possible preview of Tokyo 2020 in terms of Japanese Rikako Ikee and Canadian Penny Oleksiak battling across multiple events.

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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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