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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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Park Wastes No Time Notching 100 Free FINA A Cut While In Atlanta

Korea’s Park Tae Hwan is competing in Atlanta, using the meet as his World Championships qualification competition.

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London Bronze Medalist Ryo Tateishi Of Japan Announces Retirement

Ryo Tateishi of Japan, the 200m breaststroke bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, has decided to retire from competitive swimming.

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Sun Yang Posts 3:46 At Chinese Student Games

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang won the 400 meter freestyle on the first day of the 2017 Chinese Student…

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Park Tae Hwan Targets Arena Pro Swim Atlanta For Worlds Qualification

Korean freestyle specialist Park Tae Hwan is set to compete at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Atlanta next month, using the competition as his World Championships qualifying meet.

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Schooling, Hagino Lead Aquatic Athletes On Forbes Asia ’30 Under 30′

A shortlist of 5 aquatic athletes, including Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling, were among the honorees on Forbes Magazine’s latest ’30 Under 30′ for the Asian continent.

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Japan’s World Championships Roster Gives Tokyo 2020 Preview

Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino are just 2 of the weapons listed on Japan’s roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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