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Singapore Notches Record #1 On First Day Of 2018 Nationals

16-year-old Glen Lim crushed his own Singaporean national record in the men’s 800m freestyle tonight at the OCBC Aquatic Centre, while the arena waits for Olympic champion Joseph Schooling’s swims tomorrow.

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Psych Sheets for 2018 Mission Viejo Fran Crippen Memorial Released

The meet will include a loaded field of competitors both from domestic and international sources, like Li Bingjie – a Chinese swimmer who is also a World Junior Record holder.

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Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima’s Breaststroke Record

While competing on the final day of the final stop of this year’s Mare Nostrum Series, 26-year-old Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan knocked out two significant national records.

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New Pro Joseph Schooling Training In Singapore This Summer

2016 Olympic champion and Singaporean sporting hero Joseph Schooling is back in his home nation to train this summer.

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Andrii Govorov Swims 22.7 to Lead 50 Fly Semis in Monaco

After a 22.6 on Saturday, Andriy Govorov was almost as fast on Sunday morning in the semi-finals of the 50 fly.

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World Top 5 Times Set on Day 1 at Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Kathleen Baker (above), Ippei Watanabe, Rikako Ikee, and Andrey Govorov all moved into the world’s top 5 this season on Saturday evening.

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Rikako Ikee Moves to #5 in All-Time Rankings in 100 Fly

Rikako Ikee’s tear through the Mare Nostrum series continued on Saturday with another new Japanese Record.

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Watanabe Creeps Closer To WR Form With 2:07.7 200 Breast In Barcelona

2018 Mare Nostrum Tour, Barcelona June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Kathleen Baker Torches 58.77 100 Back In Barcelona, World #3

USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.

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The 5 Races To Watch At The Mare Nostrum, Barcelona

The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.

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Yulia Efimova Goes Sub-30; Ikee on Fire on Day 2 in Canet

Rikako Ikee took out one Asian Record and nearly broke another on day 2 of the Canet stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series.

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Rikako Ikee Inches Towards 25.0 Barrier with Asian Record 25.11 50 Fly

Ikee is nearing sub-25 territory, a venture that has only ever been made by Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström.

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Michael Andrew Swims Lifetime Best, Missy Races Again in Day 2 Prelims

2018 MARE NOSTRUM TOUR, CANET-EN-ROUSSILLON June 9th-10th Bassin Europa, Canet-en-Roussillon, France LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Results Live Results…

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Portion Of Schooling’s Gold Medal Bonus Helps Start ‘SGP Fund’

A compulsory 20% of Joseph Schooling’s enormous gold medal bonus from 2016 is funding a new initiative to help Singaporean athletes transition from amateurs to professionals.

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IOC Pushes Peace on Korean Peninsula With 4-Nation Ping-Pong Game

In a continued effort to maintain peace and improve relations between North and South Korea, IOC President Thomas Bach has invited the leaders of both nations to Lausanne for diplomatic talks and a friendly game of table tennis on Olympic Day (June 20th).

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