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Ye Shiwen Hopes 200 IM Gold Will ‘Bring Her Out Of The Shadows’

“I will not give up. I will continue trying until I win,” says 21-year-old former world record holder Yi Shiwen of China.

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Masato Sakai Reaps 4th Consecutive 2Fly Title At JPN Student C’ships

Olympic silver medalist Masato Sakai of Japan made his presence known at a domestic competition over the weekend, while Ippei Watanabe, Yui Ohashi and Kanako Watanabe were also in the water.

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2017 Nat’l Games Of China: Wang Shun Takes 2IM, Ning Zetao Sub-22

Wang Shun followed up his 400m IM victory in Tianjin with a 200m IM win on night 6, while Ning Zetao established himself as the top seed in the men’s 50m freestyle heading into tomorrow night’s final.

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12-Year-Old Yichun Strikes Again With 55.60 100 Free At Nat’l Games

A Chinese 12-year-old girl, Wang Yichun, already turned heads with a monster 58.44 100 fly, only to make her mark once again with a sub-56 second 100 freestyle at China’s National Games.

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2017 Nat’l Games Of China: Ning Zetao Goes Sub-48

2015 World Champion Ning Zetao showed his speed tonight, claiming gold in the men’s 100m freestyle with the only sub-48 second mark of the field.

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Qin Haiyang Lowers His 200 Breast WJR, Chinese NR in Tianjin

13TH ANNUAL NATIONAL GAMES OF CHINA Tianjin, China August 27th – September 8th LCM SwimSwam Meet Preview Day 1 Recap…

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2017 Natl Games Of China: Sun Yang, Ning Zetao, Li Bingjie Come Up Big

15-year-old Li Bingjie nabbed her 2nd national record of these 2017 National Games of China, while Ning Zetao made a return to racing.

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15-year-old Li Bingjie Nabs 1500 Free Chinese & Asian Record

15-year-old Li Bingjie scored another Chinese national record at the National Games this week, clocking a monster mark in the 1500m free tonight.

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2017 Nat’l Games Of China: Sun Yang On Top, Qiu Yuhan In The Mix

Sun Yang claimed his 2nd title of the National Games of China, winning the 200 free in 1:45.15. Controversial swimmer Qiu Yuhan is also making her mark in the women’s version of the event.

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Eye-Popping: 12-Year-Old Wang Yichun Of China Clocks 58.44 100 Fly

12-year-old Want Yichun of China may have just produced the fastest 100m butterfly ever for a female swimmer her age.

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Teenager Li Bingjie Cranks Out 400 Free Chinese & Asian Records

Li Bingjie established a new Chinese National Record and Asian continental record in the women’s 400m freestyle tonight.

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2017 Nat’l Games Of China Day 2: Li Bingjie Blasts 4:01.74 400 Free

Li Bingjie raced her way to the top of the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle on day 2 of the National Games of China, clocking a new national record in the process.

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2017 Nat’l Games of China Day 1: Sun Yang Snaps 3:41.94 400 Free

Sun Yang fired off a super quick 3:41.94 to take gold in his first event of the 2017 National Games of China.

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Japan’s Olympic Champion Hagino Will Train In Arizona This Fall

Kosuke Hagino will be training in Arizona this fall.

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2017 World Juniors: USA Adds 10 Medals on Final Night of Competition

The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.

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