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Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games wrapped up last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the nation of Russia racing away as the clear leader of the swimming medal table.

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Milak Gunning For YOG 2Fly Glory; Opts Out Of 1Free Final

Denied 100m fly gold, Hungary’s Kristof Milak is ready to give it his all in the 200m fly final tonight in Buenos Aires.

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ASICS Announces Simulated Altitude Pool Opening In Tokyo Next Year

Japanese company ASICS has just announced its intention to open a large-scale sports center in the heart of Tokyo next year.

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Record 30 Nations Now Represented In YOG Medal Standings

Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all.

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Nguyen Huy Hoang Crushes Vietnamese Record, Wins 800 FR Gold At YOGs

Nguyen Huy Hoang smashed his own Vietnamese 800 free record en route to winning gold at the Youth Olympic Games.

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Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite, Chinese Pros Suit Up + Throw Down

Michael Chadwick, along with recent TE transplants Jacob Pebley and Lia Neal, got pancakes with me after their first “quality” set of the season and talked me through what each individual workout was like

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Ceccon Lifts Italy Up To Fourth Place In YOG Medal Standings

Night 4 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games saw the nation of Italy get a big bump in the overall medal standings, courtesy of 17-year-old Thomas Ceccon.

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Former World Champion Ning Zetao Coming Out Of Woodworks To Race

2015 World Champion Ning Zetao of China still holds the Asian record in the 100m free (47.65), but hasn’t competed at an elite meet since last year’s National Games of China.

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Russia Remains On Top Of Medal Standings Heading Into YOG Day 4 Finals

Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.

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Tokyo 2020 Open Water Bacteria Levels Improve With Help Of Screens

Tokyo 2020 organizers believe they are in the process of turning things around at Odaiba Marine Park.

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Japan Building New High-Altitude Pool To Be Ready 2019

Something is brewing in the high-altitude training arena in Nagano, Japan.

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Russia Powers To YOG Medal Table Lead Through Day 2

World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.

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Kolesnikov’s Speedy 48.17 Lead-Off Snagged Russian Gold

Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

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GAF Delhi, GAF Mumbai Excel at All-India SFI Club Championships

Swimmers from Sai Glenmark TIDM program and Glenmark Aquatic Foundation Delhi performed extremely well to win a total of 108 medals.

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Kaylee McKeown Keeps The Double For Night 1 Of YOG

Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.

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