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Wang Jianjiahe Misses 800 Free SCM World Record By 0.1, Lowers WJR

16-year-old Wang Jianjiahe swam a time of 7:59.44 in the women’s SCM 800 freestyle to fall just one tenth of a second off of the world record.

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Wang Lizhuo Cracks Own Chinese Records In SCM 50 Breast

Wang Lizhuo broke his own Chinese National Record in the men’s 50 breast final in Budapest.

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Wang Jianjiahe Smashes 400 Free SCM World Record In Budapest

China’s Wang Jianjiahe broke the women’s 400 free world record at the FINA World Cup in Budapest.

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Entry Lists for 2018 Youth Olympic Games Released

Hungary’s Kristof Milak has 9 individual entries at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

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Park Tae Hwan Entered In Korean Nationals Later This Month

Despite hinting at possible retirement, 2008 Olympic champion Park Tae Hwan of Korea is expected to compete at this 99th Korean National Swim Meet coming up later this month.

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USA Youth Added To FINA World Cup Mix For Budapest

Miranda Heckman of Pleasaanton Seahawks is among the young patch of Americans joining national teamers Molly Hannis, Kelsi Dahlia, Kathleen Baker, Michael Andrew and Blake Pieroni in Budapest this weekend.

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Wang Jianjiahe Becomes 4th Fastest 800 Free Performer Ever W/ WJR

With her 800m freestyle performance tonight in Eindhoven that established a new WJR, 16-year-old Wang Jianjiahe now sits as the 4th fastest performer of all-time in the event.

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Daiya Seto Strikes Again With 2nd World Cup Record In As Many Days

Japanese Olympic medalist Daiya Seto nailed his 2nd World Cup Record in as many days, as the 24-year-old won the men’s 400m IM in Eindhoven tonight.

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In Eindhoven, Daiya Seto Jumps To 3rd Fastest 200 IMer Ever (SCM)

Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto established a new World Cup Record in the 200m IM, becoming the 3rd fastest performer ever in the event in the process.

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2018 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 2 Finals: Sjostrom Strikes Twice

After a uncharacteristic 50m freestyle loss on night 1, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom fired back with 2 golds tonight in Eindhoven.

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2018 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 1 Finals: Morozov Shows Up Big Time

A 100m IM World Record followed by a 50m freestyle gold medal? Russian speedster Vlad Morozov doesn’t mind if he does.

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Wang Jianjiahe Throws Down 400 Free World Junior Record In Eindhoven

In the first event on night 1 of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series stop in Eindhoven, Chinese teenager Wang Jianjiahe crushed a new World Junior Record in the women’s 400m freestyle. 

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2016 Short Course Worlds Medalist Shinri Shioura Out For Season

Elite Japanese sprinter Shinri Shioura has withdrawn from the remainder of the 2018 racing season due to complications with tonsillitis.

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2018 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 1 Prelims: World’s Best On Display

Sarah Sjostrom, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Katinka Hosszu, Emily Seebohm, Michael Andrew, Daiya Seto, Vlad Morozov – just some of the names getting short course meters racing underway in Eindhoven this morning on the 1st day of the World Cup stop.

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Japan Nixes Heat-Conserving Daylight Saving Time

The Japanese government has decided against implementing daylight saving time.

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