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Fa’Amausili Beats Atherton; Takes Back Junior World Record in 50m Back

New Zealand’s Gabrille Fa’Amausili (right) retained her 50m back junior world title, and took back her junior world record from Australian rival Minna Atherton

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Pedro Spajari Breaks 100m Freestyle Championship Record In Semi-Final

Brazil’s Pedro Spajari broke American Caeleb Dressel’s 100m freestyle championship record of 48.97 leading the semi-finals in a blistering 48.87

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Italy’s Quadarella Breaks Four Year Old 1500m Championship Record

Slovenia’s Tjasa Oder saw her 1500m freestyle championship record get broken on the 5th night of finals at Junior World Championships by Italy’s Simona Quadarella

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Team USA came out in front of the prelims of the women’s 100 fly with a 58.87 by Cassidy Bayer. That’s a new best for Bayer, who came into the meet with a 59.00 from 2015 U.S. Nationals.

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FINA Bans Turkmenistani Swimmer In Doping Decision

FINA has given Hemra Nurmyradov two-year ban after testing positive for a host of banned substances.

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Anton Chupkov Scrapes Under 200 Breast Junior Worlds Meet Record

Chupkhov was in a league of his own in prelims this morning. He finished in a time of 2:10.73, just enough to claim the meet record that previously belonged to Russia’s Alexander Palatov at 2:10.75.

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Sun Yang Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Altercation With Brazilian Swimmer

Sun Yang absolved of any wrongdoing by FINA in relation to warm-up pool altercation at World Championships.

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Brazilian Junior Worlds Day 1 Photo Vault

Guilherme Costa is one of the athletes highlighted in our Brazilian photo vault from Day 1 of the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

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No Live Stream Scheduled for 2015 World Junior Championships

Frustrating news in terms of coverage for the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.

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2015 World Jr Championships Psych Sheets Released

Michael Andrew is set to swim an incredible eight individual events at the World Junior Championships set to begin on Tuesday, August 25th.

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SwimSwam’s World Championships Honors and Superlatives

Katie Ledecky is our female swimmer of the meet, with 5 gold medals and 3 world records to show for her efforts in Kazan

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World Championships By the Numbers: Finals composition by continent

Sarah Sjostrom helped Europe dominate as a continent, with nearly half the aggregate finals lanes featuring a swimmer from Europe.

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Joseph Schooling Looks Forward To Racing Michael Phelps

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling explains that “beating Michael Phelps is like not like beating someone else.”

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Tokyo 2020 Logo Designer Faces Plagiarism Claims

The designer of the recently revealed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games logo is facing plagiarism claims.

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Joseph Schooling to be at Junior Worlds as Singapore’s local ambassador

Singapore’s best international swimmer, Joseph Schooling is too old to compete at the Junior World Championships hosted by his nation next week, but he will be in attendance as the country’s local ambassador.

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