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Middle School All-Star Swim Meet in Seoul Korea Creates Competitive Drama

The Middle School swimmers of YISS and their hard work came to a testing point as Yongsan International School of Seoul hosted the first ever Middle school All-Star Championship where the elite boys and girls, from all over Korea and from the KAIAC International school league, converged in a highly tense and much anticipated show down.

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Watanabe; Koseki Break Two National Records Apiece to Conclude 2014 Japan SC Championships

A total of 5 Japanese National Records (4 senior, 1 junior) went down on Sunday in Tokyo.

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National, Asian Records Fall on Day 1 of 2014 Japanese SC Championships

The Japanese swim team continues to be on fire, as they have been throughout the short course season, with two Asian Records on Saturday.

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Sprinters Steal The Show On The Final Day In Perth

The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…

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Aussies With A Comfortable Lead After Day One In Perth

With the first day of the BHP Billiton Super Series in the books the Australians hold a comfortable lead over Japan in the overall points race…

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Hagino, Yamaguchi Post World-Leaders at Tokyo Metropolitan Championships

Kosuke Hagino is already swimming better backstroke times in January than he did at the World Championships last summer.

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13-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Breaks Aussie Age All-Comers Record By Two Seconds

Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa swam a time int he 200 fly, at just 13 years old, that would have put her into the semi-finals at the 2013 World Championships.

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Magnussen Puts Up A 47.73 To Win The 100 Freestyle In Melbourne

World champion James Magnussen was very impressive on the first night of the Victorian State Championships winning the 100 freestyle in a new state record time of 47.73…

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Magnussen Is Ready To Race

Australian swimming star James Magnussen appears to be preparing to take on competitors from China, Japan, South Africa and Brazil by racing himself into to shape…

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Kosuke Hagino Breaks Japanese; Asian Records in 400 SCM IM

Japan’s Kosuke Hagino has broken the 400 IM National and Continental Records at a regular, circuit-level meet in Tokyo.

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Majority Of CA-NV Team Set For Japan Exchange Meet In February

It was announced in October that the Itoman Swim Club of Japan and the five LSCs of California-Nevada had setup…

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Bohl Happy To Have Park Back In Brisbane

It was four years ago that Park began training in Brisbane on a regular basis and the fit has been a great one not only for Park, but also for the St. Peters Western program…

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Sun Eligible For Team Award, But Not For Individual Honour

Sun Yang will still not be eligible for the CCTV Sports Personality of the Year Award, but will considered along with his teammates Wang Shun, Hao Yun and Li Yunqi for the prestigious CCTV team award…

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Park Returns To Brisbane To Train With Bohl

South Korean Newspaper Arirang News reported today that Park Tae-Hwan will be heading back to Brisbane to begin his training…

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23-year-old Slovak wins Youth Olympic Games medal design competition

The modern-looking design will be on all the medals awarded at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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