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Meilutyte Takes Two; Percy Wins Sprint Showdown on Day 4 from World Juniors

In the men’s 800 free relay final, Australia’s Mack Horton will be looking for his 6th gold medal of the meet in four days. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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In Briefs: Tahiti Considering Change of Status; Egerszegi Honored; Chinese Swimmers Come Up Clean

There were 8 positive doping tests in China in the 2nd quarter of 2013, some very significant, but none were swimmers. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)

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Haughey 100 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

The title went to Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey in 54.47, which broke the Meet Record set by American Lia Neal in 2011 at 54.90. That also re-broke the Hong Kong National Age Group Record for 15-17′s that she set in prelims, and came within a tenth of former NCAA standout Hannah Wilson’s overall National Record.

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Mack Horton 800 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Australia’s Mack Horton has established himself as the swimmer of these championships, and in the boys’ 800 free on Wednesday, put up what is undoubtedly the swim of the meet so far.

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Kylie Stewart 200 Back Junior World Championships – Post Race Interview

In what could be termed a mild upset, American Kylie Stewart of the Dynamo Swim club won the girls’ 200 backstroke in 2:09.74, which is a new Championship Record. That broke the 2:10.43 that Ukrainian Daryna Zevina swam to win at the 2011 edition of this meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Australia Leads Medal Tables Halfway Through World Junior Championships

Australia’s Mack Horton has already picked up his 5th gold medal of the meet as the Aussies stand atop the medals table. (Photo: G. Scala/Insidefoto/Deepbluemedia.eu)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Bentz Sprints Home to Win 200 IM at World Juniors Day 2

Gunnar Bentz beat a suddenly energetic final of the men’s 200 IM (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Championship Records Crushed; Dressel Has Big Anchor on Day 1 in Dubai

American Ella Eastin enters the first finals session as the top seed in the girls’ 400 IM. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Pair of Championship Records Go Down in First Session of 2013 World Juniors

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte was nowhere near her World Record in the 50 breaststroke, but she did take the top seed. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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All of the Links You Need to Follow the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships

Cierra Runge is one of some-900 participants at this year’s World Junior Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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14-Year Old Darren Lim Wins 50 Free in 23.0 at Asian Youth Games

The 2013 Youth Asian Games wrapped up Friday in China. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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FINA Junior World Championships Psych Sheets Released (Preliminary Version)

World Record holder Ruta Meilutyte has 7 entries in Dubai at the Junior World Championships, including the two events in which she’s the World Record holder. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Malaysia’s Lim Ching Hwang Wins Countries First Gold at Asian Youth Games; Lim Fast in 50 Free Semi

Darren Lim and Lim Ching Hwang are the stars after three days at the 2013 Asian Youth Games.

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