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Taylor Ruck Makes 3 of Top 4 Seeds in 200 Free Scratches at World Championships

Unlike Emma McKeon and Katie Ledecky, Commonwealth Games champion Taylor Ruck was a healthy scratch from the 200 free on Tuesday.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.

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MacNeil Shocks Sjostrom, Becomes #2 Performer Of All-Time In 100 Fly

Canadian Maggie MacNeil shocked Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the #2 performer of all-time in 55.83.

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NORTH AMERICA: MacNeil Stuns, Dressel Dominates – But US Fades in Longer Events

Day two of Worlds saw some serious highs for North Americans, but also highlighted a trend we’re seeing so far in the United States’ swims.

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USA and Australia Tied Atop Medal Table After Day 2

The USA got a gold from Caeleb Dressel in the 50 fly, while Australia’s total was boosted by Emma McKeon earning bronze in the 100 fly.

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Caeleb Dressel Cracks American Record, World Championship Record in 50 Fly

Dressel stepped up for the 50 fly semifinals, clocking in at 22.57 to break the American Record and Championship Record.

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Manuel’s 51.9 Anchors USA to New American Record in Gwangju

The American women made history on night 1 of the 2019 FINA World Championships as the quartet took down the American Record en route to a silver medal.

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Zach Apple Scorches 46.8 Split as USA Swims Fastest Textile 400 FR Relay Ever

The Americans’ 3rd leg man really brought the thunder. Zach Apple pulled the Americans further ahead with a huge 46.86 split.

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Canadian Women’s 400 Free Relay Record A Statement On Day 1 In Gwangju

A pair of 52-second splits in the women’s 400 free relay signal a return to top form for Penny Oleksiak, who helped Canada win bronze on day 1 in Gwangju.

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Titmus Dethrones Ledecky to Win Worlds Gold in New Aussie 400 Free Record

Ariarne Titmus (AUS) accomplished a feat no woman had ever done on night 1 of 2019 Worlds as she defeated distance legend Katie Ledecky (USA) in the 400 free.

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2019 World Championships Previews: Rylov Seeks 200 Back Repeat vs. Murphy

Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.

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2019 World Championships Previews: Seto a Major Threat in 400 IM

Chase Kalisz is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and defending World Champion in this event, while Seto is the World and Olympic bronze medalist.

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FINA Passes Rule Changes, Will Pick 2025/2027 Worlds Hosts This Weekend

FINA delegates approved minor adjustments to general, anti-doping, facilities and constitutional policies in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Official Entry Lists Now Published for 2019 World Championships

The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.

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Almost $6 Million Up for Grabs at 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships

Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.

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