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Five World Records Fall on the First Night of IPC World Championships

The first day at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal, Canada was an eventful one. In the preliminaries the…

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Swim and Shine, Do Not Give In – Swimming Psych Up Video

James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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And it’s Vacation Time!

Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.

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Hosszu and Beltmonte Garcia set World Marks on Day Two in Berlin

Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Day One in Berlin Begins with a Bang

Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…

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Hosszu Does it Again Breaking Her Fourth World Record in Two Days

And she did it again. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has broken her fourth World Record in two days at the World Cup in Eindhoven…(Courtesy of FINA)

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Hosszu, Kromowidjojo and le Clos Set World Marks in Eindhoven

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)

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Start Lists Unveiled for Eindhoven World Cup, Katinka Has 11 Entries

Just days after winning two World Championships, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu is back to her insane racing schedules. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 8 Finals Real-Time Recaps

With the Americans victory in the 4 x 100 medley relay Missy Franklin collects her sixth gold, the most by any woman at a world championships… (Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Euro Report, Day 7 – Meilutyte Makes it Look Easy

Coming into Barcelona Meilutyte lifetime best had been a 29.96 that she posted in June, which at the time was impressive and just over a month later it seems a bit pedestrian for her… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 7 Finals Real-Time Recaps

Chad le Clos of South Africa won his first major international title in the 100 butterfly today in Barcelona winning in a lifetime best of 51.06. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Euro Report, Day 6, Many Europeans Shine in the 200 breaststroke

Both the male and female 200 breaststroke events today were dominated by Europeans today with only one non-European standing on…

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Finals Real-Time Recaps

Before the events began Australian Cate Campbell was asked if this race felt like revenge after missing the 2012 individual event at the Olympics due to illness, she corrected the interviewer, not revenge, motivation…. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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IOC President Rogge Says – Swimming is an Aesthetic, Exciting, Clean Sport

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Dr. Jacques Rogge, has not missed a FINA World Championships since 2003. (Image courtesy of FINA)

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British Report: James Guy Leads World Junior Team

World Championship finalist James Guy will lead a squad of 14 athletes at the World Junior Swimming Championships at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex, Dubai from 26th – 31st August. (Image courtesy of British Swimming)

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