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Ruta Meilutyte Breaks World Record in 100 Meter Breaststroke

Ruta Meilutyte is now the youngest World Record holder in the world. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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2013 World Champs Previews: Men’s 400 Medley Relay Closer than London

There’s a lot of weight on Kevin Cordes’ shoulders in the 400 medley relay, as he’ll need to be competitive with Australia’s Christian Sprenger.

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8:10, The Story of British Swimming Success at Barcelona 2003 – Documentary Film

In 2003 Britain’s swimmers won a then record 8 medals at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona. Ten years on, using exclusive new interviews, 8:10 tells the story of how those medals were won, in the words of the swimmers who won them.

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Brazilian Women On Fire: Take 1-2 in Women’s 10KM; Becca Mann 8th

The Brazilians did it again in Barcelona, grabbing two medals in the second women’s open water event. This time, though, it included gold. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Women’s 100 Backstroke Looks A Lot Like ‘Chalk’

MIssy Franklin (right) is the defending Olympic Champion in the 100 back, but her future training partner Liz Pelton (left) is looking to crash the podium party in Barcelona. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Jamieson Named BUCS (British Collegiate) Sportsman of the Year

After winning an Olympic silver medal, Michael Jamieson has been named the BUCS Sportsman of the Year. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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6 WUGS Records Fall in 8 Races on Final Night of Universiade

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)

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Ranking the Classes: Men’s #1 – #4

Asphalt Green’s Michael Domagala is part of an incredible class at USC who will have an immediate impact as freshmen.

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Americans, Russians Poised to Finish Universiade With More Medals

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Meilutyte Swims 1:05.4 to Finish Euro Juniors; Russians Dominate Medal Count

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte put up one last warning to the world in Poland at the European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Brits Win First Two Golds; Skagius Breaks Swedish Record on Day 3 at Euro Jrs

The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sean Ryan Wins 1500 freestyle, Breaks 15 min Barrier at WUG

Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Big DQ Can’t Stop Russian Momentum With 5 Golds on Day 2 at European Juniors

The Russians are on fire, winning 5 gold medals in 8 events on Thursday in Poznan, Poland. It could have been 6th, though, were it not for a monumental DQ. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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