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Female British Breaststrokers’ World Class Progress

Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.

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Top 3 Junior Swimmers in Each Event At The 2016 Rio Olympics

A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.

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Jack Burnell Calls Referees “Clueless” After 10K Disqualification

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC OPEN WATER SWIMMING August 15th-16th, 2016 9AM Local Time (8AM U.S. East Coast Time) 10Km Race Fort…

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Team Great Britain Swimming Heroes – Where Are They From?

Scott Taylor breaks down the Great Britain swim team.

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EUROPE: Britain Leaves Rio With Seven Fourth Place Finishes

Great Britain doubled the number of medals they won in 2012, but were only one place away from seven more…

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Great Britain’s Silver Medal 400 Medley Team Sets New British Record

The British men’s silver medal winning medley relay broke 4 x 100 medley British record by well over a second tonight.

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EUROPE: A Tired Sjostrom Misses the 50 Freestyle Final

After having great success in the 100 butterfly as well as the 100 and 200 freestyle Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden finished 13th in the 50 freestyle…

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Euro Recap: Manaudou Set to Join Popov and Hall Jr as a Repeat Champ

After qualifying for the 50 freestyle final with the fastest time in the semis Frenchman Florent Manaudou is aiming to repeat as the Olympic gold medalist in the event…

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Oleksiak Win Highlights Top Swims From Junior Swimmers on Rio Day 6

A couple of juniors have taken the Olympic stage by a storm, including Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, who has won 4 medals so far in her first Olympic Games.

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Ben Proud Blasts 21.54 50 Free to Set New British Record in Rio

On day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, British sprinter Ben Proud impressed with a new British Record in the men’s 50 free semifinals. Proud swam the race in 21.54 seconds to qualify 5th for the final.

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Europe Recap Day 5: Belmonte Becomes Oldest Olympic 200 fly Champ

Spain’s Mireia Belmonte Garcia won a thriller of a 200 fly on night 5 in Rio, and her swim breaks a number of landmarks in Olympic history.

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British Prime Minister Congratulates Peaty And Carlin

British Prime Minister Theresa May sends a personal messages of congratulations to swimmers Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin.

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Great Britain Posts New National Record En Route To 4×200 Silver

James Guy anchored the British men’s 4×200 freestyle relay in record-setting style.

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor Slams British Record for 200 IM Silver

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor broke the British record that she set in semifinals yesterday en route to the 200 IM Olympic silver.

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Day 4 Prelim All-Star: Duncan Scott With Two Dynamite Swims

Duncan Scott had an incredible morning, qualifying for the 100 freestyle semi-finals 3rd and posting the fastest split in the 800 free relay.

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