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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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Duncan Scott Breaks Eight Year-Old British Record In 100 Free

Duncan Scott broke an eight year-old British record in the 100 free this morning to qualify 3rd overall for the final.

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O’Connor Breaks British Record and Sneaks into All Time Top 5

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor posted a time of 2:07.57 in the semi-finals of the women’s 200 IM breaking her own British record of 2:08.21…

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Robbie Renwick Readies For 4×200 Free Relay (Video)

Robbie Renwick looks to nab gold in the men’s 4×200 freestyle relay as a leader on the British Olympic squad.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Scottish Swimming Photo Gallery

Scottish swimmers Hannah Miley, Stephen Milne and Ross Murdoch have been in action so far in Rio.

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Absent In ’12, Lin Yue Returns To Win China’s 4th-Straight 10m Synchro Gold

Absent from the 2012 Olympics, 2008 gold medalist Lin Yue returned to help China wins its 4th-straight gold medal in the men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Diving final.

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Adam Peaty Obliterates World Record, Wins First Olympic Gold Medal

Adam Peaty smashed the world record for the second time in Rio, going 57.13 to win gold by over a second and a half.

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Rio 2016 Medals Table: AUS Gets Most Golds, USA Gets Highest Total on Day 1

Following the first night of swimming competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia leads the gold medal race, becoming the only nation to win multiple golds with their 2 wins in tonight’s finals session.

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Adam Peaty Swims 2nd-Fastest 100 Breast Ever In Semi-Finals

Adam Peaty swam the 2nd fastest 100 breast ever to qualify 1st out of the semi-finals.

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Adam Peaty Demolishes 100 Breast World Record In Prelims

Adam Peaty threw down a massive world record in the men’s 100 breast prelims in Rio.

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