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World Record Holder Kristof Milak Talks Olympics, Focus & Luca Urlando

Kristof Milak is mature beyond his 20 years, focusing on following up on his 2019 World Championship title and World Record this summer in Tokyo.

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Breaststroker Benedetta Pilato Says No Olympic Stroke 50s is an ‘Injustice’

The Italian teenager discussed her prospects in the 100 breast and lamented the lack of stroke 50s at the Olympics in an interview this week.

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2020 Women’s ACC Champs: Sophie Hansson Talks Massive 2:05.5 200 Breast (Video)

The ‘A’ final of the 200 breast turned out to be one of the most exciting races of the meet with each of the top-3 finishers achieving NCAA ‘A’ cuts.

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More Major Swim Meets Cancelled in Italy as Coronavirus Cases Explode

A major meet in the city of Turin, 200 kilometers from the center of Italy’s outbreak, was suspended midday on Sunday over coronavirus COVID-19 fears.

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Scott Scores 100 Fly/200 IM Double, Peaty Powers To 50 Breast Win At McCullagh

Duncan Scott reaped two gold medals on the final day of McCullagh Int’l, while Adam Peaty reigned in the sprint breaststroke.

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McCullagh: Peaty Hits 26.83 50 Breast Prelim, Scott Doubles 100 Fly/200 IM

Adam Peaty raced the men’s 50m breaststroke prelims in Bangor, producing a time of 26.83 with tomorrow morning’s final yet to come.

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Coronavirus Outbreak Causes Suspension of Aquatic Activities in Northern Italy

Italy’s Lombardy region is the country’s financial and industrial heart. It has seen 27 confirmed cases and 2 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak.

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Italian Pilato Kicks Off 2020 With Near-National Record In 50 Breast

15-year-old Italian breaststroking dynamo Benedetta Pilato busted out 2 solid performances to kick off her 2020 calendar year.

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Adam Peaty Posts Fastest 200 Breast Time In Over 2 Years

25-year-old Olympic champion Adam Peaty raced the 200 breaststroke at the McCullagh International; Read on to see how he did.

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McCullagh: Scott Clocks 1:47.0 200 Free, Dawson Posts Another 59.9 100 Back

Catch up on day 2 action at McCullagh, with Duncan Scott, Adam Peaty, Kathleen Dawson and more among the headliners in Ireland.

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Danielle Hill Continues Irish Record-Breaking Siege With New 100 Back Mark

At the 2020 McCullagh International Open Meet in Bangor, 20-year-old Danielle Hill crushed a new Irish national record in the women’s 100m backstroke.

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Adam Peaty Swims 2:14 in 200 Breaststroke Prelims at McCullagh International

Duncan Scott showed his class in the men’s 200m freestyle posting a time of 1:47.32, 3 seconds faster than the rest of the field ahead of tomorrow’s final.

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McCullagh Morning Finals Bring In-Season 58.7 For Peaty, 48.8 For Scott

Not giving a second thought to having morning finals was Olympic and World champion Adam Peaty, with the breaststroking ace throwing down as usual.

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McCullagh International Open Meet: Day 1 Prelims Roundup

Commonwealth gold and silver medalists in the 400IM, Aimee Willmott and Hannah Miley, were both in action in this event today (pictured: Hannah Miley)

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High-Level International Meets For March 2020

Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.

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