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Sarah Kohler Lowers German 1500 Record Another Five Seconds, Now #9 All-Time

Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the 1500 freestyle for the second time in as many days, winning silver in a time of 15:48.83.

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Filippo Megli Lowers Italian Record in 200 Free For Second Straight Day

Filippo Megli lowered the Italian Record for the second straight day with a 5th-place finish in the finals of the 200 free on day 3 of the 2019 World Champs.

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Italian Simona Quadarella Crushes Decade-Old National Record in 1500 Win

Quadarella now owns the No. 1 time in the world this season with Katie Ledecky’s absence Tuesday night in Gwangju, and dropped eight seconds off her PR.

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Seemanova Keeps Record-Breaking Roll Alive With 200 Free PB

While competing on day 3 of the 2019 World Championships, Czech teenager Barbora Seemanova fired off a new National Record in the women’s 200m freestyle.

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Yan Zibei Takes Down Asian Record in 50 Breast

While no one’s likely to touch Adam Peaty’s world record any time soon, plenty of national records went down in this morning’s 50 breast prelims.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.

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Croatia’s Grgic, Britain’s Shanahan Take First Golds Of EYOF

Katie Shanahan of Great Britain took the first swimming gold medal for the women, hitting a 400m IM Met Record, at the 2019 EYOF in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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USA and Australia Tied Atop Medal Table After Day 2

The USA got a gold from Caeleb Dressel in the 50 fly, while Australia’s total was boosted by Emma McKeon earning bronze in the 100 fly.

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Peaty & Wilby Pair Up For Great Britain’s First-Ever World C’ships 1-2 Finish

Tonight in Gwangju 100m breast winner Adam Peaty saw teammate James Wilby take silver, giving Great Britain it’s first-ever 1-2 finish at a World C’ships.

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Katinka Hosszu Becomes 1st Woman to Win 4 Straight World Titles in One Event

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu topped the 200 IM and became the first woman to win four consecutive world titles in one event.

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Carraro Breaks Italian Record in 100 Breast; Castiglione Matches Her

Both Italian entries in the women’s 100 breaststroke advanced to the final, and both will finish the day with a share of the National Record.

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Filippo Megli Lowers Super-Suited Italian Record In 200 Free

Filippo Megli broke the 10-year-old Italian Record in the men’s 200 freestyle, qualifying for tomorrow’s final in a time of 1:45.76.

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New To Hungary’s Squad, Sabo Takes Down Cseh’s 50 Fly National Mark

Hungary’s newest federation member Sebastian Sabo touched the wall in a time of 22.90 to take 5th place in the men’s 50m fly in Gwangju.

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WJR Holder, European Champion Kliment Kolesnikov Misses Worlds 100 Back Final

Kolesnikov, who has been dealing with an ongoing shoulder injury, dropped the 200 back to focus on the 50 and 100 at Worlds.

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Sarah Kohler Takes Three Seconds Off German 1500 Record In Heats

25-year-old Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the preliminary heats of the women’s 1500, qualifying third for the final.

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