Europe

Florian Wellbrock Becomes 1st to Win 10K/1500 Gold at Major International Meet

Germany’s Florian Wellbrock took 1500 gold in a battle with Gregorio Paltrinieri and Mykhailo Romanchuk Sunday night in Gwangju.

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Russian Men Knock Off 400 Medley Relay National Record For Bronze

Vladimir Morozov anchored in 47.02 as the Russian men set a new National Record in the 400 medley relay. They won bronze in a time of 3:28.81.

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Pellegrini Hits Fastest Career Split As Italian Record Falls In Medley Relay

Federica Pellegrini split 52.53 as the Italian women broke their National Record in the 400 medley relay to place fourth in 3:56.50.

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Scott’s 46.14 Anchor Leads British Men To Euro Record In Medley Relay

Duncan Scott produced the second-fastest 100 free split in history to help the British men win gold and set a new European Record in the 400 medley relay.

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Tamas Kenderesi Arrested, Held in S. Korea Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Kenderesi was arrested early Sunday morning and returned to the Athletes’ Village, but will not be allowed to leave the country for 10 days.

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Henrik Christiansen Lowers Own Norwegian Record In 1500 Final

Henrik Christiansen slashed four seconds off his Norwegian National Record in the men’s 1500 final, placing fifth in a time of 14:45.35.

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David Aubry Breaks French 1500 Record By Four Seconds In 14:44.72

Frenchman David Aubry set a new National Record for France by four seconds in the men’s 1500 free final, placing fourth in a time of 14:44.72.

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Philip Heintz Withdraws From 400 IM Final Due To Hip Injury

Philip Heintz has been forced to withdraw from the men’s 400 IM final, making way for Peter Bernek to take a spot in the Championship heat.

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Arjan Knipping Takes Almost Two Seconds Off Dutch Record In Men’s 400 IM

Arjan Knipping set a new Dutch National Record in the men’s 400 IM prelims, qualifying second overall for the final in a time of 4:13.46

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Maksym Shemberev Becomes Azerbaijan’s First Ever World Champs Swimming Finalist

Maksym Shemberev was a World Junior Champion for Ukraine, but now representing Azerbaijan, he has earned the country’s first-ever World Championship final.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.

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Men’s 1500 Free Final Goes Full European

The men’s 1500m free will only consist of Europeans tomorrow night in Gwangju, Korea, including the 2017 gold medalist Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy.

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Quadarella Becomes 4th Fastest In History With Italian Record In Women’s 800

Simona Quadarella became the fourth-fastest swimmer in the history of the women’s 800 freestyle in the World Championship final, clocking 8:14.99.

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Sarah Köhler Takes Down 32-Year-Old German Record in 800 Free

Köhler shaved four seconds off her own best time and three seconds off Anke Möhring’s record from 1987.

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Andrei Minakov Clips Own Russian Record in 100 Fly In Silver Medal Effort

17 year-old Andrei Minakov set the Russian record for the second time this week with his silver medal in the finals of the men’s 100 fly.

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