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Duran And Manosa Share 800 Free Gold On Day 2 Of Catalonia Open

After Miguel Duran (above) and Albert Escrits Manosa took gold and bronze respectively in the 400 free, they shared gold this morning in the 800 free.

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Judge Orders Closure of Rio Olympic Park Due To Safety Concerns

A Judge has ordered the closure of the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, including the aquatics complex which hosted the world’s elite swimmers in 2016.

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Marco Koch Becomes First German to Hit 2020 Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Standard

Marco Koch is the first swimmer to dip under the German Federation’s Olympic qualifying standard since the qualifying period opened on January 1st.

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Peaty, Scott Among GB Swimmers Heading To Irish McCullagh Open Meet Next Month

Adam Peaty heads up the team of GB swimming superstars who will race at the McCullagh Open Meet in Ireland next month from February 20th-23rd.

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15-Year-Old EYOF Queen Katie Shanahan Shows Up On Day 1 Of Geneva Challenge

Day 1 of the 2020 Geneva International saw 3-time European Youth Olympic Festival individual gold medalist Katie Shanahan show up big time.

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Hosszu Wins Record 7th Hungary Sportswoman of the Year; Milak Wins Men’s Honor

Katinka Hosszu made history in many ways in 2019, and this week added one more superlative to her resume: the most Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year awards.

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Belmonte and Munoz Take Two Golds Each On Second Day Of 2020 Catalonia Open

Mireia Belmonte did not disappoint during the first finals sessions of the 2020 Catalonia Open, taking gold in both the 400 free and 200 IM.

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Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

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Munoz Opens 2020 Catalonia Open With New 50 Fr Meet Record

Night one of the 2020 Catalonia Open Championships featured prelim swimming for both the men’s and women’s 400 free, 100 fly, 100 breast, 200 back, 50 free, 200 IM and 4×100 free.

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Belmonte And Munoz Headline 2020 Catalonia Open Championships

The Catalan Swimming Federation is set to host the Catalonia Open Championships this week, running from Thursday, Jan. 16th through to Saturday, Jan. 19th.

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2020 Geneva International Challenge Meet: Scozzoli, Martinenghi, Miressi & More

A host of elite racers from Switzerland, Italy, France and more will be attending the Geneva Challenge meet this weekend.

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2020 Flanders Cup Hosts British, Dutch, German Elite Among Entrants

World Championships medalist Shane Ryan leads an Irish squad to the 2020 Flanders Cup, where they’ll be met by Germans, Belgians, Dutch and more.

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Arno Kamminga Breaks His Own Dutch Record in the 100 Breaststroke

Arno Kamminga has broken the Dutch Record in the men’s 100 LCM breaststroke for the 5th time in just over 18 months while racing at the Champions Series.

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Felipe Lima Subs in for Fabio Scozzoli in 50 Breaststroke in Shenzen

Brazilian Felipe Lima is entered in the 50 breaststroke and Fabio Scozzoli will not race in the 2020 FINA Champions Series.

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FINA Officially Releases Case Conclusion On Cleared Swimmer Kira Toussaint

Dutch Olympian Kira Toussaint had a tumultuous 2018/early 2019 battling a false positive doping test for which FINA official withdrew its case.

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