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2017 WUGs: Shane Ryan Becomes First Irishman Under 25 Sec In 50 Back

Top seed in the men’s 50m backstroke in Taipei, Ireland’s Shane Ryan, clocked his nation’s fastest-ever time in semi-finals.

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Spanish Swimmer at FINA World Masters Denied Minute of Silence; Takes it Anyway, Then Swims Race

UPDATED 8/21/17 : A different swimmer, who is also competing at FINA Masters World Championships, contacted SwimSwam to inform us…

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2017 WUGs: Cameron Brodie Carries British Flag With Pride

Catch the WUGs fever by watching British flag bearer Cameron Brodie enter the Opening Ceremony.

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Max Litchfield – One Step From the Podium

In his first World Championships, Litchfield missed the podium by 0.58 in the 200m IM (1:56.86) and 0.48 in the 400m IM (4:09.62). They were the best performances of his career and scored him new British and Commonwealth records.

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Supersuit Era Still Haunts British Women’s National Records

Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.

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A Walk Through British Men’s National Swimming Record History

Perusing through Britain’s just-published national record progressions gives further insight into how the nation’s swimming prowess emerged.

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Romain Barnier Suspended from Coaching for 6 Months for Alleged Anti-Doping Rules Violation

According to L’Equipe, AFLD has handed down a six-month suspension to Marseille coach Romain Barnier for alleged anti-doping rules violations.

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Paolo Barelli Criticizes Appointments To FINA Committees

European Swimming Federation President Paolo Barelli was unsuccessful in his bid for the FINA presidency this summer, but is continuing to fight the international swimming federation over issues he raised during his campaign.

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22-Strong British Squad Ready For World Juniors In Indy

The British squad headed to Indy, including Freya Anderson, will try to improve upon its 10th place finish in the medal standings back in 2015 at this year’s World Junior Swimming Championships.

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Back Half Mastery: Watch Mireia Belmonte’s 4:18.94 Short Course 400 IM

Spanish Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte blasted a new short course 400 IM world record while competing in Eindhoven this week. Watch how her monster race unfolded.

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Matteo Rivolta Breaks Italian Record in 100 Fly

Rivolta now owns the 8-fastest times in Italian history in the event.

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Kirill Prigoda Breaks Own 200 SCM Breast Russian Record in Eindhoven

FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, Eindhoven, Netherlands…

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Watch Sjostrom’s 50.58 Short Course 100 Free World Record

Re-live Sarah Sjostrom’s 50.58 100 freestyle world record set on day 1 in Eindhoven.

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2017 FINA World Cup Eindhoven Day 2 Finals: The WR Siege Continues

Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.

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The Sjostrom Shockwave Continues, As Swede Clocks New SC 200 Free WR

The Sjostrom Show has escalated to shockwave proportions.

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