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European Medals A Stepping Stone For Ireland’s Mona McSharry

When an athlete describes their best performance of a competition as being in the semi-final, one assumes they have come up just short in the final.

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2017 Commonwealth Youth Games Aquatic Competition Kicks-off July 19th

The Commonwealth Youth Games kick-off in Nassau, Bahamas tomorrow, July 19th.

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BlueSeventy Swim of the Week: Muller Avenges Rio DQ w/10K World Title

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Budapest: Watch The Men’s 10k Race Come Down To A Tenth

American Jordan Wilimovsky fought his way from 49th at the 2.5k mark to 6th place with one lap to go, ultimately falling just .10 shy of a gold medal in the men’s 10k race in Budapest.

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British Champion Duncan Scott Primed To Break Out In Budapest

Duncan Scott says, “My job is to look forward at the next challenge and I’m excited about Budapest.”

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Hannah Miley Takes Renewed Racing Spirit Into Budapest

Olympic finalist Hannah Miley says, “I’m looking forward to competing at the Worlds and lining up on those blocks relaxed and with a smile on my face.”

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FINA Awards Future World Championships Hosting to Russia and Hungary

The world’s best swimmers will be back in the Magyar capital in 7 years to contend the short course edition of the World Championships.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Kalisz, Seto on Fire in Men’s 400 IM

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz has been on fire this season, and has a serious shot at challenging Japan’s Kosuke Hagino for gold in the 400 IM at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Peaty Teasing 57 Barrier in 100 Breast

Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.

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The Re-Emergence of Philippe Lucas

French coach Philippe Lucas is at the top of his game, with two of his athletes (Marc-Antoine Olivier and Aurélie Muller) winning the first two swimming gold medals in Budapest for the men’s 5km and women’s 10km, respectively.

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Follow the 2017 Danish World Championship Team on Social Media

Denmark is sending a record breaking 16 swimmers to World Championships this summer in Budapest.  That makes for 4 more…

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Vlad Morozov Cranks Out 21.84 50 Free In Practice

Russian Vladimir Morozov went 21.84 this morning in the 50 free in practice.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Leah Smith v. The World for 400 Free Silver

We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Spells Trouble for AUS in W. 400 Free Relay

After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.

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British Olympic Coach Hugh Hamilton Smith Dies

British Olympic Coach Hugh Hamilton Smith has died. He served as an assistant coach for the 1964 Great Britain Olympic…

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