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Russia Sending Impressive 8 to Youth Olympic Games

At the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, the Russians had a solid performance with 9 total medals, including two golds. By…

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FINA Grants Japanese Broadcast Rights to TV Asahi Through 2019

FINA is pleased to announce the renewal of the agreement with TV Asahi for the broadcasting rights of FINA competitions in Japan.

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FINA Diving Grand Prix: 11 medals for China and Mexico in Guanajuato

The fifth stop of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2014, held in Guanajuato (MEX) on May 15-18, was a show…

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Australia’s Rising Swim Stars Descend on Westwave Aquatic Centre

Australia’s next generation of swimmers will descend on the Westwave Aquatic Centre in Auckland, New Zealand this week for the…

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Sedov And Chimrova Set Junior World Marks At Russian Championships

Two Junior World Records went down on the final day of competition at the Russian National Championships in Moscow…

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Morozov Puts Up Second Fastest 50 Backstroke

Russian star Vlad Morozov followed his 100 freestyle win by taking the men’s 50 backstroke on day four of the Russian National Championships in Moscow…

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Stefan Lurz gets double coaching honors as German national and national junior coach of the year

Lurz was named both National Coach of the Year and Junior Coach of the Year, the first time a German coach has swept both awards in the same year.

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Finland announces team of 18 for European Championships

Finland has officialized its European Championships roster, naming 11 women and 7 men to the team.

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Popova Breaks Into The Top Five In The 200 Freestyle With A New Russian Record

Veronika Popova posted a 1:56.39 in the semi-final of the women’s 200 freestyle, setting a new national record and put herself into the fifth place position in the world rankings…

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Evgeny Sedov Second to Declare Intent to Bypass Senior Meet in Favor of Youth Olympic Games

According to the Brazilian swimming website Blog do Coach writer Alex Pussielidi, Russian swimmer Evgeny Sedov will join the growing list of…

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Ustinova Puts Up World’s Second Fastest Time To Break Junior World Record

15 year old Daria Ustinova broke the Junior World Record twice in two days taking the women’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:08.02…

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Lima, Valencia, and New Zealand Add Names to Pool For 2018/2020 Worlds Hosting

The Campo de Marte pool in Lima, Peru hosted the 2011 FINA Junior World Championships.

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Pedersen and Johansson React To FINA’s Decision On Efimova’s Punishment

Two Efimova’s competitors, Rikke Moeller Pedersen and Jennie Johansson, have commented on FINA’s ruling…

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Yulia Efimova Suspended For 16 Months, Stripped of Medals and World Record

World Champion Yulia Efimova has been stripped of four European titles and two World Records by FINA after a positive doping test.

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Two Junior World Records open Russian Nationals, but notable absences dominate

The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.

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