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6 WUGS Records Fall in 8 Races on Final Night of Universiade

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)

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French Press Dossier Includes Yannick Agnel in Individual 100, 200 Freestyles

Yannick Agnel is being listed by the French as entered in two individual events, and Camille Muffat will add a 3rd to her schedule. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ranking the Classes: Men’s #1 – #4

Asphalt Green’s Michael Domagala is part of an incredible class at USC who will have an immediate impact as freshmen.

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Americans, Russians Poised to Finish Universiade With More Medals

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Yannick Agnel Swims First Race Under NBAC Banner at Midsummer Invite

French Olympic Champion Yannick Agnel had a test swim on Sunday at the NBAC Midsummer Invite. (Photo Courtesy: ERIO TAC FRANCE)

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Izotov Posts a World’s Best of 1:44.87 Leading off the Russian Relay

Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Two Russian Cup Champions Provisionally Suspended in Early May

A pair of champion Russian swimmers are currently under provisional suspension by RUSADA. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championship Previews: Yang’s Shape Questioned, But Still a Big Favorite in 1500

China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Meilutyte Swims 1:05.4 to Finish Euro Juniors; Russians Dominate Medal Count

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte put up one last warning to the world in Poland at the European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Russians Collect Three More Gold on Day Four of WUG

The hometown fans in Kazan, Russia certainly had something to cheer about on the fourth night of the World University Games as the Russian athletes put themselves on the top position of the podium in three out of the seven finals of the evening.

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Baklakova Breaks Meet Record; Nasretdinova Beats Meilutyte in 50 Free

The Russians looked strong again on day 4 of the 2013 European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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