Europe

Kenzo Simons Becomes First Dutchman Under 21 Seconds In SC 50 Free

18-year-old Kenzo Simons crushed a lifetime best of 20.98 in the short course men’s 50 free, getting the gold in a new national record.

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Male Swimmer of the Year Andrei Minakov

Andrei Minakov won medals at the European Junior Championships, World Championships, and World Junior Championships as he drug his taper out for over a month.

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Kenzo Simons Takes Down Kolesnikov’s WJR In SC 50 Free

Introducing the new World Junior Record holder in the men’s SC 50 free, 18-year-old European Junior Championships medalist Kenzo Simons of the Netherlands.

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4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Roland Matthes Dies at 69

Roland Matthes swept the 100 and 200 backstroke for East Germany at both the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

After 3 World Record and 2 World Championship gold medals, American Regan Smith was a runaway choice for the 2019 World Female Jr. Swimmer of the Year award.

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Toussaint Takes 2 In Tilburg As Dutch SC C’ships Roll On

Kira Toussaint took 2 golds on night 2 of the 2019 Dutch Short Course Championsihps taking place in Tilburg, Netherlands.

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Adam Peaty Breaks British, U.S. Open Records in 100 Breaststroke

Adam Peaty shaved .02 seconds off his old British Record in the 100 breaststroke in short course meters on Saturday at the ISL Grand Finale.

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17-Year-Old Artem Selin Clocks 21.25 SC 50 Free At Salnikov Cup

German national age record holder Artem Selin threw down the fastest 50m free time of his career in 21.25 to beat the big dogs in Russia.

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15-Year-Old Evgenia Chikunova Lowers Own WJR In SC 200 Breaststroke

15-year-old Evgenia Chikunova produced a new World Junior Record in the women’s 200m breast en route to Salnikov Cup gold.

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Christiansen Becomes 3rd Fastest 800 Free Performer All-Time

Henrik Christiansen raced his way to the fastest 800m free time in Norwegian history while competing in Tilburg at the Dutch SC Championships.

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Including An ‘Off Event’, Kromo Takes Triple Gold In Tilburg

Olympic gold medalist Ranomi Kromowidjojo tried an ‘off’ event on for size en route to 3 golds on night 1 of the Dutch SC Championships.

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Adam Peaty on London Roar: “We were good today, we need to be great tomorrow”

The Cali Condors made it 4-for-4 for the day as Nic Fink upset Adam Peaty in the 50 breast with 25.75. London Roar’s Peaty took second in 25.88

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Hungarian Olympian Péter Bernek, of London Roar, Undergoes Surgery

Bernek, who competed for the London Roar at the European derby earlier in the ISL season, announced via Instagram that he underwent surgery.

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Duncan Scott Downs Scottish, British 400 IM Records at ISL Finale in Las Vegas

Duncan Scott became the first British swimmer under the 4-minute mark in the 400 IM on Friday in Las Vegas.

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Grinev Tops Vekovishchev & Minakov In 100 Free On Day 1 Of Salnikov Cup

Stanford-bound Andrei Minakov logged a PB of 47.22 to take bronze in the 100m free behind Vladislav Grinev and Mikhail Vekovishchev in St. Petersburg.

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