New Zealand and Oceania

Katie Ledecky to Return to Competition for the USA in 4×200 Free Relay

After scratching the 200 free prelims and 1500 free final due to illness, the USA’s Katie Ledecky will return to competition tonight in Gwangju.

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FINA Reportedly Threatens Bans and Revocation of Medals Over Podium Protests

FINA issued a new Code of Conduct provision prohibiting athletes from “any political, religious or discriminatory statement or behaviour.”

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Caeleb Dressel Scares American Record with 47.3 in 100 Free Prelims

Though he wasn’t able to match his 2017 speed on the 400 free relay on night one, the USA’s Caeleb Dressel looks like his freestyle is in top form.

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Australia Continues To Break Out From 2017’s Shadow

Australia remains the only Oceanic nation on the board, with the Dolphins currently ranked 3rd in the medal table with 7 pieces of hardware in all.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.

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USA and Australia Tied Atop Medal Table After Day 2

The USA got a gold from Caeleb Dressel in the 50 fly, while Australia’s total was boosted by Emma McKeon earning bronze in the 100 fly.

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Australia Collects More Golds From Night 1 In Gwangju Than All Of Budapest

With Ariarne Titmus’ 400m free stunner and gold in the women’s 4x100m free relay, Australia leads the overall World Championships medal table in Gwangju.

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Caeleb Dressel Cracks American Record, World Championship Record in 50 Fly

Dressel stepped up for the 50 fly semifinals, clocking in at 22.57 to break the American Record and Championship Record.

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Manuel’s 51.9 Anchors USA to New American Record in Gwangju

The American women made history on night 1 of the 2019 FINA World Championships as the quartet took down the American Record en route to a silver medal.

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Zach Apple Scorches 46.8 Split as USA Swims Fastest Textile 400 FR Relay Ever

The Americans’ 3rd leg man really brought the thunder. Zach Apple pulled the Americans further ahead with a huge 46.86 split.

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Titmus Dethrones Ledecky to Win Worlds Gold in New Aussie 400 Free Record

Ariarne Titmus (AUS) accomplished a feat no woman had ever done on night 1 of 2019 Worlds as she defeated distance legend Katie Ledecky (USA) in the 400 free.

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2019 World Championships Previews: Rylov Seeks 200 Back Repeat vs. Murphy

Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.

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2019 World Championships Previews: Seto a Major Threat in 400 IM

Chase Kalisz is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and defending World Champion in this event, while Seto is the World and Olympic bronze medalist.

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FINA Passes Rule Changes, Will Pick 2025/2027 Worlds Hosts This Weekend

FINA delegates approved minor adjustments to general, anti-doping, facilities and constitutional policies in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Official Entry Lists Now Published for 2019 World Championships

The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.

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