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Record Round-up & More Analysis From Day 1 Of SC World C’ships

Caeleb Dressel’s capturing of the 100 freestyle American Record is one of many feats that took place on day 1 in Hangzhou.

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Kiwi Ashby Lowers Own 200 IM National Record

Bradlee Ashby of New Zealand lowered his own National Record in the men’s 200m IM in tonight’s final.

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SASCOC Once Again Under Fire As Athletes Compete In Poor Conditions

A recent social media post tweeted out by journalist Graeme Joffe has put the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on notice, calling the group out as responsible for poor conditions related to athletes competing at the U-20 Youth Games in Botswana last week.

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Miho Teramura Lowers Japanese 50 Breast Record Again In Swim-Off

Miho Teramura reset her Japanese Record once again in the women’s 50 breast swim-off.

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Brazilians Lower South American 400 Free Relay Record Twice

The Brazilian men broke the South American Record in the 400 free relay in both prelims and finals.

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Russian Men Break European Record In 400 Free Relay

Vlad Morozov had the fastest split in the field (45.06) as the Russians broke the European Record in the 400 free relay and won silver in Hangzhou.

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America Surges To Medal Table Lead After Day 1 In Hangzhou

Although early in the competition, America tops the medal table at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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IOC Takes Leadership Role in UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative

As world leaders at the UN Climate Change Summit in Poland (COP24) prepare to implement the Paris Agreement to limit the rise of global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken on a leadership role in the new UN Sports for Climate Action Initiative.

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Le Clos, Li Set New African & Chinese Records In Men’s 200 Fly Final

Chad Le Clos lost his world record to Daiya Seto, but did break his African Record in 1:48.32.

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German women bettered national 4×100 free record again at SC Worlds

2018 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, December 11th – Sunday, December 16th Hangzhou, China Tennis Centre, Hangzhou Olympic &…

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American Men Break SCM 400 Free Relay World Record

Caeleb Dressel led the U.S. off in an American Record and they broke the world record in the 400 free relay.

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Wang Shun Defends 200 IM World Title In New Chinese Record Of 1:51.01

Wang Shun defended his 200 IM World title in a new Chinese Record of 1:51.01.

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Fantine Lesaffre Ties French Record In Winning 400 IM Bronze

Fantine Lesaffre tied the French Record in the 400 IM in Hangzhou.

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Hyland & Ferguson Nail National Records For Ireland Day 1 In Hangzhou

Brendan Hyland nailed a new Irish National Record en route to 10th place in the men’s 200m fly on day 1 of the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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Martina Carraro Becomes First Italian Woman Sub-30 In SCM 50 Breast

Martina Carraro broke the Italian Record in the women’s 50 breast in a time of 29.79.

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