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Relay Lineups For Beijing Stop of FINA Champions Swim Series Announced

Dutch sprinting ace Ranomi Kromowidjojo is entered in both relays for the Beijing stop of the 2020 FINA Champions Swim Series.

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Hosszu Wins Record 7th Hungary Sportswoman of the Year; Milak Wins Men’s Honor

Katinka Hosszu made history in many ways in 2019, and this week added one more superlative to her resume: the most Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year awards.

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Belmonte and Munoz Take Two Golds Each On Second Day Of 2020 Catalonia Open

Mireia Belmonte did not disappoint during the first finals sessions of the 2020 Catalonia Open, taking gold in both the 400 free and 200 IM.

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Insider Training: Watch Katsumi Nakamura’s Disciplined Daily Routine

Watch Japanese record holder Katsumi Nakamura do his thing both in and out of the pool to give himself the best chance of racing at a home Olympic Games.

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Throssell, Barratt & Edwards-Smith Get Golden Start To Western Aussie C’ships

Catch up on day 1 of the Western Australia Championships, including the gold medal performance by Olympian Brianna Throssell.

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All The Links You Need For the 2020 FINA Champions Series – Beijing

FINA’s Champions Series ends in Beijing, China this week. We’ve got all the links you need to follow the meet, including our own meet preview series.

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Canadian Olympian Sydney Pickrem Joins Team Speedo

Canadian Olympian and four time World Championship medalist Sydney Pickrem has announced via Instagram that she has joined Team Speedo.

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Olympic Games Medal Payouts Per Nation Compared

If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?

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Munoz Opens 2020 Catalonia Open With New 50 Fr Meet Record

Night one of the 2020 Catalonia Open Championships featured prelim swimming for both the men’s and women’s 400 free, 100 fly, 100 breast, 200 back, 50 free, 200 IM and 4×100 free.

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Hosszu’s $43,000 Leads Champions Series Money Earners After Shenzhen

Katinka Hosszu won $43,000 in Shenzhen while swimming neither of the two big-money relay events – though much of that came on three fourth-place finishes.

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Hong Kong Record-Breaking Swimmer Cheuk Ming-Ho Has Heart Scare

17-year-old Cheuk Ming-Ho of Hong Kong has achieved a FINA ‘B’ cut for the Olympics, but his aspirations were almost sidelined by a heart-related issue.

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Cate Campbell Set To Race Open Water In Annual Sydney Harbour Tradition

Cate Campbell’s interest in open water has officially been piqued, as the 27-year-old Olympian announced she has entered another non-pool aquatic event.

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Priscott & Pugh Earn Oceanic C’ships Berths With NZL Open Water Wins

Catch-up on open water news from the New Zealand Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend, rendering two berths for the Oceania Championships.

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5 Storylines to Follow at the 2020 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville

Ryan Held is the top seed in the 100 free this weekend. After a couple of underwhelming seasons, Held has taken back control of his swimming.

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Belmonte And Munoz Headline 2020 Catalonia Open Championships

The Catalan Swimming Federation is set to host the Catalonia Open Championships this week, running from Thursday, Jan. 16th through to Saturday, Jan. 19th.

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