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Emre’s Emergence: Sakci Shares Journey In Becoming A World-Class Breaststroker

Turkey’s Emre Sakci has put everyone on notice with his standout performances inside the ISL bubble.

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VIDEO: Teen Hwang Sun Woo Crushes Park Tae Hwan’s KOR 100 Free Record – 48.25

Faster than Caeleb Dressel and Michael Phelps at the same age, 17-year-old Hwang Sun Woo of Korea hit a 48.25 LCM 100 free.

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Scotland’s New Coronavirus Restrictions Close Local Pools

Over 2 million people will soon be impacted by Scotland’s new coronavirus restrictions, which implement a 4-tier approach to containing the pandemic there.

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Kim Seoyeong Clocks 100 Free Korean Record

Korean Olympian Kim Seoyeong took matters into her own hands in the women’s 100m free, clocking a new national record of 54.83. 

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Rikako Ikee & Vlad Morozov Updates

Read more about smaller swimming happenings taking place around the web with this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Top 5 Swimmers In Each Event Heading Into 2020 ISL Final

The semifinals have wrapped, and the top 4 teams are heading to the ISL final. We tally up the top 5 swimmers in each event across this year’s season so far.

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Beef Squashed: Murphy, Stewart Hash Things Out After Skins Controversy

After Coleman Stewart called Ryan Murphy out on social media Monday night, the two have since spoken and are on better footing heading into the ISL finale.

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Sjostom’s Back Problems Return, But ISL Final Doesn’t Seem To Be In Doubt

Swedish television broadcaster SVT reports that Sarah Sjostrom is once again dealing with back problems, but doesn’t expect to miss this week’s ISL final.

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ISL 2020: Team MVP Update For All Ten Teams After Semifinals

We’re down to 4 teams alive in the ISL postseason – we look at the locked-in MVPs for all six eliminated teams and the frontrunners for the finalist teams.

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ISL 2020: MVP & Rookie of the Year Watch Heading Into Final

Caeleb Dressel has a 71.5-point lead in MVP scoring with just one match to go. He’s won meet MVP in 6 of his 8 ISL meets.

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Kosuke Hagino Entered In 5 Events For 2020 Japan Swim

Daiya Seto may be absent from December’s Japan Swim but Kosuke Hagino will take on a tough schedule to fill the void left by his Olympic teammate.

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Korea’s Cho Sungjae Gets Real With 2:08.5 LCM 200 Breast Record

There are some shakeups happening in Korean swimming, with Cho Sungjae entering new territory in the men’s 200m breaststroke.

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ISL Stars of the Semifinals: Dressel, Toussaint, Peaty, Scott & More

Adam Peaty set a world record in the 100 breast and came up with a massive 54.8 relay split swimming breaststroke on London’s medley.

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International Swimming League Power Rankings: Final Edition

The ISL final is upon us, and it’s time for SwimSwam’s last round of International Swimming League Power Rankings heading into the championship meet.

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NC State-Bound Noe Ponti Snags Multi-Wins At Swiss C’ships

NC State commit Noe Ponti made his presence known at the just-concluded Swiss Short Course Championships, taking multiple event wins.

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