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Italy Will Require Clear Coronavirus Test to Compete in National Meets

As cases continue to rise in Italy, the country looks like it’s headed for a 2nd-straight month of tighter restrictions against coronavirus.

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Three Israeli Records Fall In 30 Minutes On Day 2 Of ISL Semi-Final 2

3 members of the International’s Swimming League’s Israeli contingent downed 3 national records in the course of only 30 minutes on Day 2 of ISL semi-final 2.

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Whatever Happened To Olympic Gold Medalist Park Tae Hwan?

Yesterday Hwang Sun-Woo broke Olympic medalist Park Tae Hwan’s national record which left many readers wondering, “whatever happened to Park Tae Hwan?”

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Two More Korean Records Fall At National Team Trials

Korean swimmer Lee Juho broke the national record in the men’s 200m back, producing a lifetime best of 1:57.06, dipping under the FINA ‘A’ cut in the process.

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SSPC: Nyls Korstanje “Whoever does best in the bad circumstances wins”

Nyls tells a story from the European Youth Olympic Festival, a meet that had a big impact on his career, but not in the way he thought it would

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Hugo Gonzalez Set For Big Racing Wknd At Spanish Winter C’ships

Cal redshirt junior Hugo Gonzalez is slated for a packed schedule, including the 50m/100m/200m breast, 100m fly, 200m back and 200mIM events.

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SwimSwam’s ISL Final ‘Psych Sheets’ & Team Ratings, XBox Style

We compiled season-best times from each of the four teams in the ISL final to create a makeshift ‘psych sheet,’ plus applied our XBox team ratings system.

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Skin Race Depth Charts For 2020 ISL Final

With the ISL pared down to four teams in the final, we take a look at each team’s top two in the 50s, projecting all 8 potential skin race fields.

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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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