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Yards Affirmation? Top Two 50 Free Qualifiers Are The 17-Second Men

There’s no argument that in the sport of swimming, there’s no direct correlation of dominance between short course yards and long course meters. But what connection does exist between the two is subject of constant debate among fans.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).

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Watch Simone Manuel Beat WR Holder Sjöström to Win 100 Free Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Simone Manuel smokes the field to win the women’s 100m free in Budapest. Note her straight-arm style, versus the high-elbow style of World Record-holder Sarah Sjöström.

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At It Again, Caeleb Dressel Breaks 50 Free American Record In 21.29

Caeleb Dressel lowered the American 50 free record down to 21.29.

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Race Video: Men’s 200 Back Final in Budapest with Rylov-Murphy-Pebley

Watch as Russia’s Evgeny Rylov breaks the European Record in the men’s 200m back final in Budapest. Americans Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley finished second and third, respectively.

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Watch: Efimova Blasts 2:19 to Win Women’s 200 Breast Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.

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Men’s 4x200m Free Relay: Great Britain Upsets USA, Russia (Race Video)

Watch as Team GB blazes past both USA and Russia en route to World Championship gold in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday night in Budapest.

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*Canadian Viewers* Watch Day 6 Races from Budapest: Caldwell, Masse, Smith, Oleksiak, and More

Watch Hilary Caldwell’s 200m back semi-final, and the rest of Day 6 races, from Budapest.

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*UK Viewers* Watch James Guy’s 1:43 Anchor, Plus Other Day 6 Races from Budapest

James Guy split the third-fastest 200m freestyle in history, anchoring Team GB to a gold medal in the men’s 4x200m free relay.

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Worlds Medal Table: Manuel Pushes U.S. to Double-Digit Golds on Day 6

The USA maintains it’s lead in the swimming medal table through day 6 of the 2017 FINA World Championships. In the overall aquatic sports medal table, however, China has 12 golds to the USA’s 11.

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Melanie Henique Goes 25.63 to Break French Record in 50 Fly

On Friday, Mélanie Henique broke the French national record in the 50m butterfly en route to qualifying third for Saturday’s final.

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Manuel Shocks The World, Wins 100 Free Gold In American Record Fashion

Simone Manuel shocked the world, beating Sarah Sjostrom for 100 free gold in an American record 52.27.

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Watch Anton Chupkov Break Meet, European Records in 200 Breast (Race Video)

Watch Russia’s Anton Chupkov come from behind to set a new Championship Record with 2:06.96, becoming the 2nd man in history to break 2:07.

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15-Year-Old Regan Smith Breaks Junior World Record In 200 Back Semi

15-year-old Regan Smith broke a junior world record in semifinals of the 200 backstroke at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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2017 World Champs Pick Contest: Day 6 Update Presented By TYR

Just 10 players correctly picked junior world record-holder Anton Chupkov to triumph over senior world record-holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200 breast.

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