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2019 World Champs Preview: Tight Race for 50 Fly Silver Behind Sarah Sjostrom

With Sarah Sjostrom the clear favorite to defend her 50 fly world title, it is anyone’s race to snag the silver behind the world record-holder.

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China Sweeps Golds; Sarah Bacon Makes American History in Saturday’s Diving

American diver Sarah Bacon (right) did something on Saturday that no American has done in 28 years: won a FINA World Championship medal in the women’s 1-meter

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Rising ND Freshman Hutchinson Wins 3 Events Through Day 2 of IL Senior Champs

Liam Hutchinson (Wheaton Swim Club), who will be swimming for Notre Dame in the Fall, swam away with the men’s 800.

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Kibler Hits 1:47.1 200 FR PB on Day 2 of Austin Sectionals

Kibler’s time was a personal best for him, half a second faster than his previous best of 1:47.65 from 2018 Jr Pan Pacs.

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Serbia Aims for Fourth Worlds Men’s Water Polo Title, Croatia for Third

Croatia is the defending men’s water polo World Champion, while Hungary and Serbia rounded out the podium in 2017. Croatia is looking for its third title.

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NC State’s Knowles, Brown Tie With 1:49.8 200 FR at Greensboro Sectional

The Wolfpack tied for first in the men’s 200 free, with Eric Knowles and Zach Brown both touching in 1:49.87

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Daily Telegraph Unearths Full 59-Page Report from 2018 Sun Blood Vial Incident

Sun Yang, a 3-time Olympic gold medalist, was involved in a contentious doping sample collection in September where a vial of his blood was smashed.

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USA Women’s Water Polo Looks to Three-Peat at World Championships

The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.

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Kieran Smith Swims 400 IM Lifetime Best & Cracks Top 10 US Times in Gainesville

Kieran Smith continues his Gainesville dominance with another lifetime best in the 400 IM and entering the top 10 US times.

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Italy, Hungary Move On to WUG Water Polo Women’s Final

Italy and Hungary nabbed spots in the World University Games women’s water polo final. with semifinal wins over Canada and Russia on Friday.

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Kristof Rasovszky Wins First Gold Medal of 2019 World Aquatics Championships

Kristof Rasovszky of Hungary won the men’s 5km race on Saturday morning by 10 seconds: one of the largest margins in event history.

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Josh Parent Jumps to #6 in All-Time USA Swimming 13-14 Rankings in 400 IM

Josh Parent won both the 400 IM and the 1500 free in the first 2 days of the 2019 New England LSC Championships, with both breaking LSC Records.

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PA Backstroker Owen Blazer Gives 2020 Commitment to Miami University (OH)

PA Backstroker Owen Blazer Gives 2020 Commitment to MAC Champion Miami (OH) University.

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Will Licon Breaks 10-Year Old Texas Swim Center Pool Record in 200 Breast

Texas Ex Will Licon broke a decade-old Pool Record in Austin on Friday by over a second in the men’s 200 meter breaststroke final.

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See Unofficial Entry Lists For The 2019 World Championships Here

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is indeed entered in the women’s 200 free (though she could still scratch). See full early-version entry lists here.

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