Records

Adam Barrett Blasts New 100 Fly Short Course British National Record

Adam Barrett scores Britain’s first-ever sub-50-second 100m butterfly (short course).

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Vladimir Morozov Breaks 100 IM World Record In Chartres

Vladimir Morozov broke the world record in the 100 IM today at the first stop of the World Cup circuit in Chartres, FRA.

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Daryna Zevina Swims 2nd-Fastest 200 Back Ever, Breaks World Cup Record

Daryna Zevina narrowly missed the world record in the women’s 200 back at the FINA World Cup, posting the 2nd-fastest time ever in 1:59.35.

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Katie Ledecky Belongs With Bob Beamon and Secretariat

Charles Hartley writes about why Katie Ledecky belongs in the same category as Bob Beamon and Secretariat.

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Complete Rio Results Book Now Available

The full, compiled list of Rio results is now available.

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EUROPE: Britain Leaves Rio With Seven Fourth Place Finishes

Great Britain doubled the number of medals they won in 2012, but were only one place away from seven more…

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ASIA: A Week of Firsts for Asian Swimmers in Rio

It was a week of firsts in Rio for a few Asian countries with athletes swimming in the Rio Olympic Games. Among them were Khazakstan and Singapore, which saw their first ever swimming Olympic gold medals.

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Connor Jaeger Becomes 1st American Ever Under 14:40 In Men’s 1500

Connor Jaeger threw down an American record of 14:39.48 to win silver and become the first U.S. athlete ever under 14:40.

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Ryan Murphy Breaks Elusive 100 Back World Record On Medley Relay

Ryan Murphy led off the American 400 medley relay in a new world record of 51.85 in the men’s 100 back.

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Herasimenia Lowers Own 50 Free Belarusian National Record

Aliaksandra Herasimenia (right) lowered her own Belarusian National Record en route to nabbing bronze in the women’s 50m freestyle.

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Pernille Blume Breaks Danish Record In Upset Gold Medal Win In 50 Free

Pernille Blume won an upset gold medal in the women’s 50 free, Denmark’s first swimming medal since 2008.

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Joseph Schooling Cashes In On $753,000, The Biggest Gold Medal Bonus In The World

A gold medal wasn’t the only reward Schooling had coming his way after he touched the wall 1st in the men’s 100 fly. Singapore is one of many countries that give their athletes a financial bonus for medals, offering a $753,000 bonus for Schooling’s gold.

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Watch: Schooling Defeats Phelps-le Clos-Cseh Silver Tie Trio 100 Fly

Watch Joseph Schooling pull of a huge upset over triple silver medalists Michael Phelps, Chad le Clos, and Laszlo Cseh.

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ASIA: Joseph Schooling “Stops the Nation” with Singapore’s First Ever Olympic Gold

All eyes in Singapore were on swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games tonight, as Swimming Singapore billed the men’s 100 fly as “The Race That Stops The Nation.” Now the Singaporeans have their first ever Olympic gold medal of any sport, courtesy of Joseph Schooling in the men’s 100 fly.

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EUROPE: A Tired Sjostrom Misses the 50 Freestyle Final

After having great success in the 100 butterfly as well as the 100 and 200 freestyle Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden finished 13th in the 50 freestyle…

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