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IPC European Championships Day 4 Finals Results in 9 World Records

An astonishing nine world records peppered the pool at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Open Championships on Wednesday (4 May), as athletes continued to grab titles on their road to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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World Record, Full Session Race Videos From IPC European Championships Day 1

Dmitrii Kokarev and Valeriia Shabalina registered World records in their respective IPC classifications in the Day 1 finals at the 2016 IPC Swimming European Championships.

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Russia Clocks Two World Records at IPC Euros Day 1 Finals

2016 IPC SWIMMING EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Funchal, Portugal Prelims: 9:00am/Finals: 5:00pm (West European) – (4:00am/12:00pm U.S Eastern) Sunday, May 1 –…

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Eight National Records Broken On Last Day of British Para-Swimming International

Bethany Firth (above) was among the athletes who broke eight British national records on the last day of competition at the 2016 British Para-Swimming International Meet.

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Race Videos, Interviews From Day 4 of British Para-Swimming International

2016 BRITISH PARA-SWIMMING INTERNATIONAL MEET Tollcross, Glasgow, Scotland Prelims 9:30AM/Finals 5:30PM (local Time) – (4:30AM/12:30PM U.S. Eastern Time) Saturday, April…

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British Para-Swimming International Sees Two World Records Fall On Day 4

The athletes at the British Para-Swimming International established new World, British, and Asian Records on Day 4.

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Watch: Luca Dotto Breaks 100 Free Italian Record W/ 47.96 (Race Video)

Watch as Luca Dotto becomes the first Italian man under 48 in this race video.

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Andreeva Demolishes Russian 200 IM Record, Moves To 2nd In World

Victoriia Andreeva set a new Russian national record in the 200 IM at Russian Trials, moving up to second in the world.

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Fa’amausili Leads Young Talent At New Zealand’s Age Championships

Teenage backstroking ace, Gabrielle Fa’amausili (right) scored a new 16-year old age group record in the women’s 100m backstroke while competing at her the New Zealand Age Championships.

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Watch Ben Proud Rock 21.65 British Record In 50 Free Prelims

Catch him if you can! Ben Proud scores new British Record in 50 free, clocking 21.65 in Glasgow this morning.

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Chalmers Churns Out New World Junior Record In 100 Free (48.03)

17-year-old Kyle Chalmers just earned a spot on the Aussie Olympic team with his 48.03 silver in the men’s 100m freestyle, a time which stands as the new WJR.

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Emma McKeon Breaks Out With Stunning 1:54.83 Aussie/All Comers Record

Emma McKeon earns her 2nd 2016 Olympic berth, crushing the field and her own Australian National Record in the women’s 200m freestyle.

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A Closer Look At Rie Kaneto’s 2:19.65 200 Breast JPN National Record

Veteran Japanese swimmer Rie Kaneto just surpassed her own Japanese National Record to become the first woman ever from her nation to clock a mark under 2:20.00 in the 200m breaststroke event.

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Hagino, Kaneto Make Big-Time Statements On Day 6 Finals Of JPN Trials

If Kosuke Hagino dropped the hammer earlier in the meet with his 1:45.50 200 free victory, he unloaded an entire arsenal in clinching the new Japanese National Record in the 200 IM (1:55.07).

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2 Japanese Sprint Freestyle Records Broken, Yet No Olympic Qualifiers

Despite seeing 2 National Records fall during tonight’s finals, the nation of Japan is without male and female 100m freestyle representation in Rio at this point.

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