Alexander Kudashev

Going To Glasgow: Russians In Line For Potential Sweep of Men’s Butterfly

A strong Russian squad, led by Oleg Kostin, Aleksandr Popkov, and Alexander Kudashev are all threats to win gold in the men’s butterfly events.

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14-Year Old Wins 200 Breast at Russian Nationals; Efimova Out of Top 2

Yulia Efimova, who has already secured a spot on the World Championship team in the 50 breaststroke, has ostensibly missed the chance to defend her World Championship in the 200 breaststroke.

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Kolesnikov, Krasnykh Hit SC Worlds Qualifying On Day 1 In Kazan

Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.

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Vlad Morozov Swims World-Leading 100 Free at Russian Nationals

Morozov’s swim on Sunday was under 48 seconds, and the second-fastest of his career.

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Vlad Morozov posts world-leading 47.9 in 100 free on day 3 of Russian Nationals

On the third day of Russian Nationals, Vlad Morozov took over, winning two events including the 100 free, where he became the first man in the world to crack 48 this season.

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Denison falls to Eastern Michigan; Tops Wittenberg

The Big Red squad divided into two groups for their first competition since the midseason meet. One half of the athletes stayed at home for a dual meet with Eastern Michigan University while the other half made the trek to Springfield, OH for a meet with NCAC competitors, Wittenberg.

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Two more national records, host of junior records fall at Russian Championships

Two more Russian national records fell in the final few days of swimming in Kazan. Oleg Kostin got in on…

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Baklakova Breaks Meet Record; Nasretdinova Beats Meilutyte in 50 Free

The Russians looked strong again on day 4 of the 2013 European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Brits Win First Two Golds; Skagius Breaks Swedish Record on Day 3 at Euro Jrs

The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Big DQ Can’t Stop Russian Momentum With 5 Golds on Day 2 at European Juniors

The Russians are on fire, winning 5 gold medals in 8 events on Thursday in Poznan, Poland. It could have been 6th, though, were it not for a monumental DQ. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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