Andrei Minakov

17-Year-Old Bulgarian Josif Miladinov Stuns With 51.55 100 Fly Record

Remember the name of Josif Miladinov, the 17-year-old Bulgarian flyer who is already faster than Ian Crocker, Luca Urlando and more.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Campbell, U.S. Relays Finish Strong On Day 8

Cate Campbell and the American medley relays were among the highlights on the final day of swimming at the parallel universe 2020 Olympic Games.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Dressel’s Triple Triumph On Day 7

Just as he has done at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships, Caeleb Dressel is slated for three finals swims on Day 7 in Tokyo.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 83% Picking Cal Men Over Stanford In Pac-12

It’s a runaway in the men’s Pac-12, where a late transfer probably only expanded a massive Cal lead in votes for the preseason favorite.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Manuel’s 100 Free Magic Highlights Day 6

Simone Manuel, Cate Campbell and Sarah Sjostrom had yet another showdown in the women’s 100 freestyle on Day 6 of the parallel universe 2020 Games.

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Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games Postponed to 2026

Senegal and the IOC have mutually agreed to postpone to 2026 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, IOC President Thomas Bach announced Wednesday.

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Returning Conference Points: Elite Stanford Frosh Chasing Cal in Men’s Pac-12

Cal’s class of rising seniors – led by sprinter Ryan Hoffer – is an elite group. But so are Stanford’s incoming freshmen, including flyer Andrei Minakov.

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Ranking the 2020 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Our top four classes are unbelievably loaded, including a World Champs silver medalist and a World Junior champ, among many others.

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Italy’s Luca Dotto Takes To Twitter, Calls For A Touch Of Common Sense

“The real worry is for those who are sick or who by the end of this outbreak will lose their jobs and will not know how to feed their family,” wrote Dotto.

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Swimmer Andrei Minakov Issues Apology for “Emotional” Reaction to Olympic Delay

Minakov returned to Instagram on Wednesday to “humbly apologize,” saying that his Tuesday post was an “emotional first reaction.”

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Minakov on Olympic Delay: ‘I Can’t Agree That It Was The Correct Decision’

Minakov expressed his disappointment, writing that “if the country denies taking a part in the Olympics, it’s their problem.”

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Russian Swimming Championships (Olympic Trials) Postponed Indefinitely

The Russian Swimming Federation will host a training camp for Olympic-hopefuls from April 3-15, during which the meet would have originally taken place.

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Russia: Confermati Campionati, Ma Si Discute Sul Rinvio

La Russia rimane una delle epoche nazioni ad avere ancora in programma i Campionati Nazionali di qualificazione olimpica. Ora si discute il rinvio

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Russian Swimming Federation to Discuss Postponing Olympic Trials

Following a new recommendation from the Russian Sports Ministry, the previously spectator-less Russian Swimming Championships may be postponed.

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Russia Proceeds With Olympic Trials, But No Spectators

The Russian Swimming Championships, which represents the primary qualification meet for the nation’s athletes for the Olympics will proceed but with a change.

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