Arkady Vyatchanin

French Open Day 1: Hosszu Triples; Verraszto Doubles; Magnussen Impresses in Vichy

With some of France’s top stars absent, it was an international free-for-all at the French Open. Katinka Hosszu won three events and David Verraszto, two; James Magnussen had a solid 100 free; and Lauren Boyle broke the meet record in the 800.

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French Open team rosters announced, Hosszu, Cielo and Magnussen to compete

The French Open will bring together a whole field of tough international names, including Aussie star James Magnussen.

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Hosszu, Dwyer claim Grand Prix points prizes, Leverenz earns BMW by half a point

The overall Grand Prix points race had some big finishes come down to the wire, with Conor Dwyer taking the men’s title by a single point and Caitlin Leverenz earning the women’s BMW lease by just a half-point.

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Race Video: Vyatchanin wins 100 Back, Olympic Champion Grevers 2nd at the Santa Clara Grand Prix

Arkady Vyatchanin has been 8 for 8 in the backstroke events in the last four Arena Grand Prix events. He won the 200 backstroke yesterday and double up with the 100 backstroke today. He posted a 54.34 to win the race. Grevers 2nd with 54.95.

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Vyatchanin aims for Paris Open while awaiting a country to represent

Arkady Vyatchanin looked so smooth, as usual, winning the race with a time of 1:55.30.

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2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Day four of the 2014 Arena Grand Prix features the 200 butterfly, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, and the 200 IM….

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RACE VIDEO: Vyatchanin Swims to Season-Best to Win Men’s 200 Backstroke in Santa Clara

Russia’s Arkady Vyatchanin swam the best time he’s done since 2009 on Saturday at the Santa Clara Grand Prix.

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Clary Scratches B-Final of 200 Free to Focus on 200 Back Battle With Arkady Vyatchanin

Tyler Clary has scratched the B-Final of the 200 back on Saturday night to focus on his 200 backstroke final race against Arkady Vyatchanin.

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2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix Preview: Links, storylines and more

The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.

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Singapore Swim Stars to award $150,000 in prize money, event lineups set

The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Vyatchanin gets red-hot to end Charlotte Grand Prix

Facing the defending Olympic gold medalist in his home pool, Vyatachanin produced what is likely his best swim of the year so far, dropping a crazy 1:55.33 to not just win but blow away the Grand Prix field.

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Hosszu all but wraps up Grand Prix points championship, Dwyer, Vyatchanin top men

With just one stop left on the Arena Grand Prix Series, the women’s points race has all but wrapped up after another dominating Katinka Hosszu weekend, while the men’s battle is just starting to heat up.

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Plummer is on pace to swim fast at Pan Pacific Trials

53.86 in-season 100m backstroke is no joke. Plummer’s well ahead of his own gameplan to swim fast at Pan Pac Trials.

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Vyatchanin will not miss World Championships, will have a country to represent by 2015 (Video Interview)

The country-less former Russian international has become one of the top three stories in the world as he decides what nation he will respresent for 2015 FINA World Championships and the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Vyatchanin Stuns Defending Olympic Gold Medalist With Amazing 200 Backstroke

Arkady Vyatchanin, racing against the defending Olympic Champion, had the swim of the night in the men’s 200 backstroke final.

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