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Tokyo Rapid-Fire: Day 2 Swimming Headlines

Did you miss Sunday night’s action in Tokyo? Have no fear, SwimSwam has all the biggest swimming headlines from the second Olympic finals session for you.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Finals Photo Vault

Some of my favorite images I’ve ever taken were during this morning’s electric, exciting and emotional session. The top shots are compiled here.

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Tokyo Relay Splits: Chalmers’ 46.44 and Apple’s 46.69 Are 5th/11th, All-time

Kyle Chalmers split 46.44 on the end of the Australian 4×100 free relay to post the 5th-fastest relay split of all time.

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USA Men Dip Under 3:09 to Swim Fastest Textile 4×100 Free Relay Ever

The US men became only the third group to crack 3:09 in the 4×100 free relay, and the first since 2008, en route to winning gold today.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.

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Tokyo 2020, North America Day 2: Mixed Session for Team USA Ends on a High Note

Canada’s Maggie MacNeil got today’s finals rolling with an Americas Record, while Zach Apple anchored the USA men to 4×100 freestyle gold at the end.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day 2 Medal Table: Australia Closes Gap with United States

Ariarne Titmus beat Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400 free to pull Australia even with the United States in gold medals on Day 2.

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Dressel, Kolesnikov In for 400 Freestyle Relay Final (Relay Lineups)

Caeleb Dressel is set to join the American men in the 4×100 freestyle relay, leading-off for the team, which will be chased by the Italians.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.

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Men’s 400 Free Relay: US Has an Easy Choice, What’s Russia to Do?

After the women’s 400 free relay left the U.S. coaching staff with a deep calculus to make, the men’s 400 free relay will be straight-forward on Monday.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: Legacy of Drama In Men’s 4×100 FRR

From smashing air guitars to the South African upset to the Lezak/Agnel heroics, the men’s 4×100 free relay has never failed to entertain.

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Breaking The Super-Suited Records: A 2021 Redux

Having taken out the men’s 100 fly world record in 2019, Caeleb Dressel is now eyeing Cesar Cielo’s super-suited world records in the 50 and 100 freestyle.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Month: Sandpipers of Nevada

Five swimmers representing the Sandpipers of Nevada qualified for the USA’s Tokyo Olympic Team at Olympic Trials earlier this month.

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International Swimming League Gli Atleti Scelti Nel Primo Giorno Del Draft

Il draft ISL è iniziato, con le dieci franchigie che hanno annunciato ieri sera i 15 nuotatori mantenuti delle stagioni precedenti.

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Ray Looze on Lilly King: “I don’t think we’ve seen her best” (Video)

Indiana University held a press conference with some of their 2020 Olympians, as well as head swim coach Ray Looze and head diving coach Drew Johansen.

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