Danila Izotov

European Report Day 1 – Hosszu Impressive in the 200 IM; Costa Schmid Gives the Crowd a Reason to Cheer

Katinka Hosszu, who has been having an extremely impressive year… (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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While You Were Sleeping: World Championships Day 1 Finals Preview

The Americans looked great in prelims, but Nathan Adrian needs to be focused in his Barcelona debut to hold of Russia and Australia. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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What Are The Odds? European Sports Books Release World Championship Wagering Odds

James Magnussen is the oddsmakers’ favorite in the 100 free, but not by much. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Ryan Lochte 2013 World Championship Preview – Gold Medal Minute Video

After dedicating a lot of time this sesason to his reality show, What Would Ryan Lochte Do, the diversion in Hollywood appears to have had little effect on Lochte’s success in the pool. By the numbers, Lochte dominated the men’s side of swimming at US World Trials. True, he’s not in 2012 Olympic shape, but he’s not far off either. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Izotov and Agnel, Perhaps Reigniting a Dormant Rivalry

This was supposed to be the next great European rivalry in swimming. At the 2010 World Short Course Championships in Dubai, the two swimmers hit the water in a dead-heat, but Agnel made up a slight deficit over Izotov to give the French the gold and leave the Russians with silver. (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Izotov Posts a World’s Best of 1:44.87 Leading off the Russian Relay

Another night of great racing at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia concluded with the most impressive swim of the competition so far… (Photo Credit: Tim BInning, theswimpictures)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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Sean Ryan Wins 1500 freestyle, Breaks 15 min Barrier at WUG

Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Herasimenia wins 50 Butterfly in WUG Record Time of 25.84

Aliaksandra Herasimenia took the women’s 50 butterfly in a World University Games record time of 25.84. The pervious games record of 25.97 was held by her fellow country woman Svetlana Khokhlova. (Photo credit: Janna Schulz)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Russians win three of four events in Kazan at Universiade

Yana Martynova (picture courtesy of U of E Swim Team)

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Morozov puts up first 47 of the year at Russian Nationals

Vladimir Morozov is having what you could call a good year since London. He started out by winning both the…

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Impressive men’s 100 freestyle on Day 4 of Russian Championships

In the race of the evening, the men’s 100 freestyle semi-final six men went under the FINA A standard and…

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Sinkevich Crushes Russian Record in 200 Breast on Day 3 of Russia Cup

Two Russian Records went down on Thursday in Kazaan: one to Vyacheslav Sinkevich and one to Vlad Morozov.

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Izotov to Miss 2012 Short Course Season with Shoulder Injury

Danila Izotov will be sitting out both the FINA World Cup and this winter’s Short Course World Championships as he works his way back from shoulder surgery.

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