Daria Ustinova

Day 6 Prelims Preview: Manaudou’s Time To Shine In Men’s 50 Free

Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.

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Day 5 Relay Lineups: Americans Go With Dirado On 4×200 Free

The Americans have added double IM medalist Maya Dirado to their lineup for the women’s 4×200 free relay tonight.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 58% Felt IOC Decision Was Too Soft On Russia

More than half of respondents said they felt the IOC’s decision didn’t go far enough, and only 17.3% – 172 total votes felt it was too strict a punishment.

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Ustinova, Medeiros Both Miss 100 Back Semis After Anti-Doping Hurdles

Eligibility in question after scrapes with anti-doping enforcement this year, both Russia’s Daria Ustinova and Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros competed in the women’s 100 back, but missed the semifinal cut.

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Rio Day 2 Olympic Scratch/Add List: Efimova in 1BR, Coleman Out of 1BK

Yulia Efimova and Daria Ustinova will be swimming an event apiece this morning, while Michelle Coleman has scratched the 100 back.

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Russian Swimming President Says Efimova + 4 More Cleared by FINA

According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Russian Daria Ustinova Latest to File Appeal to CAS

Russian swimmer Daria Ustinova is the latest to file an appeal to the international Court of Arbitration for Sport over her…

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Official Russian Swimming Roster For Rio Approved

Among those cleared are a total of 32 swimmers who will be competing at the Games. Both Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobinstev were given clearance to compete after both being named as part of the “disappearing positives” program revealed in the McLaren report on systematic Russian doping.

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ROC, IOC Confirm Morozov and Lobintsev for Rio Olympics

It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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2016 Rio Olympic Preview: Women’s 200 Back & The Aussie Monopoly

Defending Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Missy Franklin faces off against Aussie duet Emily Seebohm, the 2015 world champion, and Belinda Hocking. Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu and Olympic newcomer Maya DiRado, among others, will add to the drama of this amazing race.

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WADA Confirms Finding of “Disappearing Positives” for Morozov

Morozov, along with 2 other nominated Russian Olympians, were beneficiaries of “disappearing false positives,” according to WADA.

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Henning Lambertz: “Sport muss Glaubwürdigkeit behalten”

Aus dem Trainingslager in Brasilien übermittelte die Presseabteilung des DSV eine Aussage von Cheftrainer Henning Lambertz zum aktuellen FINA Statement…

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Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.

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Olympic Champion Volkov Cites FINA “Loyalty” to Russian Federation

A well-connected former Russian Olympic medalist says he believes the “loyalty” of FINA will prevail in the decision as to whether Yulia Efimova can compete in the Olympics, in spite of the IOC’s announcement today.

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