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North America Recap Day 3: Ryan Murphy Extends U.S. Streak In 100 Back

Ryan Murphy extended the Americans streak to six consecutive gold medals in the men’s 100 backstroke.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Three Finals

Repping the stars n’ stripes Ryan Murphy of the USA managed to continue a longstanding tradition of American excellence in the 100m backstroke with a gold medal performance. His 51.97 makes him the fastest textile swimmer of all time in the event and ranks as the second fastest performance ever only behind Aaron Peirsol’s world record.

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Fu Yuanhui, Xu Jiayu Set Chinese Records in 100 Backstroke

Fu Yuanhui and Xu Jiayu both set Chinese records in the 100 meter backstroke tonight in two electrifying and surprising finals that put both swimmers on the podium.

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Rio Day 3 Medal Table: Dominant Medal Haul for Team USA

Lilly King won a historical battle against Yulia Efimova tonight, adding one more gold to the USA total.

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2016 Olympics: Day 3 Finals Photo Vault

Thanks to Simone Castrovillari for these Olympic swimming photos.

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Finals Preview: Women’s 100 Breast, Men’s 100 Back Headline Night 3

World record watch will be on again tonight in the men’s 100 back.

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Paul Biedermann beendet letztes Einzelrennen als Sechster

Olympische Spiele 2016 Rio Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien Schwimmen: 6. bis 13. August Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio…

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two Finals Live Recap

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Juegos Olimpicos Río 2016: Finales día 2

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agosto 6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de Janeiro…

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North America Recap Day 2: Phelps Wins 19th Career Olympic Gold

Michael Phelps won his record 19th Olympic gold medal as the Americans regained glory in the men’s 400 free relay.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Two Finals

Ledecky took almost a two-second chunk off her world record, sporting a 3:56.46 at the touch. Ledecky was over a body-length ahead of the world record line and several body lengths ahead of the remainder of her competitors.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Multiple World Records At Risk At Day 2 Finals

Multiple world records are expected to go down at night 2 finals, including the 100 fly featuring Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Two Prelims

Seventeen-year-old American Kathleen Baker topped the world this morning in the heats of the 100m backstroke. It appeared as though she even shocked herself with a best time of 58.84. That time throws her into the medal hunt if she’s able to repeat in semifinals and finals.

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2016 Rio Olympics: Day 2 Prelims Preview

Katie Ledecky will take to the pool for her first individual event of the Olympic Games; the 400 free.

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