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The Most Wide Open Events At The 2017 FINA World Championships

Check out a breakdown of some of the more ‘open’ races at the 2017 World Championships.

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Mare Nostrum – Canet Day 2 Finals: Sjostrom Unstoppable

Sarah Sjostrom did it again in Canet, posting the 3rd fastest 100 free in history.

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Anton Chupkov Lowers Russian Record In 200 Breast At Mare Nostrum

Russia’s Anton Chupkov lowered his own national record at the Mare Nostrum stop in Canet, clocking 2:07.46 in the 200 breast to tie for #10 on the all-time list.

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Top 5 Upsets of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Cate Campbell missing the podium in both the women’s 50 and 100 freestyle events was one of the biggest surprises of the Olympic Games.

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Welcome To The New Age Of Swimming

Of those who managed to get on the podium were several first time Olympians who have now established themselves as major players in the sport. Many of them are young, with plenty of progression still to be had as we usher in the new age of swimming.

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ASIA: A Week of Firsts for Asian Swimmers in Rio

It was a week of firsts in Rio for a few Asian countries with athletes swimming in the Rio Olympic Games. Among them were Khazakstan and Singapore, which saw their first ever swimming Olympic gold medals.

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JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016: FINALES DÍA 5

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agosto6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de Janeiro…

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Five Finals Live Recap

Swimming’s blue ribbon event will give way to a Aussie-American duel with a Canadian somewhere in the middle. Kyle Chalmers and Cameron McEvoy of Australia will be trying to take down both Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel of the United States.

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ASIA: All of Kazakhstan Will Be Drinking Tonight

Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan was asked how he thought his home country would celebrate, he gave a very honest answer, “I think all of Kazakhstan will be drinking tonight.”

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Five Finals

They’re the top two seeds for tomorrow’s final where they’re going to have one last final showdown to cap off one of the best rivalries in swimming.

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2016 Olympics: Day 5 Finals Photo Vault

Thanks to photographer Simone Castrovillari for these Olympic swimming photos.

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Balandin’s 200 Breast Gold Marks First Swimming Medal Ever For Kazakhstan

Balandin won Kazakhstan’s first ever swimming Olympic medal, and he did it in winning fashion by taking gold in the men’s 200 breast with a 2:07.46.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Four Prelims Live Recap

Cameron McEvoy of Australia looks to be the man to beat after dropping a 47.04 in the 100m freestyle at the Australian Olympic trials.

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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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