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Masato Sakai Reaps 4th Consecutive 2Fly Title At JPN Student C’ships

Olympic silver medalist Masato Sakai of Japan made his presence known at a domestic competition over the weekend, while Ippei Watanabe, Yui Ohashi and Kanako Watanabe were also in the water.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).

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Among Day 6 Quotes: “I Wasn’t Expecting That,” Says Russia’s Chupkov

Anton Chupkov, Townley Haas, Kristof Milak, Simone Manuel and more share their post-race comments from night 6 in Budapest.

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Watch Anton Chupkov Break Meet, European Records in 200 Breast (Race Video)

Watch Russia’s Anton Chupkov come from behind to set a new Championship Record with 2:06.96, becoming the 2nd man in history to break 2:07.

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ASIA: Kitajima Effect Lives on for Japanese Breaststrokers

The Kitajima Effect lives on as the Japanese landed 2 men on the podium for tonight’s 200 breast final.

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FINA World Swimming Championships Day 6 Photo Vault

We love weeks like this – non-stop swimming action.  Day 6 at the FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary…

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Chupkov Breaks Euro, Meet Records With 2nd Sub-2:07 Swim In History

Anton Chupkov went 2:06.96 for gold and the 2nd fastest swim of all-time in the men’s 200 breast.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Preview

Sarah Sjostrom will have a double on day 6, starting off with the 100 free final.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.

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FINA World Swimming Championships Day 5 Photo Vault

It’s almost unbelievable.  Just when we think it can’t get more fun and better here in Budapest, it does.  We’re…

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Chupkov Lowers European, Meet Records, Moves To #3 All-Time In 200 BR

Anton Chupkov became the 3rd fastest perfomrer in history with a 2:07.14 200 breast in the semi-finals.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Preview

Newly minted world record holder Sarah Sjostrom will be back in action in the 100 freestyle at day 5 prelims.

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The Official SwimSwam 2017 World Champs Preview/Predictions Tracker

Don’t want to miss a single one of our 2017 World Championship event-by-event previews or predictions? We’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page and come back daily for updated predictions and links out to each new event preview.

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2017 World Championships: World Record Watch List

Sarah Sjöström has shimmied her way right up to world records in the 50 and 100 free this year, on top of already being a threat to her own 50 and 100 fly WRs.

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