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Andrii Govorov Swims 22.7 to Lead 50 Fly Semis in Monaco

After a 22.6 on Saturday, Andriy Govorov was almost as fast on Sunday morning in the semi-finals of the 50 fly.

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Monaco: Watanabe Secondo al Mondo 200ra-Govorov Quarto All Time 50 Fa

MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – MONACO 16-17 giugno 2018 Vasca lunga 50 metri Monaco Sito dell’evento Risultati in diretta Le finali…

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Ryan Held Cruises to 49.7 Prelims Swim in Barcelona

2018 Mare Nostrum Series – Monaco June 16th-17th, 2018 LCM (50m) pool Monaco Stop 3 of 3: Prelims/Finals Meet Central…

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Watanabe Creeps Closer To WR Form With 2:07.7 200 Breast In Barcelona

2018 Mare Nostrum Tour, Barcelona June 13th-14th Barcelona, Spain Club Natacío Sant Andreu LCM Meet Central Schedule Entry List Live…

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Mare Nostrum: Bronzo Vergani-Pernille Blume Vola Nei 100 sl

MARE NOSTRUM 2018 – BARCELLONA 13/14 Giugno 2018 Barcellona Vasca Lunga 50 metri (Piscina Pere Serrat) Orari: Mattina 08:30 Preliminari….

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Blume Moves Into World’s Top 10 With 53.5 100 Free Prelim In Barcelona

Pernille Blume blasted a season best 53.52 100 free at day 2 prelims of the Mare Nostrum stop in Barcelona.

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Kathleen Baker Torches 58.77 100 Back In Barcelona, World #3

USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.

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The 5 Races To Watch At The Mare Nostrum, Barcelona

The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.

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Yulia Efimova Goes Sub-30; Ikee on Fire on Day 2 in Canet

Rikako Ikee took out one Asian Record and nearly broke another on day 2 of the Canet stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series.

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Injured Ippei Watanabe Sets Sights On New 200 Breast WR On Home Turf

21-year-old Ippei Watanabe of Japan rocked the world in January of 2017 by clocking a new World Record in the…

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30 Golds In 2020: Meet Japan’s Potential Tokyo Olympic Medalists

The Japanese Olympic Committee is reportedly planning on setting a 30 gold medal target for their home-hosted Games in 2020. Here are just 5 swimmers who may help make that goal happen.

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Japan Selects Stacked Roster For 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

National record holders and world-ranked Rikako Ikee, Kosuke Hagino, Daiya Seto and Katsumi Nakamura are among the Japanese Pan Pacific Championships swimmers selected.

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2018 Japan Open Day 4: Ikee’s 5th Gold, Watanabe Busts Breaststroke

Rikako Ikee racked up her 5th individual win, while Ippei Watanabe crushe a top 5 200m breast time.

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2018 Japan Open: Birthday Boy Seto Surges To 4:08.9 400 IM

Daiya Seto, who just turned 24 today, nailed a win in the men’s 400m IM at the Japan Open, registering a world-leading effort in the process.

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First Round Of Japan’s 2018 Pan Pacific C’ships Roster Announced

After a 4-event onslaught at the Japan Swim, 17-year-old Rikako Ikee leads her nation’s initial roster for the Pan Pacific Championships. Additional swimmers may be named after the Japan Open this May.

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