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2018 FINA World Cup Kazan Day 3: Chupkov Rips 2:07.59 2Breast

Anton Chupkov is becoming automatic in the men’s 200 breaststroke, notching another impressive effort in Kazan.

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Watanabe, Matsumoto Double Up On Wins To Close JPN Student C’ships

Ippei Watanabe, Kanako Watanabe and Katsuhiro Matsumoto racked up additional wins on the final night of the 94th Japanese Student Swimming Championships.

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Ippei Watanabe Wins 3rd Consecutive Title At Japan Student C’ships

On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Joseph Schooling will look to defend his 100 fly title on day 4 of the Asian Games in Jakarta.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Among the swimmers to watch is Japanese IM star Yui Ohashi, who leads the way in the 400 IM.

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2018 Asian Games Day 4 Preview: Schooling & Balandin Set To Splash

Joseph Schooling of Singapore and Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, both reigning Olympic champions, will take on their fellow Asian swimmers tomorrow in Jakarta.

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Injured Olympian Balandin Intends To Race 50 And 100 Breast In Jakarta

2016 Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 200m breaststroke, Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan, withdrew from the event in Jakarta, but aims to race the 50m and 100m.

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2018 Asian Games: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

World record holder Ippei Watanabe will swim the men’s 200 breast on day 3 of the Asian Games.

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2018 Asian Games Day 3 Preview: Balandin Goes Missing From 2Breast

Although Kazakhstani Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin is physically in Jakarta, he is missing from the men’s 200m breaststroke start lists for the 2018 Asian Games.

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Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Watch Watanabe’s 2:06.67 2Breast World Record

Get ready for the 2018 Asian Games by re-living Ippei Watanabe’s 200m breast world record from 2017.

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A Djakarta, la natation des Jeux Asiatiques se résumera en un classique duel Sino-Japonais

La rencontre est celle de deux styles, de deux histoires, de deux conceptions de la natation.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Official SwimSwam Awards

Our SwimSwam Awards for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships recognized some of the top stars and races from last week’s competition.

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Les nageurs des Etats-Unis ont presque tout gagné mais Nippons, Australiennes et Canadiennes se sont bien battus

La 4e journée des PanPacifics a été en général dominée par les Etats-Unis, mais Japonais, Australiens et Canadiennes leur ont opposé la plus fière des résistances…

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

After breaking the Pan Pacs Record this morning, Murphy is set up for a backstroke sweep and could swim his first sub-1:54 since Rio.

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