Liu Zige

Rikako Ikee Moves to #5 in All-Time Rankings in 100 Fly

Rikako Ikee’s tear through the Mare Nostrum series continued on Saturday with another new Japanese Record.

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Ken Wood, Coach of Multiple World Record Breakers, Dies in Australia

Legendary Australian swim coach Ken Wood has died, the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has posted on their Facebok page….

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SwimSwam Pulse: 40% Pick W 200 Fly As Longest-Lasting World Record

More than 40% of SwimSwam voters selected Liu Zige’s 2:01.81 in the 200 fly as the current world record that would last the longest, narrowly edging the men’s 200 free (1:42.00 from Paul Biedermann).

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Emma McKeon Ties Schipper’s 56.23 For Aussie Record, 4th All-Time

Emma McKeon equalled the Australian Record of Jessicah Schipper (56.23) in the women’s 100 fly semi-finals.

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Penny Oleksiak Breaks Own Junior World Record, Wins Silver In 100 Fly

Penny Oleksiak broke the junior world record in the women’s 100 fly winning silver.

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Chinese 3-Peat in Peril in Women’s 200 Fly

Though the world record is safe in the women’s 200 fly, China’s dominance in the event on the world stage is less certain.

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Ranking The World Records Heading Into Rio: Women’s Edition

Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.

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Sarah Sjostrom Cranks Out Championship Record in 100 Fly Semis

Sarah Sjostrom put up a meet record in the women’s 100 fly in 56.12 to qualify first for the final.

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Ning Zetao Scratches Final of 100 Free, Yu Wins at 2016 Chinese Trials

China’s Ning Zetao swam a 47.9 in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 free and scratched the final on Thursday in Foshan.

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2015 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu has already had a phenomenal Championships so far, and she will compete in one of her signature races, the 200 fly, this morning.

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Ning Zetao posts world’s #3 time in 100 free on day 5 of Chinese Nationals

Day 5 of the Chinese National Championships was all about the sprinters, with Ning Zetao putting up a 48.36 to win the 100 free.

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Mireia Belmonte becomes first woman under 2:00 in 200 fly with Doha’s first WR

Spain’s Mireia Belmonte crushed a super-suited record to become the first woman under two minutes in the 200 fly.

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2014 Asian Games – Day Four Prelims Live

2014 ASIAN GAMES – SWIMMING Sunday, September 21st-Friday, September 26th Incheon, South Korea Prelims/Finals: 9AM/7PM local time Event website Entry…

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China names 61-swimmer Asian Games team – Sun Yang’s back and he’s got company

Sun Yang is back into international competition after a tumultuous offseason, and he leads a very strong Chinese roster into the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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2013 Swammy Awards: Female Asian Swimmer of the Year

Aya Terakawa wrapped up a stellar career in 2013 with several national records and a pair of bronze medals at World Championships.

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