Minna Atherton

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Atherton discussed the Open Nationals race with Australian press after Friday’s final. “It was pretty intimidating,” she said. “But I was just going for the experience and to learn how to race against the older girls. It was a really good experience. I’m looking forward to my races tomorrow and throughout the rest of the year.”

Regan Smith Downs WJR, Missy Franklin’s 15-16 NAG Record in 100 Back

Smith posted a 59.11 in the 100 back final to break Ruck’s day-old WJR and break Franklin’s 15-16 NAG of 59.18 from 2011.

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Taylor Ruck Lowers 100 Back World Junior Record To 59.28 In Indy

Taylor Ruck lowered the World Junior record in the women’s 100 back down to 59.28.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Italian Nicolo Martinenghi will headline the men’s 100 breast on day 1 of the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.

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Guy Closes Japan Open With 51.5 100 Fly PB, Watanabe Goes 2:07.7

Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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Jack Cartwright Sets Record, Teenagers Impress at Aussie Age Groups

Rising Australian sprinter Jack Cartwright had three event wins in the 17-18 age group, with one of his races taking down…

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Cameron McEvoy doubled up on his 50m freestyle national title with a victory in the 100m race tonight, clocking 47.91 for the world’s only sub-48 outing so far this season.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The reigning Olympic champion in the men’s 100m freestyle, Kyle Chalmers, is ready to race his pet event this morning in Brisbane.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Last year’s Aussie national champion across the 50m/100m/200m freestyles will try to nab his 2nd gold tonight, taking on Daniel Smith, Kyle Chalmers, David McKeon and others in the 200m freestyle event.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers took on his first individual event at the 2017 Australian National Championships, earning the 6th seed in the men’s 200m freestyle.

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Regan Smith Becomes 7th 15-Year Old Under 1 Minute in 100 Back

Regan Smith became the 7th 15-year old to break the 1-minute barrier in the long course 100 meter backstroke globally…

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2017 NSW State Open C’ships: 5 Big Stories To Watch Down Under

Cate Campbell makes her return to racing in Sydney this weekend, taking on her sister, Bronte, among others at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

American Olympic gold medalist Lilly King will try to fend off reigning world champion and world record holder Alia Atkinson of Jamaica in the women’s 100m breaststroke heats this morning in Windsor.

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2016 Short Course World Championships – Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

American Josh Prenot will take on a stacked men’s 200 IM field that includes teammate Michael Andrew, Chinese powerhouse Wang Shun and Japan’s Daiya Seto this morning in Windsor.

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