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2021 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Vladimir Morozov will look to secure an individual entry at this summer’s Olympic Games on the final night of action in the men’s 50 freestyle.

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2021 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Reigning two-time world champion Yuliya Efimova will face Evgeniia Chikunova, the #1 swimmer in the world this season, in the women’s 200 breast final.

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2021 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Evgeny Rylov will look to make the Russian Olympic team on Monday in the men’s 100 backstroke, where he’ll battle head-to-head with Kliment Kolesnikov.

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2021 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Aleksandr Krasnykh, who was ninth in the 400 free at the 2019 Worlds, will vie for a second consecutive Olympic berth in the event on Day 1 of Russian Trials.

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Kolesnikov Opens Russian Trials With 24.6 50 Back, Moves To #1 In The World

Kolesnikov set the world record in the men’s 50 backstroke at the 2018 European Championships in a time of 24.00.

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Meet Record From Shymanovich Wraps Up Vladimir Salnikov Cup

You read earlier about Andrei Minakov’s European Junior Record in the 100 fly but read what else happened in St. Petersburg tonight.

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Shymanovich Posts 25.67 50 Breast At Vladimir Salnikov Cup

Ilya Shymanovich continues to dance around a possible 50m breast world record, posting another big-time performance tonight in Russia.

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Campionati Russi Andrei Minakov PB 50 Farfalla Sfiora Il WJR

Ai Campionati Russi in vasca corta in corso a San Pietroburgo, il 18enne Andrei Minakov nuota il personal best nei 50 fa sfiora il WJR

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Minakov Goes Lifetime-Best 22.5 Fly On Day 4 of Russian SC Champs, Shaves WJR

18-year-old Andrei Minakov chopped almost a half-second off of his career-best 50 fly, coming within a tenth of the world junior record benchmark.

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World Champions Chupkov, Rylov Among 40 At Russian Training Camp June 5-22

World Champs gold medalists Anton Chupkov and Evgeny Rylov are among the big names at Russia’s National Team training camp this month in Krugloye Lake.

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All Participants at Russian National Team Camp Test Negative for Coronavirus

The negative tests has allowed the participants in the camp to officially return to the water and resume training at Lake Krugloye. Above, World Championship bronze medalist Daria Vaskina.

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Going To Glasgow: Italians, Russians Headline Women’s Breaststroke

A pair of teenagers in Benedetta Pilato of Italy and Evgeniia Chikunova of Russia come in as two of the big favorites in the women’s breaststroke events.

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Oleg Kostin Breaks Russian 50 Fly Record Again in Saturday FInals

Anastasia Fesikova (above) defended her Russian title in the 50 back, while Oleg Kostin took out the Russian Record in the 50 fly.

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2019 World University Games: Day 6 Prelims Recap

South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker turns 22 today. She’ll look to celebrate with a clean sweep of breaststroke golds – the 50 breast heats are today.

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