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2019 World Champs Previews: King & Efimova Go 1:03-Hunting In Women’s 100 BR

Lilly King vs Yulia Efimova is one of swimming’s greatest rivalries with two of its most colorful personalities in the sport.

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Japanese Gold Medalists In Gwangju Earn Auto Qualification For 2020 Olympics

For Japan, taking Gwangju gold carries extra significance, as these World Championships represent a qualifying opportunity for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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2019 World Champs Previews: Strategic Decisions Highlight Mixed Medley Relay

World Champs gold could come down to strategic lineup decisions in the mixed medley relay, the newest event in the 2020 Olympic program.

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2019 World Champs Preview: USA V. Aussies V. Canada in Women’s Medley Relay

The American, Canadian, and Aussie women will all be gunning for the 2019 medley relay title. With an all-star line-up, it can be anyone’s race.

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2019 World Champs Preview: Can the 200 Breast Winner Beat Annie Lazor’s Time?

Annie Lazor won’t be swimming at Worlds. With it being unclear whether Yulia Efimova, the defending World Champ, is swimming it — can the winner beat Lazor?

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Il Giappone Aggiunge 8 Atleti Alla Nazionale Per I Mondiali Di Gwangju

CAMPIONATI NAZIONALI GIAPPONESI 2019 – JAPAN OPEN 30 Maggio – 01 Giugno 2019 Tokyo International Swimming Pool Vasca Lunga 50…

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8 Additional Japanese Swimmers Make Gwangju Roster; Brings Total Lineup To 25

Freestyle ace Naito Ehara was added to the Japanese lineup for the 2019 World Championships, helping bring the entire roster count to 25 for the nation.

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Ippei Watanabe Puts Up Another Sub-2:08 2Breast To Close Out Japan Open

Reigning World Record holder Ippei Watanabe proved he is a gold medal contender for this summer’s World Championships, convincingly winning the 200m breast on the final night of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Open Day 2: Yui Ohashi Crushes Another 4:33 400 IM

Yui Ohashi rocked another world-class 400m IM to notch the only World Championships qualifying time on day 2 of the 2019 Japan Open.

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Japan Open: Aoki & Koseki Earn World C’ships Qualification In 100 Breast

Yasuhiro Koseki clinched a World Championships qualifying time in the men’s 100m breaststroke, but reigning SCM 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto wasn’t far behind.

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Japan’s World C’ships Roster Grows After Just 1 Day Of Japan Open

Reona Aoki moved into the #4 slot among the women’s 100m breast world rankings, clinching a spot on Japan’s World Championships roster in the process.

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2019 Japan Open: Start Lists & Meet Preview

Yui Ohashi will be back at it this week, competing at the Japan Open, the final qualifier for this summer’s World Championships.

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Koseki Misses 1Breast Worlds QT On Day 2 Of Japan C’ships

Pan Pacs gold medalist Yasuhiro Koseki misses the World Championships qualifying time in the 100m breast.

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World Ranking Shake-Ups Galore At 2019 Konami Open

2019 KONAMI OPEN Saturday, February 16th & Sunday, February 17th International Swimming Centre, Chiba Prefecture Prelims at 9am local (7pm…

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Daiya Seto Swims Lights Out, Produces 4:09/1:56 IM Combo In Hamamatsu

At the Hamana Bay Long Course Championships, Japanese National Record holders Daiya Seto and Yui Ohashi were among those who belted out some world ranking shake-ups

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