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Japan’s Record Holder Yui Ohashi Disqualified In Women’s 200 IM

Japanese medal hopeful in the 200m IM, Yui Ohashi, was disqualified in the event tonight in Gwangju, rendering her unable to upgrade her silver from 2017.

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Sans Ikee, Japanese Women Clock 4×100 Free Relay NR, Qualify For Tokyo

While Rikako Ikee battles leukemia, her Japanese teammates qualified the women’s 4x100m free relay for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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ASIA: Ye Shiwen Re-Emerges as Medal Contender in 200 IM

If she reaches the podium, this would be her first major international medal since she won her Olympic 200 IM and 400 IM golds in 2012.

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2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Of the 8 events contested this morning, four will advance directly to the finals: the women’s and men’s 400 free, and the women’s and men’s 400 free relays.

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2019 World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Women’s 400 Free Relay Lineups

FINA has released the relay entries for Day 1’s prelims session of the women’s 4×100 freestyle at 2019 World Championships in Gwangju.

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2019 World Championships Quiet Contenders: Women’s Edition

Check out our list of 5 females to watch in Gwangju at the World Championships that may not be on your medal contention radar….yet.

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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 Preview: 200 IM is Still Hosszu’s Game

The World #1 in this event, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu looks prepared to take another World title in this event — the field behind her, though, is dangerous.

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2019 Sette Colli Trophy: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Current world #1 Margherita Panziera will contest the women’s 200 back on the third and final day of the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy in Rome.

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Sette Colli Day 3 Prelims: Andrew Leads 50 Fly, Hosszu Hits Meet Record In 2IM

American Michael Andrew dropped the 200 IM to go all-in on the 50 fly on day 3 of the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy in Rome, Italy.

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2019 Sette Colli Trophy Day 2 Finals Recap

Hungarian star Katinka Hosszu will contest the 400 IM this evening and the men’s 50 breast will see three of the world’s fastest swimmers compete.

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2019 Sette Colli Meet Preview: Italians’ Last Chance For Worlds Qualification

Over 500 athletes representing 39 nations will descend upon the Stadio Olimpico Curva Nord in Rome to race at the 56th edition of the Sette Colli Trophy.

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Mare Nostrum – Monaco: Watch the Speed Tournament Quarterfinals Races

Watch Felipe Lima’s meet record of 26.79 in the 50 breast, as well as the other quarterfinal races from the Speed Tournament at Mare Nostrum – Monaco.

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2019 Mare Nostrum – Canet: Day 1 Finals Live Recap Includes 58.78 By Peaty

Brazilian Bruno Fratus put up the 2nd fastest 50m free time of his career in Monte Carlo. Can he achieve a similar feat in Canet?

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Mare Nostrum – Monaco: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for live updates of the 2019 Mare Nostrum Tour stop in Monaco. Michael Andrew will be in action in the 100 back.

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