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DC Trident Fill Final Roster Spot With Russian Sprinter Rozaliya Nasretdinova

Russian sprinter Rozaliya Nasretdinova has been announced as the most recent addition to DC Trident’s roster for season two of the ISL.

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Kirill Prigoda Swims 2:07 200 Breast, Upsets World Champion Chupkov

Kirill Prigoda didn’t swim the 200 breaststroke at last summer’s World Championships, but on Saturday he beat the World Champion none-the-less.


Andrei Minakov Rattles Personal-Best In 100 Free to Open Russia Cup

Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World Junior Champion in the 100 free, won that race on Friday at the 2020 Russia Cup, swimming within 3-tenths of his lifetime best.


Start Lists, Live Stream Revealed for 2020 Russian Swimming Cup Final

The 2020 Russian Swimming Cup will be held this weekend in Obninsk and feature World Champions Evgeny Rylov and Anton Chupkov (above).

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Russian Roundup: Fesikova’s Shoulder Injury, Grinev Will Race in October

Russian swimmer Anastasia Fesikova has shared more details about the shoulder injury that forced her to withdraw from the 2020 ISL season.

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Euro Jr. Champion Tatiana Belonogoff Gets Approval to Represent Russia

Belonogoff (center) represented Great Britain, where she’s lived her whole life, when she won gold at the 2018 European Junior Swimming Championships.


Aberdeen Off The Euro Jrs Hosting Table As LEN Reveals 2021 Calendar

The governing body over European aquatic sport, Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) has unveiled its official provisional calendar for the 2021 calendar year. 

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Worlds Silver Medalist Andrei Minakov Won’t Travel to Stanford This Year

Andrei Minakov, the defending World Championships silver medalist in the 100 fly, will defer the start of his training at Stanford University.


Russian Whistleblower: Russian Athletes Should Not Be Allowed at Tokyo Olympics

Grigory Rodchenkov, subject of the documentary Icarus, says that nothing has changed in spite of the punishments handed out by WADA last year.


2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Andrey Grechin Is Coming Out of Retirement

32-year old Andrey Grechin (right) retired after the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. With an extra year before Tokyo, he’s now attempting a comeback.


Russian National Team Begins 2nd Camp at Krugloye Lake, This Time with NT Coach

World Champion Evgeny Rylov (above) is among the participants in the 2nd camp. Sergey Chepik, the National Team head coach, will join for the 2nd training.

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Russia Swimming Federation Pubblica Il Calendario Gare 2020

Russia Swimming Federation pubblica un calendario aggiornato delle competizioni per il 2020. Si prevede la ripresa a fine ottobre.

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Russia Aims for Pool National Championship Dates in October in Kazan

World Champion Evgeny Rylov (above) and the rest of the Russian team are scheduled to swim their first post-pandemic national championship in October.

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Anton Chupkov’s Coach Kicked Out Of National Team Training Camp

A tense situation involving World Record holder Anton Chupkov reportedly bubbled over at the Russian National Team reopening training camp.

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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.