Russia swimming

Yekaterinburg, Russia Emerges as Only Bidder for 2023 World University Games

Yekaterinburg, Russia is the 4th-largest city in Russia and one of 11 that hosted matches of the 2018 men’s soccer World Cup.

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Russia Announces 9 Swimmer Roster for Open Water at 2019 World Champs

Russia has announced a roster 0f 9 swimmers to race in open water at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships this…

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14-Year Old Phenom Chikunova Wins 200 Breast at Russian Junior Championships

Russian Junior Swimming Championships May 15th-19th, 2019 Sura Water Sports Palace, Penza, Russia Boys aged 17-18 (2001-2002), Girls aged 15-17…

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(Video): Yulia Efimova unsure if she will swim 200 breast at Worlds

Yulia Efimova explained to SwimSwam whether she will swim the 200 breaststroke at World Championships or not. Efimova placed 3rd in the event at Russian Nationals, what theoretically would leave her out from defending her 2017 world champion title.

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12 Meet Records Broken at Russian Youth Swimming Championships

Andrei Chulkov was the top award winner at the meet, taking 8 total medals – including 6 golds.

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WADA Successfully Retrieves Russian Doping Samples for Re-Analysis

After missing a previous deadline to turn over Data, this time Russia was 2 months ahead of the deadline to produce the samples to WADA.

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Russia Announces 31-Swimmer Roster for 2019 World University Games

Russia is sending a powerful roster that includes, among others, Grigory Tarasevich (above)

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Russian Teenage Swimmer Given 4-Year Doping Ban

The All-Russian Swimming Federation (WWF) has disqualified swimmer Olesya Moiseeva from competition for 4 years after a positive doping test. The…

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World #1s and Another 2:07 for Chupkov – Top 5 Performances, Day 2

Nobody in history has been under 2:08 more times than Russia’s Anton Chupkov.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 1 Money Table

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary led the money table with $29,000 at the end of Day 1 of 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou.

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Russia Names 39-Swimmer Roster for 2019 European Junior Swimming Champs

Andrei Minakov (above) is one of 3 Russian swimmers scheduled for double duty at the 2019 European Junior and FINA World Championships this summer.

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Russia Announces 38-Swimmer Roster for 2019 World Championships

Anton Chupkov will return in 2019 to defend his World Championship in the 200 meter breaststroke.

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Arina Surkova Finishes Russian Championships with 50 Fly National Record

2019 RUSSIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS April 8th-12th, 2019 Moscow, Russia LCM (50m) pool Meet Results Live Stream Selection Procedures A new…

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Vladislav Grinev Didn’t Start Training for Swimming Until “15 or 16”

At 22, Grinev is now the Russian Record holder in the 100 free.

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Evgeny Rylov Wins 200 Back in Dominant Fashion at Russian Championships (Day 4)

The European Record holder Evgeny Rylov dominated the men’s 200 back on Thursday at the Russian Championships.

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