Russia swimming

Breaststroker Anton Chupkov Named Top Russian Athlete of 2019

After winning the World Championship in a new World Record time in the 200 breaststroke this summer, Anton Chupkov won the Pride of Russia award last week.

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WADA Executive Committee Endorses Non-Compliance, Olympic Ban for Russia

Pending appeal, consequences include losing hosting rights and special criteria for athletes to compete at major events, including the Olympic Games.

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In Defense of Russia’s Athletes, in Conviction of Russian Officials

The newly-announced WADA sanctions will be an annoyance for Russian athletes, but will impact most greatly the officials responsible for institutional doping.

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Maria Kameneva Gets 7th Russian Record of the 2019 European Championships

Maria Kameneva took her 7th Russian Record, but 1st gold medal, of the 2019 European Short Course Championships on Sunday.

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Russia Breaks United States’ World Record in Mixed 200 Medley Relay

With European Record holder Vlad Morozov on the breaststroke leg, the Russians broke the year-old World Record in the 200 medley relay on Thursday.

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Ilia Borodin Breaks European Junior, Russian Records in 400 IM

Ilia Borodin has broken both the European Junior Record and the Russian (all-ages) record in the 400 IM to take silver on Thursday in Glasgow.

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Going To Glasgow: Toussaint Looks To Take 50/100 Backstroke Double

It won’t be a path without obstacles, but Dutch woman Kira Toussaint could grab double gold in Glasgow in women’s backstroke.

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Anton Chupkov Nominated for Russian Athlete of the Year

After setting a World Record in the 200 breaststroke at the 2019 World Championships, Anton Chupkov has been nominated for Russian Athlete of the Year.

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Russia Announce 30-Strong Roster for European SC Champsionships

The team will look to replicate their performance in the 2017 edition of this meet where they finished top of the medal table.

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Russian World University Games Swimmer Alexandra Denisenko Commits to Harvard

Alexandra Denisenko represented Russia at the 2019 World University Games in the 200 IM and 400 IM individually, and also won a bronze medal in the 800 free relay.

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Maria Kameneva Tops Medal Table After Last Night of Russian SC Championships

Maria Kameneva finished the 2019 Russian SC Championships with 6 Golds and 1 Silver, placing her at the top of the medal table

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Vlad Morozov Secures 100th World Cup Series Gold Medal

Russia’s Vlad Morozov earned his 100th World Cup Series gold medal with his 50m free victory tonight in Budapest, Hungary.

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Tarasevich Joins NY Breakers, But Adds To Gray Area On ISL ‘Zero Tolerance’

Russian backstroker Grigory Tarasevich is the 4th male backstroker on the New York Breakers’ roster for the 2019 ISL season.

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Mondiali Junior: Minakov E Pallister Migliori Atleti, Ceccon Secondo

Mondiali Junior: Andrei Minakov e Lani Pallister sono stati proclamati nuotatore e nuotatrice dell’evento. Ceccon è secondo nella classifica individuale

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Andrei Minakov, Lani Pallister Named Swimmers of the Meet at World Juniors

Andrei Minakov (above) of Russia and Lani Pallister of Australia were named the top 2 swimmers at the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest.

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