Russia swimming

Yuliya Efimova to Race Budapest, Indy Stops of FINA Champions Series

Olympic medalist Yuliya Efimova joins fellow Russians Vlad Morozov and Anton Chupkov among the early commitments to the series.

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Russian Olympian Daria Ustinova Joins Team Elite in San Diego

20-year old Russian Olympian Daria K. Ustinova is training with Team Elite in San Diego and will race 2 meets in the…

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After Turning Over Data To WADA, RUSADA Avoids Reinstated Suspension

WADA will not reinstate a suspension on RUSADA and will allow the association to continue operating after receiving lab data. But Russia could face suspension from 2020 Olympics if data is found to be tampered with.

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Russian Journalists Name Kliment Kolesnikov 2018 Athlete of the Year

Kliment Kolesnikov has been named one of the top 10 athletes of Russia in 2018.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Euro Male Swimmer of the Year Kliment Kolesnikov

Kolesnikov piled up a huge number of medals in 2018 and broke a World Record, even at only 18-years old.

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Katinka Hosszu Leads All Swimmers with $54k in SC Worlds Prize Money

The Hungarian was the biggest earner at the World Championships. Team USA led all nations with almost half-a-million dollars won.

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United States Wins Another FINA Championship Trophy

While the American point total was a historic

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Russian Women Break National Record in 800 Free Relay

That marks Russia’s 6th National Relay Record at the 2018 Short Course World Swimming Championships. (Above: relay anchor Veronika Andrusenko).

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Russian Teen Phenom Aleksandra Sabitova Scratches 200 Fly on Day 2

The 14-year old Russian still has not raced at the World Championships.

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Held, de Coursey, Jensen, and Grevers Will Swim Prelims 4Free Relay

Ryan Held will lead off the American 400 free relay in prelims at the Short Course World Championships.

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Vlad Morozov Won’t Swim 100 IM at Short Course World Championships

The Russian star swam two World Record times in the 100 IM at this year’s World Cup Series and didn’t lose the race once; but he won’t swim the event at Short Course Worlds.

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FINA Officially Ratifies Time-Adjusted Peaty World Record

Adam Peaty’s World Record in the 100 breaststroke, done in the final at the European Championships, has been ratified by FINA in spite of timing controversy.

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Russia Will Camp in Vladivostok before 2019 Worlds in Olympic Test

Vladivostok is the largest city in Far East Russia, and is just 1 time zone difference from 2019 Worlds hosts Gwangju and 2020 Olympic hosts Tokyo.

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Kliment Kolesnikov Breaks World Junior Record in 100 IM

RUSSIAN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS November 7-12, 2018 Kazan, Russia SCM (25m) Palace of Water Sports SC World Qualifying Standards…

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Morozov & 5 Other Russians Will Use World Cup for SC Worlds Qualifying

Morozov is the current leader of the overall points standings for the 2018 FINA World Cup Series.

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