Russia swimming

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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Kliment Kolesnikov Breaks Russian Junior Record in 100 Free

Kolesnikov swam a 48.0 on a 400 free relay leadoff on Tuesday at the Youth Olympic Games.

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American Rhyan White Swims Best Time in 100 Back at YOG Day 1 Prelims

White, currently a freshman at Alabama, leads a loaded field into the semi-finals.

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Kliment Kolesnikov Entered in 3 Individual Races at Youth Olympic

Kolesnikov is a World Junior Record holder in freestyle, but has been focusing on the backstroke races at recent championship meets.

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GQ Russia Names Evgeny Rylov Sportsman of the Year

21-year old Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been named the GQ Russia Sportsman of the Year. GQ is a men’s fashion,…

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IOC Athletes’ Committee Supports Alterations of RUSADA Plan; USADA Opposed

The athletes’ commission includes double pole vault Olympic gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva, who was forced out as the head of RUSADA in 2017 for criticizing WADA’s original punishment of the organization.

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World Record Holder Kliment Kolesnikov Chosen for 2018 Youth Olympics

Kolesnikov is one of eight Russians that will be sent to Buenos Aires: a group full of some of the best junior swimmers in Europe.

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Kolesnikov Speaks On WR, Euros Drug Testing, Efimova/King, & More

Russian star backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov speaks on a wide variety of topics following a World Record in the 50 back at the 2018 European Championships.

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Russia Chooses Kuimov Over In-Form Sadovnikov for Men’s Medley Final

Kliment Kolesnikov (above) should give Russia a significant lead in the men’s medley final, but the question mark will be if their young butterflier Egor Kuinov can hold it.

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Evgeny Rylov Takes Out European Record in 200 Back

The record-breaking swim comes at the end of a season that saw Rylov battling a shoulder injury all year.

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Oleg Kostin Becomes First Russian Man Under 23-Seconds in 50 Fly

2018 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS August 3-9, 2018 (swimming portion) Glasgow, Scotland Tollcross International Swimming Centre Meet Central Program Psych…

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