Svetlana Chimrova

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Multitude of WJRs, Russian Records Fall at Russian SC Nationals

A number of records, including 4 WJRs from Kliment Kolesnikov, fell at the 2017 Russian SC Championships

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Russian Women Break European Record To Win Medley Relay Silver

The Russian women crushed the European and Russian national records to win silver in the women’s 400 medley relay.

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FINA World Swimming Championships Day 2 Photo Vault

For those of us in the swim media business, these are busy days indeed.  Our team is working hard to…

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2017 Worlds Preview: Chaos To Ensue In Mixed 400 Medley Relay

The Americans are the front-runners, but there is no margin for error in the mixed medley relay.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Sjöström Followed by Youth in 100 Fly

Sjöström has been unstoppable this year, and Budapest will be no different.

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Yulia Efimova Clocks 200 Breast Within .72 Of World Record In Spain

Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.

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2017 Mare Nostrom Monaco: Battles Brewing On Day 1 Prelims

Aussie speedster James Magnussen made his post-Rio debut today in Monaco, notching the 2nd seed in the 100m freestyle in 49.29.

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Morozov Downs Rusian Record with 21.4 50 Free to Close Russian Champs

In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.

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Rylov Ties Russian Record in 50 Back; Puts Up #1 200 Back at Russian Champs

Shortly after hitting a qualifying mark in the 50 back semis, Evgeny Rylov cranked out the fastest 200 back in the world this year, winning with a 1:53.81.

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Chimrova Breaks Russian Record with 57.4 100 Fly on Day 3 of Russian Championships

Chimrova led the 100 fly semifinals with a 57.4, lowering her own Russian National Record by over 3 tenths.

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Vote for the Russian Swimming Federation’s People’s Choice Awards

Look here to vote for the Apollo and Aphrodite Awards, the people’s choice awards of the Russian Swimming Federation.

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Three Russian Records Fall At Short Course Russian Champs

A trio of national records dropped over five days at the Short Course Russian Championships in Kazan this week.

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Yuliya Efimova Calls Out Michael Phelps For Smoking Weed

When asked about Lilly King’s comments in the lead up to a heated 100 breast final, Efimova responded, “Then what would she say about Michael Phelps?”

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Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.

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Svetlana Chimrova Breaks Russian Record in 100 Fly at Russia Cup

2016 Russia Cup July 17th-18th, 2016 Ruza, Russia Long Course Meters Full, live results available here Svetlana Chimrova has broken…

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