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Rozaliya Nasretdniova Breaks Countrymate’s Junior World Record in 50 Fly; Just MIsses Russian Mark

Russian swimmer Rozalia Nasretdniova has broken the Junior World Record in the girls’ 50 fly at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games…

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Ottesen Records World’s Top Time In The 50 Butterfly

Jeanette Ottesen took the women’s 50 butterfly in Barcelona in a time of 25.27…

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Morozov Puts Up Second Fastest 50 Backstroke

Russian star Vlad Morozov followed his 100 freestyle win by taking the men’s 50 backstroke on day four of the Russian National Championships in Moscow…

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Two Junior World Records open Russian Nationals, but notable absences dominate

The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.

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European Champion Vitalii Melnikov Provisionally Suspended After Positive Tests for EPO

Russian Sergey Melnikov has been provisionally suspended by FINA after a positive test for EPO at the 2013 European Championships.

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Russians Break World Records One More Time to Close Herning 2013

Vlad Morozov and the Russian men have broken yet another relay World Record to finish off the 2013 European Short Course Championships.

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Two more national records, host of junior records fall at Russian Championships

Two more Russian national records fell in the final few days of swimming in Kazan. Oleg Kostin got in on…

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Nasretdinova, Popova making assaults on national record book at Russian Championships

Rosalie Nasretdinova has broken two junior national records at the Championships of Russia thus far, and was also only a…

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Chimrova Breaks 4th Meet Record in 100 Fly Prelims on Day 5 at Junior World CHampionships

Luke Percy was also among the top seeds coming out of prelims, with his coming in the 100 free. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Chimrova Leads A Strong Morning For Russia With A New Championship Record

Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Bentz Sprints Home to Win 200 IM at World Juniors Day 2

Gunnar Bentz beat a suddenly energetic final of the men’s 200 IM (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Seliskar Breaks Two Minutes, NAG Record in 200 IM Prelims at World Juniors

Andrew Seliskar became the first 15-16 in American history to clear two minutes in the 200 meter IM. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Russia Sends Most of Dominant Euro Juniors Roster to World Juniors

The Russians dominated the European Junior Championships, and largely the same roster heads to Dubai to take on the world. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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