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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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Rylov Powers to 53.1 100 Back on Day 2 of Russian Nationals

On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.

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Morozov Beats His Windsor Silver Medal Mark At Salnikov Cup

Russian Vladimir Morozov clocked a swift 21.05 to take the men’s 50m freestyle in St. Petersburg after claiming silver in the event in Windsor in 21.14.

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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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2016 CURSO CORTO CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL: RESULTADOS DÍA 2°

2016 CURSO CORTO CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL 6° Diciembre – Diciembre 11°, 2016 Windsor, Ontario, Canada WFCU Centre Curso: 25 metros Eliminatorias: 0930…

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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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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Three Prelims Live Recap

Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.

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Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.

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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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Russian Olympic Team Members Make Final Rio Tuneup at Russian Cup

Veronika Popova will compete this weekend at the Russian Cup in Moscow.

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Russia Includes Yulia Efimova on Approved Olympic Roster

The Russian Swimming Federation has confirmed its roster for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at its meeting on June 7th,…

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