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Xu Jiayu Focuses On The Daily Details In Bid To Defend LCM World Title

“I enjoy the hardships,” is how 24-year-old World Record holder Xu Jiayu of China described his recent training at over 1500m above sea level. 

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Sun Yang Logging Altitude Meters In Hunt For Gwangju Gold

A group of China’s national swimming team, including Olympic champion Sun Yang, is currently training in Kunmig, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province.

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Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Top 10 Swims of the Year

As we wrap up our 2018 Swammy Awards, it’s time to look back at the top 10 swims of 2018.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Daiya Seto, Male Asian Swimmer Of The Year

SwimSwam’s 2018 Swammy Award for Male Asian Swimmer of the Year is bestowed upon Daiya Seto of Japan.

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

2018 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, December 11th – Sunday, December 16th Hangzhou, China Tennis Centre, Hangzhou Olympic &…

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2018 SC Worlds: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Aussie Mitch Larkin holds the world record in the 200 back (SCM), but will have to top a star-studded field in order to win his first gold medal in the event here on the final day of the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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2018 SC World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Preview

Jacob Pebley will make his individual debut on day 6 in the men’s 200 back.

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Team China Clocks New Asian Record En Route to 800 Free Relay Bronze

Olympic champion Sun Yang helped fuel Team China to 800 free relay bronze in a new Asian Record here in Hangzhou.

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Ryan Murphy Ties Official American 50 Back Record In 22.87

Ryan Murphy tied the official American Record in the men’s 50 back semi-finals.

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Evgeny Rylov Surprises With Russian Record In 50 Back Semis

Evgeny Rylov broke an eight-year-old National Record in the men’s 50 back semis.

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2018 SC World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Preview

Michael Andrew will contest the 50 free and 100 IM at day 3 prelims in Hangzhou.

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Race Video: Murphy Vs Xu Vs Kolesnikov In Men’s 100 Back

American Ryan Murphy hit the wall just .03 ahead of runner-up Xu Jiayu in tonight’s men’s 100m backstroke final at the Short Course World Championships.

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United States Advances SC World C’ships Medal Table Lead On Day 2

Olivia Smoliga’s win in the women’s 100m backstroke added another gold to the stars n’ stripes tally.

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