Yan Zibei

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ASIA: Refugee Swimmer Mardini Fulfills Vow to Return to Budapest

Years ago in Budapest, Mardini and her sister slept in a train station and weren’t staying under favorable conditions. She then promised herself she would return to the city one day, but under different circumstances.

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ASIA: Jiayu Wins China’s 1st 100 Back World Champs Gold Ever

Xu Jiayu is now the first Chinese man ever to win a gold medal in the men’s 100 back at long course World Championships.

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Yasuhiro Koseki Lowers Asian Record To 27.17 In 50 Breast

Yasuhiro Koseki took down his own Asian record in the men’s 50 breast on day 3 in Budapest.

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Zibei Lowers Own Chinese Mark, Koseki Ties Asian Record In 50 Breast

Yan Zibei lowered his Chinese record in the men’s 50 breast.

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van der Burgh Posts 5th Fastest Of All-Time, African Record In 50 BR

Cameron van der Burgh broke his own African Record in the 50 breast heats.

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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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The Official SwimSwam 2017 World Champs Preview/Predictions Tracker

Don’t want to miss a single one of our 2017 World Championship event-by-event previews or predictions? We’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page and come back daily for updated predictions and links out to each new event preview.

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2017 Worlds Previews: Peaty Teasing 57 Barrier in 100 Breast

Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.

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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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Peaty Cracks 27, Ikee Doubles Up On Day Of Japan Open

Rikako Ikee picked up two wins on the second day of the Japan Open.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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Sun Yang Posts 3:46 At Chinese Student Games

Chinese Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang won the 400 meter freestyle on the first day of the 2017 Chinese Student…

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WATCH: Race Videos From Day 8 of the Chinese National Championships

On day 8, Wang Shun swept the IMs as he captured the 400 IM title.

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Sun Yang Completes Distance Sweep on Day 8 of Chinese Nationals

Sun, the 1500 free World Record holder, clocked in at 15:04.15. That’s well off his record time of 14:31.02, but still good enough to win by almost 4 seconds

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WATCH: Race Videos From Day 7 of the Chinese National Championships

On day 7, Chinese backtroke star Xu Jiayu continued to rewrite the record books with a 24.42 in the 50 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process

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