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The Top 15 Swimmers at the 2017 World Championships

With so many great swims over the course of the meet, we’ve narrowed it down to the top 15 performers overall.

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Tritonwear Race Analysis: 2017 World Champs Women’s 50m Breaststroke

On the final day of World Championships, Lilly King and Yulia Efimova faced off one last time. King won in World Record time, but what does the race analysis reveal?

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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FINA World Swimming Championships Day 7 Photo Vault

It’s the second to last day at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships, but it could also be called the…

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2017 World Champs Pick Contest: Day 6 Update Presented By TYR

Just 10 players correctly picked junior world record-holder Anton Chupkov to triumph over senior world record-holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200 breast.

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Just Lilly King – 2017 World Championships Photo Vault

Lilly King’s new world record in the 100m breaststroke is cause for celebration–and more Lilly King.

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Belmonte Proves She’s Here to Race with 1500 Free Silver, NR

Mireia Belmonte scored the silver tonight in the women’s 1500 free, looking better than she ever has before.

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King Gets The Last Laugh Over Efimova… For Now

That’s the greatest beauty of the King-Efimova Conflict (please don’t call it fingerwag-gate, for the love of god): even with resolution, it doesn’t end, as our friend Dr. Manhattan might blast forward from the Cold War to remind us.

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Ruta’s Back, Making Tomorrow’s 100 Breast Final an Instant Classic

Her time from the 100 breast semifinals tonight was her fastest since 2013.

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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 Preview: World Record Watch for Efimova

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

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2017 World Championships: World Record Watch List

Sarah Sjöström has shimmied her way right up to world records in the 50 and 100 free this year, on top of already being a threat to her own 50 and 100 fly WRs.

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Swimming Technique & Racing Strategy

Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.

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Mare Nostrum Canet Day 1: Historic Swims From Efimova & Sjostrom

Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Barcelona-Sjostrom Snares 4th Fastest 100 Free Ever

Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.

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