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Meilutyte 100 Breaststroke Worlds Win – Post Race Interview

Women’s 100 Breaststroke – FINALS – 2013 FINA World Championships reported by swimswam / Braden Keith:  From one 16-year old…

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Meilutyte 100 Breast World Record, Post Race Interview

Meilutyte touched the wall in 1:04.35, breaking the Lithuanian, European, World Championship, and World Records in 1:04.35. (Image courtesy of FINA)

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6 WUGS Records Fall in 8 Races on Final Night of Universiade

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)

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Americans, Russians Poised to Finish Universiade With More Medals

Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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Sean Ryan Wins 1500 freestyle, Breaks 15 min Barrier at WUG

Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Herasimenia wins 50 Butterfly in WUG Record Time of 25.84

Aliaksandra Herasimenia took the women’s 50 butterfly in a World University Games record time of 25.84. The pervious games record of 25.97 was held by her fellow country woman Svetlana Khokhlova. (Photo credit: Janna Schulz)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: A New Star is Born in Russia

The HardCore Swim of the week goes to Russia’s Svetlana Chimrova for her Naitonal Record setting 100 meter fly swim…

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Muffat and Meilutyte post world’s bests in Monaco

On the second night of the Mare Nostrum competition in Monaco Olympic champion Camille Muffat dominated the field in the 400 freestyle…

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14-Year Old Ustinova Faster Than Missy at Same Age on Day 2 of 2013 Russian Cup

Arkady Vyatchanin went toe-to-toe in the men’s 100 backstroke final, and a young women’s backstroker put up an amazing time in the 200. (Stock Photo: Tim binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Day 2 Finals Preview, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

Can Kosuke Kitajima win the 100 Breaststroke for the 3rd straight Olympics? (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)

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Russia Names 32 Swimmers to 2012 Olympic Team

As their Junior squad was preparing to dominate in Belgium, the Russian federation has announced a 32-swimmer roster that will…

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5 of the top 5 fastest swims of 2012, in 2 days

Over the past two days we’ve seen 5 top 5 times of 2012, and there’s a new coach in Austin. This is a special weekend edition of SwimSwam News.

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