Yulia Efimova

Russian Olympic Committee Prez Targets Top Three Medal Haul in Rio

Will Yulia Efimova add to Russia’s overall medal standings in the country’s quest to finish overall top three in Rio?

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Tantalizing Tuesday: Russia Releases Kazan World Championships Hype Video

We all speak the same language when it comes to fast racing and thrilling finishes in the sport of swimming,…


Morozov Posts World’s Second Fastest Time in the 50 Freestyle on the Final Day of Russian Nationals

Vladimir Morozov recorded a season’s best and the world’s number two time in the 50 freestyle winning the event in a time of 21.65…


Rylov Posts Top Five Time to Win the 200 Backstroke at the Russian National Championships

50 backstroke junior world record holder Evgeny Rylov took the men’s 200 backstroke with ease posting a time of 1:56.44…


Yulia Evimova Is On Top Of World Rankings In A Second Event After First Day of Russian Nationals

The 2015 Russian National Championships kicked off yesterday, bumping Yulia Efimova back on top of the world rankings in the 50…

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FINA Conducted 1,667 Doping Tests in 2014, Including the One That Caught Park

5 swimmers were tested 6 or more times by FINA alone in 2014.


Efimova Speeds Through 200 Breaststroke on Day 2 of SCS March Senior Invite

Russian breaststroker Yulia Efimova put up a second straight day of big swims on Sunday at the 2015 CA Southern California…


Russia’s Yulia Efimova Makes Earth-Shattering Return to Competition in California

Three-time World Champion Yulia Efimova of Russia made her return to competition after a 16-month suspension on Saturday with a spectacular result.


WADA Data: Blood testing on the rise, Aquatics among most-tested Olympic sports

This month, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released its 2013 Anti-Doping Testing Figures Report – in short, an aggregation of all of the drug testing data it acquired over the past year.

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Russia Announces Roster For 2014 European Championships

The Russian Swimming Federation announced their 34 swimmer roster for the 2014 European Championships set for August 18-24 in Berlin.

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Yulia Efimova Suspended For 16 Months, Stripped of Medals and World Record

World Champion Yulia Efimova has been stripped of four European titles and two World Records by FINA after a positive doping test.


Two Junior World Records open Russian Nationals, but notable absences dominate

The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.

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List of New European Championships Medal Winners After Efimova’s Suspension

Rikke Moeller-Pedersen will be the new European Champion and Record holder of the 200 breaststroke after FINA approves the reshuffle of results from Herning.

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FINA Approves Only Some of the WR Standards Swum at 2013 Euro SC; Still Waiting on Russia

While the Russians await their records, the Danish women (including above, Mie Nielsen, Rikke Moeller-Pedersen, Jeanette Ottesen, and Pernille Blume) celebrate their newly-ratified World Records.

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FINA Anti-Doping Commission Hears Case of Yulia Efimova; Ruling Awaits

World Champion Yulia Efimova has had her case heard in front of the FINA Doping Panel, Russian media reports.


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