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Pilato Comes .01 Shy of Own 50 Breast WJR at Italian Trials Day 4 Prelims
April 3, 2021 — Swimming a 29.62, Pilato came just .01 off of her own Italian and World Junior record of 29.61 from December, which made her the #4 performer in history.
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Toussaint 59.85 100 Back, Martinenghi 59.10 100 Breast In Geneva
Jan. 17, 2021 — Two-time European Short Course champion Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands took down the Geneva International Meet record in the women’s 100m backstroke to close out the 3-day meet. The 26-year-old first produced a morning swim of 1:00.50 to take the top seed, overwriting the meet record of 1:01.32 Carlotta Zavkova put on the books back in 2018. Then in tonight’s final, Toussaint touched in a super solid 59.85 to reap the top prize in the only sub-minute time of the field. Splitting 29.17/30.68, Toussaint defeated the field by well over 2 seconds en route to posting a time just outsid ...
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Zhang Yufei Stars at Chinese Trials With 55.73 in 100 Fly; Yu Yiting Sets WJR in 200 IM
May 2, 2021 — Zhang Yufei reaffirmed her status as an Olympic-title contender in the 100-meter butterfly by clocking 55.73 at the Chinese Nationals.

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No Olympic 200br Bid For Efimova As Chikunova Wins; Russian 200IM Record For Zhilkin
April 8, 2021 — Yulia Efimova will not seek her third Olympic 200br medal after she finished outside the top two at the Russian Swimming Championships.

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Ilya Borodin Lowers Own Russian, World Junior Records In 400 IM
April 3, 2021 — The 18-year-old booked a spot on Russia's Olympic team by breaking his National and World Junior Records of 4:11.50 in the men's 400 IM.

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Martinenghi Goes 59.10 For His Third-Fastest 100Br; Pellegrini And Toussaint Shine In Geneva
Jan. 17, 2021 — The 54th Geneva International Challenge ended with Nicolo Martinenghi swimming the third-fastest 100 breaststroke of his career in 59.10 and Federica Pellegrini wrapping up the 100-200 free double. Martinenghi split 27.71/31.39 to lower the meet mark of 59.36 set by Arno Kamminga in the morning heats. Kamminga, the third-fastest man in history over 100 with a time of 58.43, was second in 59.21. Link to results Nicolo Martinenghi; Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick Martinenghi’s time ranks behind only his PB of 58.75 at the Italian Winter Championships in December and the 59.01 from the 20 ...
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#4 Amy Tang Announces Verbal Commitment to Stanford Class of 2025
July 18, 2020 — Bellevue, Washington native Amy Tang , the number 4 recruit on our list of top 20 girls from the high school class of 2021 , has announced her intention to swim at Stanford University beginning in the fall of 2021. Tang is the last of our Top 20 recruits to make her decision known. She will join #2 Torri Huske , #8 Samantha Tadder , “best of the rest” category member Meghan Lynch , Anna Shaw , and Lauren Burch in the Cardinal class of 2025. “I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at Stanford University! It has been my dream ever since I was twelve, and I a ...
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On-Fire 17-Year-Old Shkurdai Downs Another Record Hitting 59.0 100 Back
July 17, 2020 — On-fire 17-year-old Anastasiya Shkurdai shows no signs of slowing down at this 2020 Belarus Open, producing her second national record en route to another lifetime best. After already taking the 100m free on night 1, as well as the 100 fly on night 2, with the latter event’s time of 56.95 setting a new Belarusian national standard, the teen tackled the 100m backstroke here in Brest. Entering this meet, Shkurdai’s career-quickest 1back mark rested at the 1:00.59 she put up at this same meet in 2019. Just over a year ago, the teen posted splits of 29.75/30.84 to take the national title ...
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17-Year-Old Anastasiya Shkurdai Crushes 56.95 100 Fly Lifetime Best
July 16, 2020 — 17-year-old Anastasiya Shkurdai broke the Belarusian national record in the women’s 100m fly while competing on day 3 of the 2020 Belarus Open in Brest. After posting a speedy mark of 58.27 in the prelims to represent the only sub-minute swimmer of the field, the European Short Course champion busted out a menacing statement swim of 56.95 to stand atop the podium with the gold medal around her neck. Splits are not available at the time of publishing, but Shkurdai’s time tonight signified her first venture under the 57-second mark. Her lifetime best and previous national record stood ...
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Chalmers Hits 3rd Fastest 200 Free Of Career, McKeown With 58.8 100 Back
March 14, 2020 — Swimming is still going on strong down under, as we saw day 2 action of the 2020 New South Wales State Open Championships. Kyle Chalmers , Emma McKeon , and Kaylee McKeown were among the elite performers who brought the heat during day 1 and the trio, plus more, were back in action today at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Center (SOPAC). For 25-year-old Olympian McKeon, we reported how she nailed a new Aussie All Comers Record in the women’s 100m fly to take tonight’s gold in that event. Hitting the wall in 56.36, McKeon logged the 3rd fastest tim ...
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Dutch & Swiss Among Nations Headed To Antwerp Diamond Race
March 5, 2020 — The 2020 Antwerp Diamond Race taking place in Belgium represents a 2020 Olympic Games qualifying competition. As such, we’ll be looking for quick swims from the Belgian, Swiss, Dutch, Danish and more headed to the Wezenberg Pool for the 2-day affair.
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@SwimXps  Racing in Antwerp, the Diamond Race #swimming competition underway
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Top Ten Tweets from the Bloomington Pro Series Meet - Swimming World News
May 28, 2019 — The TYR Pro Series is heating up in record-setting fashion. Here are the top ten tweets from the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Bloomington.
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Regan Smith Clips Own 100 Back WJR in Bloomington
May 20, 2019 — Regan Smith shaved 0.01s off the 100 back World Junior Record she set last summer.
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Regan Smith Drops 58.82 100 Back at 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington For New World Junior Record - Swimming World News
May 19, 2019 BLOOMINGTON IND. — Regan Smith dominated the backstroke at the Bloomington Pro Series this pas weekend. On Sunday she clipped the 100 backstroke World Junior Record.
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Evgeniia Chikunova Breaks 200 Breast SCM World Junior Record at Salnikov Cup - Swimming World News
Dec. 22, 2019 — Evgeniia Chikunova of Russia broke the world junior record in the 200 breast in short course meters on Saturday at the Salnikov Cup in Moscow, Russia.
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