Olympic Swimming Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Sjostrom breaks 100m fly swimming record, wins worlds goldRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom broke the women's 100m butterfly world record for the second time in 24 hours to win gold in the final at the world swimming championships on Monday. Picture taken with an underwater camera shows Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom competing in the final of the women's 100m butterfly swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 3, 2015 Sjostrom clocked 55.64 seconds to shave 0.15s off the record she set in Sunday's semi as she retained the world title she won two years ago in Barcelona.

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  2. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Adam Peaty won the men's 100m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday to give Britain their first world champion in the event for 40 years. Great Britain's Adam Peaty reacts after winning the men's 100m breaststroke swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 3, 2015 The 20-year-old, who is making his worlds debut, swam 58.52 seconds with Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa taking silver at 0.07secs as he lost out to Commonwealth champion Peaty on the wall.

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  3. Peaty wins World breaststroke goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    The 20-year-old from Uttoxeter produced a superb finish to beat Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh at the touch in Kazan, Russia. Peaty clocked 58.52 seconds, Van der Burgh timed 58.59 and Briton Ross Murdoch took the bronze in 59.09.

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  4. The Water in Rio Is Full of Sludge and Rotting Fish - And Olympians Are Supposed to Swim in ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    It is a cheap and easy metaphor, made no more sophisticated or amusing by the fact that it is true. The Rio 2016 Olympics are caked in all kinds of shit.

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  5. Sweden's Sjostrom lowers own world mark in 100 flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    " Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden has lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold at the world swimming championships. Sjostrom first broke the world record in the semifinals Sunday and she took it lower by a hundredth of a second in the final.

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  6. Yulduz Kuchkarova won both the 100 and 200 backstroke races.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Kansas Jayhawks

    She went even faster early Monday morning, topping her own Uzbekistani national record in the 100-meter backstroke prelims at the 16th FINA World Championships at Kazan Arena. Kuchkarova, swimming in lane seven of the third of seven heats, swam a 1:02.80 in prelims to finish as her heat's runner-up and posted the 39th fastest time in a morning session that saw Hungary's Katinka Hosszu swim the fastest time in the world and seventh-fastest women's 100 backstroke of all-time.

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  7. Welsh swimmer Calum Jarvis fails to make World Championships final as Adam Peaty strikes goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    Adam Peaty won 100m breaststroke gold with Great Britain claiming three medals on the second night of swimming at the Kazan 2015 World Championships Welsh swimmer Calum Jarvis failed to make the 200m freestyle final as Adam Peaty won 100m breaststroke gold with Great Britain claiming three medals on the second night of swimming at the Kazan 2015 World Championships.

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  8. Britain's Adam Peaty wins 100 breaststroke at worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    Britain's gold medal winner Adam Peaty competes in the men's 100m breaststroke final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. South Africa's silver medal winner Cameron van der Burgh congratulates Britain's gold medal winner Adam Peaty after the men's 100m breaststroke final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.

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  9. Hosszu sets 200m medley world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Hungary's Katinka Hosszu set a world record for the women's 200 meters individual medley at the world swimming championships on Monday. Hosszu's time of two minutes 6.12 seconds broke the previous mark of 2:06.15 by Ariana Kukors of the United States, set at the world championships in Rome in 2009.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Ledecky shocked after improving 1,500 world record in heats - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida . United States' Katie Ledecky swims during her heat in the women's 1500m at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.

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  11. It's a family affair at Naperville Sprint TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Dick Phelan, 72, of Hinsdale, his three children and two grandchildren were among roughly 1,800 entrants in the Naperville Sprint Triathlon. It started with a 400-meter swim at Centennial Beach, then a 20-kilometer bicycle ride and finished with a 5K run.

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  12. Swimming: Staffordshire's Adam Peaty breaks 40-year record to become world championRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Staffordshire Newsletter

    Uttoxeter 20-year-old Peaty became the first British man to win gold in the event for 40 years, winning in 58.52sec in a neck and neck race with Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh. Peaty had set a new world record in London in April but said then: "I wasn't going for my world record, I was just going for gold.

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  13. Swimming world championships: 3 Canadians in finals on Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Pan Am Games medallist Katerine Savard qualified for the 100m butterfly final at the world championships in Russia. Three Canadian women will swim in finals Monday at the world championships in Kazan, Russia, while three more will compete in semifinals.

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  14. Golden girl McKeon's world relay successRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Illawarra Mercury

    Wollongong's swimming golden girl Emma McKeon is firing on all cylinders as the 2016 Olympic Games countdown ticks over to 12 months. The 21-year-old claimed her first gold medal of the 2015 World Championships in Russia on Sunday, helping Australia's 4x100 metres freestyle relay to the top of the podium ahead of Netherlands and the US.

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  15. Katie Ledecky broke a world record without even tryingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    AUGUST 03: Katie Ledecky of the United States reacts after setting a new world record of 15:27.71 in the Women's 1500m Freestyle Heats on day ten of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 3, 2015 in Kazan, Russia. ORG XMIT: 564886583 ORIG FILE ID: 482829754 Katie Ledecky is the world's most dominant athlete and one you may have never heard of.

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  16. Tom takes part in challenging open water raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    Open water swimming star, Tom Roberts of Halton Swimming Club, travelled to the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham at the weekend, to take part in the Blueseventy Big Swim 5km event. Always one to set new challenges for himself, Tom was part of a large field of 700 swimmers, ranging from aged 11 upwards, taking part in this race which is held annually to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

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  17. Live SwimmingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Radio Times

    Helen Skelton presents coverage of day two from Kazan Arena in Russia, including the final of the men's 100m breaststroke and women's 200m individual medley, in which Great Britain's Adam Peaty and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor will hope to be in contention.

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  18. Joao De Lucca Discusses 200 Free Prelim, Emotional 400 Free RelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    It's been three weeks since Brazil's Joao De Lucca won the 200 freestyle with South American record . He's in the hunt for a place in the final at the FINA world championships, and he said he's looking to make some changes to his performance to get that to happen.

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  19. Kate the Great makes it eightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    With an expression that seems to say, "What the heck ... why not another world record?", Katie Ledecky reacts to breaking her own mark in the 1,500 freestyle at the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. With an expression that seems to say, "What the heck ... why not another world record?", Katie Ledecky reacts to breaking her own mark in the 1,500 freestyle at the World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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  20. Griffith's Emma strikes gold at world swim titlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Commonwealth Games champion Emma McKeon was part of the women's 4x100m relay team that won gold ahead of the Netherlands and defending champions the United States. The team of Emma, sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell and Emily Seebohm completed the event in 3:30.98, more than two seconds ahead of the silver medallists and three seconds ahead of the Americans.

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