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Alex Walsh Shatters 17-18 LCM 200 IM NAG with 2:09.01 The biggest difference between Walsh tonight and her performance at this past Summer's Pan American Games is that she came home much faster tonight.

2019 US Open Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap American record-holder Simone Manuel is top seed in the women's 50 free on Day 2 at 2019 U.S. Open Championships.

Abbey Weitzeil Becomes First Woman Under 21 Seconds in 50-Yard Freestyle Clocking a time of 20.90 tonight to win the A-final at the 2019 Minnesota Invite, Weitzeil blew away the field with a stunning swim. More importantly, she takes over a full tenth off of her old best, and the old American, NCAA, and U.S. Open records, which stood at 21.02.

2019 Minnesota Invitational: Day 2 Finals Live Recap The 400 medley relays, women's 1-meter, and men's 3-meter will also be contested in tonight's finals session. This race was a stroke-for-stroke battle between Michigan freshman Kaitlynn Sims and Texas junior Evie Pfeifer until the final six lengths, as Michigan's Sierra Schmidt pulled about even with them.

Swim Poll of the Week: Which Team Will Win the ISL Final in Las Vegas? This is the Swim Poll of the Week for Thursday, December 5, 2019, sponsored by Strechcordz Swim Training Products. In our last poll, we wanted to know: Which team will win the International Swimming League final in Las Vegas? Will it be Energy Standard, London Roar, Cali Condors or the LA Current?

2019 US Open Day 2 Finals: Atlanta Heats Up With Melanie Margalis' 2:08 200 IM Plus 32-Year-Old Meet Record Falls to Katie Ledecky in 400 Free Katie Ledecky has added to the meet record assault at the 2019 US Open in Atlanta as she broke the oldest record on the books in the legendary Janet Evans' 1987 400 free record that was the world record at the time.

15-Year Old Stephan Steverink Adds 4:21 in 400 IM to Big Results in Brazil 15-year old Brazilian Stephan Steverink continues to turn heads at the national age championships this week in Vitória.

2019 US Open Championships: Leah Smith Scratches 200 IM B-Final Leah Smith and Khader Baqlah were the only swimmers to scratch A - or B-finals Thursday. Smith is the No. 2 seed in the 400 free.

Gabriel Araya Breaks Chilean National Record in 200 Fly Time Trial at U.S. Open Gabriel Araya has broken the Chilean Record in the 200 fly several times in the last 2 years. His latest effort pulls him closer to an Olympic Invite.

Four hour shoulder operation a success for Olympic great Petria Thomas Australian swimming great Petria Thomas' shoulders have served her well, carrying her to three Olympic gold and eight Commonwealth Games gold medals in a stellar career but they have also been her worst nightmare.

Glasgow 2019 LEN European Short Course Championships - Day 2 Russia smashes WR, Dutch double, Rapsys gets second gold. The second day saw the first world record of the 20th European Short-Course Swimming Championships: the Russian mixed medley relay brought down the global mark.

UC Santa Barbara's Danny Roland On the Gaucho's Great Year - and GCC Rivals Pacific and Pepperdine UC Santa Barbara men's water polo goalie Danny Roland spoke about a season that, 40 years after the Gauchos' only NCAA title, was one of the season's best.

2019 European Short Course C'ships Day 2 National Record Round-Up Apostolos Christou 100 Back. Umit Gures 100 Fly. Tjasa Oder 800 Free. Julia Hassler 800 Free. Tomas Franta 100 Back.

Max Litchfield claims gold at the European Short Course Championships Britain's Max Litchfield wins his first major international title at the European Short Course Championships in Glasgow.

Saint Scholastica Girls and Holy Cross Boys Take the LHSAA DII Championship Gabrielle O’Neil of Saint Scholastica broke her own 200 freestyle record while 3 male swimmers earned double winner status.

Marius Kusch Breaks Decade-Old German Record in Men's 100 SCM Butterfly German swimmer Marius Kusch has broken a decade-old National Record in the 100 fly and posted a world-leading time at the European Championships.

Russia Breaks United States' World Record in Mixed 200 Medley Relay With European Record holder Vlad Morozov on the breaststroke leg, the Russians broke the year-old World Record in the 200 medley relay on Thursday.

For Now, Russia Remains Atop European Short Course Championships Medal Table Kliment Kolesnikov helped bring Russia to the wall first in the mixed medley relay tonight in Glasgow, notching a World Record with his team in the process.

Natare Provides New Headwall for Brantford, Ontario Aquatic Centre for FINA Compliancy INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Natare Corporation, along with their Canadian partner, Austin Carroll Pool Construction Ltd., recently provided a stainless steel headwall to assist the multi-faceted Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre with FINA compliancy. FINA is the governing organization of all aquatics.

Rapsys At The Double As Russia Take Relay World Record And Henique Flies At European Championships European Short-Course Championships. Glasgow, Day 2 Finals and Semi-Finals. Danas Rapsys dug deep into his reserves and produced a late surge to claim the 200m freestyle title to add to his 400m gold on the second night of finals at the European Short-Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

Russia Doping Sanctions 'Mandatory', Says IOC Boss, If WADA Imposes Four More Years Of Pain The doping sanctions recommended for Russia in the latest fallout in a deep doping scandal systematic in nature and including cheating at an Olympic Games right under the nose of testers in an official laboratory are "mandatory" and must be observed, Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, declared today.

2019 US Open Day Two Prelims: Ledecky Rattles Janet Evans 1987 Meet Record in 400 Free Prelims; Foster Breaks Lochte Meet Record in 200 IM The second day of the 2019 US Open in Atlanta is in full force with the heats of the 400 free, 200 IM and 50 free on the heat sheets. Meet records fell from Melanie Margalis and Carson Foster in the 200 IM, and Simone Manuel and Bruno Fratus in the 50 free.

Duncan Scott Drops 400 IM, Goes All-In On 200 Free For Day 2 In Glasgow After producing a Scottish national record in the morning heats of the men's 400m IM, Duncan Scott has decided to forego the final and tackle the 200 free.

2019 US Open Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap Prelims on day 2 of the 2019 U.S. Open will feature the women's and men's 400 free, 200 IM and 50 free.

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