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Yulia Efimova wags finger as Lilly King rivalry heats up (video)

The Lilly KingYulia Efimova rivalry is back on, but this time the Russian is wagging her finger.

Efimova missed the 100m breaststroke world record by .01 in the semifinals at the world swimming championships in Budapest on Monday. 192 more words

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Peaty, Sjostrom grab spotlight at world championships, Oleksiak fourth in fly

BUDAPEST, Hungary — With Katie Ledecky taking the night off, Adam Peaty and Sarah Sjostrom shared the spotlight Monday at the world championships.

Peaty romped to victory in the 100-metre breaststroke, while Sjostrom just missed breaking her own world record in the 100 butterfly. 106 more words

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Sarah Sjostrom follows world record with 100m butterfly title (video)

Swede Sarah Sjostrom just missed breaking a second world record in as many days at the world swimming championships.

Still, Sjostrom easily won her fourth world title in the 100m butterfly in 55.53 seconds, following her Olympic gold medal. 193 more words

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Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold, misses world record

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty repeated as world 100m breaststroke champion with the second-fastest time in history on Monday.

Peaty clocked 57.47 seconds, trailing only his Rio Olympic-winning swim of 57.13. 252 more words

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It's the journey that counts.

Training for a triathlon while recovering from major abdominal surgery probably isn’t a recommended combination but that’s the challenge I’d set. I had 17 weeks, just under 4 months, from knife to skin until the start of the triathlon. 835 more words

Fitness

Fahal Island Swim 2017

Before I moved to Oman I did some googling looking for events that I might like to participate in; top of that list was the Fahal Island Swim. 704 more words

Merton swimmers make a splash at London Youth Games

Swimmers Maia Dunleavy, Kelly Bone, Sophie Whelan and Leah Thomas-Daye made a splash at the London Youth Games when they won silver and bronze medals. 160 more words

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