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Pavel Samusenko, Beril Bocekler Scratch Prelims on Day 6 of 2019 World Juniors There were a handful of scratches out of heats on the final day of competition at 2019 World Junior Championships in Budapest.

Watch a Selection of Races from Day 5 Finals at 2019 World Juniors Thomas Ceccon of Italy won the 50 butterfly final on Day 5 of 2019 World Junior Championships in Budapest.

France, Bulgaria Join Medal Table; USA Lead Grows on Day 5 at 2019 World Jrs Two new countries made their appearance on the medals table as both Bulgaria and France earned bronze medals on Saturday. Josif Miladinov gave Bulgaria its first medal with a third-place finish in the 50 butterfly, going 23.48 for a new Bulgarian senior national record.

Khalafalla Takes Men's 50 Free For Egypt On Final Night Of African Games The pool swimming competition of the 2019 African Games wrapped up today in Morocco, but not before several new meet records bit the dust. Action kicked off in electrifying fashion in both the men's and women's 50m freestyle events, with Ali Khalafalla of Egypt taking the former in a time of 22.17.

Gallagher Becomes First-Ever Sub-25 Second South African Female 50 Freestyler Erin Gallagher hit a new 50m free PB of 24.95 at tonight's African Games, become the first-ever sub-25 second freestyler ever for South Africa.

Kristof Rasovszky - The new champion in 5km - FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2019 Kristof Rasovszky won the 5km at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2019 in Budapest. The Hungarian talent is aware, that the World Champions are much more competitive than a national com…

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Swimmer struck by lightning at Outer Banks Https://youtu.be/jyWVwU8RmxA.

Leon Marchand Takes World Juniors 4IM Bronze In New French National Record 17-year-old Leon Marchand earned bronze in the men's 400m IM while competing at the 2019 World Junior Championships, hitting a new senior French National Record in the process.

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Says Michael Phelps Texted Him After Crushing His Record Caeleb Dressel is the one to watch in the upcoming 2020 Olympics! The 22-year-old American swimmer got a surprising text after crushing Michael Phelps’ record. Caeleb opened up to Access Hollywood…

Gopro Hero 7 - Bancroft's X Swim Trek - Montenegro Since year 11, my friend and I have been wanting to go on a school swimming tour to an international country. At one point we had mentioned to the teacher that by the time we have left Bancroft&#82…

Swim Advisory Lifted For Seven Miami-Dade Beaches Just in time for the weekend, we’ve got good news for those who may be planning to head to the beach in between this weekend’s showers.

Maxine Parker Jumps to #6 on 50 Free All-time List for 17-18 Girls with 24.96 USA's Maxine Parker jumped to number six in history for 17-18 girls in the 50-meter freestyle with her 24.96 semi-final performance in Budapest. Parker entered the meet with a seed time of 25.21 which placed her twelfth on the all-time list for the age group.

Apostolos Papastamos Torches World Junior, Greek Records in 400 IM with 4:11.93 Greece's Apostolos Papastamos torched the World Junior Record and Championships Record in the final of the men's 400 IM in Budapest on Saturday night. He also took down the Greek national record of 4:14.41, set in 2012 by Ioannis Drymonakos at the European Championships.

Josif Miladinov Breaks 50 FL Buglarian National Record at 2019 World Juniors During the final of the men's 50 fly at the 2019 World Junior championships, 16-year-old Josif Miladinov swam his way to a bronze medal and Buglarian national record. In the semifinals, Miladinov first set the national record with a 23.60 to tie for third into the top 8.

Artur Barseghyan Lowers Own Armenian Record in 100m Free at World Juniors Artur Barseghyan broke the Armenian national record in during the semi-finals of the 100m free. He set the previous record in Gwangju last month.

Four-Day Ticket Packages Now on Sale for 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials With lower bowl tickets already sold out for 2020 Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, organizers announced the release of four-day ticket packages for the June 21-28, 2020, event Friday.

Lani Pallister Breaks the Championships Record in 1500m at World Juniors Lani Pallister wins gold medal in the 1500m free and breaks Championships Record, previously held by Delfina Pignatiello of Argentina.

World Champion James Guy Changes Coaches 1 Year Out From Tokyo With less than a year to go until the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, British dynamo James Guy has decided to change primary coaches. The 23-year-old former World Champion will remain at National Centre for Swimming at the University of Bath, but Guy will be saying good-bye to Coach Jol Finck and putting his faith now in Coach Dave McNulty.

2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships: Day Five Finals Live Recap FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Budapest 2019. Day Five Finals. The penultimate night of finals from the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships will have five finals on Saturday night in Budapest.

Sprinter Kali Sayovitz of Alexandria Swim Club Gives Verbal Nod to Purdue NEW COMMIT: Sprint freestyler Kali Sayovitz of Sauk Centre, Minn. has verbally committed to Purdue University and will join the Boilermakers in the fall of 2020.

2019 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Live Finals Recap Aussie Lani Pallister will be chasing down a distance sweep while countrywoman Bronte Job is just 0.02s off the 50 back championship record.

Jade Hannah Scratches 50 Free Semi-final on Day 5 at 2019 FINA World Juniors Jade Hannah gave up her spot in the women's 50 free semis to focus on the 50 back final. She already won the 100/200 back and is looking for the sweep.

2019 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview European silver medalist Archie Goodburn was top qualifier out of heats in the 50 breast but he'll be challenged going forward by Russia's Vladislav Gerasimenko, the reigning European Junior Champion and the 100 breast gold medalist here in Budapest.

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