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Nataraj seventh in world junior swimming, achieves ‘B’ qualifying mark for Tokyo Games

The Bengaluru swimmer also holds the national records in the 50m backstroke (25.83 secs) and 200m backstroke (2:02.08 secs)—both marks were set at the senior worlds in Gwangju, South Korea.
A file photo of Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
A file photo of Srihari Nataraj.(AP)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Caeleb Dressel emerges with Michael Phelps aura after scandal-hit world swim

Dressel came away from Gwangju with six gold medals and two silvers, winning all four of his individual events and obliterating Phelps’s 10-year-old 100 metres butterfly world record for good measure.
Caeleb Dressel celebrates taking gold in the final of the men's 100m butterfly event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AFP)
Caeleb Dressel celebrates taking gold in the final of the men's 100m butterfly event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 10:56 AM IST
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Gwangju, South Korea | ByAgence France-Presse

World Championships: Hungarian swimmer held in Korea over alleged sexual harassment

Local police are investigating allegations against the Olympic bronze medallist, who was detained and questioned over an incident at a nightclub in Gwangju, some 330 kilometres (200 miles) south of Seoul.
File photo of Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi.(AFP)
File photo of Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 08:46 PM IST
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Gwangju | ByAFP

American Caeleb Dressel breaks Michael Phelps’s world record in men’s 100m butterfly at World Championships

Dressel shaved 0.32 seconds off Michael Phelps’ former record of 49.82 set at the 2009 worlds in Rome.
United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after his men's 100m butterfly semi-final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AP)
United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after his men's 100m butterfly semi-final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AP)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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Gwangju, South Korea | ByReuters

Matt Wilson ties men’s 200m breaststroke world record

The Commonwealth bronze medallist went out fast in Gwangju and finished strong to win his semi-final in two minutes, 6.67 seconds.
File image of Australian swimmer Matt Wilson(Twitter)
File image of Australian swimmer Matt Wilson(Twitter)
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 06:24 PM IST
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Gwangju | ByAFP

World Swimming Championships: Katie Ledecky withdraws from 200, 1,500 freestyle

Ledecky, who won Olympic gold in the 200, 400 and 800 in Rio, had been feeling under the weather since arriving in South Korea last week.
File image of US swimming star Katie Lede(AP)
File image of US swimming star Katie Lede(AP)
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 09:03 AM IST
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Gwangju | ByReuters
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