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Kosuke Kitajima: Swimmers Need To Start Writing The Next Chapter Following Tokyo 2020 Postponement
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March 26, 2020— Four-time Olympic champion Kosuke Kitajima – the only man in history to have won back-to-back breaststroke titles – believes athletes must prepare for every eventuality and overcome every hurdle in the light of the postponement of Tokyo 2020. The Japanese – known as the ‘Frog King’ – won the 100 and 200m breaststroke at Athens 2004 before a successful defence four years later in Beijing saw him write his own entry in the record books. That record of being the only male breaststroker to have retained an Olympic title – and the sole swimmer, man or woman, to have defended the 100m gold ...

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Video: Adam Peaty Shares Thought on Olympic Postponement, Staying Indoors
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March 24, 2020— Coming on the heels of the announcement earlier today that the Tokyo Olympics would be postponed, as well as British Swimming’s release supporting that announcement, world record holder Adam Peaty shared some of his thoughts in a video interview released by British Swimming. In the video, Peaty discusses how the IOC’s decision helps athletes by removing the pressure to train and stay in shape while access to facilities is extremely limited. He also mentions how he understands why the IOC took as long as it did to come to a decision. given the vast logistical challenges involved in po ...

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Adam Peaty: “This Is A Matter Of Life Or Death” And Welcomes Clarity Of Tokyo 2020 Postponement
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March 24, 2020— Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Adam Peaty has described the postponement of Tokyo 2020 by a year as the right decision as “this is a matter of life and death” with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic wreaking havoc across the world. Peaty was seeking to become only the second man along with Kosuke Kitajima to successfully defend an Olympic breaststroke title, with the Japanese great having won the 100m and 200m at both Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. Those ambitions were put on hold on Tuesday though when a joint statement by the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 confi ...

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Most Elite Aussie Swimmers Still Training In The Water
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March 21, 2020— With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continuing to unfold minute-by-minute around the world, athletes across all sports are grasping at training opportunities with the Olympic Games still on schedule to begin in July. We reported how a group of United States-based National Team and Junior National Team swimmers who were training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs were sent home after the state ordered the facility to close. The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KNZB) was also forced to cease all top swimming activities around the country, shutting down its already- ...

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Adam Peaty On A Quest To Be The Best Version of Himself With 56.5 In His Sights
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March 19, 2020— Little is certain in the world at the moment but what is not in doubt is Adam Peaty ’s single-minded quest for constant improvement. Take this. “This is my journey. I don’t want to be going 58.5s at the championships – I want to be going 56.5s so that’s the end game really. “To me, I’m just trying to be the best version I can be.” And this. “It’s just two lengths, two lengths faster than anyone else, better than anyone else. And to be on the finest form I could possibly be in in Tokyo.” Peaty’s best in the 100m breaststroke of course is his astonishing 56.88 from the 2019 World Champ ...

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British Olympic Swimming Trials Cancelled Para-Swim Intl & FINA Diving World Series Postponed
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March 17, 2020— The British Olympic Swimming Trials (London, 14-19 April) and British Para-Swimming International Meet (Sheffield, 9-12 April) have been cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. British Swmming also announced the postponement of the FINA Diving World Series – London (27-29 March) and the British Elite Junior Diving Championships (6-9 April). The cancellation of the British Para-Swimming International Meet also means the cancellation of two other things: the event doubled as a leg of the The federation also announced that the British Summer Championships (21-26 July) and ...

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Duncan Scott Goes 48.49 For Second In 100 Free Rankings On Final Day Of Edinburgh International Swim Meet
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March 16, 2020— These are unsettling times but what does not change is the ability of elite athletes to produce world-class performances in the face of uncertainty. So it was at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet where Duncan Scott, Tom Dean, Adam Peaty, Luke Greenbank and Jacob Peters all stood atop the podium, rankings rattled. James Guy went 51.84 in the morning heats of the 100 fly before bypassing the final as planned, the focus now on the coming weeks with coach Dave McNulty at the National Centre Bath. Molly Renshaw and Jocelyn Ulyett had a last-length tussle as both women went 2:25 in the ...

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Luke Greenbank breaks own record at Edinburgh International Swim Meet
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March 15, 2020— Luke Greenbank broke his own Edinburgh International Swim Meet record to win the 200m Backstroke on the competition’s final day.

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Edinburgh International Meet: Duncan Scott breaks Scottish record as Adam Peaty sets quickest time of year
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March 15, 2020— Duncan Scott sets a new Scottish record with victory in the men's 50m freestyle at the Edinburgh International Meet.

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Edinburgh: Duncan Scott 48.49 100 Free, Jacob Peters Hits Lifetime Best 100 Fly
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March 15, 2020— Edinburgh International Swim Meet concluded tonight with several of Great Britain’s brightest swimming stars taking to the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Adam Peaty threw down a monster 58.13 last night in the men’s 100m breast and followed that up with a 50m breaststroke tonight in 27.14 for another gold. Peaty was quicker in the morning, establishing himself as the top-seeded swimmer in 26.86, a mark just .03 outside the 26.83 he posted at the McCullagh International. Tonight, he led a quartet of Olympic-caliber swimmers with a final time o ...

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