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On This Day: Phelps equals Spitz with record seven gold medals
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April 1, 2020— On this day in 2007, Michael Phelps won a record seven gold medals at the World Swimming Championships in Melbourne.

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@SwimXps On this day: Phelps equals Spitz with record seven gold medals
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World 200m Butterfly Champion Boglarka Kapas Announces Positive Test For Coronavirus
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 31, 2020— Boglarka Kapas , who won bronze in the 800m freestyle at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, has announced she has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Hungarian, who also won gold in the 200m butterfly at last year’s World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, revealed the news on Instagram, saying: “I’ve (been) tested positive for Covid19. I don’t have any symptoms yet and that’s why it’s important for you to know that even if you feel healthy you can spread the virus. please be careful, stay at home and stay healthy.❤️” Kapas’ positive test follows the news last w ...

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@SwimXps Boglarka Kapas, urges importance of social distancing.
  
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With More Time, Le Clos Looks To Add Another Olympic Event
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March 29, 2020— With just about every other swimmer around the world, 27-year-old Chad Le Clos of South Africa saw his Olympic preparation hurriedly disrupted with the unfolding of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Just days before the Tokyo Organizing Committee confirmed that this year’s Olympic Games would be moving to 2021, the nation of Turkey where Le Clos’ Energy Standard is based, was set to go into lockdown. All athletes and coaches had roughly 36 hours to leave the country, knocking the original 6-7 week training plan completely off course. With a few days’ worth of reflection und ...

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@SwimXps Le Clos may add another Olympic event given more time.
  

What’s next for Olympic hopefuls after Summer Games postponed? | Swimmer's Daily

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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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Energy Standard Pulls Plug On Program During Corona Crunch As Sjöstöm & Co Get Set For ‘Stockholm Closed’
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March 26, 2020— The international and development Energy Standard program in Turkey has been suspended in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and all squad members have returned home to their respective countries. Head coach that all club activities were suspended on the day the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were postponed: “Now we follow and respect the advise of the local governments.” The Energy squad includes swimmers from many countries, including Olympic champions Sarah Sjöström , of Sweden, Florent Manaudou , of France, and Chad Le Clos , of South Africa, as well as World champions Ben ...

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Former U of L swimmer and world-record holder Mallory Comerford has Olympic quest on hold
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March 26, 2020— Former Louisville great Mallory Comerford had her sights set on Olympic gold. The dream will have to wait.

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@SwimXps Mallory Comerford has Olympic quest on hold (for now).
  
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ISL Teams Hit Pause in Wake of Olympic Postponement
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March 25, 2020— The International Swimming League (ISL) has taken a pause in the ramp up to the 2020-2021 season as it evaluates the best path forward now that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held in 2021 instead of 2020 . While limited details have been made available about season 2 of the upstart professional team-oriented league, we do know that the schedule called for 25 regular season events plus two semi-finals and a finals beginning in September and running through the spring. The new year also brought along 2 new teams, based in Toronto and Tokyo. SwimSwam has been told that new rules, a new ...
  

BREAKING: It’s Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, Says Japanese Prime Minister

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Swimmer Andrei Minakov Issues Apology for "Emotional" Reaction to Olympic Delay
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March 25, 2020— World Championship silver-medalist Andrei Minakov has deleted, and apologized for, an Instagram post that he made on Tuesday after the announcement that the 2020 Olympic Games were being postponed until 2021. On Tuesday, Minakov initially reacted with frustration, saying that he “can’t agree that it was the correct decision” and expressing “incredible disappointment . The reaction to his post was largely critical, with people referring to it as “selfish” and “immature.” Minakov, a Russian who was raised partially in the United States, has been able to continue training with the Russi ...

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BREAKING: It’s Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, Says Japanese Prime Minister

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Minakov on Olympic Delay: 'I Can't Agree That It Was The Correct Decision'
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March 24, 2020— Russian teenager and 2019 Worlds silver medalist Andrei Minakov took to Instagram Tuesday to voice his displeasure at the International Olympic Committee’s decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics. Minakov, who committed to come to the United States and swim for Stanford next year, wrote that “if the country denies taking a part in the Olympics, it’s their problem.” Last summer, Minakov took on a big schedule, racing at the World Championships, European Junior Championships, and World Junior Championships; he is believed to be the only swimmer that medalled at all 3 of those meets. Mi ...

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ISL Willing to Adjust Season 2 Schedule Should Tokyo 2020 Olympics be Postponed
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March 21, 2020— The International Swimming League (ISL) released a statement this morning on the state of the new league amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ISL founder Konstantin Grigorishin says the league is “working hard to ensure the ISL 2020/21 season goes ahead as planned, however, any decisions about staging events in the future will be based on the health & safety of the athletes and the supporters who come to the stadiums to watch them.” Grigorishin adds that he understands athletes have had their training for the Olympics disrupted. Therefore, the ISL says that, “out of respect for them we will m ...

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USA Swimming urges USOPC to ask for delay of Tokyo Games

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