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Thursday Jul 17 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Swimming World Throwback Thursday Video: Van Der Burgh Wins Commonwealth 100 Breast in 2010

DELHI, India, July 17. WE'RE exactly one week from the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, where a few swimmers will be looking to defend their titles from the 2010 edition that took place in the Indian capital.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bangkok Post

Proud dad Kitajima targets fifth Olympics in Rio

Even with a new job and nappy-changing duties, Japan's former Olympic swim king Kosuke Kitajima has not ruled out competing at the 2016 Rio Games, having rejected retirement.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Swimming: Japan's Kitajima rules out retirement

Japan's multiple Olympic swim king Kosuke Kitajima has no plans to hang up his goggles, promising to come back stronger after missing qualification for this year's Pan Pacific and Asian Games.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Japan Times

Kitajima fails to qualify for 100m breaststroke for Asian Games

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Kitajima failed to meet the qualifying standard in the men's 100-meter breaststroke for Japan's team to this year's Asian Games when he finished third at the Japan Open on Thursday.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Kosuke Kitajima Named Director of Tokyo Metropolitan Swimming Association

TOKYO, Japan, June 13. OLYMPIC breaststroke champion Kosuke Kitajima has been named the Directory of the Tokyo Metropolitan Swimming Association.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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