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Best of World Swimming Championships

Diana Isabel Pineda Zuleta and Sebastian Villa Castaneda of Colombia compete in the mixed 3m synchro springboard final at the FINA World Swimming Championships in South Korea.     


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Diana Isabel Pineda Zuleta and Sebastian Villa Castaneda of Colombia compete in the mixed 3m synchro springboard final at the FINA World Swimming Championships in South Korea. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Diana Isabel Pineda Zuleta and Sebastian Villa Castaneda of Colombia compete in the mixed 3m synchro springboard final at the FINA World Swimming Championships in South Korea. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Team Singapore competes in the women's team technical preliminary.    

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Team Singapore competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Team Singapore competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Kate Shortman and Isabelle Thorpe of Britain compete in the women's duet free preliminary.     



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Kate Shortman and Isabelle Thorpe of Britain compete in the women's duet free preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Kate Shortman and Isabelle Thorpe of Britain compete in the women's duet free preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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David Colturi of the U.S. competes in the men's 27m high diving rounds.    

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David Colturi of the U.S. competes in the men's 27m high diving rounds. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

David Colturi of the U.S. competes in the men's 27m high diving rounds. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Team France competes in the women's team technical final.   


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Team France competes in the women's team technical final. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Team France competes in the women's team technical final. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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James Guy of Britain competes in the men's 200m freestyle semi-finals.   


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James Guy of Britain competes in the men's 200m freestyle semi-finals. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

James Guy of Britain competes in the men's 200m freestyle semi-finals. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Team Brazil competes in the women's team free combination preliminary.  


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Team Brazil competes in the women's team free combination preliminary. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Team Brazil competes in the women's team free combination preliminary. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Kathleen Baker of the U.S competes in the women's 100m backstroke semi-finals.   


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Kathleen Baker of the U.S competes in the women's 100m backstroke semi-finals. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Kathleen Baker of the U.S competes in the women's 100m backstroke semi-finals. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Caeli McKay and Meaghan Benfeito of Canada compete in the women's 10m synchro platform final.   


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Caeli McKay and Meaghan Benfeito of Canada compete in the women's 10m synchro platform final. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Caeli McKay and Meaghan Benfeito of Canada compete in the women's 10m synchro platform final. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Jack Laugher of Britain competes in the men's 3m springboard final.      


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Jack Laugher of Britain competes in the men's 3m springboard final. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Jack Laugher of Britain competes in the men's 3m springboard final. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Natalia Cristina Vega Figueroa of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round.    REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Natalia Cristina Vega Figueroa of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Natalia Cristina Vega Figueroa of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Team Poland competes in the team technical preliminary.   


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Team Poland competes in the team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Team Poland competes in the team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Kate Shortman of Britain competes in the women's solo free final.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Kate Shortman of Britain competes in the women's solo free final. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Kate Shortman of Britain competes in the women's solo free final. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Kwon Ha-lim and Kim Ji-wook of South Korea compete in the mixed 10m synchro platform final.    


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Kwon Ha-lim and Kim Ji-wook of South Korea compete in the mixed 10m synchro platform final. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Kwon Ha-lim and Kim Ji-wook of South Korea compete in the mixed 10m synchro platform final. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Team China competes in the women's team technical preliminary.    


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Team China competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Team China competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Bill May of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round.    


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Bill May of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Bill May of the U.S. competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Maria Paula Quintero of Colombia competes in the women's 20m high diving rounds.  

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Maria Paula Quintero of Colombia competes in the women's 20m high diving rounds. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Maria Paula Quintero of Colombia competes in the women's 20m high diving rounds. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Sun Yang of China competes in the men's 400m freestyle heats.   


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Sun Yang of China competes in the men's 400m freestyle heats. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Sun Yang of China competes in the men's 400m freestyle heats. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Team Ukraine competes in the women's team free preliminary.   

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Team Ukraine competes in the women's team free preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Team Ukraine competes in the women's team free preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Vincent Riendeau and Nathan Zsombor-Murray of Canada compete in the men's synchro platform preliminary.    

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Vincent Riendeau and Nathan Zsombor-Murray of Canada compete in the men's synchro platform preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Vincent Riendeau and Nathan Zsombor-Murray of Canada compete in the men's synchro platform preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Team Mexico competes in the women's team technical preliminary.    


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Team Mexico competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina

Team Mexico competes in the women's team technical preliminary. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina
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Benjamin Bramley and Steele Johnson of the U.S. compete in the men's 10m synchro platform preliminary.    
   

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Benjamin Bramley and Steele Johnson of the U.S. compete in the men's 10m synchro platform preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Benjamin Bramley and Steele Johnson of the U.S. compete in the men's 10m synchro platform preliminary. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Daiya Seto of Japan competes in the men's 400m individual medley finals.    

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Daiya Seto of Japan competes in the men's 400m individual medley finals. REUTERS/Aly Song

Daiya Seto of Japan competes in the men's 400m individual medley finals. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Oleksii Sereda of Ukraine competes in the men's 10m platform semi-final.   


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Oleksii Sereda of Ukraine competes in the men's 10m platform semi-final. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Oleksii Sereda of Ukraine competes in the men's 10m platform semi-final. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Yumi Adachi of Japan competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round.    


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Yumi Adachi of Japan competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Yumi Adachi of Japan competes in the mixed duet technical preliminary round. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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