World Championship Swimmers to Watch

Ariana Kukors
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Ariana Kukors

United States

Like Missy Franklin, Ariana Kukors is an emerging talent. She defends the world title in the 200 IM in her only event at Shanghai. Her competition will be Olympic champions Kirsty Coventry and Stephanie Rice as well as Aussie Alicia Coutts. Kukors owns the fastest time in the world this year and the world record.

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