Togo at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships

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Togo at the
2017 World Aquatics Championships

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National federation Federation Togolaise de Natation
in Budapest, Hungary
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
World Aquatics Championships appearances

Togo competed at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 14 to 30 July.

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2017 World Aquatics Championships 2017 edition of the World Aquatics Championships

The 17th FINA World Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary from 14 to 30 July 2017.

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Togo received a Universality invitation from FINA to send two swimmers (one man and one woman) to the World Championships. [1]

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Kokou Amegashie Men's 100 m freestyle 1:11.13111Did not advance
Adzo Kpossi Women's 50 m freestyle 32.2680Did not advance

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  1. "Entry List by Nation (Swimming)". Omega Timing. 19 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.