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USA Swimming Loosens Standards for Minneapolis Grand Prix

The Minnesota Aquatics Center will play host to the 2014 Minneapolis Grand Prix.

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Cash Prizes For Event Winners Double For 2014-2015 U.S. Grand Prix Series

Cal post-grad Caitlin Leverenz earned herself a one-year lease on a BMW in last year’s Grand Prix series. This year, the stakes are even higher.

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Grand Prix Series Grand Prize Winners Dwyer and Leverenz Receive Keys To New BMW’s

The highest placing American swimmers in the 2014 Arena Grand Prix Series, Conor Dwyer and Caitlin Leverenz, received the keys to…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Beisel doubles up in Northern California

With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.

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Hosszu, Dwyer claim Grand Prix points prizes, Leverenz earns BMW by half a point

The overall Grand Prix points race had some big finishes come down to the wire, with Conor Dwyer taking the men’s title by a single point and Caitlin Leverenz earning the women’s BMW lease by just a half-point.

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See Michael Phelps’ first 200 IM since the London Olympics – Race Video

“Conor Dwyer, Michael Phelps, and Chase Kalisz all came off the wall dead even at the 150 meter mark…”

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Race Video: Jaeger Brings the Biceps out in the 1500m Free at the Santa Clara Grand Prix

Connor Jaeger is one of the premier distance swimmers in the United States. Why he was entered in the morning is a mystery, but he was, and he went a 15:00.97 to win the event.

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Race Video: Cierra Runge wins 800 Free at the Santa Clara Grand Prix

Cierra Runge dropped 9 seconds to win the women’s 800 freestyle for a new personal best time, 8:26.71.

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Arena Athlete Caitlin Leverenz Claims Arena Grand Prix Series Grand Prize

Leverenz finished with 35 points for the series, just edging National Team teammate Megan Romano for the prize.

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Race Video: Missy Franklin wins 100 Back at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, 1:00.99

Despite battling the sun, Missy Franklin won the women’s 100 backstroke dipping under 1:01 with a time of 1:00.99.

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Race Video: Laura Sogar wins 100 Breast at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, 1:09.15

It was Laura Sogar in the final of the women’s 100 breaststroke. After a decent morning swim, she really made a statement tonight, dropping over a second and half to win the event with a 1:09.15.

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Race Video: Caitlin Leverenz wins 200 IM and the keys to a new BMW

Caitlin Leverenz knew she had to win her last race to take home the keys to her brand new BMW for the next year. She dove in on a mission and won the women’s 200 IM with a time of 2:12.61.

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Race Video: Vyatchanin wins 100 Back, Olympic Champion Grevers 2nd at the Santa Clara Grand Prix

Arkady Vyatchanin has been 8 for 8 in the backstroke events in the last four Arena Grand Prix events. He won the 200 backstroke yesterday and double up with the 100 backstroke today. He posted a 54.34 to win the race. Grevers 2nd with 54.95.

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2014 Santa Clara Grand Prix: Caitlin Leverenz and Conor Dwyer Take Home New BMW’s

2014 ARENA GRAND PRIX AT SANTA CLARA Live results Live video (when meet starts) Psych sheets Sunday Night Heat Sheet Sunday…

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How Did Michael Phelps’ Prelims 200 IM Stack Up?

Michael Phelps’ front-half pacing of his 200 IM on Sunday morning was spot-on.

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