Dana Vollmer

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“The butterfly is really about grace and rhythm. I think about being light in the water and everything moving forward as I swim.“

Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom Breaks World Record in 100 Fly

Sarah Sjostrom has stomped her name once again upon the women’s 100 fly World Record.

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American Women Destroy Pan Ams Record in 400 Medley Relay in Prelims

Natalie Coughlin (above) certainly delivered, turning in the 4th-fastest time in the world this year with her 400 medley lead off.

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Shields Hits 51.73 100 Fly in Last Session of LA Invite

The final night of the 2015 L.A. Invitational saw Dana Vollmer swim her first finals race since the 2013 World Championships. American backstroke stars Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy matched up in the 100 back.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: Bilquist Back in the Water

Cal commit Amy Bilquist (above), one of the USA’s top 18& under sprinters, tweeted some good news regarding her current injuries.

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Vollmer 6th in 100m Fly Finals in Return to Racing

100m butterfly world record holder Dana Vollmer just finished her second swim since taking an extended break from the sport…

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Shields Moves up in 100 Fly World Rankings on Day 4 Prelims of L.A. Invite

In the first event of the day, world record holder Dana Vollmer returned to the pool after a 2 year hiatus. Following the World Championships in 2013, Vollmer was absent from competition, despite never officially retiring.

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Dana Vollmer goes 1:00.0 in 100 fly in first swim since 2013 Worlds

Olympic champ and world record-holder Dana Vollmer made her much-anticipated return to competition this morning, going 1:00.05 in the 100 fly at the L.A. Invite.

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Dana Vollmer Entered in 100 Fly at LA Invite; Is a Comeback Nigh?

Vollmer (second from left) celebrates with her relay after the USA Women win gold in the 4×100 medley relay. They broke the world record and still hold that mark today.

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World Championships Preview: Women’s 100 Butterfly

Sarah Sjostrom will be looking to repeat as world champion…

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Dana Vollmer: “I Want To Be Back In And Feel That Thrill”

“I hated when I saw the rumors that I actually did retire; I never did retire. I always wanted to leave it open for myself and I want to get back into shape. It’s one of those things that if I can get back into shape, maybe I’ll see what I can go in the pool.”

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Sarah Sjostrom breaks European Record, puts up second-fastest 100 fly in history at Sette Colli Trophy

Swedish butterflyer Sarah Sjostrom put up the second-best time in world history in the 100 fly to win the Sette Colli Trophy today, just missing the world record by .06 seconds.

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Updated: Kelsi Worrell Swims Fastest 100 Fly Relay Split In History

**Updated** Kelsi Worrell helped the Louisville Cardinals qualify second for tonight’s finals of the 400 medley relay at the 2015…

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Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell Swims 5th-Fastest 100 Yard Butterfly in History in Prelims

Louisville junior Kelsi Worrell swam one of the fastest 100 flys in history on Friday morning at the 2015 ACC Championships.

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World Record Holder Dana Vollmer Announces Pregnancy, Expecting Her First Child in February

Dana Vollmer shed some light on what she’s been up to since last competing at the 2013 World Championships.

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Americans Break Pan Pacs, Australian All-Comers Record in 800 Free Relay

The Americans, with a blazing 1:54.3 anchor from Katie Ledecky, broke the Australian All-Comers Record by four seconds and the Pan Pacs Record by five.

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