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USA WUG Preview — Four Events with 2016 Implications

Cal Bear Elizabeth Pelton will be one of many Team USA swimmers competing at the World University Games next week who will also be in contention for spots on the USA Olympic Team next summer.

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#OlympicDay: Throwback To London 2012 Olympic Tattoos

Clark Burckle, go big or go home! #OlympicRingsTat

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Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara Day 3 Prelims Photo Vault

We’ve got more to share from our photographer Mike Lewis who’s on the job in Santa Clara making some great…

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Race Video: Watch Natalie Coughlin Break The 50 Backstroke American Record

Natalie Coughlin absolutely zoomed this race, going a 27.51 to destroy her own personal best and break the American Record at the same time.

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Golden Girl Natalie Coughlin Blasts New 50 Backstroke American, U.S. Open Records in Santa Clara

Natalie Coughlin snagged the women’s 50m backstroke win tonight, leaving the old American and U.S. Open records in her wake.

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A Closer Look At The 2015 Arena Pro Swim – Santa Clara Entries, Round Two

Katinka Hosszu is once again entered in all 17 individual events in the last stop of this year’s Arena Pro Swim Series.

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California Olympians Break Ground On New $15m Aquatics Facility

California Olympians Anthony Ervin, Caitlin Leverenz, Rachel Bootsma, Nathan Adrian, and Natalie Coughlin were at the University of California this evening…

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RACE VIDEOS: Day 3 A-Finals from the 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford’s Simone Manuel won the 100 free on day 3. Watch that race and the rest of the A finals here.

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Manuel touches out Neal, Cal backstrokers roll on closing day of 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford teammates Simone Manuel (left) and Lia Neal (right) showed down in the 100 free while Cal teammates Ryan Murphy and Rachel Bootsma dominated the 100 back on the final day of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine.

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Manuel, Nolan, Pereira, Morozov among huge names at NOVA Grand Challenge

The Irvine Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge meet will kick off in Irvine, California on Friday, with some national and international stars on the psych sheets.

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PHOTO VAULT: Night 3 of the 2015 Women’s NCAA Championships

Saturday night’s action included Simone Manuel’s American record in the 100 free, plus repeat wins from Virginia’s Leah Smith, Cal’s Missy Franklin and Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell as well as a 200 breast that saw Minnesota’s Kierra Smith upset reigning American record-holder Emma Reaney for the title.

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Congratulations To The Cal Golden Bears, 2015 NCAA Champions!

The University of California Golden Bears have won their first NCAA Championship title since 2012, taking down both Georgia and Stanford to win with 513 points.

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Rachel Bootsma Video Interview: I’m loving the sport more than ever

Video Produced by Coleman Hodges Reported by Tony Carroll.  100 BACKSTROKE – FINALS NCAA – 49.97 – Natalie Coughlin, California –…

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Cal Head Coach Teri McKeever on Bears’ Day 2 (Video Interview)

Video Produced by Coleman Hodges.  Reported by Jared Anderson.   As a whole, the Pac-12 won 9 of 13 finals…

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