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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series – Mesa: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Ms. Ledecky (above) will look to put up a solid 400 free this morning and set herself up for a big finals swim.

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Views from Mesa – The Final Day 2 Photo Vault

Lot’s of fun and fast swimming here on the first full day of the 2015 USA Swimming Pro Swim Series…

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FINA Releases First 2016 Olympic “Lists of Swimmers with Qualifying Times”

America currently has 3 swimmers “qualified” for the Olympic Games and no this is not an April Fools joke

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Simmonds Posts World’s Number One Time in the 200 Backstroke

Elizabeth Simmonds posted a 2:08.32 in the 200 backstroke to take over the top in the world rankings…

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2015 M. NCAA Picks: Kalisz the 400 IM favorite, but he’ll have company under 3:40

Chase Kalisz (above) has a monster breaststroke leg… come to think of it, his other three legs aren’t too shabby.

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Carlin Top Performer on the First Night of the Edinburgh International

Jazz Carlin was the top performer on the first night of the Edinburgh International swim meet winning the 400 freestyle…

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Holy Underwaters: Watch Natalie Coughlin and Tom Shields Race in 100 Yard Back

Natalie Coughlin Swam her best time int he 100 yard backstroke in over 3 years on Friday in an exhibition race.

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Edinburgh International Swim Meet Gets Another Boost With Confirmation of American, Italian, French Stars

Natalie Coughlin had great success on her last European trip to the Bolzano meet in Italy. She’ll hope to do it again in March.

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Jack Conger Accomplished Something on Saturday that Only Michael Phelps Has Done in Yards

Jack Conger joined a rare company of swimmers who are able to excel in both the 200 fly and the 200 back this weekend.

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Arena Launches the Powerskin Carbon-Air, Utilizing Ultra Lightweight Fabric Focused on Maximizing Comfort

Powerskin Carbon-Air and Carbon-Flex World Championship Edition: welcoming two formidable new suits to arena’s legendary Carbon Series family.

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5 storylines, 5 races to watch and all the links you need for the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series

The Hosszu cometh: Katinka won last year’s circuit despite swimming just two of the six meets. She’ll try to track down points leader Elizabeth Beisel in Austin.

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Need a Gift Idea This Holiday? Give Your Swimmer an Elite Level Strength Program

BridgeAthletic is offering SwimSwam readers the ability to give the gift of an elite level strength program at a discount.

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Andrew Seliskar Breaks Tom Shields’ National Age Group Record in 200 Yard Fly

Andrew Seliskar has broken the 17-18 National Age Group Record in the 200 yard fly at the Tom Dolan Invitational – and he did so in a manner that hasn’t been seen in at least 30 years.

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Chad le Clos win 200 Butterfly World Championship scm

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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Japan’s Daiya Seto Breaks Meet Record In Prelims of 200 Fly at Short Course Worlds

Daiya Seto has been having a phenomenal week at Short Course Worlds, including a win in the 400 IM and…

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