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Natalie Coughlin Going for 60th International Medal

TORONTO 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES For full coverage of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games including photos, live recaps, record…


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.


Natalie Coughlin Pops Huge 100 Back to Rank #4 in World and Break Pan Ams Record

Natalie Coughlin almost earned a lifetime best in the 100 back this morning.


WATCH Cincinnati Marlins 13-14 Boys Demolish 200 Medley Relay NAG Record (Race Video)

Yesterday at the 2015 Ohio Long Course Age Group Championships, the Cincinnati Marlins downed the 13-14 National Age Group record…

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Gisela Morales One of Four Guatemalans to Set a National Record at Pan Ams

Gisela Morales (above) rocked a 1:00.99 to bring the Guatemalan national record below 1:02 as well as 1:01, and placed 7th in the A final.

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Isabella Paez Secures New Venezuelan National Record in 100 Fly

Isabella Paez earned a new Venezuelan record in the 100 fly on Day Three of the Pan Am Games.

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Eight Swimmers Dip Below Olympic Trials Cuts on Night Four of Mt Hood Sectionals

Aaron Young of the Canby Swim Team went under the Olympic Trials in both the 100 back and the 100 fly tonight.


Another South American, Brazilian Record for Etiene Medeiros in the 50 Free

Etiene Medeiros (above) rounded out day four of the Pan Am Games with a gold and silver medal.

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Elisbet Gamez Takes 17 Seconds Off of Cuban 400 Free Record

Canada’s Emily Overholt won a great race in the A final of the 400 free, but overlooked were three new…

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Cincinnati Marlins Shatter 13-14 NAG Record in 200 Medley Relay at Ohio LC Age Group Champs

Today at the Ohio Long Course Age Group Championships, the 13-14 boys 200 medley relay from the Cincinnati Marlins swam…

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Etiene Medeiros Erases Pan Am, Brazilian, and South American Records with 100 Back Gold

Etiene Medeiros now holds South American records in three different events.

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RACE VIDEOS: Watch as 4 World Records go down on Day 3 of IPC World Champs

A total of four WRs went down on Day 3 of the IPC World Championships, and we have the videos here.

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2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Four Prelims Preview

Canadians Caldwell and Bouchard (above) will try to set themselves up for another 1-2 finish in the 100 back; they are the top two seeds going into prelims tomorrow morning.


Sandra Freeman Earns First Olympic Trials Cut at Mt Hood Sectionals

Sandra Freeman won the 400 IM to earn her first-ever Olympic Trials cut.

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Tomas Peribonio Takes Down 37-Year-Old Ecuadorean 200 Free National Record

Day Two of the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games ended with a huge finals session, and the men’s 200 free…

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