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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Prenot’s Sights Set on 200 Breast Redemption

After narrowly failing to qualify for the 2017 World Championships team, Olympic silver medalist Josh Prenot looks to return to the top of the U.S. 200 breast field.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: All Eyes on Grothe in 400 Free

Grothe, the fastest man in the nation this year and the only American to break 3:50 in-season, looks poised for a big swim after shattering the American Records in the 500 free and 1650 free at Winter Nationals this season.

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WATCH: Race Videos from Day 3 of the Santa Clara Pro Swim

You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.

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WATCH: Race Videos from Days 1 and 2 of the Santa Clara PSS

Caeleb Dressel won the 100 fly last night over Andrew Seliskar, while Seliskar topped the 200 free. Seliskar is off to a strong start this season and put up a couple of best times last night.

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Santo Condorelli Switching to Italian Sporting Citizenship, Will Race in Italy Tomorrow

Notably, Condorelli’s best time of 47.88 is already faster than Dotto’s Italian Record of 47.96, so this is a big boost for the Italians and makes them a much bigger threat for the relay podium in 2020.

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2018 Atlanta Classic: Day 2 Finals Live Recap; Andrew Pops 21.7 50 Free

Among the top swims to watch tonight is the men’s 50 free, where Michael Andrew and Caeleb Dressel will race for the title.

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2018 Atlanta Classic: Magahey Tops Rooney and Lochte, Brown Swims 100 Fly PB on Night 1

Erika Brown, who had huge breakouts during the NCAA season, is already improving in the long course pool after her best time in the 100 fly this morning.

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Roy Takes Down 17-18 NAG with 2:09.7 200 Breast; Out-Touches Kalisz

Roy demolished his own former 17-18 National Age Group Record in the event, blowing away the old mark of 2:10.77 by a full second as he touched in 2:09.73. In doing so, he beat Chase Kalisz, who also broke 2:10 for the first time ever.

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Fly/Backstroker Sanjay Wijesekera Joins NYU’s Incoming Class

“I will be heading to NYU next fall because the team and Trevor are super ambitious and hungry for success and I want to be a part of that.”

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WATCH: Olivia Smoliga Sets American Record in 50 Back

Olympic backstroker Olivia Smoliga put up a lifetime best in the 50 back shootouts at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series stop in Mesa, and it was an American Record to boot.

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WATCH: Kelsi Dahlia Brings Home Mesa 50 Fly Shootout Title

The women’s 50 fly field included Olympic butterfliers Kelsi Dahlia, Farida Osman, and Louise Hansson.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew Earns First Shootout Title in Mesa 50 Fly

The men’s 50 fly came down to World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew versus fellow U.S. National Teamer Tim Phillips.

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WATCH: Fink vs. Finnerty in Mesa 50 Breast Shootouts

The men’s 50 breast had a strong field that included Austin shootout champ Nic Fink, U.S. Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes, and American Record holder Ian Finnerty.

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WATCH: Molly Hannis Wins 50 Breast Shootouts Again in Mesa

In the women’s 50 breast rounds, Austin champ Molly Hannis once again took the win. She put up yet another sub-30, touching in 29.97 while fellow Olympic breaststroker Breeja Larson was 2nd in 30.42.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew, Nathan Adrian Go Head-to-Head Again in Mesa 50 Free Shootouts

Nathan Adrian and Michael Andrew made it to the final round of the 50 free shootouts for a rematch of their Austin race.

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