2016 Atlanta Classic Swim Meet

Top 20 (+1) Quotes from the Atlanta Classic (Video)

The Atlanta Classic was a much more relaxed meet than a typical pro swim, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t fun storylines to follow

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Ella Eastin: Long course is going a lot better than I expected (Video)

After completing a very successful freshman year at Stanford, Ella Eastin seems to be finding her groove in the long water heading into Omaha

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Ledecky on Gold Medal Prospects: “I don’t think big picture like that”

Katie Ledecky isn’t motivated by gold medals or the fame and glory that come with them. What drives her is something much more simple.

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Elizabeth Beisel: Taper for Trials is mentally different (Video)

Elizabeth Beisel, swimming her second final of the evening, emerged victorious with a time of 2:12.10

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Josh Prenot: You have to redefine what “Good” is (Video)

Josh Prenot picked up his second win of the meet by besting the 200 IM in a time of 1:59.51

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Previews & Recaps

Atlanta Classic: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Josh Prenot finished over 5 seconds faster than anyone else in the 200 breast final, clocking a 2:09.49. That clips his previous season best of 2:09.50 from Arena Pro Swim Orlando.

Atlanta Classic Day 1 Finals: Live Recap

Katie Ledecky posted one of the world’s fastest times in the prelims of the 200 free, but how fast will she be in finals after also swimming a monster 400 IM and almost chasing down NCAA champion Ella Eastin?

Atlanta Classic Day 1 Prelims: Live Recap

The Atlanta Classic kicks off this morning with world, national, and NCAA champions converging at Georgia Tech to square-off in the long course pool, in another opportunity to prepare for the Olympics and Olympic Trials.

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Top 20 (+1) Quotes from the Atlanta Classic (Video)

The Atlanta Classic was a much more relaxed meet than a typical pro swim, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t fun storylines to follow

Ella Eastin: Long course is going a lot better than I expected (Video)

After completing a very successful freshman year at Stanford, Ella Eastin seems to be finding her groove in the long water heading into Omaha

Ledecky on Gold Medal Prospects: “I don’t think big picture like that”

Katie Ledecky isn’t motivated by gold medals or the fame and glory that come with them. What drives her is something much more simple.

Elizabeth Beisel: Taper for Trials is mentally different (Video)

Elizabeth Beisel, swimming her second final of the evening, emerged victorious with a time of 2:12.10

Josh Prenot: You have to redefine what “Good” is (Video)

Josh Prenot picked up his second win of the meet by besting the 200 IM in a time of 1:59.51

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2016 Atlanta Classic Day 3 Finals Recap

The final evening of competition of the 2016 Atlanta Classic will feature Olympians, NCAA stars, and other top swimmers squaring off in five total events.

Atlanta Classic Day 3: Prelims Live Recap

Maya DiRado (above) will once again double up on the 200 IM, 200 back in the last morning session of the Atlanta Classic.

Atlanta Classic Day Two: Prelims Live Recap

Katie Ledecky did not mess around yesterday morning, blasting a 1:54.85 in the 200 free prelims for the top seed in finals by almost five full seconds. She’ll look to impress again in the 400 free today.

2016 Atlanta Classic: 5 Storylines, All the Links You Need

Less than a month after the pool record board was decimated during the NCAA championships, the best swimmers in the country will return to Atlanta’s McAuley Aquatic Center on Georgia Tech’s campus to participate in the Atlanta Classic.

37 U.S. National Teamers, 22 National Jr Teamers, to Race in Atlanta

Nathan Adrian (above) is one of 37 US senior National Team members who are scheduled to race in Atlanta.

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