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Kathleen Ledecky Scares Meet Record in 400 Free on Day 3 at US Junior Nationals

Day 3 from Palo Alto was the best day of action thus far in the meet, albeit a brief one….

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In Briefs: Top-10 Recruit Hali Flickinger Earns World Juniors Bid, Narrows College Selection

While USA Swimming hasn’t yet announced their full FINA Youth World Championships roster, local news reports are starting to leak out some…

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China's Jing Liu Receives Warning for Positive Prednisone Test

FINA has announced that China’s Jing Liu has received a warning, issued by the Chinese Swimming Association, for a positive…

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Simone Manuel Wins Women's 100 Free in 4th-Best 15-16 Time Ever at USA Junior Nationals

Day 2 of the long course Junior National Championships from Palo Alto, California is in the books, and as the…

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Emma Schoettmer Downs Meet Record in 200 Breaststroke on Day 1 From Junior Nats

With all of the other meets going on this summer, the Jr. Nationals are a touch more lightly attended than…

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Diving Deeper into the 2011 USA Swimming National Championships

Most of USA Swimming’s most elite competitors wrapped up their 2011 long course seasons last week at the USA Swimming…

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Federica Pellegrini Again Searching For a New Coach

Italian superstar Federica Pellegrini, who won two gold medals in the 200 and 400 freestyles at the Shanghai World Championships,…

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Is the US Really Losing Ground to the Rest of the World?

Tonight, as I watched the Discovery Channel premier of the controversial new show Curiosity, I heard a great quote during,…

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Gator Swim Club…75th Best Program in America?

If you peel through the team standings at this week’s World Championships, you’ll notice that most of the country’s big…

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Hansen Dominates 200 Breaststroke, Missy Franklin Finishes Incredible Two Weeks With 100 Free National Title

Women’s 800 free USC swimmer Haley Anderson, who made the World Championship team in the open water 25k, turned her…

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Dana Vollmer Takes Top Seed in 100 Free With Great Prelims Mark of 54.20

Today was the last set of morning prelims from USA Swimming Nationals in Palo Alto, and as expected the women’s…

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Clary's Meet Done As Well on Final Day From Nationals

Add Tyler Clary to the list of swimmers who have called it a meet from Palo Alto. After scratching the…

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Hersey Makes it Four-Straight in 200 Fly on Day 4 at US Nationals

Day 4 in Palo Alto was missing many of the sport’s biggest names, but what it lacked in star-power it…

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Dwyer, Weber-Gale High Points Amongst Mediocre Day 4 Prelims

The 4th day of prelims at the 2011 USA Swimming National Championships didn’t produce a whole lot of big times,…

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Diann Uustal Breaks Masters National Record in 65-69 Age Group in 50 Breaststroke

For most swimmers, even swimming back-to-back races is enough to make them cringe. For 65-year old Masters swimmer Diann Uustal,…

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