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Margo Geer: “Kinda still feel like I’ve got some more in the tank” (Video)

After taking a post-2016 break, Indiana’s Margo Geer has been making a comeback. Geer, who put up her bests in the sprint free races this year during the Pro Swim Series, was 3rd in 24.79

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Michael Andrew Finds Freedom to Race (Video)

Michael Andrew has done it again, knocking 2 tenths off his best in 21.49 to win his 3rd of the 4 stroke 50s this week

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How Does Simone Manuel Handle the 13-Hour Plane Ride to Tokyo? (Video)

Simone Manuel completed the sprint sweep in a new U.S. Open and Meet Record of 24.10. But how will she handle the trip to Tokyo?

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Americans Now Own World Records in All Four Olympic Backstroke Events

With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.

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Ella Eastin Speaks Openly About Mono, Making Pan Pacs Team (Video)

After coming down with mono weeks before US nationals, Ella Eastin has made her first major international travel team

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All the U18 National Champions from 2018 U.S. Nationals

Robert Finke of St. Petersburg was the 2018 18U National Champion in the 800 free and 1500 free.

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2018 Phillips 66 Performance Award Goes to Kathleen Baker for WR in 100 Back

Kathleen Baker earned the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her World Record swim in the 100 back at 2018 U.S. National Championships.

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USA Swimming Finalizes 2018 Pan Pacs Coaching Roster

USA Swimming has finalized the list of coaches that will accompany Ray Looze, Arthur Albiero, and Team USA to Toyko in August.

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Alongside His Successors, Anthony Ervin to Swim Through the Olympic Quad

Olympic champion Anthony Ervin has his sights set on finals at the 2020 Olympic Trials.

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All the Race Videos from Day 5 at 2018 U.S. Nationals

Here are all the championship finals from the final night of competition in Irvine.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

After winning 2 of the stroke 50s so far to qualify for Worlds and qualifying for Pan Pacs as he won the 100 breast, Michael Andrew will battle World champ Caeleb Dressel in the 50 free.

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She’s In: Ella Eastin Qualifies to Pan Pacs Team

Note that this roster is not official, but is SwimSwam’s projected roster based on the qualifying criteria and procedures from USA Swimming.

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U.S. Nationals Pick’em Final Results

Favorites Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith threw a hand grenade into everyone’s 1500 picks by scratching. Ashely Twitchell the actual winner was picked by only 2 people to win

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Final 2018 Projected U.S. Pan Pacs Roster

The final night of U.S. Nationals has wrapped, and we’ve done the math to put together what we project as the American roster for the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Simone Manuel Breaks Decade-Old U.S. Open Record in 50 Free

Manuel swam both the fastest 50 and 100 meter freestyles ever done on American soil at this week’s US National Championship meet.

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