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2018 U.S. National Day 5 Finals: Andrew Aims for the 4-Peat

Michael Andrew will try for his 4th win of the week in the 50 free tonight.

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

After setting the 100 back World Record last night, Kathleen Baker is slated to take on the 200 IM today against Olympic medalist Melanie Margalis.

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Leah Smith Tapered at Altitude for Nationals (Video)

As expected, fellow Olympic medalist Leah Smith was far ahead of the rest of the field in a 4:02.21 for 2nd

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Meili: “I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to keep swimming” (Video)

Olympic silver medalist Katie Meili held off 200 breast champ Micah Sumrall for 2nd, making it likely she’ll head to Pan Pacs after just completing a year of law school

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4 Swimmers to Watch at YMCA Long Course Nationals (PSYCH SHEETS)

2018 YMCA Long Course National Swimming Championships Monday, July 30th-Friday, August 3rd, 2018 Eppley Recreatin Center, University of Maryland 50m…

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2018 U.S. Nationals Day 5: Swim-offs, Scratches, and Swim-off Scratches

Olivia Smoliga opted out of the B final of the women’s 50 free on the final day of competition at 2018 U.S. Nationals in Irvine.

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Katie Ledecky: “I’ve learned this lesson thousands of times before” (Video)

Katie Ledecky was under her own World Record pace until the final 50 meters, but fell off, still dominating in the 10th fastest performance ever in 3:59.09

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Ian Finnerty Beats Out Reece Whitley in WUGs Swim-Off

Ian Finnerty, the fastest-ever swimmer in the 100 yard breaststroke, won a swim-off for what will probably be a spot on the World University Games team.

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After Scratching Mid-Meet Races, Eastin Qualifies 5th for 200 IM Final

Despite being in recovery from mono, Eastin will have a shot at making an international team Sunday night in finals.

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Reece Whitley and Ian Finnerty Will Swim-Off for Possible WUGs Spot

Ian Finnerty (above), the fastest-ever 100 yard breaststroker, will swim-off against Reece Whitley for what could be a determination of who goes to the World University Games and who goes to Pan Ams, depending on Sunday’s finals.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 5 Prelims Preview

Olympian Simone Manuel will race on the fifth and final day of the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships.

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Katie Ledecky Clinches 2nd-Straight Pro Swim Series Title

That means on top of the $7 million endorsement deal that Ledecky just signed with TYR, they’ll owe her another $10,000 as a prize for the Pro Swim Series.

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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.

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Andrew on National Title: “It felt perfect from the beginning” (Video)

Michael Andrew made headlines for his stroke 50 speed last summer, but now he’s officially qualified for the Pan Pacs squad with his win in the 100 breast

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Lilly King: “I have to make the team, cause I don’t have a flight home” (Video)

King topped the field by almost a second, touching in 1:05.36 to win it and secure a spot on Pan Pacs

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