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Katie Ledecky on 200 Free US Open Record: “I like to be 1:54 in-season”

Ledecky blazed to a 1:54.40, taking down her own 2016 PSS record of 1:54.43 from five years ago and tying Allison Schmitt’s US Open record

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Ticketmaster Shares More Information About US Olympic Trials Refunds

Tickets for the US Olympic Swimming Trials will all be refunded with a new round of sales. Prior ticketholders will have priority.

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2021 Pro Swim Series – Mission Viejo: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The first full session of finals starts this morning in Mission Viejo, with Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky and Lilly King among the top competitors. 

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Caeleb Dressel Entered in 200 Freestyle at 2021 US Olympic Trials

After winning the 200 freestyle at the Pro Swim Series meet, Caeleb Dressel confirmed that he is signed up to swim the race at the 2021 Olympic Trials.

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Katie Ledecky Ties 200 FR U.S. Open Record With New PSS Record of 1:54.40

Kicking off the first AM finals session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo was Katie Ledecky’s 200 FR win, marking a new PSS/U.S. Open record.

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Manuel And Comerford Scratch 50 Free At Mission Viejo Day 2 Prelims

Top-seeded Simone Manuel won’t race this weekend as she deals with a non-COVID illness. She’s planning to return at the next Pro Swim Series stop in May.

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Rule, Epitropov Set National Records During PSS Prelims

During the prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, two countries saw national records fall by Remedy Rule and Lyubomir Epitropov.

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Lydia Jacoby Nails 1:06.38 100 BR For #3 All-Time 17-18, #14 US All-Time Swim

17-year-old Alaskan native Lydia Jacoby threw down a 1:06.38 to rank No. 3 all-time 17-18 and No. 14 US all-time following her 1:06.99 from prelims.

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Claire Curzan Edges Torri Huske in 100m Free Prelims, 55.2 to 55.5, in Cary

The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.

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Quah, Epitropov, Peribonio Scratch A-Finals at PSS Mission Viejo Friday

Quah’s scratch puts Ryan Lochte (Gator Swim Club) into the 200 free B-final in lane eight after he was 17th in prelims. 

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Lydia Jacoby Busts 1:07 Barrier in 100 Breast, Moves to #5 All-Time in 17-18

Jacoby clocked a 1:06.99 to qualify second behind only World Record-holder Lilly King into today’s final, taking down her old personal best of 1:07.57.

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Mission Viejo Pro Swim Series – Session 2 Photo Vault

For the first time in what feels like ages, SwimSwam is back on deck and our photographer Jack Spitser was able to capture images in the California sun.

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Matt Fallon Drops 1:45.67 200 IM Personal Best at Y Spring Festival – Voorhees

GSCY’s Matt Fallon dominated in the 200 IM, touching in a time of 1:45.67 to cut 2 seconds off of his best time on night one of the Y Festival in Voorhees.

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Jordan Wilimovsky on Doing 5k’s for Time in Practice

The top three men all broke eight minutes, with KSWIM’s Jordan Wilimovsky touching almost three seconds ahead of the next-best competitor at 7:54.44

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Lance Norris Rips Lifetime Best 8:08.28 in 800 Free to Snag Wave II Cut in Cary

He easily went past the Olympic Trials Wave I cut of 8:12.99 for the first time, while he also finished ahead of the Wave II cut of 8:08.95. 

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