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15-Year-Olds Kozan, Crom Drop 2:10s in 200 Fly at L.A. Invite

15-year-old Justina Kozan registered a new lifetime best in the 200 fly. She out-touched another 15-year-old, Katie Crom, to take the win.

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2019 World Championships: Xin Wins 10K, First Wave Qualifies for Tokyo 2020

Xin Xin led 10 qualifiers, including Americans Haley Anderson and Ashley Twichell, as the first to book their tickets to Tokyo 2020.

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3-Time Olympian Hannah Miley Headed To U.S. Open Nationals

3-time Olympian Hannah Miley is headed to California as one of a 9-strong Scottish squad competing at U.S. Open Nationals later this month.

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Almost $6 Million Up for Grabs at 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships

Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.

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Will Licon Breaks 10-Year Old Texas Swim Center Pool Record in 200 Breast

Texas Ex Will Licon broke a decade-old Pool Record in Austin on Friday by over a second in the men’s 200 meter breaststroke final.

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Are WUGs a Good Indicator for a Subsequent Olympic Berth? (2020 Predictions)

Coming off of a monster NCAA season, Dean Farris was relatively unproven in LCM. His 47.0 relay split at WUGs has changed the conversation.

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Robert Finke Missed WUGs With Wrist Injury After Scooter Accident

American distance man Robert Finke missed the World University Games while dealing with a wrist injury from a scooter accident.

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Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft Part 2

The second part of SwimSwam’s US Olympians draft. Our writers compete to select the best possible rosters and discuss expectations for 2020

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2019 World Champs Previews: Kalisz Seeks USA’s 9th-Straight Title in 200 IM

Kalisz, who swept the IM events in Budapest, is currently ranked 9th in the world for 2019 with a 1:57.68 from the TYR Pro Swim Series.

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2019 Los Angeles Invite Day 1: Imbus Gets OT Cut in 1500, Leads By 10 Seconds

University of Arizona’s Christian Imbus dropped nearly 21 seconds in the 1500 to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic Trials in the event.

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Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Slack chat that took place over the last three weeks. This…

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Medal Designs for 2019 Pan American and ParaPan American Games Unveiled

The Pan American Sports Organization will produced nearly 5000 medals to hand out at the 2019 Pan American Games and ParaPan American Games.

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World Champ Chase Kalisz Signs With MP Swimwear

Two-time World champ and Olympic silver medalist Chase Kalisz has signed with MP – the swimming product and swimwear brand launched by Michael Phelps.

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Practice + Pancakes: Team Elite Starts Taper for World Champs, Pan Ams

With World Championships and Pan American Games both on the horizon, that means one thing for elite athletes: taper time.

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2019 World University Games: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Finals include the women’s 50 free, 50 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free; the men’s 50 free and 400 IM; and the men’s and women’s 4 x 100 medley relays.

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