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The Official 2018 SwimSwam U.S. Nationals Preview Index

Bookmark this page to stay on top of every race we preview and for a quick look at our top picks in each race.

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LA Invite Day 1: Hosszu Reuniting with USC Coach Dave Salo Until Euros

Katinka Hosszu is racing at the 2018 LA Invite this weekend, and told SwimSwam that she is training at USC until Euros in August.

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Wilson Tops Licon in 100 Breast, Conger Drops 48.7 100 Free in Austin

Wilson posted a 1:00.45 to knock off Licon’s 1:00.96.

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Rowdy Gaines Documentary to Air on SEC Network on July 16th

Rowdy Gaines has become the voice of the sport of swimming for most Americans, but for our community, his story goes far beyond his work with NBC.

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USOC Hires Golf Exec Sarah Hirschland As New CEO

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has named Sarah Hirschland as its new CEO. Hirschland was previously the chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association.

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Michael Andrew Reveals Nationals Events, Move To CA on Instagram

Short course world champ Michael Andrew won’t swim the 200 IM at U.S. Nationals. He also said his family will be moving to California in early 2019.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Lochte The X-Factor In Men’s 400 IM

Ryan Lochte is the X-factor heading into U.S. Nationals in the men’s 400 IM.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Crowd Behind Dahlia in Women’s 100 Fly

We will definitely have a new name atop the women’s 100 fly at this year’s Nationals, but the face likely won’t be.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Ress Leads 50 Back Field Of Wildcards

With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.

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Top Junior Contenders For Team USA’s Junior Pan Pacs Squad

We’ve compiled the top 6 swimmers in each event eligible for the Team USA’s 2018 Junior Pan Pacs squad.

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Chase Kasliz, Leah Smith Take Lead in Pro Swim Series Standings

Both Chase Kalisz (above) and Leah Smith enter US Nationals with leads, though they’re not insurmountable ones.

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Grant House Putting Pieces Together at ASU (Video)

After not going best times in long course for years, ASU freshman Grant House produced 4 this weekend in Columbus

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Holloway, Desorbo, Looze & Bottom To Coach ACC/Big Ten Challenge Teams

Coaching staffs are taking shape for the inaugural ACC/Big Ten Challenge, with Braden Holloway and Todd Desorbo to lead the ACC All-Stars and Ray Looze and Mike Bottom heading the Big Ten All-Stars.

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1960 NCAA Champion and U.S. Olympian Bruce Hunter Dies at 79

Bruce Hunter had a roller-coaster of a swimming career that included a 4th-place finish in the most controversial Olympic swimming race of all-time.

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Reece Whitley Talks Taper Time, Staying Honest with Training (Video)

While Reece Whitley dipped under 1:01 for the first time this year in 1:00.78, he’s looking forward to resting for Nationals

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