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USA Swimming Reports 84% Ticket Sales at First 3 Stops of 2019 Pro Swim Series

USA Swimming reports that they sold $73,200 in tickets to the first 2 stops of the 2019 Pro Swim Series…

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International Swimming League to Start Announcing US Rosters Next Week

After months of speculation, it appears American ISL athletes will be announced next week.

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USA Swimming Plans to Launch Its Own Convention in 2022

USA Swimming is planning to hold a convention separate from the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) convention beginning in 2022.

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Hali Flickinger on 2:06.4 200 Fly: “I’ve never been 2:07 in-season” (Video)

Flickinger finished with a 2:06.40, now the fastest time in the world. Flickinger’s time also was faster than Hosszu’s Budapest time of 2:06.62.

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Leah Smith to Remain in Tucson Despite Coach Cory Chitwood’s Departure

After following her longtime coach Chitwood from Virginia to Arizona, Smith will not go to Indiana, where he was named an assistant last month.

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Justin Wright Sees Inconsistent Training as a Positive (Video)

Jack Conger held second through the 150, but was overtaken by Justin Wright and Zach Harting down the stretch as Wright snagged second in 1:57.93. Harting (1:58.83) got Conger (1:58.96) at the touch for third.

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After 14 Months Off, Cameron Craig Is Scheduled to Race This Weekend

Cameron Craig’s last competitive race was at the 2018 NCAA Championships, where he earned Honorable Mention All-America honors in the 100 free for Arizona State.

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Louisiana Bill Could Give Jail Time For Yelling At Officials in Youth Sports

A bill currently in the Louisiana Senate would create a misdemeanor crime for harassing refs and officials at youth athletic events. Being convicted of the crime could come with up to 90 days of imprisonment.

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Re-Rank: Top 20 Girls NCAA Swimming Recruits, Class of 2019

Last year’s #1-ranked recruit graduated early, leaving this class a little thinner than it was. But new #1 Kate Douglass is a tailor-made NCAA prospect with sprint speed across all four strokes – and she’s part of a monster recruiting class for one rising NCAA program.

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Leah Smith: “We kinda have been getting wrecked the last 3 weeks” (Video)

After taking fourth in the 200 fly, Leah Smith picked up a silver just less than a second in the 200 free behind Oleksiak with a 1:57.84

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Kelsi Dahlia is Enjoying Racing Sarah Sjostrom So Much (Video)

Dahlia raced Sjostrom in both Guangzhou and Indianapolis, giving her good experience leading into the 2019 World Championships

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Michael Andrew, Lilly King, Katinka Hosszu Give Thoughts on FINA Series (Video)

With the inaugural FINA Champions Series coming to a close in Indianapolis, the media was very curious to see what the athletes thought of the series as a whole.

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Transfer Maxime Rooney Will Swim for Texas in 2019-2020 NCAA Season

At the time he announced his move to Texas, it was unclear exactly what Rooney’s NCAA plans were.

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Sarah Sjostrom Finishes FINA Champions Series With $148,000 in 6 Days of Racing

The amount is smaller than the $314,4000 that Sjostrom earned at the FINA World Cup Series, but was also earned in 15 fewer days (21 vs. 6) of racing.

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Levenia Sim Breaks Regan Smith’s National Age Group Record in 50 Back

Levenia Sim (right) with her coach Jan Mittemeyer (left) at this weekend’s Dothan Dolphins Water World Classic.

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