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Regan Smith on Kaylee McKeown’s Record-Breaking Swim: “It Inspired Me.”

Lilly King and Regan Smith spoke with the press after their respective wins tonight in the 100 back and 100 breaststroke events.

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Ledecky: “I Think Moving Forward We Can Get Better From Here”

Ledecky’s already secured a spot on the team in the 400 free, and will both race the 200 free and 1500 free tomorrow night.

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The Most Electric Time Trial In Swimming History

Carmel Swim Club’s Jake Mitchell put himself in position to qualify for the Olympic team after blasting a 3:45.86 400 free time trial on Tuesday night.

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Zach Apple: “Lilly always tells me its better to die ahead than die behind”

To his credit, Apple held tough on the last 50, clocking in at 1:46.22 to improve his PB of 1:46.56 and qualify second for the final

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With 2:12.8 IM At Trials, Leah Hayes Passes Kukors For #12 In 15-16 History

Leah Hayes and Charlotte Hook both went lifetime-bests in tonight’s Olympic Trials semifinal of the 200 IM, both cracking the top 20 in age group history.

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Jacoby Shatters 17-18 100 Breaststroke NAG Record with 1:05.28

Lydia Jacoby became Alaska’s first US Olympic swimmer with a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke, breaking her NAG record in the process.

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Roster Update: R. Smith, Kibler, Seliskar Make First Olympic Teams On Day 3

Regan Smith is a world champ and world record-holder – but now she can add “U.S. Olympian” to that impressive resume after winning tonight’s 100 back.

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Rhyan White Becomes First Youth Olympian to Make U.S. Olympic Team

Athletes have been competing at the biannual Youth Olympic Games since 2010, but none of them have gone on to make the U.S. Olympic Team. Until tonight.

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Kieran Smith Adds First Olympic Double, Is Now #8 All-Time U.S. 200 Freestyler

The first swimmer to make the 2021 U.S. Olympic swim team in multiple events is Florida’s Kieran Smith, who moves to #8 all-time among US men in the 200 free.

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Bella Sims Moves To #4 All-Time In 15-16 200 Free Ranks With 1:58.00

Bella Sims is now #4 in age group history behind three absolute legends: Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, and Dagny Knutson.

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Andrew Wilson: “If it was gonna be the last one, it was gonna be the last one”

Wilson becomes the first NCAA Division III athlete to become an American Olympian in swimming by hitting a new PB of 58.74 for 2nd place

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II: Day 3 Finals Preview

On day three of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials, there will be three semi-finals and FOUR finals (where swimmers will fight for Olympic nominations).

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Molly Hannis’s 100 Breast DQ Overturned; Trials Will Have 9-Woman 100 BR Final

Officials have overturned a semifinals disqualification on Molly Hannis, adding her into tonight’s final as the Olympic selection heat’s 9th swimmer.

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2021 US Olympic Trials Day 3: What Does It Take To Make It Back?

Times to earn a second swim were faster in two of the three events that had previously been contested, and we have a starting point for a new Olympic event.

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