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Team USA Preparing for Barcelona Departure

With the official swimming competition at the 2013 FINA World Championships beginning on Sunday, Team USA is preparing to depart…

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Jack Conger Will Be Taking His 1:58 200 Fly / 1:55 200 Back to the NCSA Summer Championships

Jack Conger and several other young stars will be competing at the NCSA Summer Championships in Indianapolis. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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US World Championship Team on Twitter: The Complete List

We put together all of the links you need to follow the US World Championship Team on Twitter

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Tide Swim Team Breaks 15-18 NAG Record (But Not 17-18)

Nathaniel Dacruz, Austin Temple, Harrison Pierce, and Austin Ryan, 24-hours later, have been confirmed as the 15-18 National Age Group Record holders in the 200 medley relay. (Photo: Josh Fulton)

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Americans Sweep Golds, Silvers in 100 Frees on Day 1 of Maccabiah Games

Andi Murez and Leah Goldman went 1-2 in the first women’s swimming race of the 2013 Maccabiah Games. (Photo Courtesy: Leah Goldman)

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Gianniotis Redeems, Wins Men’s 10KM Race at World Championships

Above, second-place finisher Thomas Lurz of Germany handled the double the best, but a rested Gianniotis won gold in Barcelona. (File Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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UPDATE: Asking Price of Ford Konno Olympic Gold Medals Dropped to $19,000

The price for the 1952 Olympic gold medal for the 1500 freestyle, and one of the golds for the 800 free relay, being sold on eBay (like the one above) has been reduced by over $6,000.

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Faith Johnson Goes #2 50 Free in 17-18 History; SwimMAC Girls Break 200 Free Relay Record

Lauren Rhodes, Maria Sheridan, Meija Roses, and Faith Johnson, seen here with their SwimMAC Coaches, broke a NAG Record that was only two weeks old. (Photo: David Marsh)

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SwimMAC Carolina Breaks 15-16 Girls’ 200 Medley Relay Record

Jessica Merritt, Alyssa Marsh, Sarah Stranick, and Nora McCullough from SwimMAC Carolina broke the

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Day 2 Highlights, 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships

A huge upset in diving came on the men’s 10-meter synchro platform, diving outside against a backdrop of scenic Barcelona. Sascha Klein (featured image credit: Lars Bormann) and Patrick Hausding enlisted a major upset when the best Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang for the title, earning Germany’s second medal of the championships.

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The US World Championship Team Chooses Captains

Veteran swimmers, Dana Vollmer, Natalie Coughlin, Ricky Berens, and Matt Grevers will lead the World Championship Team of 42 in Barcelona. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Day 1 Highlights From 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships

We are a swimming site, and will primarily focus on the swimming events, but in an effort to address the…

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2013 World Championship Previews: Women’s 100 Backstroke Looks A Lot Like ‘Chalk’

MIssy Franklin (right) is the defending Olympic Champion in the 100 back, but her future training partner Liz Pelton (left) is looking to crash the podium party in Barcelona. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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