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US Open Friday Night Recap: Murphy and Thoman Drop 53.6 in 100 Backstroke

Bolles’ Ryan Murphy just missed his best time with a 53,62 for 2nd, and SwimMAC’s Nick Thoman (FEATURED IMAGE) was 3rd in 53.65. That should give him a spot on the National Team for the year. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, Olavistaphotography.com)

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US Open Photo Vault Day 4

Day 4 featured more fast swimming and fun times in Southern California. (photo: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photography)

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US Report Day 6: Mind Over Matter, Ryan Lochte Can Still Do It All

At the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Lochte is giving all of his doubters a mouthful to swallow. Following his impressive 200 Individual Medley on Day 5, Lochte faced a formidable schedule on Day 6, and did not fail to deliver. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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US Open Friday Prelims Recap, Ryan Murphy Qualified 2nd in 100 Back Final Tonight

Ryan Murphy continues to perform at the U.S. Open with a great 100 backstroke prelim this morning. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Ricky Berens Gets 4th Spot in 800 Free Relay Final

Ricky Berens will get the nod, and will get it in a big way, as he anchors the American 800 free relay. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Triangle Area Breaks Men’s 200 M Free Relay NAG Record at YMCA Nationals

The men’s 200 m freestyle relay team from Triangle Area breaks the National Age Group Record at the 4th prelim session of YMCA LC National Championships. (Photo Credit: Triangle Area coach Chad Onken)

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Rousseau (400 IM) and Shields (100 Fly) Both Fly to 4th in the World on Day 2 of U.S. Open

Tom Shields and Sebastien Rousseau both put up blistering times to rock day 2 of the 2013 U.S. Open Championships in Irvine, California. (Podium photo courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 5 Finals REAL-TIME RECAPS

James Magnussen returns to the top of the 100 free mountain winning the 2013 FINA World Championship! (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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SwimMAC Carolina Men Break 17-18; 15-18 National Age Group Relay Records

Jack Manchester, Michael Chadwick, Matt Josa, and Kyle Darmody of SwimMAC Carolina own every 15-18 and 17-18 National Age Group relay record in yards. Now they hold one in meters, too. (Photo Courtesy: David Marsh)

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USA Report Day 5: Feigen’s Silver Special, for Several Reasons

Jimmy Feigen’s silver medal in the men’s 100 free was the second-straight Eddie-Reese-special at the World Championships. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Mann, Bayer, Szekely, Seliskar All Entered for Junior Nationals (Psych Sheets)

Becca Mann, and her increasingly-infamous selection of on-deck footwear, is back from Barcelona and will swim at the Junior National Championships next week. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Rousseau Hot Again; Lee Continues Impressive Summer at U.S. Open (Thursday Prelims)

Sebastien Rousseau of South Africa took the top seed in the 400 IM on Thursday morning. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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American Pull Up One Prelims Swimmer to Join Finals 800 Free Relay

Missy Franklin and Shannon Vreeland led the way to gold in the 400 free relay; they’ll be joined by two new counterparts in the 800 free relay final, though this time they’ll come in as only the 3rd seed. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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2013 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

Ryan Lochte is still on the hunt for his first gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships, and perhaps his best chance comes on Thursday evening. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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YMCA LC Nationals Day 2: Moon Takes Fourth Meet Title, Rutter Breaks 21-yr-old Record

Jonathan Rutter from Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA, OH, swims a record-breaking 200 m breaststroke last night at finals. He and coach Mike Leonard obviously very excited about win. (Photo Credit: Olympian Josh Davis)

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