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See Columbus Pro Swim Series Psych Sheets Here

The psych sheets for the 2018 Pro Swim Series’ final regular-season stop show a somewhat-lighter field (though still dotted with plenty Olympians) and much of the drama centered around the ongoing battles for the series points lead.

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Behind the Scenes with USA Swimming Team at Mare Nostrum

Among the topics discussed: what advice World Record holder Adam Peaty would give to his 16-year old self.

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Expense Savings Offset Member Shortfalls in USA Swimming 2017 Budget

Despite membership and sponsor revenue shortfalls, USA Swimming reported that its 2017 budget was up over $400,000.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Drabot, Meitz Looking to Surge in 400 FR

Katie Drabot is leading the chase pack behind the leaders of the industry, Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Dressel Dominant In Men’s Splash-N-Dash

Caeleb Dressel is the clear favorite in the men’s 50 free at the 2018 U.S. National Championships.

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IU Studs, Schmitt, Meili Expected at Pro Swim Series Finale

Among the standouts expected to headline the field are Olympic champions Lilly King and Allison Schmitt, as well as fellow individual Olympic medalists Chase Kalisz and Katie Meili.

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Lilly King Wins 2nd-Straight Big Ten Athlete of the Year Award

Indiana junior swimmer Lilly King was named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year on Thursday, making the second-straight season…

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Practice + Pancakes: Stanford Men Get Up to Speed During Finals Week

After getting pancakes in Berkeley with the Cal men, we couldn’t resist heading down to Palo Alto and seeing what the Stanford men were up to.

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What’s At Stake At 2018 U.S. Nationals? All Selection Procedures Here

Team USA will select its travel teams for five major 2018 and 2019 international meets at this summer’s National Championships. Check out simplified selection procedures for all five meets here.

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Dan Laak Named USA Diving High Performance Director

Courtesy: USA Diving INDIANAPOLIS – USA Diving has announced that three-time Olympic coach Dan Laak has been named the organization’s…

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UGA’s Laak Moving On To High Performance Director Job With USA Diving

University of Georgia diving coach Dan Laak will be leaving the college realm to move into the High Performance Director job with USA Diving. The diving federation announced the move today.

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Relive The Phelps/Lochte Rivalry….Lego Style

Watch one of the famous Michael Phelps/Ryan Lochte battles unfold in Lego mode.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy

Gregg Troy guided three major standout swimmers at the Mel Zajac International and the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Kathleen Baker, Team Elite

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based swimmer who has proven themselves…

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USA Swimming Hires Jon Urbanchek as National Team Technical Advisor

USA Swimming is naming acclaimed coach Jon Urbanchek to the newly-created role of “national team technical advisor.”

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