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2014 Austin Grand Prix: Agnel caps dominant freestyle weekend with 1500 win on final night

Yannick Agnel won the 1500 free over a pair of international distance stars – that means the Frenchman won the 200, 400 and 1500 frees and finished second in the 100 over the course of this weekend.

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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol Headlines Youth Swimming Event in Austin

Twenty Four Youth Swimmers from Longhorn Aquatics will have the experience of a lifetime tonight, swimming alongside 7-time Olympic medalist and University of Texas grad, Aaron Peirsol and 2012 gold medalist Matt McLean.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Ryan Murphy talks race strategy in his 200 back Grand Prix win

Ryan Murphy, Cal freshman and backstroker extraordinaire, talks about his experiment with a new race plan in his 200 backstroke win at the Austin Grand Prix.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: New NBAC-er Ous Mellouli learning the ropes in competitive training crew

Tunisia’s Ous Mellouli catches up with SwimSwam about his Austin Grand Prix performances and his adjustment to joining NBAC’s training group.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Thoughts on double-NAG session from Michael Andrew

Michael Andrew shares his thoughts about his National Age Group record performances in the 50 free at the Austin Grand Prix prelims.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Dwyer plans to increase focus on 400 IM, pair it with 400 free

Austin Grand Prix 400 IM winner Conor Dwyer talks about an event that he hopes to factor in more in the future.

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Michael Andrew breaks NAG record in 100 back by .01 at Austin Grand Prix prelims

Michael Andrew is beginning to extend his record-book dominance to the long course pool, shaving a hundredth off the 100 back record and coming within a tenth of the 100 breast record.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Natalie Coughlin talks training trip

Natalie Coughlin won the 50 free in Austin coming off a two-week training trip to Colorado. Here she talks about that experience and her interaction with fans at the Grand Prix.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Caitlin Leverenz used Dwyer as an inspiration to pull tough double at Austin

Caitlin Leverenz won the 400 IM and followed it up with a 200 free swim in the very next event. She talks to SwimSwam about her experience.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Allison Schmitt talks comeback, NBAC practices

Allison Schmitt won the 200 free at the Austin Grand Prix. Here she talks to SwimSwam about her return to the pool.

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RACE VIDEO: Adrian Only Man Under 22 in the 50 Free at Austin

Men’s 50 Freestyle – FINAL – 2014 Austin Grand Prix – reported by Jared Anderson / SwimSwam Much like the…

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Race Video: Agnel Owns 200 Free in Austin, 1:45.76

After besting a pair of international distance stars in the 400, plus finishing second to Nathan Adrian in the 100 free last night, Agnel was back at it on night 2 in the middle-distance, going an unbelievable 1:45.76 to win the 200 free.

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Race Video: Coughlin tops 50 Free in 25.17

In a tightly-bunched final field for the splash-and-dash, it was savvy veterans who rose to the top. Multi-time Olympian Natalie Coughlin went 25.17, getting her hand on the wall first in a field loaded with big names.

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Race Video: Schmitt tops Ledecky in 200 Free in Austin, 1:57.71

In a battle of US Olympians, it was Allison Schmitt who triumphed over Katie Ledecky in the 200 freestyle.

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Race Video: Dwyer wins 400IM in Austin, 4:16.58

Dwyer used a strong backstroke leg to build a lead on Tunisian Olympian and long-distance specialist Ous Mellouli. The two were almost identical split-wise apart from that backstroke, where Dwyer went 1:06.4 to Mellouli’s 1:07.5. That one second proved to be the difference as Dwyer went 4:16.58 to Mellouli’s 4:17.69.

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