Aaron Peirsol

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"My life has been no downs, just ups…knock on wood. So far, it's been all right."

2019 US National Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Aussie Elijah Winnington will contest in the 400 free prelims while 200 breast champ Reece Whitley and WUGs champ Ian Finnerty will meet in the 100 breast.

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Caeleb Dressel’s 8 Medals Set Single-Meet Record at Worlds

Dressel, bolstered by the addition of mixed medley relays, broke a record he shared with Michael Phelps, Michael Klim and Matt Biondi.

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Mundial Gwangju Resultados Día 2: MacNeil Derroca A Sjöström

La canadiense Maggie MacNeil destronó a Sarah Sjöström para llevarse el oro en los 100 mariposa femeninos, siendo la segunda más rápida de todos los tiempos.

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Xu Jiayu Breaks 10-Year-Old Championship Record In Men’s 100 Back

Xu Jiayu set a new Championship Record in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 back in a time of 52.17, lowering Aaron Peirsol’s 2009 mark of 52.19.

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Keaton Jones Scares 13-14 NAG, Makes Trials Cut In 200 Backstroke

14-year-old Keaton Jones narrowly missed the boys 13-14 NAG in the 200 backstroke in Arizona, clocking a time of 2:01.20.

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‘I Want to See How Close I Can Get’: David Nolan Resurfaces with a New Outlook

The former American record holder Nolan will log his first race since 2016 Olympic Trials in July – but don’t expect to see him back in his signature events.

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Joshua Zuchowski Breaks Decades-Old Peirsol National Age Group Record

The 14-year old Zuchowski hit an Olympic Trials standard, and broke the 13-14 National Age Group Record hold by 5-time Olympic gold medalist Aaron Peirsol (above).

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Continuing to Cultivate Her Personal Brand, Simone Manuel Signs with Nike

Olympic champion Simone Manuel inked an apparel and footwear deal with the retailer last month.

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Ryan Murphy Hits 51.9, Breaks Pan Pac Meet Record In 100 Back

Ryan Murphy broke his own Pan Pac meet record to win the men’s 100 back in 51.94.

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2018 Speedo Junior Nationals: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Carson Foster highlights the men’s 200 back field at day 2 finals of the 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals.

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Americans Now Own World Records in All Four Olympic Backstroke Events

With Kathleen Baker’s new World Record in the 100 meter backstroke tonight at the 2018 U.S. National Championships in Irvine, CA, American men and women now own the world records in all four Olympic backstroke events.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murderer’s Row Remains In Men’s 100 Back

The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murphy, Pebley Reign In Men’s 200 Back

Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 40% Pick W 200 Fly As Longest-Lasting World Record

More than 40% of SwimSwam voters selected Liu Zige’s 2:01.81 in the 200 fly as the current world record that would last the longest, narrowly edging the men’s 200 free (1:42.00 from Paul Biedermann).

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USA Swimming Board’s Athlete Reps Release SafeSport Statement

Among the signatories of the letter were Anthony Ervin, Natalie Coughlin (above), and Aaron Peirsol.

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