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Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina Reinstated into Women’s 10k Open Water

Russia’s Anastasiia Krapivina will swim the 10k Marathon Swim at the Rio Olympic Games tomorrow.

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Worrell Out of the 50 Free Semis, Runge Scratches 800 Free Final

Kelsi Worrell, who qualified to represent the USA in Rio with a win in the 100 butterfly, has scratched the 50 free semifinals.

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Becca Mann Suffering Back Injury, Misses Finals of 800 Free

Becca Mann injured her back two weeks ago, suffering a herniated disk and three bulging disks. She missed the final of the 800 free tonight by one place.

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Wrap-Up on the College Commitments of SwimSwam’s Class of 2016

July 1, 2016 begins the new recruiting season for the class of 2017. Take a look at where we are so far with class of 2016 commitments.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials: Day Six Prelims Preview

Caeleb Dressel (left) and Anthony Ervin (right) will swim 50 free prelims today and should find themselves battling again in the final.

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Five Already-Qualified 2016 Olympic Teamers Scratch Prelims on Day 4

A large number of top-flight swimmers have scratched out of prelims this morning, including third seed 200 flier Maya DiRado, who is resting for the 200 IM tonight.

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What Does It Take to Make it Back? Day 2 Prelims

Matt Grevers has placed in the top 5 in the preliminaries of the men’s 100 back at the past four Olympic Trials now, so he’s used to qualifying by a comfortable margin.

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Ledecky Scratches 400 IM for Olympic Trials (Prelims Heat Sheets)

Katie Ledecky has scratched the 400 IM for tomorrow morning at Olympic Trials. She was the fifth seed, and fourth seed Becca Mann is also out. You can find full heat sheets for Saturday morning prelims here.

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Olympic Trials Predictions (With Math!) Part 2

This post is a follow up to this one. If you haven’t seen it yet, go read that one first….

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Ranking the 2016 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

This was an easy choice: Katie Ledecky and company are the NCAA’s #1 women’s class

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Becca Mann to Attack the Same Gnarly Schedule as 2012 Olympic Trials

Becca Mann is used to swimming long events, and swimming a lot of them. And that’s exactly what she’ll do at Olympic Trials next week.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Beisel Threepeat In Women’s 400 IM?

With the U.S. Olympic Trials approaching next month, veteran Elizabeth Beisel will be looking to make her 3rd straight Olympic Team in her signature event, the women’s 400 IM.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Preview: Who Will Join Ledecky in the 800?

A strong field of American women led by Katie Ledecky will enter the fray in Omaha with their sites set on earning their chance to bring their best 800 meter freestyle to Rio.

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U.S. Olympic Trials Preview: Ledecky & Co. Lead Women’s 400 Free

Katie Ledecky is expected to dominate in the 400 Freestyle at Olympic Trials this summer.

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National Age Group Record Holder Isabella Rongione Commits to USC

Isabella Rongione, owner of two National Age Group Records, has verbally committed to USC.

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