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VIDEO INTERVIEW: USMS champ Darian Townsend would love to see 100 IM added to NCAA lineup

Former South African Olympian Darian Townsend won the 100 IM at Masters Nationals in a new USMS record, and he’d like to see the event gain more of a footing in the U.S.

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The show is over but the memories live on: USMS Nationals Photo Vault Day 4

It’s a wrap.  The 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals are over but there’s a lot of fast swimming and…

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Nathan Adrian Scare American Record at USMS Nationals

Watch Nathan Adrian swim the fastest 100 yard freestyle ever done in a Masters’ competition, and nearly the fastest done by an American in any competition.

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The fun continues: USMS Nationals Day 3 Photo Vault

The NorCal fun just keeps rolling at the George Haines International Swim Center as the U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals…

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Big-name fields take the pool at Masters Nationals beginning tomorrow

The men’s 100 free field features Olympians Matt Biondi, David Sims, Josh Davis, Anthony Ervin (pictured), Nathan Adrian, Darian Townsend and Philip Morrison among others.

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Sign on – Mesa Grand Prix Autography Line Time Lapse

One of the beautiful things about our sport is access. In a world where many of the top athletes have…

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Race Video: Darian Townsend Wins 200 IM, 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner

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2014 Arena Grand Prix – Day 3 Finals – Photo Vault

Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion, at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, AZ.

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Race Video: Ryan Lochte Wins 200 Free at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, 1:49.48

Ryan Lochte took advantage of his under waters to finish the race with the win. Lochte finished with a time of 1:49.48, just ahead of Townsend at 1:49.94.

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2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa – Day 2 Final – Photo Vault

Many thanks to Mike Lewis – olavistaphotography.com – for these great swimming photos! (Featured Image: Conor Dwyer, looking massive!)

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2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Romano Grabs Three A Finals, Lochte Two In A Day Full Of Doubles-LIVE Prelims Recap

While the Phelps hype will still be at an all time high today, National teamers suit up for some grueling doubles and even triples in Friday’s session.

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Nathan Adrian 100 Free Post Race Interview – 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa

Adrian was first at the turn touching in at 23.00 on his feet. Ryan Lochte came off the wall with a great underwater dolphin kick, but wasn’t able to put himself in competition with Adrian, who smoked the rest of the field by over a full second touching the wall in 48.23.

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2014 Mesa Grand Prix Preview: Links, schedule and storylines to watch

22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps will make his official comeback at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. But that’s far from the only storyline to watch at this week’s battle in the desert.

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Mesa Grand Prix Psych Sheets Released: Phelps To Swim 3 Events, Lochte to Swim 6 Events

Michael Phelps is entered in three events in his first meet since the 2012 London Olympics. He will be swimming the 100 butterfly, the 50 freestyle, and the 100 freestyle and the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

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Le Clos Wins Again, Schoeman Goes World-Leader in 50 Fly Semi-Final on Day 2 of SA Nationals

South Africa’s Chad le Clos took a second event win of the meet thus far in South Africa.

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