Darian Townsend

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Winter Nationals wraps up with stellar American record for Ledecky, relay wins for Cal

Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.

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Pelton tops Franklin, Adrian leads loaded 100 free field at Day 3 prelims of Winter Nationals

Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.

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Video: Joao de Lucca says Could Not Move my Legs on the Last 50 of 1:31.65 200 free

Video interview is courtesy of Kelsey Floyd. Video edit is courtesy of Coleman Hodges.

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Winter Nationals: Multiple American records for Thoman on day 2, Franklin beats Ledecky in 200

Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.

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Ledecky Tops Missy in 200 Free; Missy Tops Bootsma in 100 Back in Day 2 Prelims at Winter Nationals

Cindy Tran and the Cal medley relays were off to a very good start on Friday morning, taking the top two spots in the 200 medley relay.

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Championship Records, Nearly American Records, Fall on Day 1 of U.S. Winter Nationals

Among the night 1 swims will be Katie Ledecky chasing an American Record in the 500 free.

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Coughlin, Schneider Take Top Seeds in 50 Free in Day 1 Prelims

The wildly-decorated Natalie Coughlin swam the second-best time of her career in the 50 free on Thursday morning.

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Psych Sheets Posted for USA Swimming Winter National Championships

World Record holder Katie Ledecky will be among the stars represented at the 2013 Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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2 More Masters World Records for Townsend: Checking in with Darian

Darian Townsend has been on a  quest this fall setting 7 FINA masters world records over the past month.  Last…

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Adam Brown Just Out-Touches Fellow Auburn Alum Cesar Cielo to Close Minneapolis Grand Prix

Adam Brown and Cesar Cielo went nose-to-nose in the 100 free from the outside lanes, and Brown came away with the narrowest of victories. (Photo Courtesy: Greg Davis)

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14-Year Old Ashlyn Schoof Takes Top Seed in 200 Back at Prelims of Minneapolis Grand Prix

Day 3’s preliminary session at the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix featured a 14-year old breakout backstroker having another good swim.

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Agnel Takes Top Seed in 200 Free; Minnesota Women Look Very Good on Day 1 Prelims in Minneapolis

Minnesota’s Kiera Janzen looked very good in the first session of the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix.

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Race Video – Hagino Tops Le Clos in Tokyo World Cup Record in the 200 IM

Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner.

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5 World Records in 1 day – Townsend rips in Masters debut

3 time Olympian and Olympic gold medalist Darian Townsend is no stranger to world records – he held the 200…

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A3 Performance On The Rise

A3 Performance has experienced recent success with its technical racing suit, the Stealth. Claiming 5 American Records and 4 National Championships, among other accomplishments, A3 Performance continues to establish itself among the best. (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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