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2019 U.S. National Championships: Six* Stars of Night Two

It might be time for everyone to get acquainted with Kieran Smith; he’s now the second-fastest American in the 200m free this season.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Teenage phenom Claire Tuggle headlines the women’s 200 free, but Worlds team member and Olympic Champion Allison Schmitt is also in the mix.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: Kieran Smith Moves to #1 in American 200 Free Ranks

Kieran Smith is now the American #1 for 2019 after dropping a second and a half off his time in the 200 free today. Smith clocked in at 1:46.21 in prelims.

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Luca Urlando Becomes Becomes No. 3 17-18 200 Free Performer with 1:46.51

Urlando, 17, entered 2019 having never broken 1:50 in the 200 free and now sits behind just Michael Phelps and Jack LeVant in the 17-18 age group.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Finals Preview

Night 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes finals of four events: the 200 free, 200 breast, 200 back, and women’s 4 x 100 free relay.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 2 Prelims Preview

Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: 48.01 Now 6th in Men’s 100 Free After Day 1 of Nats

We’ve kept track of where swimmers stand in the race for spots on the USA Swimming National Team. The top 6 swimmers in each event will make the squad.

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Ryan Held Re-Breaks U.S. Open Record in Finals at U.S. Nationals – 47.39

Held lowered his own PR and U.S. Open record from Wednesday morning prelims by .04 seconds, the third-fastest swim in the world this year.

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2019 U.S. National Championships: Day 1 Finals Preview

The men’s 100 free will be a dogfight among many athletes to secure their top 6 spot for the national team roster.

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2019 US National Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Today’s morning session begins with heats of the 200 fly and 100 free, and timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.

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Ryan Held Breaks U.S. Open Record With 47.43 In 100 Free

In yet another breakthrough swim for American sprinters, Ryan Held busted a U.S. Open record with a 47.43 in the 100 free at prelims of U.S. Nationals.

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2019 US National Championships: Day 1 Prelims Preview

Day 1 prelims will feature six events: the men’s and women’s 200 butterfly, men’s and women’s 100 freestyle, the women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.

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5 Storylines to Follow at the 2019 U.S. Nationals

Worlds is over. Take a breath. Did you take a breath? OK, good. Now it’s time for the 2019 U.S. Nationals, where all eyes will be on Ryan Lochte’s return.

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