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Grace Ariola & Sean Lehane Win Illinois Swimmer of the Year Awards

Illinois Swimming held its annual awards banquet on October 1st, announcing recipients of various awards over the past year. Teenage…

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Grace Ariola’s First (and Last) High School Season Off to a Fast Start

After making waves at international junior meets and nearly making the 100 back final at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Grace Ariola is doing something she hasn’t done before– swim a high school season.

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180 Athletes from the Class of 2018 Are Now Committed to Swim in College

Reece Whitley, the #1 recruit in the class of 2018, verbally committed to Cal on June 17, 2017.

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2017 World Juniors: USA Adds 10 Medals on Final Night of Competition

The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.

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2017 World Juniors: Americans Bring Medal Count to 22 on Day 5

Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.

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Start Lists for Day 5 Finals at World Juniors: Nary A Scratch in Sight

Nandor Nemeth will swim in the semifinals of the 100 free on Sunday night at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Rikako Ikee of JPN is the top seed in the women’s 100 fly at Junior World Championships.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Kristof Milak headlines the men’s 100 fly at World Junior finals on day 3.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Rikako Ikee of Japan will be in action in the women’s 50 fly on day 3 in Indianapolis, an event in which she holds both the junior world and meet championship records.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Regan Smith will do battle with Taylor Ruck tonight in the women’s 100 back final, as well as on the lead-off of the mixed 400 medley relay.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Junior world record holder Kristof Milak will swim the 100 fly on day 2 of World Juniors in Indianapolis, coming off his silver medal performance at the World Championships in July.

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