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USA Swimming Announces 2013-2014 Junior National Team

Gunnar Bentz is one of a handful of swimmers who is doing junior/senior double duty this year. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)

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USA Swimming Announces 2013-2014 National Team

35-time World Champion, and 5-time Olympic Champion, Ryan Lochte headlines 111 swimmers on the 2013-2014 USA Swimming National Team. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Kylie Stewart 200 Back Junior World Championships – Post Race Interview

In what could be termed a mild upset, American Kylie Stewart of the Dynamo Swim club won the girls’ 200 backstroke in 2:09.74, which is a new Championship Record. That broke the 2:10.43 that Ukrainian Daryna Zevina swam to win at the 2011 edition of this meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Chimrova Leads A Strong Morning For Russia With A New Championship Record

Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Championship Records Crushed; Dressel Has Big Anchor on Day 1 in Dubai

American Ella Eastin enters the first finals session as the top seed in the girls’ 400 IM. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Pair of Championship Records Go Down in First Session of 2013 World Juniors

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte was nowhere near her World Record in the 50 breaststroke, but she did take the top seed. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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FINA Junior World Championships Psych Sheets Released (Preliminary Version)

World Record holder Ruta Meilutyte has 7 entries in Dubai at the Junior World Championships, including the two events in which she’s the World Record holder. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Ella Eastin Explains Record Breaking 400 IM at Junior Nationals – Feature Video

Many thanks to swimswam contributor Anne Lepesant for producing this interview. WOMEN’S 400 IM – 2013 US Junior Nationals –…

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Emily and Ella Eastin of Socal Aquatics, Junior Nationals Standouts

Emily and Ella Eastin of Socal Aquatics breakdown their training… (Image courtesy of Anne Lepesant video capture)

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2013 Juniors, Night 2: Five More Records Fall

Kylie Stewart took down Missy Franklin’s meet record in the women’s 200 back on night two of Junior Nationals in Irvine.

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Justine Mueller the Latent Star of U.S. Open’s Final Session

Justine Mueller has always been very good at the U.S. Open, and the same held true on Sunday. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Mann, Bayer, Szekely, Seliskar All Entered for Junior Nationals (Psych Sheets)

Becca Mann, and her increasingly-infamous selection of on-deck footwear, is back from Barcelona and will swim at the Junior National Championships next week. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Scott Weltz Breaks US Open Meet Record at Day 2 of 2013 U.S. Open

Scott Weltz brings a new U.S. Open Meet Record to play in the 200 m breaststroke at Wednesday evenings finals. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Junior World Championship Team Rankings After World Championship Trials

Mission Viejo’s Katie McLaughlin is among the leaders in the rankings for the Junior World Championship team. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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