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2018 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Star sprinters Caeleb Dressel and Nathan Adrian headline the men’s 100 free, while the 200 fly brings in Jack Conger, Chase Kalisz, and Pace Clark for a rematch.

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Gretchen Walsh Goes 54.38, Fastest 15-Year-Old 100 FR In U.S. History

15-year-old Gretchen Walsh continues to impress, putting up the fastest time ever by an American 15-year-old in the 100 free.

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The Official 2018 SwimSwam U.S. Nationals Preview Index

Bookmark this page to stay on top of every race we preview and for a quick look at our top picks in each race.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Franklin, Schmitt Go for 200 FR Comeback

There’s an obvious frontrunner in the American women’s 200 free field based on the past few seasons: distance superstar Katie Ledecky. Missy Franklin, the short course American Record holder, is looking to make a comeback though.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: Four-Way Battle Brewing In Women’s 100 BK

Olivia Smoliga is one of four women in the hunt to win the 100 back at U.S. Nationals.

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U.S. Nationals Psych Sheets Released

The psych sheets for U.S. Nationals have been released.

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Missy Franklin Will Swim All Freestyle, No Backstroke, at US Nationals

Missy Franklin will focus on freestyle events for her first U.S. National Championship since the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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2018 U.S. Nationals Preview: A Game Of Thrones In Women’s 200 Back

Can anybody challenge Kathleen Baker for the 200 backstroke throne in Irvine?

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7 Reasons To Love The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of SwimSwam Magazine

See seven reasons why you will love the Caeleb Dressel cover of SwimSwam Magazine’s 2018 Summer Issue.

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Behind the Scenes with USA Swimming Team at Mare Nostrum

Among the topics discussed: what advice World Record holder Adam Peaty would give to his 16-year old self.

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6 Reasons To Love The Caeleb Dressel Cover Of SwimSwam Magazine

The “2018 Summer Preview” is out now, and we cover all of the big end of summer season meets, including swimming’s biggest stars–like 7-time World Champion Caeleb Dressel

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Monaco: Watanabe Secondo al Mondo 200ra-Govorov Quarto All Time 50 Fa

MARE NOSTRUM TOUR – MONACO 16-17 giugno 2018 Vasca lunga 50 metri Monaco Sito dell’evento Risultati in diretta Le finali…

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Blume Moves Into World’s Top 10 With 53.5 100 Free Prelim In Barcelona

Pernille Blume blasted a season best 53.52 100 free at day 2 prelims of the Mare Nostrum stop in Barcelona.

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Kathleen Baker Torches 58.77 100 Back In Barcelona, World #3

USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.

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Baker Vaults Up 100 Back World Rankings At Mare Nostrum Barcelona

Kathleen Baker threw down a 59.47 100 back on day 1 of the Mare Nostrum stop in Barcelona.

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