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2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

22-time Olympic medalist and Comeback King, Michael Phelps, is tonight’s 4th seed in the men’s 100 fly after touching simultaneously with MIchael Andrew (53.70) in this morning’s prelims.

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College Swimming Previews: #3 Michigan Men Still Strong Despite Losses

Heading into his senior year, Dylan Bosch will look to regain his national title in the 200 yard butterfly after finishing 3rd last season.

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Grosse Pointe Gator Jacob Montague Verbals to Michigan

The University of Michigan has filled their biggest hole with their first public verbal commitment in the class of 2016.

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University of Michigan Swimmers Win Medals At Pan Am Games

Six current or former University of Michigan swimmers competed at the Pan American Games in Toronto last week, with four of them bringing home medals for their respective countries.

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Thiago Simon Lowers 200 Breaststroke Pan American Record Under 2:10

Thiago Simon of Brazil won the gold medal in the men’s 200 breaststroke at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, breaking the Pan American Games record from 2011 of 2:11.62.

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Jorge Murillo Ties Pan American Games Record In 200 Breast

Colombian swimmer Jorge Murillo tied the Pan Am Games record this morning en route to taking the top seed heading into finals and setting a new national record.

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Video: Canadian Hopefuls Take On Training Camp In Europe In Preparation For Pan Ams And Worlds

The High Performance Centre – Ontario along with Richard Funk took to Europe for a three week training and racing camp, competing on the Mare Nostrum Tour and soaking up some sun as is evident in the video above.

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Manaudou, Meilutyte, Sjostrom Scheduled to Compete at 2015 Sette Colli Trophy

France’s Florent Manaudou, USA’s Cammile Adams and Emma Reaney, and Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte are among the international competitors scheduled for action in Rome at the 2015 Sette Colli Trophy.

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Ryan Cochrane and Kierra Smith win Mare Nostrum medals

Veteran Ryan Cochrane won silver and emerging breaststroker Kierra Smith had a breakthrough bronze on a solid day for Canada on the Mare Nostrum Series.

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Diverse group of Canadians will compete in Mare Nostrum tour

With the Pan Am Games drawing near, some of Canada’s brightest young swimmers will get to assess their progress over the next two weekends while competing in the Mare Nostrum Series.

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Relay initiative takes Pro Swim Series gold

Canada’s female junior relay initiative paid dividends with a gold medal at the Charlotte Pro Swim Series on Friday, while breaststroker Richard Funk went to the wall with a familiar foe for silver in the men’s 100 metres.

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Video: Michigan’s Richard Funk Sets Sights On Pan Am Gold

Richard Funk qualified once more to represent Canada internationally, grabbing a spot on the 2015 Pan Am Games roster with a win in the 100m breaststroke.

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Four More Swimmers Meet Canadian World Championship Selection Criteria At Trials

Tonight, four more swimmers met the priority one selection criteria punching in their tickets to the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Two swimmers made it in the 100 freestyle, and two made it in the 400m IM.

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2015 Canadian Trials: Day Two Finals Recap

Michelle Williams, Chantal VanLandeghem and Sandrine Mainville all finished under the top 16 standard in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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Swimming Canada Releases Psych Sheets For Trials; Almost 200 Foreign Entries Made Of Mostly American College Swimmers

Swimming Canada released the psych sheet for the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials which will be the selection meet for the Canadian World Championship team, Pan Am team, and World University Games team.

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