Aaron Peirsol Returns to Home Pool for U.S. Nationals

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Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!

IRVINE, California, August 7. AARON Peirsol stopped by his old stomping grounds at the William Woollett Aquatic Center on Thursday night to present awards for his signature event, the 200 back. After the presentation, Peirsol talked to Swimming World, discussing his feelings on holding Nationals in the pool, his thoughts on seeing Ryan Lochte and Tyler Clary race after his many showdowns with each of them, and his thoughts on his own legacy.

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Author: David Rieder

David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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