PHOENIX, Arizona, June 5. IN the latest Olympic Flashback by Jeff Commings with a special contribution by Steve Johnson, Swimming World looks back at the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games.
East Germany dominated the 1988 Seoul Olympics with 28 medals, while the U.S. fought back with 27 medals at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The U.S. also held home pool advantage with 26 medals at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
8 U.S. Olympic Trials Preview by John Lohn
While it would be impossible to highlight every event and storyline on notice at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb., June 25 to July 2, here are a few noteworthy items to watch.
13 Olympic Flashback: 1988-96 by Jeff Commings with special contributions by Steve Johnson
14 Lane Lines to London sponsored by Competitor by Jason Marsteller
This month's Olympic regional spotlight features North America.
19 Defining Moments: D?j? Vu All Over Again! by Jason Marsteller
Sarasota and Middle Tyger hooked up for its fifth consecutive 1-2 combined team finish at the YMCA Short Course Nationals, with the Florida squad claiming their sixth straight title.
20 Nutrition Choices of the Stars by Jeff Commings
This is the first of a three-part series on nutrition choices by some of swimming's elite athletes. This month's focus: pre-workout nutrition.
22 Dryside Training: Train Like an Olympian! by J.R. Rosania
24 Q&A with Coach Tim Murphy by Michael J. Stott 26 How They Train: Chris Satterthwaite by Michael J. Stott
27 Distance per Stroke: How It Works…and Why It Matters! by Michael J. Stott
29 National Age Group Record Setters by Judy Jacob
30 American Relay by Judy Jacob
31 TYR Age Group Swimmer of the Month
32 Goldminds: Power and Pressure by Wayne Goldsmith
Here's how to improve your distance per stroke–and swimming performance–by improving your feel for the water.
6 A Voice for the Sport
35 For the Record
46 Parting Shot
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