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2019 Phillips 66 US National Championships Day 3 Finals: Live Recap

Day 3 of prelims was filled with close finishes, a family rivalry, fast times, and a heartfelt goodbye. Tonight's finals begin with the women's 400 IM. This event should be one to watch as the top eight swimmers each shine in their own top strokes, possibly switching the lead at every wall. Followin...

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U.S. Nationals: Redemption for Madisyn Cox in the 200 Breaststroke

Women's 200 Breast (Madisyn Cox) A year after being forced to sit out of Nationals due to a positive doping test, Madisyn Cox made the most of her return to the meet by easily besting the field in the 200 breaststroke. Cox moved through her four laps in 2:23.84 to take the gold medal, finishing well...

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U.S. Nationals: Allison Schmitt Posts 1:56 for 200 Freestyle Triumph

Women's 200 Free (Allison Schmitt) Dropping nearly two seconds from prelims and leading the pack from the beginning was Allison Schmitt, the eight-time Olympic medalists claiming the gold medal with a time of 1:56.97. Schmitt was roughly two seconds off of what Italy's Federica Pellegrini posted (1:...

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2019 Phillips 66 US National Championships Day 2 Finals: Live Recap

Photo Courtesy: Connor Trimble Day two finals of the 2019 Phillips 66 US National Championships should start off with a splash as fifteen year old Claire Tuggle holds the top seed in the women's 200 free heading into the night. Though Dressel and Lochte aren't in tonights finals of the men's 200 fre...

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U.S. Nationals: Bobby Finke Wins 1500 Free by Nearly Five Seconds

Men's 1500 Free (Bobby Finke) There's no doubt that the distance freestyle events are among the weakest for the American men these days. Perhaps Bobby Finke is a guy who can provide a spark. Behind a time of 14:51.15, Finke comfortably won the 1500 freestyle at Nationals, bettering Zane Grothe (14:5...