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Ledecky Edges Franklin For 200m Free Title At U.S. Swim Championships

By Rebecca Bryan Irvine (United States) (AFP) — Katie Ledecky edged world champion Missy Franklin to win the 200m freestyle Thursday in a rare meeting of America’s teen swimming queens at the U.S. championships. Ledecky clocked the second-fastest time in the world this year of 1min 55.16secs, just a day after winning the 800m free. […]

August 8, 2014

Swim Star Phelps Comeback Hits Wall

By Rebecca Bryan Irvine (United States) (AFP) — Olympic great Michael Phelps suffered the first big setback of his return to competition as a poor turn left him seventh in the 100m free at the U.S. Swimming Championships. In a finals field on Wednesday, loaded with Olympic medalists, the 18-time Games champion made a mess […]

August 7, 2014