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Ryan Lochte leaves behind complicated legacy in the pool

Tyler Morning Telegraph 20 Jun 2021
OMAHA, Neb ... "They got to watch their daddy swim," he said ... Lochte had recently won the event at the Beijing Olympics. Wearing a white suit, Lochte strolled up to Murphy and told him he'd be swimming the first 100 meters slowly, so the teenager needed to be ahead of him at that point ... As punishment, he served a lengthy suspension from USA Swimming ... ....
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Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte leaves complicated legacy

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 20 Jun 2021
“They got to watch their daddy swim,” he said ... Lochte recently had won the event at the Beijing Olympics. Wearing a white suit, Lochte strolled up to Murphy and told him he’d be swimming the first 100 meters slowly, so the teenager needed to be ahead of him at that point.
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Manuel fails to advance in swimming trials

Waco Tribune-Herald 18 Jun 2021
In the wake of Michael Phelps’ retirement, Dressel has emerged as the next big thing in men’s swimming ... While Dressel isn’t expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps’ record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven medals if he’s included on all the relays.
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Dressel secures position in 100 free; Manuel out

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 18 Jun 2021
While Dressel isn't expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps' record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven medals if he's included on all the relays ... She's hoping to contend for a medal after moving to Arizona to swim for Bob Bowman,.
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Dressel wins, but Manuel fails to advance in swim stunner

The Post-Star 18 Jun 2021
In the wake of Michael Phelps' retirement, Dressel has emerged as the next big thing in men's swimming ... While Dressel isn't expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps' record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven medals if he's included on all the relays.
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Former UF standout Caeleb Dressel, Gator junior Bobby Finke earn Olympic berths

Ocala Star Banner 18 Jun 2021
swimming trials after a long week of waiting ... While Dressel isn't expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps' record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven if he's included on all the relays ... Smith dropped 2.12 seconds off of his prelims time, swimming a personal best in the 200 IM.
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Olympic Swimming Trials: Caeleb Dressel wins, but Simone Manuel fails to advance

LA Daily News 18 Jun 2021
Olympic Swim Trials on Thursday in Omaha, Neb ... Olympic Swim Trials on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Omaha, Neb ... While Dressel isn’t expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps’ record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven if he’s included on all the relays.
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Dressel wins, but Manuel fails to advance in stunner at U.S. swim trials

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 18 Jun 2021
In the wake of Michael Phelps' retirement, Dressel has emerged as the next big thing in men's swimming ... While Dressel isn't expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps' record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven if he's included on all the relays.
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Swim stunner: Manuel fails to make the final in 100 free

The Baytown Sun 18 Jun 2021
In the wake of Michael Phelps' retirement, Dressel has emerged as the next big thing in men's swimming ... While Dressel isn't expected to swim enough events in Tokyo to challenge Phelps' record of eight golds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he could be in the mix for as many seven medals if he's included on all the relays.
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Tokyo Olympics: Top-12 U.S. Olympians of all-time by medal count

Yahoo Daily News 17 Jun 2021
Michael PhelpsSwimming ... Jenny Thompson – Swimming ... Dara Torres – Swimming ... Natalie Coughlin – Swimming. Coughlin started swimming at the age of six and has become a highly decorated U.S ... She competed in the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, and London 2012 Olympic Games, taking home three gold, four silver, and five bronze medals.3 ... Swim Team.
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Olympic icon Phelps fired up by return to US swimming trials

Supersport 15 Jun 2021
... include his record eight-gold haul in 2008 in Beijing.</p>"I can think back to (being) a little kid and wanting the opportunity to swim on one Olympic team and maybe win one medal.</p>"Twenty-eight Olympic medals, that's still weird," he said.
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This Nebraskan took an unexpected track to the Olympics

Omaha World-Herald 15 Jun 2021
And after he's done at this year's Swim Trials, he’ll go again ... If Swim Trials move elsewhere, it's because Omaha transformed the event ... And while he was there, he worked with the Nebraska swim team. In 1999, he started working with USA Swimming ... Come 2008, he was invited to Beijing ... But right now, his focus is on the Swim Trials.
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Living on the edge and diet colas: Ponte Vedra resident Tommy Roy reflects on four ...

The Florida Times Union 14 Jun 2021
“He loves golf and loves the complexities of the game as much as a tour pro does,” Jacobsen said.&nbsp; ... Open ... Question ... Answer ... Q ... A ... And he made it that way, and to be a part of all those great moments, but then we compare that to the swimming at the Olympics, and particularly Phelps, and in particular Beijing, and those eight golds ... Q ... A ... Q.
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Michael Phelps brought US swimming into the mainstream. Now who will take his place?

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jun 2021
The face of swimming, the one that guided it into an unprecedented wake of popularity the past three Olympics, isn’t in the pool anymore ... Those first three Trials in Omaha — 2008, 2012 and 2016 — along with the ensuing Games in London, Beijing and Rio, will be remembered for taking Phelps and swimming into the mainstream.
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McKeown's world mark will help fulfil late dad's wish

Straits Times 13 Jun 2021
Australia won 10 medals in the pool at the 2016 Games in Rio, like in London four years earlier, but well down on the 20 they clinched in Beijing in 2008. Smith will attempt to wrest back the record at the US Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska this week, with other big ...

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