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Less than 24 hours after winning a third and final NCAA title at the women’s NCAA swimming and diving championships Sunday, the Olympic champion turns pro.
Missy Franklin concluded her collegiate career with three individual titles, helping the Golden Bears to a team championship.
California’s Missy Franklin blasted the first sub-1:40 in the women’s 200-yard freestyle Friday night on Day 2 of the women’s NCAA championships.
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Two-time defending champion Georgia qualified 18 for the March championship, while last year’s runner-up Stanford will send 12, including All-Mets Sarah Haase and Janet Hu.
The top-ranked Golden Bears dominated from start to finish at the 2015 Pacific-12 women’s championships.
The Golden Bears strong heading into the final two days at the Pacific-12 championships, but strong performances from Janet Hu and Sarah Haase have Stanford in the mix.
The Golden Bears broke the American and NCAA records in 800 freestyle relay and edged an All-Met-led Cardinal sqad in 200 medley.
Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin turns attention toward a professional career after March’s championships.
Fifty-nine athletes have punched their tickets to the men’s and women’s NCAA championships in March.
The U.S. national team delegations to the FINA World Championships, Pan American Games and World University Games have been announced.
Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps nominated for a combined nine awards for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will be held in Omaha, Nebraska from Sunday, June 26th, through Sunday, July 3rd, 2016, per a release by USA Swimming on Wednesday.
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky lowers a second world record at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia, her second in two days.
Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky sets a world record for the sixth time since last year, while Michael Phelps wins his first individual gold since 2012.
Bethesda teen overtakes Australian for gold in the women’s race; Michael Phelps wins first gold on relay.
Bethesda swimmer wins two golds, adding to U.S. team haul of 10 medals on first day of Pan Pacs.
Missy Franklin fights through back spasms to make “A” final at Pan Pacific Championships on Day 1.
Michael Phelps has no easy road to the finals at this week’s Pan Pacific Championships.
Missy Franklin’s status for this week’s 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia is questionable after experience back spasms on Tuesday.
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps to swim five individual events apiece at the Aug. 21-25 championship meet in Gold Coast, Australia.
USA Swimming finalized its roster for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, from Aug. 21-25.
Katie Ledecky wins the 400-meter freestyle in world-record time at USA Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Watch Katie Ledecky, Matt McLean, Missy Franklin, Tyler Clary and the rest of the U.S. national teamers compete on day 2 in Irvine, Calif. at U.S. nationals.
Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin to win the women’s 200-meter freestyle at USA Swimming’s Nationals in a showdown between the country’s two brightest stars.
Katie Ledecky, Matt McLean, Missy Franklin, Conor Dwyer and Ryan Lochte all advanced to finals on the second day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Watch Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and the rest of the U.S. national teamers compete on day 1 in Irvine, Calif. at U.S. nationals.
Katie Ledecky, a rising senior at Stone Ridge, won the 800-meter freestyle at U.S. Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.
In return to nationals, Phelps falls short.
Swimming’s biggest names advanced to finals on the first day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and a host of Olympians and All-Mets are set to compete at this year’s U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif. Follow the action each day here.
Katie Ledecky, 17, is scheduled for a brutal schedule in Irvine next week at the 2014 U.S. National Swimming Championships.
Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.
Michael Phelps podiumed for the third time in Santa Clara on Saturday; Missy Franklin cruised to a world top-15.
Michael Phelps earned his second win since ending his retirement in April during Friday’s final in Santa Clara, Calif. [Gallery inside]
Missy Franklin talks to reporters at the Santa Clara Grand Prix about her year at Cal, beautiful Rio and, of course, Katie Ledecky’s world record.
Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline a field that includes 13 Olympians at the final stop on the 2013-2014 Grand Prix series in Santa Clara, Calif.
Georgia powered its way to a second-straight NCAA women’s title. Stanford uses outstanding weekend to leapfrog Cal.
Georgia continues to build lead on day two of women’s NCAA Division I swimming and diving championships.
Georgia takes the early lead on day 1 of women’s NCAA swimming and diving championships in Minneapolis, Minn.
Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky were among those receiving votes for The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year award.
Take a look back at the best picture from USA Swimming’s 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky highlighted the final night in Knoxville with an American record in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle. Full results within.
Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.
Nick Thoman set two individual American records and led off a record-breaking relay on Friday night in Knoxville, Tenn.
An American record and three national age group records were set on the second night of finals in Knoxville, Tenn.
NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.
Nine local swimmers advanced to finals in the first day at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Bruce Gemmell each won awards at Sunday’s Golden Goggles awards ceremony hosted by USA Swimming.
Colorado swimming sensation Missy Franklin talks college swimming and California life.
Missy Franklin arrives at California to begin her freshmen year and the next chapter in her already illustrious swimming career.
Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky turns to next set of challenges. First up, getting her driver’s license.
Missy Franklin joined the likes of Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Ian Thorpe and Kristin Otto on Sunday with a historic sixth gold medal at worlds.
Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky, and the U.S. women defend 4×200 freestyle relay title at worlds. Watch the post-race interview here.
Teenagers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky each pick up another gold on Thursday in Barcelona. Denmark’s Rikke Moller Pedersen took down a world record in semifinals. [gallery]
Ryan Lochte returns to the top of the podium on day five at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona. James Magnussen reclaims sprint crown. Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin win gold.
Watch video footage of the women’s 200-meter freestyle (Franklin), men’s 200 butterfly (Le Clos), 50 breaststroke (Van Der Burgh), and 800 freestyle (Yang).
Missy Franklin, Chad Le Clos, Cameron Van Der Burgh, and Sun Yang took home gold on day 4 in Barcelona. Watch their post-race interviews here.
Missy Franklin won her third gold in four days to lead Team USA on another successful day at worlds. Michael McBroom earned silver in 800 free.
[GALLERY] Missy Franklin continues her quest to stay perfect in Barcelona. South Africa dominates on day four.
Katie Ledecky takes down world mark in 1,500-meter freestyle. Missy Franklin, Matt Grevers add to U.S. gold medal haul on day three of 2013 FINA world championships.
No gold medals for the United States on day two of the pool portion of the 2013 FINA world championships. Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte, and Matt Grevers advance. [Gallery inside]
Team USA is off to a strong start to the 2013 FINA world championship games in Barcelona. [Gallery inside]
No swimmer has won eight gold medals at a world championships — not even Phelps. Beginning Sunday, Missy Franklin takes her shot at history in Barcelona.
As the post-Phelps era kicks off this week in Barcelona, questions remain as to whether the 18-time gold medalist will return for one last push in 2016.
The pool events begin on Sunday night. Find all the information you need to catch the action from Barcelona within.
Teenage superstars Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky poised for big showing at swimming worlds.
The 2013 FINA swimming world championships begin on Saturday in Barcelona.
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky scratches 200 free at world championships. National team roster updated.
Team USA received a face lift at World Trials. Twelve teenagers qualified for the national team and are looking to make a splash on the international stage.
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.
NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.
Cassidy Bayer has three top-15 finishes and a gold medal from Dana Vollmer to take home to Alexandria after three days at U.S. Nationals.
Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin each won two golds on Wednesday night at the 2013 U.S. Nationals and World Trials.
Recap of the top finishers on the first night of finals at the 2013 U.S. National Swimming Championship and World Trials.
Local seeds, TV/webcast schedule, and more to prepare you for the 2013 U.S. Nationals / World Championship Trials taking place in Indianapolis, June 25-29.
Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley to net his fourth title of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. California’s Elizabeth Pelton, Caitlin Leverenz and Jessica Hardy each earned a title on the final day.
Natalie Coughlin took home gold in the 50-meter freestyle. Ryan Lochte and Nathan Adrian post meet records.
Olympic champion Nathan Adrian sets meet record in 100-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Arena Grand PrixFriday, May 31st, 2013
Nathan Adrian sets 100-meter freestyle record at Santa Clara Grand Prix. Ryan Lochte wins 100 butterfly.
Missy Franklin and Dana Vollmer kick things off at the Orlando Grand Prix on Thursday night.
Katie Ledecky, 15, earns first national title of the 2012-2013 season at Winter Nationals.
Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Dana Vollmer each walked away with two awards at USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle Awards on Monday night. Michael Phelps ended his career on top.
15-year-old Katie Ledecky was placed on the shortlist of candidates for the World Breakthrough of the Year award handed out by Laureus World Sports.
After winning five Olympic medals, Missy Franklin, 17, talks about enjoying swimming right now.
The 2012 Golden Goggle Awards are a week away. Vote for your favorites online.
Missy Franklin shows off her new Olympic rings.
In his final Olympic race, Michael Phelps helps U.S. medley relay win gold.
The most decorated athlete in Olympic history capped his illustrious career with one last riveting race and one final gold medal.
Michael Phelps wins final individual gold on same day teenagers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky do the same.
Results and summaries from day 7 of the action from the pool in London.
The most decorated athlete in Olympic history added yet another gold medal to his career haul with his third straight gold in the 200-meter individual medley.
Allison Schmitt’s stellar anchor leg overtakes Australians has Americans thinking big.
Live updates from the action in the pool in London.
With two more medals Tuesday, Michael Phelps became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history.
Don’t be fooled by Missy Franklin’s youthful demeanor; her fierce competitiveness landed her gold.
Missy Franklin, 17, wins her first gold medal; Ryan Lochte finishes a disappointing fourth.
Highlights from day 3 of competition from the London Aquatic Centre.
Highlights from day 2 of Olympic swimming coverage: two world records set; Lochte, Franklin advance; USA water polo takes on Montenegro; USA relay chased down
It was an surprising day one in London during the swimming finals. Read excerpts from The Post’s live blog from London.
Missy Franklin heads to London dodging comparisons to Michael Phelps and seeking as many medals as he seeks: seven.
Just 17, the swimming star soon could be the face of the U.S. Olympic team. She seems ready to handle it.
USA Swimming reveals 2012 U.S. Olympic roster.
Locals dominate the 800-meter freestyle on Day 7 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Michael Phelps edges rival Ryan Lochte by less than 1/10 of a second in the 200-meter individual medley final on a whirlwind night in Omaha.
Michael Phelps makes his fourth Olympic team in the 200m butterfly on a night in which tension and emotion reigned at the Olympic trials in Omaha.
Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte by just five hundredths of a second as both qualify for the event in London.
At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.
Teen star calls her first race of the session a ‘huge adrenaline rush.’
The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.
16-year-old Missy Franklin announces her Olympic Trials lineup. Will focus on freestyle and backstroke.
Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Michael Phelps won the 400-meter individual medley and Allison Schmitt swam the fastest time ever in America in the 200-meter freestyle on Saturday.
Dara Torres, 44, posted the the second-fastest qualifying time in the 50-meter freestyle heats.
Promising young stars raise hopes in every four-year Olympic cycle, but rarely does one come along quite like Franklin.
It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.
Phelps joked about going for Erik Vendt’s pool record in the men’s 200 IM before his race on Saturday, but with 100 meters to go, Phelps had a shot.
Allison Schmitt breaks Janet Evans’ 1988 pool record. Evans swam in the event’s “B” Final, moments before Schmitt’s swim. Evans is making hoping to make the 2012 Olympic team after coming out of retirement last year.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.
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Missy Franklin continued to shine in international competition, as did Ryan Lochte, who showed why he is the considered the best swimmer in the world, swimming unrested.
2011 Duel in the Pool: McLean and Ziegler set to compete for thirty-five member U.S. team against European All-StarsThursday, December 15th, 2011
The U.S. team has never lost in the event’s five-year history. Area stars Matt McLean and Kate Ziegler will be joined by Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin and others against a fast group of forty-one brought by Europe.
Ryan Lochte finishes as the undisputed star of the swimming world championships in Shanghai, hauling in five gold medals.
Not only is 16-year-old Missy Franklin the breakout swimmer for the United States, she’s also the top U.S. female competitor in the last major tune-up for the 2012 Summer Games in London.
With an overpowering anchor leg in the 800 free relay and a stellar performance in the 200 back on Friday, Ryan Lochte continued his remarkable run at the world championships.
Sixteen-year-old American Missy Franklin wins bronze in 50-meter backstroke, kickstarts 800-meter relay with blazing opening leg.
Ending a streak of six straight gold medals in major events, the U.S. men put forward a disappointing third-place performance in 4 x 100-meter relay at the swimming world championships.
It’s a very, very good time to be a talented high school swimmer in the United States. Not only will 46 of the nation’s best teenage swimmers get flown to a pair of elite-level European world cup meets this fall, but fourteen-time Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps will be the team’s mentor and his coach, Bob Bowman, will lead the coaching staff.