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Five more world records set at short-course worlds

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Hungarian Katinka Hosszu continuing her reign in Doha with another gold medal and Team USA took home three more medals.

USA Swimming announces 2015 rosters for international competition

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

The U.S. national team delegations to the FINA World Championships, Pan American Games and World University Games have been announced.

Matt McLean to return to international stage at short course worlds

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

The former All-Met out of Potomac Falls is one of 18 Olympians set to represent Team USA in Doha, Qatar in December.

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps finish 1-2 in 200 IM

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

The U.S.’s top swimmers of the past decade claimed first and second on the final day of competition at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.

33 of the best photos from the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Return of Phelps

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.

Phelps misses finals; Ledecky top qualifier in 200 free

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Michael Phelps swam butterfly during 50-meter free prelims, and nearly qualified for finals in Mesa, Arizona at the Grand Prix.

Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky draw favorable lane assignments for Day 1 in Mesa

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Thursday morning’s heat sheets posted for the Day 1 of the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.

NBAC dominates on day 2 of Austin Grand Prix [updated]

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Yannick Agnel, Allison Schmitt lead North Baltimore to a three-win night in Austin.

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar among locals to advance in Austin

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.

29 photos from the 2013 Winter Nationals

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Take a look back at the best picture from USA Swimming’s 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian win on final night of Winter Nationals

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Katie Ledecky highlighted the final night in Knoxville with an American record in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle. Full results within.

Chuck Katis leads five NCAP swimmers into last night of finals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.

Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin go 1-2 in 500 free at Winter Nationals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.

Winter Nationals psych sheet released: Locals set to compete on national stage

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.

USA Swimming surpasses 400,000 members in 2012-2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

USA Swimming saw its largest single-year growth in athlete membership in 2012-2013. Potomac Valley surpasses 11,000 members in same year.

Franklin, Ledecky shine, but US misses Phelps at worlds

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Team USA is off to a strong start to the 2013 FINA world championship games in Barcelona. [Gallery inside]

Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky lead US women’s high expectations in Barcelona

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Teenage superstars Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky poised for big showing at swimming worlds.

New faces on American roster at worlds

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

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.

Katie Ledecky sets world-best in the 1,500-meter free

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.

World Trials Preview: Days 1-2

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

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.

Natalie Coughlin wins 50 free at Santa Clara Grand Prix

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

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 Prix

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Nathan Adrian sets 100-meter freestyle record at Santa Clara Grand Prix. Ryan Lochte wins 100 butterfly.

U.S. Olympic roster announced

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

USA Swimming reveals 2012 U.S. Olympic roster.

Michael Phelps edges Ryan Lochte on whirlwind night

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

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.

Jessica Hardy third in freestyle heats after stunning loss in the breaststroke

Friday, June 29th, 2012

After stunning loss in the breaststroke, world record holder tries to make the U.S. team in another event.

Michael Phelps edges Ryan Lochte to win 200-meter freestyle final

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte by just five hundredths of a second as both qualify for the event in London.

Katie Ledecky breaks Janet Evans’s 400 freestyle age group record

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.

Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps set for showdown after 400 IM prelims

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Top two American swimmers put down top times in early heats of grueling 400 individual medley.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Six Men’s 200 back, 200 IM; Women’s 200 breast, 100 free

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Four<br /> Women’s 200 free, 200 IM; Men’s 200 fly

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Three<br /> Men's 200 free, 100 back; Women's 100 back, 100 breast

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Two&lt;br /&gt; Women's 100 butterfly, men's 100 breast &amp; women's 400 free

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The second day of competition begins to answer some of the big questions for Team USA. Check out our picks for London, along with favorite and local competitors.

U.S. swim trials bring out the Olympic hopefuls

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

In the coming weeks, swimming, diving, gymnastics and track and field will hold intense, one-shot trials to pick athletes to send to the 2012 Summer Olympics. After putting everything into making the team, the winners will have to quickly regroup and compete in the biggest competition of their lives.

Phelps bests Lochte for third win at Austin Grand Prix

Monday, January 16th, 2012

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 captures second win, looks ahead to Day Three showdown with Lochte

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

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.

Locals looking for Trials cuts at a star-studded Austin Grand Prix

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.

Team USA thrashes European All-Stars in Duel for their fifth consecutive win

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

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-Stars

Thursday, 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.

Franklin continues to impress at world championships

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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.

Swimming world championships begin with a letdown as U.S. men finish third in 400 free relay

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

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.

This Week In U.S. Swimming

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Reach For The Wall brings you the week in U.S. swimming one day earlier this week, with highlights from Michael Phelps’ swim in Maryland, the Austin Grand Prix and a feature story on a coach you have to read about.





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