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...mark to the 50 and 100 butterfly marks she set previously at the Sheffield Super Grand Prix. De Bruijn becomes the first swimmer to finish under 54.00 in the 100 freestyle at 53.80 seconds.2006 - Sam Hornish Jr. overcomes a disastrous mistake...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-28
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Today in Sports History

...Tennis Association institutes the nine-point tiebreaker rule.1976 - John Naber of the United States becomes the first swimmer to break the 2-minute barrier in the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-24
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Today in Sports History

...winner on the tour since Amy Alcott took the Orange Blossom Classic at age 19 in 1975.2005 - Grant Hackett becomes the first swimmer to win four straight world titles in the same event, capturing another 1,500-meter freestyle. The Aussie stretches...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-31
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Today In Sports History

...Williamsport, Pa., is covered by ABC's Wide World of Sports for the first time.1963 - Don Schollander becomes the first swimmer to break the two-minute barrier in the 200-meter freestyle with a 1:58.4 time in a meet at Osaka, Japan.1963...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-23/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Tennis Association institutes the nine-point tiebreaker rule.1976 - John Naber of the United States becomes the first swimmer to break the 2-minute barrier in the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-24/today-sports-history
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Cody Brunette tops Swim Around Key West

...minutes during the swim to assess various challenges and strategies. Brunette planned to take the early lead and was the first swimmer past White Street Pier, and he never relinquished that advantage. The start and finish of the race is on the Atlantic...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-06-13/cody-brunette-tops-swim-around-key-wes
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Today In Sports History

...year, he got his 40th save on Aug. 8 en route to breaking the NL record with 55. 2005 - Grant Hackett becomes the first swimmer to win four straight world titles in the same event, capturing another 1,500-meter freestyle. The Aussie stretches...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-31/today-sports-history
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TMHS Falcons senior swim bios

...team captain this year and is a wonderful team leader and a great example for the other swimmers. He is among the first swimmers to swim for TMHS for all four years, before high school Jimmie swam for Glacier Swim Club for many years. The coaches...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-10-31/tmhs-falcons-senior-swim-bios
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Fisherman swimmer

...50-meter freestyle on Monday. If Gibb, 23, is one of the top two finishers in his events, he will become the first swimmer from Alaska to qualify for the Olympics. "Things are going pretty good," Gibb said during a phone interview last...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070804/spo_fisherman.shtml
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Gibb looks to build on showing at nationals

Even though he posted some of the top finishes ever by an Alaska swimmer at the U.S. national championships, Derek Gibb wanted more. Gibb, a 1999 Petersburg High School graduate whose family now lives in Juneau, finished 10th in the 50-meter freestyle, 24th in the 100 free and 28th in the 100 backstroke at the five-day meet that ended Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He also swam for the Auburn Aquatics 400 free relay team that took fifth place.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081802/spo_swimmer.shtml
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