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...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

...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

...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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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

...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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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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JDHS Crimson Bears senior swim bios

...all of his teammates and meet them with a smile and a high five after they complete their events. CJ is always the first swimmer in the pool for practice and always has a smile on his face.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-10-31/jdhs-crimson-bears-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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Swimmers sweep on Saturday

...several impressive performances, including a victory in the 100-yard breaststroke in 59.55 seconds. "He's the first swimmer for JDHS in the 27 years the school's had a swim team to break 1 minute in the breaststroke," Juneau coach John...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102002/spo_swimmers.shtml
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Mike Miller offers community inspiration

...incremental progress, self-discipline and civility in competition. At Juneau meets, there was applause for the first swimmer in, and for every swimmer until the last, no matter which community they represented. Some of the kids Mike coached...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061400/Ope_wallenltr.html
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