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Gator Swimming Eyes U.S. Nationals

U.S. Nationals will take place this week in Atlanta, Gaorgia, but it isn’t a priority for a Gator swimming. Head coach Greg Troy says his team will only take a handful of competitors to the peach state. Florida performed well in their most recent outing in the Georgia Tech invitational, …

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Florida Swim and Dive Prepares for Next Invitational

The Florida Swimming and Diving teams will be heading to Atlanta this weekend for their first invitational in 10 weeks. This weekend will be one where Head Coach Gregg Troy puts heavy emphasis on his evaluations. In the latest CSCAA/TYR top-25 swimming and diving poll, the men’s team has dropped one spot …

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Gator Swimming & Diving Teams Look to become Seven-Time All-Florida Champions

In what will be their first meet of the season, the Florida Gator men’s and women’s Swimming & Diving teams are heading down to Fort Lauderdale for the All-Florida Invitational this weekend. Both teams will find themselves facing off against some familiar cross-state schools as far as geography is concerned. …

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Coach Gregg Troy Proud of Gator Olympians

Even though the 2016 Summer Olympic Games have been finished for almost a month now, that doesn’t stop the talk about the success Gator athletes had in Rio. In fact, 15 swimmers at this year’s Olympic Games have connections to the Orange and Blue, whether they are current or former Gators. They …

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Former Gator Ryan Lochte Under Fire After Rio Incident

It’s been over a week since the Ryan Lochte incident occurred. Lochte claimed on August 14 that he was robbed at gun point in Rio during the Summer Olympics by four men dressed up as police officers. The first time Lochte spoke about the incident was when he did an …

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Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Olympics Kicks Off Tonight

Today is the official start date of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 207 countries will be represented at this year’s Olympiad in 28 different sports. Sports taking the center stage this weekend are gymnastics and swimming. The USA women’s gymnastics team are defending Olympic champions and the London …

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Head Coach Gregg Troy Pleased with Gators Swimming Into Olympics

As of last week, the Olympic trials are over for swimming. Up next, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It all started in Omaha, Nebraska where swimmers competed for a spot on their country’s Olympic team. After getting their feet wet in Olympic waters, thirteen different athletes will have …

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Olympic Swimming: Gators Make Strong Showing In Trials

As their name might suggest, the Florida Gators are good in the water. This past week at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha Nebraska the Gators, past present and future, stole the show. 23 former and current Gators swimmers competed in Omaha this week along with six Florida signees. Former …

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Gators in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

The U.S. Olympic Swimming trials are underway in Omaha Nebraska and 10 Gators, past and present, have competed in preliminary rounds today.Gator great Ryan Lochte won his heat and turned in the fastest prelim time for the 200-meter individual medley this morning at 1:58.05. Lochte's time of 1:58.05 in the 200 IM …

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