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SWIMMING // WOMEN

Dates: July 20-26

Venue: Georgia Tech Aquatic Center

Schedule of Finals:

July 20: 100 free, 400 IM.

July 21: 200 free, 100 breast.

July 22: 400 free, 100 back, 400 free relay.

July 23: 200 breast, 100 fly.

July 24: 200 IM, 400 medley relay.

July 25: 200 back, 800 free.

July 26: 200 fly, 50 free.

TV: Qualifying heats during morning session; finals at night.

July 20: 3-6 p.m.; 7:30-midnight.

July 21: noon-6 p.m.; 7 p.m.-midnight.

July 22: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-midnight.

July 23: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-midnight.

July 24: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-midnight.

July 25: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-midnight.

July 26: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.-midnight.

Fun fact: The 100-meter swim in the 1896 Olympics at Athens was limited to sailors.

All-time U.S. best swimmer: Had the United States competed in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Tracy Caulkins might well have dominated those Games as much as she did the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. In 1981, instead of dwelling on what might have been in Moscow, she entered the University of Florida and, over a period of four years, won 48 national long-

and short-course titles (the most by any swimmer in U.S. history), set 62 American records and was on 11 American record-setting relay teams. And at Los Angeles, she won gold medals in the 400-meter individual medley (with an American record), the 200 IM (with an Olympic record) and the 400 relay. UF annually presents the Tracy Caulkins Award to Florida's best female swimmer.

_ BRUCE LOWITT

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