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The USA Olympic Swimming Trials begin next Sunday in Omaha, Nebraska, across the street from the College World Series’ TD Ameritrade Park.

  • By James Kelley Special to the Arizona Daily Star

The Falcons won the combined team championship at Saturday's High School Classic.

  • By Nick Peppe For the Arizona Daily Star

The 27-team meet gets underway at 10 a.m. at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center.

  • PHOTOS BY BENJIE SANDERS / ARIZONA DAILY STAR

NCAA champion swimmer Annie Chandler monitors the lanes at the newly renovated and expanded Oro Valley Aquatic Center during the Fitter & …

  • Benjie Sanders/Arizona Daily Sta

With microphone in hand, Annie Chandler, behind, explains to the class what Matt Grevers is doing in the water. The Fitter & Faster Swim T…

  • Benjie Sanders/Arizona Daily Sta

exercise.

  • Benjie Sanders Arizona Daily Star
  • Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star

Matt Grevers and Annie Chandler - the newlywed "it" couple of Tucson swimming, if not the entire nation - are headlining a clinic at the new O…

  • JAMES S. WOOD / ARIZONA DAILY STAR 2007

Annie Chandler was an 18-time All-American for the University of Arizona and helped propel the UA team to the 2008 national championship. She'…

  • MARK HUMPHREY / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 2012

Matt Grevers, doing the backstroke, won gold medals in London in the 100 backstroke and 400 medley. He'll be offering tips to young swimmers a…

  • Patrick Finley Arizona Daily Star

The 23 Olympic athletes with Southern Arizona ties produced nine medals by the time closing ceremonies ended the London Games on Sunday.

  • ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Left: Bernard Lagat, a Tucson resident, left, and Britain's Mohamed Farah competed in the men's 5,000-meter final at the London Olympics. Laga…

  • ROBERT GAUTHIER / LOS ANGELES TIMES

Matt Grevers, left, and USA teammate Nick Thoman, both with Tucson ties, finished first and second in the 100-meter backstroke final.

  • MARK J. TERRILL / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Above: Caitlin Leverenz, facing, embraces the United States' Arian Kukors after winning bronze in the 200-meter individual medley final. Lever…

  • CHUCK MYERS / MCCLATCHY TRIBUNE

Georganne Moline, a UA senior, set a personal best in the 400-meter hurdles during track events at the London Games. She finished about a half…

  • MATT DUNHAM / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

High-jumper Brigetta Barrett, a University of Arizona theater major, cleared 6 feet, 8 inches, winning an Olympic silver medal.

  • DANIEL OCHOA DE OLZA / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

After winning the 100-meter backstroke in Olympic record time, Tucsonan Matt Grevers high fives teammate Nick Thoman, who was second.

  • Jeff Metcalfe The Arizona Republic

LONDON - For Matt Grevers and Nick Thoman, the road to the Olympic 100-meter backstroke podium Monday night went through Tucson.

LONDON – For the fifth straight Olympics, the United States has dominated the 100-meter backstroke.

  • Arizona Daily Star

 Tucsonan Matt Grevers won gold at the London Olympics this afternoon in the 100-meter backstroke. Former University of Arizona swimmer Nick T…