Mel Stewart

Swim Swam

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Two-time Olympic champion from the 1992 Games in Barcelona and founder of Swim Swam, the leading swimming news website

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There’s a consensus among sports historians that the world has never seen an athlete like Michael Phelps…going all the way back to the Olympiad of Ancient Greece.  Last night, at the…

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