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Review: Josh Prenot wins 200 meter breaststroke at National Championships (Includes first-hand account)

The 2018 Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships were held at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, California.

Prenot won the men’s 200 meter breaststroke with 2:07.28. Thus far, this is the fastest time in the world this year. Andrew Wilson came in second place with a time of 2:08.71, and Will Licon came in third place with 2:08.72.

At the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Prenot came in second place, with a time of 2:07.53, winning the silver medal for Team USA. Prenot finished right behind Dmitriy Balandin from Kazakhstan, who took home the gold.

Other winners in the men’s events at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships included Michael Andrew and Ryan Murphy, both of which won three events each.

To learn more about U.S. Olympian Josh Prenot, follow him on Twitter, and on Instagram.

Read More: Digital Journal chatted with Olympic silver medalist Josh Prenot about his swimming career.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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