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Moses wins race but misses U.S. record

Updated: April 2, 2003, 9:34 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ed Moses tried to tune out the cheering crowd. When he couldn't, he lost a chance to set a U.S. record.

The performance was still good enough to earn Moses a victory in the 200-meter breaststroke Wednesday at the U.S. National Spring Swimming Championships. The Olympian finished in 2 minutes, 11.22 seconds, just missing the American record of 2:10.16.

He was on pace to break the record entering the last 50 meters, and the noisy crowd in the Indiana University Natatorium ...

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