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Chloe Sutton advances, Katie Hoff does not

Updated: August 20, 2010, 4:37 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs

IRVINE, Calif. -- Chloe Sutton is admittedly not a morning person. The whole idea of hopping in a pool and pulling off a blistering time in an a.m. heat doesn't jell with someone who likes a slower pace in the early hours of the day.

But on Friday morning, the 18-year-old had no choice. So before her preliminary heat in the 400-meter freestyle, Sutton slapped herself in the head, rubbed ice cubes on her face and even drank a caffeinated soda to help wake up.

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