Most Influential Colleges in Swimming and Diving Today

Most Influential Colleges in Swimming and Diving Today

Find the colleges and universities that have the biggest impact in swimming and diving based on the influence of their alumni in swimming and diving. See which schools have proven histories of attracting and cultivating some of the most influential athletes today.

Topping the list of best colleges and universities for swimming is the University of Michigan, followed closely by University of Texas at Austin and University of California, Berkeley. The college athletics swimming program at Michigan owes its top spot to the towering influence of Michael Phelps. With a record 23 gold medals, and 28 medals overall, Phelps is both the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time and the consensus pick as the greatest swimmer the sport has ever seen. Phelps is joined on the list by Olympic teammate and fellow gold-medalist Peter Vanderkaay as well as one-time Wolverines swimmer turned long-time swimming and diving coach (1982–2004) Jon Urbanchek.

The Most Influential Colleges in Swimming and Diving Today

  1. #1

    University of Michigan

    Ann Arbor , MI
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $17K

    Acceptance

    26%

    Graduation

    93%

    Student body

    45K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1435/32

  2. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $11K

    Acceptance

    32%

    Graduation

    88%

    Student body

    44K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1355/30

  3. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $14K

    Acceptance

    17%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    43K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1430/33

  4. #4

    University of Florida

    Gainesville , FL
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $6K

    Acceptance

    31%

    Graduation

    89%

    Student body

    47K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1390/30

    University of Florida’s Most Influential Swimmers and Divers

    1. Ryan Lochte
    2. Eddie Reese
    3. Dara Torres
    4. Dana Vollmer
    5. Conor Dwyer
    6. Anthony Nesty
    7. Elizabeth Beisel
    8. Tracy Caulkins
    9. Gemma Spofforth
    10. Nicole Haislett
    11. Mary Wayte
    12. Jemma Lowe
    13. Omar Pinzón
    14. Carlos Jayme
    15. Marco Loughran
    16. Duncan Armstrong
    17. Theresa Michalak
    18. Megan Neyer
    19. Bradley Ally
    20. David Larson
    21. Darian Townsend
    22. Brett Fraser
    23. Whitney Hedgepeth
    24. Caroline Burckle
    25. Allison Wagner
    26. Mike Heath
    27. Ricardo Monasterio
    28. Shaune Fraser
    29. Tim McKee
    30. Matt Cetlinski
    More Influential Swimmers and Divers
    1. Theresa Andrews
    2. Craig Beardsley
    3. Greg Burgess
    4. Catie Ball
    5. Gabriel Mangabeira
    6. Jane Kerr
    7. Jan Świtkowski
    8. Frédéric Delcourt
    9. Geoff Gaberino
    10. Rafael Vidal
    11. Pholien Systermans
    12. Anna-Liisa Põld
    13. Janelle Atkinson
    14. Ashley Tappin
    15. David López-Zubero
    16. Jon Sakovich
    17. Sandy Goss
    18. Emmanuel Crescimbeni
    19. Janie Wagstaff
    20. Mark Stockwell
    21. Paige Zemina
    22. Troy Dalbey
    23. Chris Snode
    24. Stephen Clarke
    25. Clark Burckle
    26. Kathy Treible
    27. Whitney Metzler
    28. Robert Finke
    29. Roland Rudolf
    30. Sebastien Rousseau
    31. James Walsh
    32. Leah Martindale
    33. Nuno Laurentino
    34. Tami Bruce
    35. Carlton Bruner
    36. Adam Sioui
    37. José Luis Ballester
    38. Rodion Davelaar
    39. Claudia Franco
    40. Sinéad Russell
    41. Beth Hazel
    42. Martín López-Zubero
    43. Jill Horstead
    44. Bruce C. Kone
    45. Debbie Fuller
    46. Corey Main
    47. Patrick Kennedy
    48. Nikki Dryden
    49. Wendy Quirk
    50. Bárbara Franco
    51. Renee Laravie
    52. Bill Sawchuk
    53. Arsenio López
    54. Dan Wallace
    55. Enrico Linscheer
    56. Vipa Bernhardt
    57. Balázs Gercsák
    58. Kim Bang-hyun
    59. Renate du Plessis
    60. Ashley Whitney
    61. Georgia Marris
    62. Sarra Lajnef
    63. Sarah Bateman
    64. Ashley Schappert

    University of Florida’s Online Degrees

    BS in Advertising
    Degree Concentrations
    • Persuasive Messaging
    • Required Credits: 124
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Anthropology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Communication Science and Disorders
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Computer Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Criminology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Digital Arts and Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Education Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Environmental Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Fire and Emergency Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Geography
    Degree Concentrations
    • Environmental Geosciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Geology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Health Education
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Journalism: Sports and Media
    • Required Credits: 124
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Microbiology and Cell Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nursing
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Relations
    • Required Credits: 124
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Sociology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sport Management
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  5. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $62K

    Acceptance

    16%

    Graduation

    92%

    Student body

    40K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1445/32

  6. #7

    Stanford University

    Stanford , CA
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    5%

    Graduation

    95%

    Student body

    15K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1505/33

  7. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Acceptance

    48%

    Graduation

    87%

    Student body

    38K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1330/29

  8. #11

    University of Arizona

    Tucson , AZ
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Acceptance

    85%

    Graduation

    65%

    Student body

    39K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1235/25

    University of Arizona’s Most Influential Swimmers and Divers

    1. Amanda Beard
    2. Nick Thoman
    3. Amy Van Dyken
    4. Chad Carvin
    5. Whitney Myers
    6. Margo Geer
    7. Darian Townsend
    8. Kevin Steel
    9. Albert Subirats
    10. Alyssa Anderson
    11. Annie Chandler
    12. Cynthia Potter
    13. Michele Mitchell
    14. Ashley Tappin
    15. Crissy Ahmann-Leighton
    16. Jake Tapp
    17. Beth Botsford
    18. Clark Burckle
    19. Trina Jackson
    20. Jenna Gresdal
    21. Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or
    22. Joel Greenshields
    23. Lindsay Seemann
    24. Michelle Engelsman
    25. Artemis Dafni
    26. Juan Veloz
    27. Mariusz Podkościelny
    28. Jean Basson
    29. Lara Jackson
    30. Patty Kempner
    31.  
    More Influential Swimmers and Divers
    1. Lum Zhaveli
    2. Dana Shrader
    3. Delaney Schnell
    4. Bob Jackson
    5. George DiCarlo

    University of Arizona’s Online Degrees

    BS in Business Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Applied Humanities
    Degree Concentrations
    • Business Administration
    • Fashion Studies
    • Public Health
    • Rural Leadership & Renewal
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Required Credits: 128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Early Childhood
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Special Education
    Degree Concentrations
    • Mild to Moderate Disabilities
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Communication
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Africana Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Applied Computing
    Degree Concentrations
    • Software Development
    • Information Management
    • Network Operations
    • Applied Artificial Intelligence
    • Cloud Computing
    • DevOps
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Arts, Media and Entertainment
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Care, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Cyber Operations
    Degree Concentrations
    • Engineering
    • Defense & Forensics
    • Cyber Law & Policy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Design Arts and Practices
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST)
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Global and Intercultural Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Media
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Government and Public Service
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Human Rights Practice
    • Required Credits: None Reported
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Human Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Information Science and ESociety
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Literacy, Learning and Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nutritional Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Philosophy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Ethics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Management and Policy
    • Required Credits: 130
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Regional Commerce
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of General Studies in Science, Technology, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Social Behavior and Human Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Software Engineering
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Spanish
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Sports and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sustainable Built Environments
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Wellness and Health Promotion Practice
    Degree Concentrations
    • Health Education
    • Health and Wellness
    • Aging and Population Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Emergency Medical Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Economy and Industry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Environmental Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Administration of Justice
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Africana Studies
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Arts, Media and Entertainment
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Care, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Business Administration
    Degree Concentrations
    • Accounting
    • Biology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Communication
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Cyber Operations
    Degree Concentrations
    • Engineering
    • Defense and Forensics
    • Cyber Law and Policy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Early Childhood
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Economy and Industry
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Required Credits: 128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Emergency Medical Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Environmental Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIST)
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Global and Intercultural Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Global Media
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Government and Public Service
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in History
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Human Rights Practice
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Human Services
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Information Science and ESociety
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Law
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Literacy, Learning and Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nutritional Sciences
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Organizational Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Philosophy
    Degree Concentrations
    • Ethics
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Public Health
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BAS in Regional Commerce
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Science, Technology, Health and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Social Behavior and Human Understanding
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Spanish
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BGS in Sports and Society
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  9. #15

    Purdue University

    West Lafayette , IN
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $10K

    Acceptance

    67%

    Graduation

    83%

    Student body

    43K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1315/28

    Purdue University’s Most Influential Swimmers and Divers

    1. David Boudia
    2. Trischa Zorn
    3. Chet Jastremski
    4. Beth Whittall
    5. Keith Carter
    6. Steven LoBue
    7. Penny Pence
    8. Javier Díaz
    9. Alan Somers
    10. Joan Rosazza

    Purdue University’s Online Degrees

    BS Business in Management and Administration
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Business in Marketing
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    Bachelor of Applied Science
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA Sociology
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Education in Early Childhood
    Degree Concentrations
    • Birth to Age 5 (Non-Licensure)
    • Preschool to Grade 3 (Licensure)
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Information Systems
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  10. #16

    Northwestern University

    Evanston , IL
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $61K

    Acceptance

    9%

    Graduation

    95%

    Student body

    19K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1495/34

  11. #17

    Harvard University

    Cambridge , MA
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $56K

    Acceptance

    5%

    Graduation

    98%

    Student body

    25K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1515/34

  12. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $13K

    Acceptance

    14%

    Graduation

    91%

    Student body

    45K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1415/32

  13. Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $10K

    Acceptance

    78%

    Graduation

    66%

    Student body

    25K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1240/25

    University’s Most Influential Swimmers and Divers

    1. Therese Alshammar
    2. Penelope Heyns
    3. Adam Pine
    4. Peter Williams
    5. Julia Russell

    University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Online Degrees

    BS in Applied Science
    Degree Concentrations
    • Food
    • Animal and Plant Science
    • Genetics
    • Biotechnology and Processing
    • Ecology
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Economics and Policy
    • Program type: Degree completion
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Early Childhood Education in a Mobile Society
    Degree Concentrations
    • Program type: Degree completion
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
  14. #22

    Columbia University

    New York , NY
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $64K

    Acceptance

    7%

    Graduation

    96%

    Student body

    28K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1505/34

  15. #25

    University of Louisville

    Louisville , KY
    Other Rankings

    Tuition + fees

    $12K

    Acceptance

    65%

    Graduation

    60%

    Student body

    16K

    Median SAT/ACT

    1180/25

    University of Louisville’s Most Influential Swimmers and Divers

    1. Mallory Comerford
    2. Kelsi Dahlia
    3. Zach Harting
    4. Grigoriy Tarasevich
    5. Susan Shields
    6. Carlos Almeida
    7. Pedro Oliveira

    University of Louisville’s Online Degrees

    BBA in Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSBA in Accountancy
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA/BS in Communication
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Business Administration in Organizational Leadership & Learning
    Degree Concentrations
    • Career & Technical Education
    • Counseling & Human Relations
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Healthcare Leadership (term or flex option)
    • Leadership
    • Training & Organization Development
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Political Science
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Pyschology
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BSW in Social Work
    • Required Credits: 120
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Sociology
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS in Sport Administration
    • Required Credits: 123
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
    • Required Credits: 121
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Healthcare Leadership
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Nursing (RN-to-BSN) - (JCTC CEP)
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Criminal Justice
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA Political Science
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Accountancy
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BBA Business Administration
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS/BA Communication
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Early Childhood Education
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS General Studies
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Organizational Leadership and Learning
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA Psychology
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Social Work
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BA Sociology
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online
    BS Sport Administration
    • Required Credits: 120-128
    • Completion Time: None Reported
    • Format: Online

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