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Ledecky leaves her mark in Australia

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. smiles after she set a new world record in her women's 1500m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ledecky won the race setting a new world record of 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The long, deep breaths were a sign: Elation, satisfaction, relief. And just a touch of exhaustion.

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Phelps shows his comeback is on track at Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps of the U.S. right,  shakes hands with team mate Nathan Adrian bottom right after they won the men's 4 x 100m medley final  at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps gave an incredulous look, an almost indignant response and strode away to collect a gold medal.

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Spain’s Belmonte sets 2nd European record at Euros

BERLIN (AP) — Spain’s Mireia Belmonte Garcia set a continental record for the second time in as many days at the European Swimming Championship on Sunday by winning the women’s 200-meter butterfly.

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Phelps into 200 IM final at Pan Pacs; Lochte out

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. points into the crowd after she set a new world record in her women's 1500m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ledecky won the race setting a new world record of 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night program that kicked off with Katie Ledecky setting her second world record within 24 hours at the Pan Pacific championships.

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Ledecky sets world record in 1,500 freestyle

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. right, and team mate Cierra Runge embrace after Ledecky set a new world record in her women's 400m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Ledecky set a new world record of 3:58.37 ahead of Runge and Lauren Boyle of New Zealand.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle on Sunday, winning in 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds to post her second world record in as many nights at the Pan Pacific championships.

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