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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.
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Natalie Coughlin booted from 'DWTS'

Natalie Coughlin booted from 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin and her professional dance partner, Alec Mazo, were booted from "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Tuesday night.
Chuck and Anna booted from 'DWTS'

Chuck and Anna booted from 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Chuck Liddell and his professional dance partner Anna Trebunskaya were the latest contestants booted from the U.S. competition show "Dancing with the Stars."
Shakira to perform on TV's 'Dancing'

Shakira to perform on TV's 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Colombian pop star Shakira has been booked to perform on "Dancing with the Stars," ABC announced.

Olympic Medal: W Swim 100 Free

BEIJING, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Britta Steffen of Germany won the Olympic gold medal Friday in the women's 100-meter freestyle in Beijing.

Phelps equals Olympic gold medal record

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- American Michael Phelps took his place alongside some of the greatest names in athletic history Tuesday by winning the ninth gold medal of his Olympic career.
Olympic Medal: W Swim 100 Back

Olympic Medal: W Swim 100 Back

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Natalie Coughlin of the United States won her second straight Olympic 100-meter backstroke gold medal Tuesday in Beijing.

Coughlin, Peirsol set world swim records

OMAHA, July 1 (UPI) -- Natalie Coughlin and Aaron Peirsol each re-set their own world records, highlighting Tuesday's action at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Swimmer Coughlin breaks own world record

COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Natalie Coughlin swam the 100-meter backstroke in 59.21 seconds Sunday in the Missouri Grand Prix, breaking her own women's world record.

Third record in three days for Phelps

MELBOURNE, March 29 (UPI) -- American Michael Phelps set his third world record in three days in winning the 200-meter individual medley at the world swimming championships in Australia.

Phelps sets world swimming record

MELBOURNE, March 27 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps cut more than a second off his personal best to set a world record in the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships in Australia. Phelps' record was one of four -- three by U.S. swimmers -- set Tuesday during the 11th day of c

Phelps, Hoff, Peirsol win at Swim Trials

INDIANAPOLIS, April 2 (UPI) -- Olympians Michael Phelps, Katie Hoff and Aaron Peirsol were all winners Saturday on the second day at the U.S. World Championship Swimming Trials.

NY catwalks draw on Olympic inspirations

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Remember those buff, mid-riff baring bodies on the beach volleyball court in Athens?
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Natalie Coughlin
USA Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin laughs during a press conference in Beijing on August 6, 2008. Coughlin won five medals at the Olympics in Athens. (UPI Photo/Terry Schmitt)
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Natalie Anne Coughlin (born August 23, 1982) is an American swimmer and eleven-time Olympic medallist.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Coughlin became the first American female athlete in modern Olympic history to win six medals in one Olympics and the first woman ever to win a 100 m backstroke gold in two consecutive Olympics.

Coughlin's success has earned her the World Swimmer of the Year Award one time and American Swimmer of the Year Award three times. She has won a total of forty-eight medals in major international competition, twenty-one gold, seventeen silver, and ten bronze spanning the Olympics, the World, and the Pan Pacific Championships.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Natalie Coughlin."
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