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Swimmers compete for cancer research at elite Baltimore site

Swimmers compete for cancer research at elite Baltimore site

Amber Swift-Rose grinned as she lovingly touched the gold Olympic medal hanging from her neck at Baltimore's Meadowbrook Aquatic Center, where she had come to race in the swimming world's equivalent of Camden Yards.

"It looks good on you," said Theresa Andrews, who won the medal for the 100-meter backstroke along with another gold at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Amber,10, was one of more than a dozen students of Marvin A. Thorpe II who competed Saturday at Meadowbrook, a world-class facility where Michael Phelps, Andrews and many other Olympic swimmers have trained over the past three decades....

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