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Jordan Wilimovsky completes a double, adding US title in 1500 free to world open water crown

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SAN ANTONIO — After winning a world championship, Jordan Wilimovsky returned home to claim a national title Monday.

Wilimovsky touched first in the 1,500-meter freestyle on the final night of the U.S. national championships in San Antonio, adding to the 10-kilometer open water title he won two weeks ago at the world championships in Russia while becoming the first American swimmer to earn a spot at the Rio Olympics. His winning time at the Northside Aquatics Center was 14 minutes, 57.05 seconds.

Other winners Monday included World University Games champion Lindsay Vrooman in the women's 800 free; Laura Sogar in the women's 200 breaststroke; American record holder in women's 100 free, edging out ; Jacob Pebley in the men's 200 backstroke; and Great Britain's Craig Benson in the men's 200 breast.

Wrapping up a brilliant meet, finished fifth in the 200 breast with a personal-best time of 2:11.30.

PHOTO: Michael Phelps competes in the finals of the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the the U.S. swimming nationals, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in San Antonio. Phelps finished fifth. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Michael Phelps competes in the finals of the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the the U.S. swimming nationals, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in San Antonio. Phelps finished fifth. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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PHOTO: Lindsay Vroom, left, strikes a pose with her winning medal in the finals of the women's 800-meter freestyle at the the U.S. swimming nationals, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in San Antonio. Stephanie Peacock, right, finished second. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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