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July 26, 2004
Flight Bath Brendan Hansen was airborne but water-bound at the start of the men's 200-meter breaststroke finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Long Beach, Calif., on July II (page 78). Hansen won the event in 2:09.04, setting a world record.
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July 26, 2004

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Flight Bath
Brendan Hansen was airborne but water-bound at the start of the men's 200-meter breaststroke finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Long Beach, Calif., on July II (page 78). Hansen won the event in 2:09.04, setting a world record.

Lucky Thirteen
Lance Armstrong, riding for the U.S. Postal Service, leads the pack during stage 13 of the Tour de France. Armstrong went on to win that stage and was second overall as of Monday (page 18).

Hot Wheels
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. lies on the ground after escaping from his burning car following a crash during warmups for a LeMans Series race at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., last Saturday. Earnhardt was rushed to the hospital with second-degree burns but will return to action this weekend.

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