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On left: Anthony Ervin (gold) United States poses after the Men's 50 meter Freestyle Final at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre in Sydney, Australia during the 2000 Summer Olympics. On right: JULY 01: Anthony Ervin reacts after he competed in the championship final of the Men's 50 m Freestyle during Day Seven of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.
On left: Anthony Ervin (gold) United States poses after the Men's 50 meter Freestyle Final at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre in Sydney, Australia during the 2000 Summer Olympics. On right: JULY 01: Anthony Ervin reacts after he competed in the championship final of the Men's 50 m Freestyle during Day Seven of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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