Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin headline Santa Clara swim meet

Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin
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Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin lead the field at the top swim meet between now and August’s World Championships, set to compete at a Pro Swim Series event in Santa Clara, Calif., next week.

Phelps, the 22-time Olympic medalist, and Franklin, a four-time 2012 Olympic champion, will be joined by Olympic champions Natalie CoughlinNathan AdrianAllison SchmittTyler ClaryMatt Grevers and Anthony Ervin, among others. USA Swimming has more information here.

The meet runs from June 18-21, though Phelps and Franklin likely won’t swim the first day.

Universal Sports Network will air live finals coverage June 19-20 at 8 p.m. ET. USASwimming.org will air a live webcast of the complete meet.

Phelps last competed at a Pro Swim Series meet in Charlotte in May. He failed to finish first or second in all of his events, believed to be a first for Phelps since his Olympic debut at Sydney 2000 at age 15.

Franklin last competed March 21 at the NCAA Championships for California, turned professional shortly thereafter and returned to her native Colorado to train with longtime coach Todd Schmitz.

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