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Often overshadowed by Phelps, Coughlin has carved a distinguished Olympic career of her own, winning 11 medals in 11 Olympic events. Her six medals in Beijing are the most medals won by an American woman in any sport as well. Coughlin will bring that pedigree to the Pan Pacifics, racing in the women's 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle.

Photo: Heinz Kluetmeier/SI

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