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(Fran Crippen exits the water after winning the gold medal in the men's swimming marathon 10km final during the XV Pan American Games on July 14, 2007 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Coach Of Philadelphia Swimmer Who Died Criticizes International Body’s Follow-Up

It’s been nearly six months since Fran Crippen, a champion swimmer from Conshohocken, died during an open-water meet in Dubai.

04/13/2011

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Local Swimmer’s Death Raises Questions

The swimming world continues to mourn the death of local athlete Fran Crippen who died in an open water swim in the United Arab Emirates over the weekend. His death is raising many questions.

10/25/2010

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USA Swimmer, Fran Crippen, Dies During Race In United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates swimming officials are citing “overexertion” as the cause of U.S. national team swimmer Fran Crippen’s death and deny reports that the American had a heart attack during a race in the country.

10/24/2010

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