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When Hali Flickinger dives into the pool at the 2016 Rio Olympics next month, she’ll snap a 20-year drought for York County swimmers competing at the sport’s highest level.
That’s not to say that this area is expected to regularly churn out Olympic swimmers — or Olympic athletes in general, for that matter. Still, seeing the Spring Grove grad and former York YMCA standout in the pool will give the area another reason to scream and cheer at their televisions — outside of supporting the likes of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky and Missy Franklin.
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