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Overland Park Swimmer Prepares for Olympics

By Alex Smith


Kansas City, MO – UPDATE: In July, Max Jaben tested positive twice for anabolic steroids, and forfeited his place on the Israeli swim team. More information here.

When the Summer Olympics begins in August, Kansas Citians can watch one of their own compete for the gold. But don't look for Overland Park native Max Jaben under the US flag - he's swimming for Israel. KCUR's Alex Smith recently spoke with Max, and the local coach who started training him when he was in kindergarten as part of the Kansas City Blazers.

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