2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Complete Roster



USA Swimming’s first priority was first place finishers in individual events and top four finishers in the 100 and 200 free. The second priority was taking second place finishers in events that are not the 100 or 200 free. Then came those who finished fifth or sixth in the 100 and 200 free relays and did not fulfill the first two priorities (AKA winning an event or placing second).

*Wilimovsky will also be competing in the 10k Open Water Marathon swim event, but open water swimmers are not included on the roster, as FINA treats it as a separate sport. 

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7 years ago

Certainly hope you ban the the men that vandalized and lied to police while representing the USA at the Olympics. Never mind your accomplishments THIS is what the world will remember.

7 years ago

The Goat in the back.

7 years ago

Can anyone explain to me how molly hannis doesnt get disqualified every time she swims?

Greg Shaw
7 years ago

Uniforms look like pajamas! ….poorly designed pajamas….

7 years ago

Here’s one not so serious list of outsiders! It would be funny if one of them happened!

50 free Andrei Govorov UKR Improving quickly, a real chance
100 free Jéremy Stravius FRA awesome underwater, was WC in 100 back!
200 free Yannick Agnel FRA The Redemption
400 free Gabriele Detti ITA Doesn’t want to be behind Gregorio all the time!
1500 free Conor Jaeger USA He deserves it!
100 back Jyiayu Xu CHN Younger than the others
200 back Evgeny Rylov RUS Only 19 yrs old… a real chance
100 breast Kevin Cordes USA Adam Peaty slips off the blocks…
200 breast Anton Chupkov RUS The youngest (19) and not that far… Read more »

7 years ago

I actually like shirts. They remain me of the Harlem Globetrotters – for Europeans here, that is a team that does synchronized swimming.

I know one thing – Americans will overachive and win much more golds than Bobo Mon Cheri predicts.

My predictions:

100free: Adrian
200free: Townley Haas (I just wanted to write Townley)
400free: Yang
1500free: Jaeger
100back: Larkin
200back: Murphy
100brs: Peaty
200brs: Prenot
100fly: Phelps
200fly: Le Clos
200IM: Phelps
400IM: Hagino
4X100FR: USA
4X200FR: USA
4X100MR: USA

Reply to  PsychoDad
7 years ago

Sounds good to me. I think your predictions will turn out to be more accurate. I would just switch the backstrokes – Murphy 100m, Larkin 200m.

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7 years ago


Joel Lin
7 years ago

The next time those shirts come out they will be used to wash cars.

Mary Martin
7 years ago

The “melting pot” we call America is proud to call them the USA Olympians.. We are proud they are diverse. That is what makes our nation strong. Salute!????????

Reply to  Mary Martin
7 years ago

Harumbe would have made the team more diverse -but vale.

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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