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Dwyer: I thought I could run away with it until the back half (Video)

Dwyer’s 3:44 in the 400 free was good enough for a best time, as well as a second Olympic birth in as many Trials’

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Dana Vollmer: I had a little more Zip tonight (Video)

Vollmer dominated the semifinals with a 56.90 performance.

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Jay Litherland on making the team: I’m speechless (Video)

Litherland touched in at 4:11.02 to deny multi-time Olympic medallist Lochte a spot on the 2016 Olympic team.


Maya DiRado comes close to tears after dominant 400 IM (Video)

Maya DiRado of Stanford punched in her ticket to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a very strong 4:33.73 performance in the 400m IM


Connor Jaeger: I thought I was out at the 200 (Video)

Connor Jaeger roared to a convincing win in the last 50 of tonight’s 400 Freestyle


Josh Prenot on Prelims: Por Que No Los Dos? (Video)

Although he scratched the 400 IM for tonight, let’s appreciate that Josh Prenot did make it back at the Olympic Trials in 2 very different events on the same day

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Kevin Cordes: I’m really looking forward to tonight (Video)

Kevin Cordes of the Fox Valley Swim Team became the 3rd-fastest American in history this morning in the 100m breast, clocking 59.05 at U.S. Olympic Trials prelims


Michael Andrew on sub 1:00 Breaststroke: I’m blown away (Video)

17-year old swimmer Michael Andrew has become the youngest American swimmer in history to go faster than 1 minute in the 100 Breaststroke.


Shoults continues phenomenal season with Top 8 in 400 Free (Video)

After setting National High School records in the 200 and 500 yard freestyles, Grant Shoults has translated his success to long course in a big way


Sean Grieshop post 400 IM Junior WR “I’m very pleased” (Video)

The time for 17-year-old Grieshop broke the former world junior record held by Brandon Almeida of Brazil at 4:14.07.


Simone on pressure of Trials: It’s just another meet (Video)

After a quick swim this morning, top seed Simone Manuel was unable to improve and fell back behind 54 seconds. She ended up third in 54.11.


Does Mitch Larkin prefer the 100 or 200 Back (Video)

The Aussies backstroke ace, Mitch Larkin, competed in Santa Clara this weekend, making his debut on US soil


Dana Vollmer expects to be 52 in the 100 free (Video)

Though catching Australia may be out of the question for any relay in Rio, the Americans now have at least four big talents with a shot to challenge for 52-second splits


Maxime Rooney on Trials prospect: Relays are my favorite (Video)

The current junior world record-holder, American Maxime Rooney, was fifth in 1:48.85


Garrett Weber-Gale: It’s a privilege to coach at Nitro (Video)

Garrett Weber-Gale has stepped in at Nitro in a new role for the 2008 Olympian: a coach


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