As we see the American athletes in press conferences, a majority of them look different.
When you own all 10 of the top 10 swims ever recorded in the 800 free, your true opposition is the clock… and yourself.
At just 19 years old, Ledecky will be swimming in her 2nd Olympics, having won gold in the 800 meter freestyle at the London Olympics.
It’s official. 22-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps has been selected as Team USA’s flag bearer for the 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
With nearly 50 of the best athletes in the country, you can imagine that practices are no laughing matter.
There was so much emotion put into every single swim, and no one saw that more than the support systems of these athletes.
It was a loaded night of competition filled with many emotions, but trumped with relief that it is almost time to go home and recover from the Meet of Tears
It came down to the wire, but ultimately it was American record holder Nathan Adrian who got his hand on the wall first with a 25.51 in order to secure his second individual event for Rio.
Weitzeil and Kennedy battled things out in the second semifinal. Weitzeil came out on top with a 24.34, Kennedy was second in 24.39.
Cullen Jones finished third in 21.75 and will not be returning to the Olympic Games.
Franklin’s lineup is now complete. She’ll be on the 4x200m freestyle relay and compete in both the 200m freestyle and 200m backstroke.
Katie Ledecky put everyone on the edge of their seats through 600-meters tonight as she chased her own world record, finishing shy of that mark, but still claiming gold and securing the event for Rio.
The 100m butterfly has always been that one race that Michael Phelps gives everyone a heart attack.
After placing 3rd in the event that he won gold in at London, Tyler Clary has decided to hang up his goggles for good
In the final stretch Phelps made sure to edge out in front and take the win in 1:55.91.