Simone Manuel was out like a rocket in the 200 free final, so we know the speed is there. Is it finally time to see a flat start sub-53 for the American women?
This morning, Matthew Josa was disqualified in heat 9 of 10 in the men’s 200 IM.
Tonight was a night of redemption for Missy Franklin, who pushed through a very close race in the 200 free to touch 2nd overall to secure her spot on the Olympic roster.
In the first semifinal of the men’s 200 breast, Josh Prenot unleashed a 2:08.41 to vault himself to the third-fastest performer in the event in American history.
Katie Ledecky will certainly attack the 200 free tonight– you know you’re in trouble if you’re already behind her at the 100 mark.
Michael Phelps, who is the heavy favorite to win the 200 fly final tomorrow night, has scratched out of the 100 free prelims tomorrow morning.
Across prelims and finals swimmers, Reese had at least three Longhorns on U.S. relays at the Games in 2000, 2004, and 2008, and that was the case for multiple relays in 2000 and 2004.
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Phelps (above) embraces his training partner Chase Kalisz after the Georgia Dawg punched his ticket to Rio in the 400 IM.
Kelsi Worrell rocked a 56.48 tonight for the 2nd-fastest time in the world this year, earning a spot on the 2016 USA Olympic Team.
In semifinal two of the men’s 100 back in Omaha, Minnesota alumnus David Plummer erupted for a new lifetime best, world-leading time, and fifth fastest swim ever of 52.12 to win the heat.
Allie Raab and her rockin’ socks (yes, those are tacos) swam the #4 time in the U.S. women’s 100 breast 15-16 rankings.
Katie Ledecky will race for the first time tomorrow; she’s the top seed in the women’s 400 free.
Maya Dirado has made it onto her first-ever Olympic team with a win in the 400 IM tonight.
Catherine Vogt, above, with 2015 World Champion in the 5K Open Water race.