Minna Atherton has landed herself a spot on the Aussie NextGen Squad.
Seven swimmers from Latin America and the Caribbean recently secured their spot to compete at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics….
World Junior record holder Minna Atherton heads the Aussie Jr Pan Pac squad.
Mireia Belmonte will go for Olympic gold in the 200 fly in Rio.
Defending World and European champion Gregorio Paltrinieri seeks Olympic glory after finishing 5th in 2012 in London.
Dakota Luther smashed her personal best for a big win tonight in Austin in the 200 fly.
David Boudia and Steele Johnson (pictured above) are entered as a team in the men’s synchronized platform diving event in Rio. They both qualified individually in the 10m platform, too.
Jinq En Phee, Malaysian national record holder in the 50 and 100 meter breaststrokes, has committed to the Purdue Boilermakers….
Katie Ledecky will swim at least four events in Rio, and things are looking pretty golden for the 19-year-old come August.
Texas Longhorn Clark Smith has scratched out of the 1500 free final scheduled for tonight.
Maya Dirado added her third individual event for Rio with a win in the 200 back with a new best of 2:06.90.
In the semifinals of the women’s 50 free, Anya Goeders of the Mako Swim Team in Indiana swam a big new best time of 25.16, which now ranks her third all-time for the 15-16 age group.
Katie Ledecky will go for a world record tonight, and with the way she swims her longer races, it’s hard to bet against her. If anything, she’ll add another time to the all-time top 10, where she owns all 10 times.
Kelsi Worrell, who qualified to represent the USA in Rio with a win in the 100 butterfly, has scratched the 50 free semifinals.
Connor Jaeger will swim the 1500 free this morning, looking to add another event to his Olympic schedule after his win in the 400.