Check out race videos from last night’s thrilling races in the women’s 100 back and 100 breast and men’s 100 back and 200 free.
100 back champ Ryan Murphy spoke on the ups and downs of the last five years, while the top 4 men in the 200 free expressed optimism about the 4×200 relay.
Lilly King and Regan Smith spoke with the press after their respective wins tonight in the 100 back and 100 breaststroke events.
Ledecky’s already secured a spot on the team in the 400 free, and will both race the 200 free and 1500 free tomorrow night.
Times to earn a second swim were faster in two of the three events that had previously been contested, and we have a starting point for a new Olympic event.
With prelims and semis of the 200 fly today, Luca Urlando has scratched the 200 free final, bumping in Carson Foster, who took 3rd in the 400 IM Sunday.
Neither man on track to represent the US in the 100 breast in Tokyo swam for a D1 school, something that doesn’t appear to have happened for decades.
18 year-old Torri Huske of the Arlington Aquatic Club broke her American Record in the 100 fly en route to qualifying for her first Olympic team.
Times to earn a second swim this morning were faster in 4 of 5 events than they were in 2016, and the top times were markedly faster in several races as well.
Chase Kalisz has punched his ticket for his 2nd-straight Olympic Games, one of three Team USA swimmers who definitely secured their spots tonight.
It was tougher to make it back for a second swim for three of five today’s events than it was in 2016, with both 400 IMs being the exceptions.
Rejoice, swims fans. Team USA will select its first swimmers for the Tokyo Olympics today, with prelims getting underway at 10am (Central).
15 year-old Sasha Gatt of Malta has been firing on all cylinders over the last few months and once again set national records in the 400 and 800 freestyles.
The Australian team will be trying to build off the day 1 momentum established by swimmers like Emma McKeon, Brendon Smith, and Elijah Winnington.
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