Articles by Robert Gibbs

What Does It Take to Make It Back? Day Six Prelims

It took faster swims to qualify for semifinals or finals in all of this morning’s events than it did in the same events in 2012.

  Comment First!

U.S. Olympic Roster: It’s Looking Good to Take All Eligible Swimmers

Anthony Ervin and Caeleb Dressel, already on the roster thanks to last night’s 100 free final, will be vying for another spot in the 50 free starting this morning.

  40 Comments

Watch: Josh Prenot Press Conference “We’re Becoming More Like England”

First-time Olympian Josh Prenot spoke with the press after his American Record and victory in the 200 breast on day five of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  17 Comments

Watch: Nathan Adrian Post 100 Free Press Conference

Three-time Olympian Nathan Adrian spoke with the press after his victory in the 100 free on day five of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  3 Comments

Watch: Cammile Adams Post 200 Fly Press Conference

Two-time Olympian Cammile Adams spoke with the press after her victory in the 200 fly on day five of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  1 Comment

What Does It Take to Make It Back? Day Five Prelims

Michael Weiss swam over a second faster than he did in 2012, and picked up the 16th-fastest time in the heats of the 200 IM this morning, to advance to his first Olympics semifinal in the event.

  Comment First!

Watch: Michael Phelps Post 200 Fly Press Conference

Five-time Olympian Michael Phelps spoke with the press after his victory in the 200 fly on day four of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  2 Comments

Watch: Katie Ledecky Post 200 Free Press Conference

Katie Ledecky speaks to the media after making the U.S Olympic Team for the second time on the fourth day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  2 Comments

What Does It Take to Make It Back? Day Four 100 Free Extended Edition

Ryan Held swam a personal best in the prelims of the men’s 100 free this morning, part of a preliminary round that was significantly faster than in 2012.

  8 Comments

Watch: Townley Haas Post 200 Free Press Conference

Townley Haas speaks to the after making the U.S Olympic Team for the first time on the third day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  4 Comments

Watch: Olivia Smoliga Post 100 Back Press Conference

Olivia Smoliga speaks to the after making the U.S Olympic Team for the first time on the third day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  Comment First!

Watch: Lilly King Post 100 Breast Press Conference

Lilly King speaks to the after making the U.S Olympic Team for the first time on the third day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  3 Comments

Watch: Ryan Murphy Post 100 Back Press Conference

Townley Haas speaks to the after making the U.S Olympic Team for the first time on the third day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

  Comment First!

What Does It Take to Make it Back? Day 3 Prelims

In one event this morning, it was just slightly easier to get an evening swim under the lights with a 16th-place finish.

  Comment First!

NCAA Men’s Teams Setting the Tone Through Day 2

Fellow Georgia Bulldogs Chase Kalisz and Jay Litherland congratulate each other and Coach Jack Bauerle after taking the top spots in the finals of the men’s 400 IM on the first night of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha.

  4 Comments