How To Watch The 2018 Golden Goggle Awards

The Golden Goggle Awards are USA Swimming’s yearly awards gala, and they’ll happen tonight in New York City. You can follow along on the USA Swimming website, which will livestream the event. Follow the link below:

Watch the 2018 Golden Goggle Awards here

Fans have been voting for the past two months on awards, with the fan vote counting for a portion of the final award decision. You can check out our full ballot here. The nominees are below:


Breakout Performer of the Year

  • Michael Andrew
  • Zach Harting
  • Austin Katz
  • Andrew Seliskar

Perseverance Award

  • Ella Eastin
  • Katie McLaughlin
  • Micah Sumrall

Coach of the Year

  • Jack Bauerle
  • Dave Durden
  • David Marsh
  • Teri McKeever
  • Greg Meehan

Relay Performance of the Year

  • Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
  • Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Female Race of the Year

  • Katie Ledecky, 1500m Freestyle, 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis
  • Kathleen Baker, 100m Backstroke, 2018 Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships
  • Micah Sumrall, 200m Breaststroke, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
  • Haley Anderson, Open Water 10K, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Male Race of the Year

  • Michael Andrew, 50m Freestyle, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
  • Zane Grothe, 800m Freestyle, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
  • Ryan Murphy, 100m Backstroke, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships
  • Chase Kalisz, 200m Individual Medley, 2018 Pan Pacific Championships

Female Athlete of the Year

Male Athlete of the Year

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Hunter Hojnacki
2 years ago

How is Justin Wright not up for Breakout Performer?

Reply to  Hunter Hojnacki
2 years ago

They only nominated swimmers who earned medals at Pan Pacs.

Old Man Chalmers
Reply to  Hunter Hojnacki
2 years ago

to get nominated they need to medal at pan pacs, either individually or on a relay.

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