Claire Tuggle broke another NAG, her second of the day, in the girls 11-12 200m freestyle.
In Olympic years, the stakes of the American national meet are pretty clear. But in the three years in between, it can be complicated to know exactly for what swimmers at nationals are racing for. To help simplify things, here’s our very bird’s-eye view of what’s on the line at this week’s U.S. National Championships.
Check out the full schedule for the upcoming U.S. National Championships.
Claire Tuggle clocked 4:18.41 in the 400 free to shatter a 26-year-old NAG for 11-12 girls.
With U.S. Nationals still to come, the month of June has already been a banner one for Cal men’s coach Dave Durden.
U.S. Nationals are just a few weeks away in Indianapolis, with the Americans selecting their World Champs and World University Games teams for later this summer. We’ve gotten started with our yearly event-by-event previews, and now we’re compiling them all in one place.
With the caveat that World Champ Trials are still upcoming this month, there’s been no American swimmer with a bigger June explosion so far than Madisyn Cox.
After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.