Four years ago, 19-year-olds Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel made their first Olympic teams. They would have battled for a return in the 50 free today.
The USOPC’s Athletes’ Advisory Council has penned a letter to the IOC asking them to abolish Rule 50, which bars athlete protests at the Olympics.
Day 7 might be the most star-studded day of U.S. Olympic Trials, featuring Caeleb Dressel (twice), Regan Smith, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel.
Simone Manuel is the defending Olympic champ and two-time defending World champ in the 100 free, originally scheduled for today at U.S. Olympic Trials.
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Day 5 would have been a banner lineup, including Caeleb Dressel and a deep 100 free field that was perhaps the most anticipated event of Olympic Trials.
Today would have marked Katie Ledecky’s 200 free/1500 free double at U.S. Olympic Trials. And Luca Urlando had a shot at history as an 18-and-under.
New father Kosuke Hagino is readjusting his perspective with any extra year of training in the quest of defending his 400m IM Olympic gold medal.
In today’s Olympic Trials session, we would have seen reigning world record holders in back-to-back-to-back races: Regan Smith, Ryan Murphy and Lilly King.
Our predictions for the original-timeline Trials: Ledecky makes a resounding statement in the 400 free, and a men’s 100 breast final steals the show.
The 2021 French Winter Championships scheduled for December 10th-13th in Saint-Raphael will serve as the preliminary Olympic selection competition.
In an alternate timeline, we’re all just starting a week with our eyes and minds glued to live results pages from Omaha at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
The SwimSwam staff would’ve been perched in the media section by the gleaming temporary Myrtha pool in Omaha, the air electric with anticipation.
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