There were multiple big names absent from the heats of the women’s 200 freestyle this morning, including Simone Manuel, Olivia Smoliga, Catie DeLoof.
McG_H20 led the day two pick ’em standings as SpeedWinman and Nathank are tied with the current lead in the overall standings.
Two full days of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials have wrapped, and the swim team that will represent the USA at the 2020 Olympics has added 3 new members.
Day two of the 2021 US Olympic Trials did not fail to provide us with many surprises, one being Ryan Lochte missing the semi-finals in the 200 free.
This morning, 25.8% of swimmers were faster than their seeds, with 38% of the men and 18% of the women besting their seed times this morning.
Alex Walsh and Nicolas Albiero scratched from the semi-finals of the 100 back on night 2 of Olympic Trials. Ashley Twitchell also scratched the 400 free.
17-year-old Nick Simons of the Sandpipers of Nevada improved to a 54.52 in the 100 back to sky-rocket from the 41st seed to qualifying 16th into semifinals.
Roughly 35% of swimmers improved their meet seed times on day one in Omaha as two American records fell and five 2021 Olympians were named.
Claire Curzan qualified as the 2nd seed heading into tomorrow night’s 100 fly final as 56.81. This is Cruzan’s first time swimming at Olympic Trials
2016 Rio Olympian Gunnar Bentz has decided to not contest his No. 6 prelims seed in tonight’s 400 IM final. He will have the 200 fly/IM later this week.
The race video for Michael Andrew’s 58.19 100 breast American record is now live, where he leads tonight’s semi-finals seeds.
Zane Grothe and Madisyn Cox were two of the most notable swimmers to miss finals on day one of Wave II of the US Olympic Trials.
Entries for the 2021 US Olympic Trials Pick ‘Em Contest are closed, with over 1100 people entered for the chance to win prizes and bragging rights.
Kieran Smith and Ryan Lochte have scratched the 400 IM for day 1 prelims. Smith will instead focus on the 400 free while Lochte has eyes on the 200 IM.