There is little consensus about the favorites in the women’s 100 free except that it should be a crazy, unpredictable race. (Photo: Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt, Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy, Courtesy Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Individual Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Matt Grevers, Katie Ledecky, and Allison Schmitt adorn the doors that enter into the Indy Nat. (Photo: Tony Carroll)
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Cindy Tran (above) was one of three swimmers who were added to the psych sheets for the USA Swimming National Championships on Friday morning. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The 2013 US World Championship Trials Pick ‘Em Contest is here, and we’ve tweaked the scoring just a little bit. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Though one of them isn’t Michael Phelps, there’s more good names in this men’s 400 IM than we’ve seen in the last decade, including his young teammate Chase Kalisz. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Conor Dwyer (above) and Connor Jaeger are both swinging hard this summer. Will either win the 400 free at Trials, or is there an upset brewing? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
13-year old Isabella Rongione is the youngest swimmer at this year’s World Championship Trials, and Erika Erndl (above) is the oldest. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Allison Schmitt (above) is the Olympic Champion, but Katie Ledecky is coming on very fast in this 200 free. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
After the crowded warmup pools and athlete sections from Omaha, Indianapolis will seem almost empty by comparison. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
David Nolan will sit out the 100 backstroke, where he’s the defending NCAA Champion, at Trials. He’ll be one of only two Stanford men at the meet. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ryan Lochte is entered in all three stroke 50’s at the World Championship Trials, but will have to endure a brutal schedule to swim any of them. (Photo: Dave Collins)
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte had the most anticipated schedule on this year’s list. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The above are the final standings of the 2012-2013 edition of the USA Swimming Grand Prix Series.
Women’s 50 free. Women’s 200 IM. Men’s 100 fly. Women’s 100 breast. Women’s 100 fly. Men’s 50 free. Men’s 100…