U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Swimming to Announce Olympic Trials Cuts in Webcast Again

USA Swimming will once again announce Olympic Trials cuts in a live webcast.

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SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft Part 2

The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Slack chat that took place over the last three weeks. This…


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Unger Sheds Light On New Olympic Trials Qualifying Window

“We have to remember that this meet is about picking the best possible team we can pick for the Olympic Games,” Unger said.


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2018 Winter Nationals Will Be in Greensboro (in Long Course)

Winter Nationals and Winter Juniors — East will take place in Greensboro, N.C., while Winter Juniors — West will be in Austin, Texas.

Scott Usher Inducted Into Nebraska High School Sports Hall Of Fame

2004 Olympian Scott Usher will be inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame on October 1st.

Can Ryan Lochte qualify for the National Team? (Video Feature)

Ryan Lochte is finally making his return to competition this weekend at the US Open in East Meadow, NY… But why?

Digging Deep With Mike Unger On 2020 Olympic Trials Host

Last week, USA Swimming announced that the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials would be heading back to Omaha, Nebraska for the fourth-straight Olympic cycle. We checked in with USA Swimming Interim Executive Director Mike Unger for some more details on the selection process:

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Breaking: Omaha Will Host 4th-Straight U.S. Olympic Trials in 2020

USA Swimming has announced the host city for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials: Omaha, Nebraska will host the event for the fourth-consecutive Olympic cycle.

Omaha’s Convention Authority Attributes Big Profits To ’16 Swim Trials

2016 U.S. Swimming Trials helped contribute to record profits within Omaha’s Convention Authority.

Breeja Larson shares inspiring story about teammates from 2016 Trials

After winning a national championship this weekend, Breeja Larson reflected what her life has consisted of since the 2016 Olympic Trials

2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Complete Roster

See the offical roster for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team.

SwimSwam Pulse: Jay Litherland is the Biggest Olympic Trials Surprise

SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast…

Is a Late U.S. Olympic Trials a Disadvantage?

The U.S. Olympic Trials are frequently criticized for being much closer to the Olympics than the trials meets of many…

Tribute to Third-Place Finishers at U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

Does anyone really know what this feels like to finish third except others who have finished third in these Trials? Does anyone really know how frustrating and disheartening this is?

Opinion: Jaded Swim Fans Dampen Enthusiasm Of Trials

Swimming still has a long way to go from a fan-growing perspective.

Perspective: Darian Townsend’s First Experience At U.S. Olympic Trials

For 31-year-old Darian Townsend, his first experience at the U.S. Olympic Trials was one to remember.

Electricity & Creativity: Molly Hannis’s Outside The Box Path To Rio

Molly Hannis is electric. The rangy speed breaststroker and her coach talk pacing, explain skipped underwater pullouts and respond to legality criticism in the lead-up to the Rio Olympics.

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