U.S. Olympic Trials

192 U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts on First Weekend of Qualifying Period

The Olympic Trials qualifying period opened on November 28th. That meant Winter Nationals were the first major meet where swimmers…


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Nation’s First 2020 Olympic Trials Cut Goes to Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky became the first US swimmer to get a 2020 Olympic Trials cut while tonight at the 2018 Winter National Championships in Greensboro, NC.


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2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Pools May Stay In Omaha

Whereas the temporary pools constructed for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials traveled elsewhere once their purpose was fulfilled in Omaha, the pools set to be constructed for the 2020 Trials in the same city may be staying closer to home.


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How Tough are the 2020 Olympic Trials Cuts?

The 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials cuts were released on Thursday (view them here). They are faster than the 2016 cuts…

Last 4 Olympic Trials Time Standard Comparison

After yesterday’s announcement of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifying standards, we’ve looked back over the past decade to compare Olympic Trials cuts from 2008 to 2012 to 2016 to 2020.

USA Swimming Won’t Use Morning Finals At 2020 Olympic Trials

Along with its qualifying times for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, USA Swimming has released its order of events, which will mirror the Olympic lineup except for having prelims in the morning and finals at night, instead of the morning finals that will be used in Tokyo.

Live Updates of 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Standards

Tonight, USA Swimming will be announcing the qualifying times for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials – and we’ll be tracking all the news right here.

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2020 USA Swimming Quad Roundup: Dates, Cuts, Selection & More

The remainder of USA Swimming’s 2020 Olympic Quad is taking shape, with hosts, dates and time standards announced for a number of major meets. We’ve compiled the information here for a quick look at what the coming years should bring.

2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Dates Approved

A late-June trials means once again that the fire inside the CHI Health Center will be matched by the temperatures outside of it.

USA Swimming to Announce Olympic Trials Cuts in Webcast Again

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

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…

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.

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:

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.

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