U.S. Olympic Trials

Comparing US Olympic Trials Standards from 2021 to 2024 by Entries

SwimSwam data guru Barry Revzin has provided a different way to evaluate the reduction in the time standards for the 2024 US Olympic Swimming Trials.


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Save the Date: 2024 Qualification Period, Gap Between Trials and the Olympics

Let’s take a look at how the Trials qualification window, as well as the gap between Trials and the Olympics, compares to previous Olympic cycles.


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SwimSwam Breakdown: Australian Champs, Mare Nostrum, and Olympic Trials Cuts

Today on the SwimSwam Breakdown, We discussed the Australian championships, the Mare Nostrum stop in Monaco and the 2024 Olympic Trials Cuts


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7 Things We Learned From Nathan Adrian’s AMA

Olympic star Nathan Adrian isn’t ruling out a return to competitive swimming after narrowly missing out on his fourth Olympics at last year’s Trials.

The Omaha 17: Swimmers Who Competed at All Four Omaha Trials Meets

Tom Shields asked an interesting question: how many swimmers raced at all four Olympic Trials meets that were hosted in Omaha?

U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Officially Returning To Indianapolis In 2024

The nine-day event will be staged on a football field, Lucas Oil Stadium, as the Trials move out of Omaha for the first time since 2004.

Indianapolis Reportedly to Win Bid for 2024 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

The proposal for the 2024 Trials is reportedly to construct temporary pools in Lucas Oil Stadium, the home of the Indianapolis Colts NFL team. 

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Olympic Champion Zach Apple On Highs, Lows, and In-Betweens

Zach Apple breaks down his entire swimming career, from his college whirlwind with three schools to his Olympics highs and lows (and yes, that relay).

Jack Spitser’s Top Swimming Photos of 2021

Jack Spitser compiled his favorite and most memorable images from the year, highlighted by the Olympic Trials and Olympic Games this summer.

Breakout Names from the 2016 U.S. Open That Became Tokyo 2020 Olympians

The 2016 U.S. Open was held right before the Rio 2016 Olympics for swimmers that *just* missed the team. Some standout names from that meet are now Olympians.

NCAA Programs With the Most Athletes on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team

Jack Bauerle’s University of Georgia program has 7 alumni on the Tokyo 2020 US Olympic Swimming Team, more than any other school.

Tokyo 2021 USA Olympic Roster: Photo Edition

Jack Spitser is headed to Tokyo and compiled the roster of Team USA in photos.

More Swimmers Beat Their Seed Times at U.S. Olympic Trials in 2020 Than in 2016

29.6% of times were faster than entry times at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II while in 2016 this number was 26.1% for the top 40 seeds in each event.

Rebecca Soni, Caroline Burckle on Mental Wellness Vs. Mental Fortitude

Burckle and Soni are providing athletes with mentors that will have conversations relating to mental health and awareness that the 2 Olympians missed out on

Trials Mixed Zone: Hali Flickinger Details Confidence Work with Bob Bowman

The UGA grad notably changed training bases, joining Bob Bowman at ASU, after winning silver at the 2019 Worlds in this event.