U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey on 2021 US Olympic Trials

Tim’s got big goals and the organizational skill to make them happen. I strongly believe the Hinchey era will come to define our sport in the future

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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Men’s 800 Free Relay

Mack Horton and the Australians lead the pack as the Aussies will be looking for their first gold in the 800 free relay since 2000

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Mixed Medley Relay

The Mixed Medley Relay will be making its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Australia, USA, Great Britain and Russia are the leading medal contenders.

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From 38th Trials Seed To Olympic Gold: The Stories of Low Seeds

It’s uncommon for those seeded deep in the Trials entries to make the Olympics, let alone an A-final. That rule, however, doesn’t come without exceptions.

Three SwimAtlanta Teens Add New Olympic Trials Cuts

Virginia commit Jack Aikins was one of three SwimAtlanta swimmers to add Olympic Trials cuts on Sunday. His pickup in the 50 free is his 4th Wave 1 cut.

From 41st Seed To Trials Finalist: The Stories of the Low Seeds

It’s uncommon for those seeded deep in the Trials entries to make the Olympics, let alone an A-final. That rule, however, doesn’t come without exceptions.

Nebraska Will Now Allow Indoor Venues at 100% Capacity

Nebraska has taken all restrictions off indoor venues, though there’s no guarantee yet every seat will be filled for US Olympic Trials in June.

More U.S. Olympic Trials

Morgan Scroggy on Making an Olympic Trials Final as the 41st Seed

Scroggy details what the Olympic dream meant to her as an athlete, and what the process of chasing it did for her 10 years removed from her swimming career. 

Breaking Down the Decision to Have 2 Olympic Trials Meets in the US

We discuss whether this was the right decision, what led to this choice behind the scenes, and if there may be a better solution out there.

FAQs: The New Wave 1/Wave 2 US Olympic Swimming Trials

The questions that we’ve been asked the most since yesterday’s reveal of a new plan for the 2021 US Olympic Swimming Trials.

Event Schedules For Both Waves of 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials

We run through the event schedules for both waves of U.S. Olympic Trials, including the four-day Wave I and the eight-day Wave II.

(UPDATE) USA Swimming Will Split 2021 Olympic Trials Into Two Separate Meets

USA Swimming has split the field of qualifiers for the 2021 US Olympic Trials into two meets, with the top finishers from Wave I advancing to Wave II

See The New 2021 US Olympic Swimming Trials Qualifying Standards

See the revised time standards for the 2021 US Olympic Swimming Trials that will be used to parse the meet into two separate events in June in Omaha.

Unger: Olympic Trials Spectator Decisions To Come, Health & Safety Are Priority

USA Swimming hopes to have some spectators in the stands at its split U.S. Olympic Trials meets, but decisions, like the pandemic itself, are very fluid.

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Medley Relay

Adam Peaty leads Great Britain at the top of the rankings in the 400 Medley Relay. USA and Russia are close behind in the chase for the gold.