U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Swimming Names First 23 Officials for 2020 US Olympic Trials

USA Swimming has named the first 23 officials for the 2020 US Olympic Trials, including head starter, meet referee, and Team Lead Chief Judge.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Phelps Throws First Pitch, U.S. Trials Tix Selling Fast

Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, U.S. Olympic Trials and the GOAT, Michael Phelps, highlight this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines

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Four-Day Ticket Packages Now On Sale for 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials

Four-day ticket packages for 2020 Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, went on sale Friday; lower bowl tickets are sold out.

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1,115 Swimmers Have Qualified for the 2020 US Olympic Trials (FULL LIST)

Hali Flickinger continues to lead all qualifiers with 9 Olympic Trials standards out of a possible 14. Those 1,115 swimmers have a combined 2,299 cuts.

Olympic Achievement: Counsilman-Hunsaker Teams with Myrtha for U.S. Trials Pool

Counsilman Hunsaker, Myrtha Pools, and USA Swimming collaborated on the design for the U.S. Olympic Trials training, warmup and competition pools in Omaha.

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft Part 2

The second part of SwimSwam’s US Olympians draft. Our writers compete to select the best possible rosters and discuss expectations for 2020

Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

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

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Lower Bowl Tickets for 2020 US Olympic Trials Are Almost Sold Out Already

Within 20 minutes of the opening bell on ticket sales, most of the best seats were already gone. There are still plenty of 2nd-level tickets available.

Omaha Taxpayers To Kick $750,000 Into 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials Hosting

The city of Omaha has pledged $750,000 in taxpayer money to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, according to a report.

2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Tickets Go on Sale July 1st

All-session passes for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will go on sale on July 1. The meet will be held from Sunday, June 21st to Sunday, June 28th.

2020 US Olympic Swimming Trials Will Follow Olympic Order for New Events

The full schedule for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials is included within.

247 Swimmers Have Already Qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials

114 American men and 133 American women have already qualified for the 2020 US Olympic Trials, as of the start…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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