U.S. Olympic Trials

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.

  3 Comments

Read more »

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?

  9 Comments

Read more »

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:

  6 Comments

Read more »

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.

More U.S. Olympic Trials

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.

Relive The Meet of Tears: Post-Race Emotions of Olympic Trials (Video)

There was so much emotion put into every single swim, and no one saw that more than the support systems of these athletes.

Watch: The Antics of Gold Medal Mel In the Aquazone

While at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials Olympic gold medallist and SwimSwam co-founder Gold Medal Mel (Mel Stewart) had some fun in the Aquazone (the area designated at the Olympic Trials with booths set up ect.) signing autographs and joking around with the mascots.

It’s Been 116 Years Since the U.S. Has Had No 18 & Unders on Olympic Swim Team

Katie Ledecky is the youngest member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team (again). At 19, she is the oldest youngest-member…

Bethany Galat Enjoying The Race En Route To Big Summer of ’16

In our post-Olympic Trials analysis, Texas A&M’s Bethany Galat stood out as one of the meet’s most dramatic improvers – she put up two of the four biggest time drops of all female swimmers in the meet. So we caught up with the rising Aggie junior to talk Trials.