Each of the ISL’s ten franchises has had the option to retain up to 15 athletes – but now, fans get to vote on one more athlete for each team to retain.
Here’s a look at the top swimmers in each team’s protection pool who weren’t retained.
One note: some of these swimmers might have fully withdrawn from the league, like NY Breaker star Michael Andrew. If we get confirmation that anyone is out of the league, we will remove them below.
Athletes are listed with their 2020 scoring stats across the regular season. Some swimmers on the protection lists didn’t compete in 2020, but many did compete in 2019 – they are listed without 2020 stats at the bottom of each team’s list.
You can cast your vote here – the ISL requires fans to sign up for streaming of the league this season, and fans will get to vote on just one team’s retained swimmer.
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