Kelsi Worrell, who qualified to represent the USA in Rio with a win in the 100 butterfly, has scratched the 50 free semifinals.
Becca Mann injured her back two weeks ago, suffering a herniated disk and three bulging disks. She missed the final of the 800 free tonight by one place.
July 1, 2016 begins the new recruiting season for the class of 2017. Take a look at where we are so far with class of 2016 commitments.
Caeleb Dressel (left) and Anthony Ervin (right) will swim 50 free prelims today and should find themselves battling again in the final.
A large number of top-flight swimmers have scratched out of prelims this morning, including third seed 200 flier Maya DiRado, who is resting for the 200 IM tonight.
Matt Grevers has placed in the top 5 in the preliminaries of the men’s 100 back at the past four Olympic Trials now, so he’s used to qualifying by a comfortable margin.
Katie Ledecky has scratched the 400 IM for tomorrow morning at Olympic Trials. She was the fifth seed, and fourth seed Becca Mann is also out. You can find full heat sheets for Saturday morning prelims here.
This post is a follow up to this one. If you haven’t seen it yet, go read that one first….
This was an easy choice: Katie Ledecky and company are the NCAA’s #1 women’s class
Becca Mann is used to swimming long events, and swimming a lot of them. And that’s exactly what she’ll do at Olympic Trials next week.
With the U.S. Olympic Trials approaching next month, veteran Elizabeth Beisel will be looking to make her 3rd straight Olympic Team in her signature event, the women’s 400 IM.
A strong field of American women led by Katie Ledecky will enter the fray in Omaha with their sites set on earning their chance to bring their best 800 meter freestyle to Rio.
Katie Ledecky is expected to dominate in the 400 Freestyle at Olympic Trials this summer.
Isabella Rongione, owner of two National Age Group Records, has verbally committed to USC.
Dana Vollmer is scratching the women’s 200 free final on Day One at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa in order to concentrate on the 100 fly later in the program.