Phelps is the top seed and heavy favorite in the 200m butterfly and will be looking to qualify for his fifth Olympic team, something only one other American swimmer (Dara Torres) has done during their career.
On night three action returns to Omaha where six more roster spots are on the line for swimmers hoping to punch in their tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Olivia Smoliga is the new 100 back Olympian!
After an eventful first few days of competition it’s finally time to see Michael Phelps return to Olympic trials action.
Event finals tonight will include the the men’s 200 free, the women’s 100 back, the men’s 100 back, and the women’s 100 breast. Semifinals tonight will be the women’s 200 free, the men’s 200 fly, and the women’s 200 IM.
Hear what the top athletes had to say about their races on Day 3 prelims of the Olympic Trials
Some of the tension of the anticipation of finding out who will represent the United States in the pool in Rio will be relieved tonight. The first six members of the U.S Olympic team will be announced tonight following the finals of the men’s 400m IM, the women’s 400m IM, and the men’s 400m freestyle.
Savanna Faulconer was disqualified this morning for violating the “Lochte Rule” by coming off a freestyle wall toward her back.
Check out the publication schedule for all 26 of our event-by-event U.S. Olympic Trials previews, plus links to each event page as it goes live.
2012 Olympian Caitlin Leverenz will only swim the 200 and 400 IM at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, per the psych sheets that dropped earlier today.
2012 Olympic bronze medalist Caitlin Leverenz takes a turn in the sand with Olympic beach volleyball player Jennifer Kessy.
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.
Find all race videos from the day 3 finals at the PSS in Santa Clara.
If the Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara is a harbinger for what’s left to come this summer then undoubtedly…
Simone Manuel put up a season best 53.75 this morning, and is the top seed of a stacked A final tonight.