Ledecky, who typically makes headlines in the freestyle events, busted out a new American Record with a 3:57.68 in the 400 IM.
Lilly King and Kierra Smith both swam top-five all time performances tonight in the 200 yard breaststroke at the Big Ten Conference Championships.
We sat down again with SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis to pick out some of our favorite photographs from 2016. Earlier…
Fort Collins Area Swim Team’s 16-year-old Zoe Bartel took down U.S. Olympian Caitlin Leverenz’s 15-16 National Age Group Record in the 200 breast en route to gold at the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships (West).
Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.
Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu may need to rebrand herself with a new element after the Olympics: could we see the Golden Lady in Rio?
Caitlin Leverenz (above) and Matt Grevers will be the two USA Swimming National Team representatives that go to Maui, Hawaii for the Jr. Pan Pac Championships.
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.