25-point NCAA scorer Daniel Carr will race a “Super Senior” season for the 2021 NCAA runner-up Cal Golden Bears in 2021-2022.
Night 6 of the US Olympic Trials was filled with emotion and electricity. Here are the top shots from the riveting night of crowning new Tokyo Olympians.
Michael Andrew has a chance to become the third man in history under 1:55 in tonight’s final of the men’s 200 IM in Omaha.
Caeleb Dressel’s first opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team comes in tonight’s final of the men’s 100 freestyle.
Ryan Lochte is taking on a brutal 200 back/200 IM double this morning in his attempt to make a fifth-straight Olympic team at age 36.
Olympic champion Ryan Murphy leads a tight field in the men’s 200 backstroke, where the battle for the second spot is tight between 3 swimmers.
Ryan Murphy is the defending Olympic champion in the 100 backstroke, though he missed the podium in that event at the 2019 World Championships.
Kathleen Dawson thrived under the pressure of having to race the 100 back final a second time, reaffirming her gold medal victory in a time of 58.49.
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
The last AM men’s prelims session will feature the 200 IM (top seed Caio Pumputis), 200 back (top seed Ryan Murphy), and 100 free (top seed Caeleb Dressel).
Night two of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 fly, 50 free, 100 back, 200 breast, and the 400 free.
Top seed Josh Prenot and No. 4 seed Andrew Wilson have scratched out of the 200 breast final. At the same time, Talia Bates chose the 100 BK over the 50 FR.
NCAA Champions Kieran Smith (3:48.78 season best) and Jake Magahey (3:49.16 season best) will put up their morning bids for the 400 FR final here in Atlanta.
Caeleb Dressel’s 8 LCM swims for the 2021 Atlanta Classic: 50 FR, 100 FL, 100 FR (all #1), 200 FR (#5), 200 FL (#6), 200 IM (#6), 100 BR (#9), 100 BK (#17).
The meet will serve as one of the last high-level racing opportunities for American athletes before 2021 Olympic Trials this June.