David Plummer finally secured his olympic spot with a 2nd place finish in the 100 Backstroke
Olivia Smoliga is the new 100 back Olympian!
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.
2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS Sunday June 26th-Sunday July 3rd, 2016 Century Link Center – Omaha, Nebraska Friday-Sunday – Prelims – 11:00…
Wow. We expected a show, but until it happens you really can’t understate how amazing the USA Swimming Olympic trials…
In semifinal two of the men’s 100 back in Omaha, Minnesota alumnus David Plummer erupted for a new lifetime best, world-leading time, and fifth fastest swim ever of 52.12 to win the heat.
After an eventful night one at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials, more of America’s big stars will step up to the blocks for their first races including Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, and Katie Ledecky.
Austin Katz (pictured above) will take on Carter Griffin and Cameron Craig in a swim-off to determine which swimmer will swim in the 100 back semifinals tonight.
The men’s 100 back shapes up to be one of the races of the meet, with defending Olympic champion Matt Grevers looking to fend off the world’s #1 and #3 ranked swimmers: David Plummer and Ryan Murphy.
Released today, the psych sheets for the US Olympic Trials show that Matt Grevers is entered in the 200 backstroke.
David Plummer is first of the 192 entrants in the men’s 100 back at 2016 Olympic Trials. There are 44% more 100 backstrokers this year than in 2012.
Matt Grevers has stiff competition in Omaha. Who are your picks to make the U.S. Olympic Team in the men’s 100m backstroke?
Michael Phelps will be searching for his first world record since 2009 this summer at his fifth and final Olympics.
Pop quiz: who is officially the fastest American 100 backstroker since the end of the 2012 Olympics?
Find a video recap of the final night in Santa Clara here from commentators Rowdy Gaines and Jason Knapp.