Jordan Wilimovsky added the 1500 free to his open water marathon swim in Rio.
Four Americans medaled in the backstroke events at the 2012 London Olympics. None of them will be competing in backstroke events this time around.
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.
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?