Simone Manuel’s camp has remained quiet on her future in the sport, but she won’t race at this week’s US Olympic Trials.
Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass, the Tokyo Olympic silver and bronze medalists, are the favorites to make the 2022 Worlds team in the 200 IM.
It will be a busy session for Katie Ledecky tonight, as she’ll have both the women’s 200 free final and the 1500 free final just over an hour apart.
Follow along for live updates of the first of 15 sessions at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials – Wave II, with five events on this morning’s slate.
2016 Olympian in the 200 IM Melanie Margalis will hope to fend off the field and deliver a top 2 finish in the 400 next month in Omaha.
Follow along live as racing gets underway at the fourth and final prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis.
Regan Smith is scheduled to take on a daunting 200 back/100 fly double on Day 3 of the Indianapolis Pro Swim.
Curzan went a 59.3 100 back, Huske a 24.4 50 free and Curzan tied Huske in the 50 free final (but was shortly after disqualified for a 15-meter violation).
This morning, Curzan and Huske tied in the 50 free, both hitting 25.26. Curzan was .03 off of her best time, while Huske dropped .08.
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Torri Huske became the #2 and #4 American performers in the 100 fly while breaking NAGs for 15-16 and 17-18 girls.
18-year old Torri Huske is now the 5th-best American woman in the 100 meter free during the Olympic Trials qualifying period.
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
World record holder Regan Smith and men’s top seed Will Grant scratched the 200 back final in San Antonio. Smith was ranked 3rd after prelims this morning.
Kathleen Baker is scheduled to face the daunting 200 back/200 IM double on Sunday at the San Antonio Pro Swim.