Rejoice, swims fans. Team USA will select its first swimmers for the Tokyo Olympics today, with prelims getting underway at 10am (Central).
Katie Ledecky is almost certainly going to win this, but there is a largely familiar cast of characters vying for the second individual spot.
Both Weyant sisters demonstrated their readiness for Trials at the SYS Memorial meet, taking big wins and nearing best times in some events.
Katie Ledecky is the heavy favorite in every event from 200 meters upward in freestyle. But there’s a fierce battle for the second Olympic spot in the 400.
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.
Sullivan’s time now sits #5 in the world and second among Americans this season. Meanwhile, Bella Sims had several impressive swims this morning.
Blake Pieroni won the 200 free and 100 fly on Day 1 of the 2021 GAIN Invitational in Sarasota.
Olympian Melanie Margalis won the 400 IM at the San Antonio Pro Swim Series by splitting the race 2:19 on the fly and back, and 2:18 on the breast and free.
Pro Swim Series al terzo giorno con protagoniste Katie Ledecky nei 200 stile, Kathleen Baker nei 200 dorso. I risultati completi
Catch Katie Ledecky in the 200 FR, Regan Smith in the 200 BK, Emma Weyant V. Melanie Margalis in the 400 IM, Ryan Murphy in the 200 BK, and more on day 3.
400 IM top seed Emma Weyant will not swim the 200 free to focus on her race against Melanie Margalis. Teen Katie Grimes and Jay Litherland also followed suit.
U.S. National Team member Regan Smith (above) will race the 200 back, one of her World Record-holding events, during Friday’s prelims session.
Pro Swim Series Simone Manuel conquista i 100 stile, Katie Ledecky seconda al mondo nei 400. I risultati completi del secondo giorno
On tonight’s slate will be the finals of the 100 free, 100 breast, 200 fly and 400 free. Katie Ledecky will also swim the 100/400 free double.
On the final two days of the meet, Saint Andrew’s Aquatics 15-year-old Aspen Gersper thrived, posting 5 huge lifetime bests.