In Olympic anticipation, the 2020 NCAA season was loaded with top talent taking gap years. But Olympic postponement will throw a wrench into those plans.
After breaking the 200 fly 17-18 National Age Group Record on Thursday, Regan Smith will take on the 200 back and 100 fly on Friday in Des Moines.
Caeleb Dressel comes into Thursday at the Des Moines PSS with the top seed in the men’s 100 free, one of the events in which he’s a two-time world champion.
The Cal Golden Bears are the heavy favorites to make it a threepeat at the 2020 Pac-12 Championships. Things could get interesting in the runner-up race.
This morning, the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM will be contested at the first prelims session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series- Knoxville.
The women’s 200 free will feature a collision between Stanford training partners Katie Ledecky, who won the 400 free on Thursday, and Simone Manuel, who won the 100.
National Teamer Ella Eastin (above) has scratched the 400 free on Thursday to focus on the 100 breaststroke and 200 butterfly instead.
After a 49.5 butterfly in short course yards last month, Michigan/Canada flyer Maggie MacNeil could be targeting the U.S. Open record in meters this week.
Arizona State would-be junior Grant House will be taking an Olympic redshirt season, sitting out to train for the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Bruno Fratus is aiming to win gold in the men’s 50 freestyle tonight in Lima after consecutive silver medal finishes at the Pan Ams.
Tonight’s finals will consist of the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
The Americans have four 1-2 prelims top spots heading into night 2 of the 2019 Pan Ams.
The Americans and the Brazilians continue their duel with the prelims of the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
17-year-old American Isabelle Stadden will compete in the women’s 200 back on day two of the Pan Am Games in Lima, entering as the #1 seed.