All eyes will be on Simone Manuel tonight as the four-time Olympic medalist has her last chance to get on the U.S. Olympic team.
On the slate tonight will be the men’s and women’s 50-meter free finals, the fastest event in the pool, and the men’s 1500 free final, the longest event.
Caeleb Dressel has a big night ahead of him in Omaha, with the 100 fly final scheduled just 41 minutes before his 50 free semi.
After winning last night’s 100 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil comes into today’s 50 riding a ton of momentum.
With sprinters Abbey Weitzeil and Olivia Smoliga stepping up, Simone Manuel needs to drop at least a second to defend her Olympic gold in Tokyo.
We’ve had to wait four full days for reigning world champ Simone Manuel to make her debut at U.S. Olympic Trials. But the wait is over as of this morning.
Ryan Lochte is taking on a brutal 200 back/200 IM double this morning in his attempt to make a fifth-straight Olympic team at age 36.
16-year-old Claire Curzan has scratched out of the 100 back heats this morning, resting up for tonight’s loaded 100 fly final.
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Who will prevail as Manuel and Weitzeil try to make their 2nd Olympic team while Curzan, Huske, and Walsh want to take the spots for themselves?
From June 2019 to November 2020, teens Claire Curzan and Torri Huske rocketed to the top of the women’s 100 fly US ranks, threatening veteran Kelsi Dahlia.
While reigning Olympic champion Simone Manuel is favorited to win in Omaha, a tight field of veterans and age-groupers is looking to challenge her.
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
The final prelims session will consist of the 200 IM (top seed Melanie Margalis), 200 back (top seed Rhyan White) and 100 free (top seed Gretchen Walsh.)
Bluefish’s Harry Homans and River Wright and Kentucky’s Mackenzie Lanning were the lone pre-session scratches for Sunday’s AM prelims, pending any no-shows.