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.
Lilly King and Annie Lazor both stood on the Olympic podium last summer and are favored to be the U.S. representatives in the 200 breast in Budapest.
Olympians Ryan Murphy (left) and Caeleb Dressel (right) were among the 51 women and 63 men that will make up the 2021-22 National Team roster.
Michael Andrew has a chance to become the third man in history under 1:55 in tonight’s final of the men’s 200 IM in Omaha.
Caeleb Dressel’s first opportunity to qualify for the U.S. Olympic team comes in tonight’s final of the men’s 100 freestyle.
Lilly King was fired up after posting a world-leading 1:04.72 in the women’s 100 breast semis, and has her first chance to qualify for the Olympics tonight.
On day three of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials, there will be three semi-finals and FOUR finals (where swimmers will fight for Olympic nominations).
At the conclusion of day 2 of the Olympic Trials, the U.S. now has the #1, #2, #4, and #7 swimmers in the world this year in the women’s 100 breast.
The Lilly King has yet to win a major international title in the 200 breast, despite winning the 2016 Trials final and 2017 U.S. national title.
The first finals session of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM.
Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.
Caeleb Dressel’s 8 LCM swims for the 2021 Atlanta Classic: 50 FR, 100 FL, 100 FR (all #1), 200 FR (#5), 200 FL (#6), 200 IM (#6), 100 BR (#9), 100 BK (#17).
Jacoby clocked a 1:06.99 to qualify second behind only World Record-holder Lilly King into today’s final, taking down her old personal best of 1:07.57.
A high caliber of competitors will be back in action this week at the 2021 Pro Swim Series stop #3 in Mission Viejo, California.
As was the case in San Antonio, a star-studded field of the country’s fastest swimmers have entered to swim at PSS Mission Viejo.