Four Americans medaled in the backstroke events at the 2012 London Olympics. None of them will be competing in backstroke events this time around.
Whereas Ryan Lochte held 4 top seeds headed into the 2012 Olympic Trials, this year’s highly anticipated meet sees Phelps hold 3 #1 spots.
Team USA has won gold in the 100 backstroke at every Olympics since 1996. With the threat of Australia’s Mitch Larkin looming, who will defend the USA’s position on top of the backstroke podium?
2016 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 23 – Saturday, March 26 McAuley Aquatic Center – Atlanta, GA Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM…
Murphy was in a league of his own, jumping to a clear lead for Cal to become the first man ever under 44 seconds. He hit the wall in a time of 43.51, setting a new American, U.S. Open, and NCAA Record.
A day after setting the U.S. Open record in the 100 back on a relay lead-off, Matt Grevers kicked things up a notch, setting a new world record in the individual iteration of the event.
Roster shake-ups on the USA side are taking place just over a week out from the Duel in the Pool at IUPUI Natatorium.
Michael Phelps makes a rare U.S. Winter Nationals appearance and should have some stellar butterfly battles with Tom Shields.
Mitch Larkin swims another impressive race, touching in a new Australian record time in the 100m backstroke.
Head Coach Paul Stafford: “At Tucson Ford Aquatics rebranding has been a top priority. We are ecstatic to have entered into a relationship with TYR to assist in this mission…”
Nathan Adrian rocks the top seed of the morning in the men’s 50m freestyle – 22.39.
The Indianapolis team will be lead by Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin, and Simone Manuel, the hero of the 2013 Duel in the Pool Team.
We’ve put together some interactive maps showing the spread of U.S. National Teamers Geographically.
Michael Phelps of North Baltimore blew away the field, and indeed the rest of the world, with his 1:52.94 win in the men’s 200 fly on Day Two of U.S. Nationals.
After a hot streak at the Pan American Games, Nick Thoman is back in the pool, taking runner up in the 100 back