Nathan Adrian came dangerously close to missing out on being able to defend his 100 free title, after finishing 16th in prelims Tuesday morning.
Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.
The men’s 100 freestyle headlines four events at day 4 prelims in Rio.
The Chinese men won’t race the 4×100 free relay finals tonight after a DQ in prelims.
Matt Brown shares some of the details of World Champion Ning Zetao’s preparation for the Rio Olympics…
The Americans come in as the favorites in the medley relay with lots of talent and depth on all four legs.
With the defending Olympic Champion, 2015 World Champion, and current fastest man of 2016 all throwing their hats into the ring in the men’s 100 freestyle, we could see them push the boundaries of the 47-barrier.
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Sun Yang is one of 416 Chinese athletes who reportedly must sign a no-cheat pledge and also score a passing grade on a banned substances test before he can arrive in Rio.
China has announced its Olympic roster for the 2016 Rio Olympics, with two notable absences: junior world record-holding breaststroker Wang Lizhuo and top-10 world ranked 200 freestyler Qiu Yuhan.
Despite rumors of having been cut from the Chinese Olympic squad, sprinter Ning Zetao assures fans that he is indeed ready to go for gold in Rio.
China’s Li Zhuhao is the fastest 100 butterflier in the world in 2016, but
China’s Ning Zetao swam a 47.9 in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 free and scratched the final on Thursday in Foshan.
Ye Shiwen bounced back to win the 200 IM on Wednesday at the Chinese Olympic Trials after placing just 7th in the 400 IM.