Patrick Callan came to the defense of his 800 free relay teammate Zach Apple on Twitter after the relay finished in 4th place on Wednesday.
The Big Ten Conference Championships will take place on February 16-19 at Wisconsin for the women and on February 23-26 at Purdue for the men.
Blake Pieroni, the seventh-place finisher in the 200 free at the U.S. Olympic Trials, will contest the men’s 4×200 relay on Day 4 in Tokyo.
Kate Douglass, Erika Brown, Patrick Callan, Natalie Hinds, Rhyan White, and Bryce Mefford came back for redemption in 2021, improving upon their 2016 swims.
Here is a complete list of each U.S. Olympic swimming athlete’s Instagram and Twitter usernames. Follow along as they prepare for Tokyo.
Paige Madden (above) is part of an unusually-large group of swimmers to make the Olympic Team in spite of not racing at the previous Pan Pacs.
With the completion of wave II of the US Olympic Trials meet, the US Olympic Swimming Team for Tokyo is now finalized featuring 26 women and 23 men.
Ryan Held is one of the 13 relay-only swimmers on Team USA’s Olympic roster so far. He has a chance to make an individual event in the 50 free.
With three of his swimmers already on the Olympic team, Todd DeSorbo has all but locked up a spot as a women’s team assistant in Tokyo.
The one-year pandemic delay put established swimmers on the defense. For rising swimmers, they had nothing to lose – and a bonus year to gain it all.
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.
Regan Smith is a world champ and world record-holder – but now she can add “U.S. Olympian” to that impressive resume after winning tonight’s 100 back.
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).
Katie Ledecky’s 2021 Olympic campaign essentially gets underway tonight, as she aims to make a third straight U.S. Olympic team in the women’s 400 free.
Today’s explosive heats feature three reigning world record-holders (Lilly King, Ryan Murphy, Katie Ledecky) and one recent world record-holder (Regan Smith).