NC State missed the A final of the 400 medley relay while swimming an alternate lineup and gaining almost two seconds. Cal very nearly missed the final as well while swimming without Olympic champ Ryan Murphy.
A disqualification to Alabama bumped California’s 400 medley relay into the A final after the Golden Bears swam an alternate lineup in prelims.
The Cal men just got a big boost
Singaporean swimmer Quah Zheng Wen is set to join the Cal Bears under Dave Durden.
Finally Michael Phelps is up in the men’s 100m butterfly. This event is arguably the toughest on his schedule for him. He wasn’t remarkably fast at the US Olympic Trials but has shown throughout this meet that he’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago.
Despite being led by Joseph Schooling, the most successful Singaporean swimmer of all-time, the nation will only bring 3 swimmers to Rio.
For the second consecutive year, national swimmer Joseph Schooling earned Sportsman of the Year honors at the Singapore Sports Awards this week.
Top prelims qualifier Quah Zheng Wen of Singapore will not contest the 200 free at finals of the Indianapolis Pro Swim Series, instead focusing only on the 100 fly.
At 19 years old, Quah Zheng Wen broke 2 meet records in 1 night at the Singapore National Age Group Championships, further establishing himself as a rising star on the Asian swimming scene.
American Kevin Cordes was one of several swimmers who competed at the Singaporean Time Trials over the weekend.
Katie Ledecky could be chasing her own world record in the 800 free on night 3, a month after smashing the best time in history in the short course 1000.
American Kevin Cordes, who has been training with Singaporean National Head Coach Sergio Lopez since May, will be on the roster of 12 athletes Lopez will be bringing to Austin.
Quah Zheng Wen scored 5 new National Records at his nation’s short course national championships, with 2 of those records previously belonging to fly guy Joseph Schooling.
Quah Zheng Wen of Singapore collected a 100m butterfly “A” qualifying time for Rio while competing in Dubai this past week.