Olympians Connor Jaeger, Micah Lawrence and Shannon Vreeland are among the biggest names highlighting the Indianapolis stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series.
After their lifetime best performances at the Atlanta Classic and Charlotte Pro Swim, Simone Manuel and Leah Smith are in good position to earn an Olympic 800 free relay bid.
Katie Ledecky posted one of the world’s fastest times in the prelims of the 200 free, but how fast will she be in finals after also swimming a monster 400 IM and almost chasing down NCAA champion Ella Eastin?
The Atlanta Classic kicks off this morning with world, national, and NCAA champions converging at Georgia Tech to square-off in the long course pool, in another opportunity to prepare for the Olympics and Olympic Trials.
12-time Olymipc medalist, Natalie Coughlin, is one of over a dozen U.S. Swim Stars of Irish descent.
With their 800 free relay win tonight, Georgia ties the record for most overall 800 free relay wins with Stanford.
Many of swimming’s best, including Phelps, Ledecky, and Dressel will come together this weekend in Orlando for the third stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series.
Chase Kalisz went head-to-head with North Baltimore teammate Michael Phelps, roaring home on the last 50 to win this morning’s 200m IM in 2:02.42.
Melanie Margalis, Shannon Vreeland, Nicolas Fink and Chase Kalisz will represent the United States, while Matias Koski and Chantal Van Landeghem will compete in their respective countries’ colors.
Shannon Vreeland led all swimmers with 4 gold medals at the 2015 World University Games.
In what may be the biggest upset this week, Italy spoiled the USA’s attempt to sweep the relays at this meet.
Margo Geer swam the most impressive performance of the meet thus far in the prelims of the women’s 100m freestyle; touching the wall in 53.95 to take the top seed heading into finals.
“The goal is to draw as close to the total medal count as is possible with one day remaining in pool competition.” – Head Coach Ray Looze
Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200m backstroke after posting the fastest time in the semifinal yesterday.
Shannon Vreeland won Team USA’s first medal on day six with a 1:58.38 in the women’s 200 freestyle.