As we head into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia looks like the team to beat in the women’s 4×100 free relay. This year, the Aussies have 3 women under 53 seconds, with Cate Campbell (52.06), Bronte Campbell (52.58), and Emma McKeon (52.80) sitting 1st, 2nd, and 4th in the World Rankings.
The World Record in the women’s 50 freestyle is on watch at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and the showdown will see 3 of the top 10 fastest all time performers go head to head.
There was so much emotion put into every single swim, and no one saw that more than the support systems of these athletes.
Re-watch Lilly King’s 100m breaststroke victory, among other available race videos from the magical 8 days in Omaha.
See the offical roster for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team.
Katie Ledecky will swim at least four events in Rio, and things are looking pretty golden for the 19-year-old come August.
Tonight’s finals session will mark the official end of the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials where the remaining roster spots will be filled and a complete picture of the American Olympic swim team will emerge.
Jordan Wilimovsky added the 1500 free to his open water marathon swim in Rio.
Abbey Weitzeil posted a 24.28 to take down her own fastest American textile swim in history from last night.
Simone Manuel bypassed Madison Kennedy tonight as the fourth-fastest female American 50 freestyler in history and the second-fastest American textile.
Tonight could be a historic night for swimming at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials. Both Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps could be making history tonight as they each have one final to contest.
Abbey Weitzeil and Madison Kennedy threw down the two fastest American textile 50 freestyles in history to become the third and fourth fastest American women in history.
Katie Ledecky will go for a world record tonight, and with the way she swims her longer races, it’s hard to bet against her. If anything, she’ll add another time to the all-time top 10, where she owns all 10 times.
This morning’s prelims are going to be short and sweet, at least for the first half of the morning.
Connor Jaeger will swim the 1500 free this morning, looking to add another event to his Olympic schedule after his win in the 400.