US Olympic Trials

Guess How Many Swimmers are Entered At the World Championship Trials?

After the crowded warmup pools and athlete sections from Omaha, Indianapolis will seem almost empty by comparison. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Omaha Wins Bid to Host the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials

Omaha, Nebraska will welcome the US Olympic Swimming Trials for the 3rd time in 2016. (Photo: Mike Lewis/


Indianapolis Out of the Running for 2016 Olympic Trials

Indianapolis, Indiana has been knocked out of the running to host the 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials. They were informed…

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Decision on Olympic Trials Host Just 6 Weeks Away

USA Swimming’s Mike Unger shares the process that the 5 remaining Olympic Trials bids will go through.

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Better Know an Olympic Trials Bid: St. Louis’ Edward Jones Dome Offers Size, Accessibility

St. Louis’ cavernous Edward Jones Dome will be scaled down if selected as host of the 2016 Olympic Trials.

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USA Swimming Names 6 Finalists for 2016 Olympic Trials Hosting

St. Louis, Missouri was one of the surprise finalists for the 2016 Olympic Trials. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Is It Time to Change the American Relay Qualification Rules?

The United States’ current Olympic relay rules state that the top 6 swimmers in the 100 and 200 freestyle will…


Olympic Trials to the Olympic Games Part II

“There are many swimmers that struggle to repeat their performance from the Olympic Trials at the Olympic Games and even fewer that exceed it.”


100% Clean Samples from US Olympic Trials

All of the action from Trials remained in the pool, not doping control (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/


SwimSpray at US Olympic Trials

SwimSpray’s “Shower With Me” T-shirts were a hit at Trials.

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How I saw it – 2012 Olympic Trials

In a word: Amazing.  The Omaha organizing committee and the USA Swimming staff built upon the success of the 2008…


GoPro National Team Alumni Omaha Swim

“In Omaha over 136 Olympians, World Champions, Pan Am & Pac Pacific team members assembled for a Paddle in the Pool with Pablo Morales.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


The Anthony Ervin Olympic Photo Vault

At SwimSwam we got a lot of requests to create a photo-spread on swimming star & comeback kid, Anthony Ervin….


After a big meet

Dear Katrina, I just finished my biggest meet of the season, the Olympic Trials. I didn’t do what I wanted….

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