Kathleen Baker (above), Ippei Watanabe, Rikako Ikee, and Andrey Govorov all moved into the world’s top 5 this season on Saturday evening.
Look here to vote for the Apollo and Aphrodite Awards, the people’s choice awards of the Russian Swimming Federation.
Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.
There Olympic spots in the women’s 200 freestyle and 200 IM as well as the men’s 200 butterfly up for grabs on the fourth night of the Russian Olympic Trials…
2016 RUSSIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS / OLYMPIC TRIALS April 16-23rd, 2016 Moscow, Russia Prelims 09:00/Finals 18:00 Local Time Prelims 02:00/Finals 11:00 U.S….