USA Swimming Releases Roster For 2016 SC World Championships

USA Swimming has announced it’s 35-member roster for the upcoming 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships. Team selection was made at the discretion of the U.S. coaches among the qualified swimmers. The meet is set to tak place in Windsor Canada from Tuesday, December 6th to Friday, December 11th.

On the women’s side, Olympic 100 breast champ King and American Record holder Ella Eastin are tied with the most individual event entries: both swimmers are slated to swim 4 individual races. On the men’s side, the highest number of individual entries is 3. Taking on 3 individual swims each are Olympians Pebley, Prenot, and Shields, as well as Michael Andrew, Matt Josa, and Michael Taylor.

Team USA will bring 10 swimmers from the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team on the trip, including several Rio Olympic medalists. The American breaststroke crew will be the deepest, relatively speaking, with 4 of the 6 2016 Olympians included on the roster for Windsor. The only two holdouts from the summer crew are pro swimmers Kevin Cordes and Katie Meili.

See the full roster here.

Women’s Roster:


Men’s Roster:


USA Swimming has also named its coaching staff for the meet, with 4 women’s team coaches and 4 men’s team coaches making the list. The head women’s coach will be Louisville’s Arthur Albiero, while the head men’s coach will be Cal’s Yuri Suguiyama. Read more about the full coaching staff for short course worlds here.

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4 years ago

Weak team. No manuel, KL, baker, Adrian, haas, Dwyer, jaeger anong others. Of course not counting the retired MP and the suspended (lochte).

JP Input is too short
4 years ago

Kind of a weird roster. I guess the US doesn’t typically take SCM all that seriously though.

4 years ago

New faces = good for USA swimming. Older olympians have been here. Beginning of a quad should also mean the beginning of new torches being passed on. Better to have a rough go at 2016 sc worlds than 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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4 years ago

Yep. I remember a high schooler named Ryan Murphy getting his first senior international experience at 2012 SC worlds, came pretty close to gold in the 2 back

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