Posts from ‘Olympic Trials’
Locals dominate the 800-meter freestyle on Day 7 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Day 7 of the U.S. Olympic Trials concluded with a bang for the Potomac Valley swimmers.
Michael Phelps edges rival Ryan Lochte by less than 1/10 of a second in the 200-meter individual medley final on a whirlwind night in Omaha.
Jack Conger finished his first U.S. Olympic Trials strong with a top five finish in the men’s 200 backstroke.
Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps continue their duel in Omaha to set the stage for a pivotal showdown Saturday in the 200 medley final.
Amanda Kendall and Jack Conger earn lanes in their second semifinal at Trials.
After stunning loss in the breaststroke, world record holder tries to make the U.S. team in another event.
Michael Phelps makes his fourth Olympic team in the 200m butterfly on a night in which tension and emotion reigned at the Olympic trials in Omaha.
Former O’Connell competes in 200-meter butterfly final at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte by just five hundredths of a second as both qualify for the event in London.
McLean bounces back from day 1 disappointment to earn Olympic bid.
At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.
Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger among Washington-area swimmers in position to make teamWednesday, June 27th, 2012
Seventeen Washington-area swimmers competed on Day 2 of the U.S. Olympic Trials. Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner and Jack Conger headlined the group in the night’s finals.
Teen star calls her first race of the session a ‘huge adrenaline rush.’
Ryan Lochte pulls away from Michael Phelps in the 400 individual medley, with both claiming spots on the U.S. Olympic team.
Local report from Omaha: Matt McLean, Eric Friedland, Amanda Kendall and others take part in first day of U.S. Olympic TrialsMonday, June 25th, 2012
Matt McLean, Amanda Kendall, Eric Friedland, Ed Moses and Andrew Seliskar take part in the first day of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
Top two American swimmers put down top times in early heats of grueling 400 individual medley.
All the key information you need to enjoy the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Breaststroker Brendan Hansen takes shot at third Olympics after wrestling with the existential questions elite athletes face.
After an unenjoyable training followed by disappointing performance in Beijing, swimmer Kate Ziegler is carrying fewer burdens this time around.
The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.
A group of 2008 Olympians attempt to fend off the next cycle of American swim stars on the fifth night of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.
16-year-old Missy Franklin announces her Olympic Trials lineup. Will focus on freestyle and backstroke.
Get to know Harvard swimmer and Olympic hopeful Chuck Katis.
Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
2012 Olympic Trials Preview: Day Two<br /> Women's 100 butterfly, men's 100 breast & women's 400 freeTuesday, June 5th, 2012
The second day of competition begins to answer some of the big questions for Team USA. Check out our picks for London, along with favorite and local competitors.
In the coming weeks, swimming, diving, gymnastics and track and field will hold intense, one-shot trials to pick athletes to send to the 2012 Summer Olympics. After putting everything into making the team, the winners will have to quickly regroup and compete in the biggest competition of their lives.
Preview of the first day of competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, June 25 through July 2, including which locals to watch in each race and our picks for who will be racing in London.
Content in retirement, Gary Hall Jr. says he plans to be cheerleader at US Olympic Swim Trials.