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USA Swimming reveals 2012 U.S. Olympic roster.
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.
After stunning loss in the breaststroke, world record holder tries to make the U.S. team in another event.
Michael Phelps beats Ryan Lochte by just five hundredths of a second as both qualify for the event in London.
At the U.S. Olympic Trials, Katie Ledecky, 15, breaks Janet Evans’s 1988 age-group record in the 400-meter freestyle.
Top two American swimmers put down top times in early heats of grueling 400 individual medley.
The ongoing duel between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps headlines Day Six at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha.
Phelps attempts to make the 200-meter butterfly in his fourth straight Olympics on Day Four at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.
Lochte and Phelps will meet again on day three at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
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.
It may be a bit too early to determine who will have the edge in London this year between Phelps and Lochte. Both are swimming at high levels, despite taxing training schedules, but we do know that this weekend, Phelps got the better of Lochte in several events. Also competing on Sunday were RMSC’s Jack Conger and Sarah Haase, as well as former SNOW swimmer Matt McLean.
Phelps joked about going for Erik Vendt’s pool record in the men’s 200 IM before his race on Saturday, but with 100 meters to go, Phelps had a shot.
Potomac Valley swimmers will be competing this weekend in Austin, Texas this weekend, in USA Swimming’s Austin Grand Prix.
Missy Franklin continued to shine in international competition, as did Ryan Lochte, who showed why he is the considered the best swimmer in the world, swimming unrested.
2011 Duel in the Pool: McLean and Ziegler set to compete for thirty-five member U.S. team against European All-StarsThursday, December 15th, 2011
The U.S. team has never lost in the event’s five-year history. Area stars Matt McLean and Kate Ziegler will be joined by Ryan Lochte, Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin and others against a fast group of forty-one brought by Europe.
Not only is 16-year-old Missy Franklin the breakout swimmer for the United States, she’s also the top U.S. female competitor in the last major tune-up for the 2012 Summer Games in London.
Ending a streak of six straight gold medals in major events, the U.S. men put forward a disappointing third-place performance in 4 x 100-meter relay at the swimming world championships.
Reach For The Wall brings you the week in U.S. swimming one day earlier this week, with highlights from Michael Phelps’ swim in Maryland, the Austin Grand Prix and a feature story on a coach you have to read about.