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Chase Kalisz Dominates Semifinal Field in 200 IM

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 6 Finals: Chase Kalisz Dominates Semifinal Field in 200 IM Already at these Olympic Trials, Chase Kalisz has become the oldest swimmer to qualify to represent the United States in the 400 IM, with a runnerup finish to Carson Foster in Sunday’s final. Now, Kalisz aims to add the 200 IM to his Paris slate, and he is well-positioned after swimming the top qualifying mark in the
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Chris Guiliano Edges Alexy For 100 Free Win; Dressel Makes Team

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials: Chris Guiliano Edges Jack Alexy For 100 Freestyle Win; Caeleb Dressel Makes Team in Relay The young, emerging sprint stars were in the center lanes. Both had sizzled in the early rounds of the men’s 100 freestyle, with Jack Alexy going 47.08 in prelims to reinforce his status as the second-fastest American in history before Chris Guiliano clocked 47.25 to move to No. 3 in the domestic rankings.
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Erika Connolly Edges Anna Moesch in Swim-off For 100 Free Final

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 4 Finals: Erika Connolly Edges Anna Moesch in Swim-off to Make 100 Free Final Four years ago, Erika Connolly (then Erika Brown) qualified for the U.S. Olympic team as the second-place finish at Olympic Trials in the women’s 100 freestyle. It has been an up-and-down stretch since, including finishing well out of contention in the 100 free at last year’s U.S. Nationals, but Connolly has fought her
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Katie Ledecky Wins Women’s 200 Free

[ad_1] Olympic Trials Day 3 Finals: Katie Ledecky Wins Women’s 200 Free; Weinstein, Madden, Gemmell on relay The first relay women’s relay spots for Paris have been punched. Two of the four sports in the 200 freestyle looked to be pretty easily filled based on how Katie Ledecky and Paige Madden started the meet both in this event and the 400 freestyle. They punched their tickets to
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Olympic Trials Day 2 Semifinals: Katie Ledecky Leads

[ad_1] Olympic Trials Day 2 Semifinals: Katie Ledecky Leads Women’s 200 Freestyle; Simone Manuel Into Final A packed field spread into two semifinal heats at the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials. With relay spots on the line, the finals are set. It will see Katie Ledecky, who had the top seed and fellow Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel, who snagged the last finals spot thanks to a huge
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Katie Ledecky Makes Fourth Olympics With Dominant 400 Free

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 1 Finals: Katie Ledecky Makes Fourth Olympic Team With Dominant 400 Free Victory In her first race of her fourth Olympic Trials, her first inside cavernous Lucas Oil Stadium, Katie Ledecky brought the crowd of swimming fans to life as she raced in the final heat of the women’s 400 freestyle, a not-so-subtle acknowledgement of Ledecky’s remarkable accomplishments since she burst onto the scene with a
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Para Legends With Berets And Baguettes Headline 30-strong Australian Swim Team For Paris Paralympic Games

[ad_1] Para Legends With Berets And Baguettes Headline 30-strong Australian Swim Team For Paris Paralympic Games Australia will send a team of 30 strong swimmers to this year’s Paralympic Games in Paris with a blend of some of the most exciting, experienced and successful swimmers to ever feature on an Australian Paralympic Team. The team was announced after the first five days of the Australian Trials in Brisbane and presented
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Simone Manuel Set For Final Test of Her Comeback at Trials

[ad_1] Simone Manuel Set For Final Test of Her Comeback at Olympic Trials Five-time Olympic medalist (two gold, two silver, one bronze) Simone Manuel revealed at the U.S. Olympic Trials in 2021 that she was battling overtraining syndrome, which had taken a huge toll on her physically and mentally. After staying away from elite-level competition for nearly 19 months since the end of the Tokyo Olympics, she has continued to
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Katie Ledecky Swims 800 Free

[ad_1] U.S. Olympic Trials Preview, Day Eight: Katie Ledecky Swims 800 Free, Aiming For Four-Peat in Paris American swimmers, coaches, officials and hundreds of thousands of fans will make their way to Lucas Oil Stadium — home of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts — for a unique U.S. Olympic Trials, complete with three temporary pools (two 50-meter and one 25-meter). The action takes place from June 15-23, with swimmers