U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials
First-time Olympians will make up more than half of the Class of 2016. Of the 45 U.S. swim team members bound for the Rio Games, 30 are rookies. And several are solid medal contenders.
The Olympic Swim Trials just got a lot cuter and cuddlier. Normally, the trials are a time of incredible stress for the athletes vying to qualify for Team USA. But this year, USA Swimming partnered with the Nebraska-based Domesti-PUPS organization to provide competing swimmers with therapy dogs.
OMAHA — Track has Trials. Gymnastics has Trials. Hundreds of U.S. athletes get to an edition of the Olympic Games through the crucible of a Trials. But only the swim Trials is, to be frank, a triumphant celebration. This is what swimming does so much better than any other sport. It’s what the others — […]
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Source: Swimming World Magazine