2016 United States Olympic Trials (swimming)

The 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials was held for the third straight quadrennial at CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska from June 26 to July 3, 2016.[1] Those qualifying will compete for the United States in Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2016 United States Olympic Trials (swimming)
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Host cityOmaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Date(s)June 26 – July 3
Venue(s)CenturyLink Center
Events26 (men: 13; women: 13)

Qualification criteriaEdit

A maximum of 52 swimmers (26 of each sex, not including open water swimmers) were chosen for the 2016 Summer Olympics. To make the Olympic team, a swimmer must place in the top two in one of the thirteen individual events. To be considered for the U.S. 4×100-meter and 4×200-meter freestyle relay teams, a swimmer must place in the top six in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle, respectively. Swimmers must have achieved a time standard to be eligible to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials:[2]

Event Men Women
50 m freestyle 23.29 26.19
100 m freestyle 50.49 56.49
200 m freestyle 1:51.89 2:02.59
400 m freestyle 3:58.69 4:17.99
800 m freestyle 8:49.99
1500 m freestyle 15:49.99
100 m backstroke 57.19 1:03.39
200 m backstroke 2:03.79 2:16.49
100 m breaststroke 1:03.69 1:11.49
200 m breaststroke 2:18.39 2:34.99
100 m butterfly 54.79 1:01.19
200 m butterfly 2:01.99 2:14.49
200 m individual medley 2:05.09 2:18.69
400 m individual medley 4:27.49 4:54.99

EventsEdit

The meet featured twenty-six individual events all swam in a long course (50-meter) pool—thirteen events for men and thirteen events for women. Events 200 meters and shorter were held with preliminaries, semifinals and finals, while events 400 meters and longer were held with preliminaries and finals. Semifinals featured sixteen swimmers in two heats; the finals included eight swimmers in a single heat. Preliminaries were seeded with ten lanes. Event order, which mimics that of the 2016 Olympics, with the exception of the Olympic relay events, was:[3]

Date Sunday
June 26, 2016
Monday
June 27, 2016
Tuesday
June 28, 2016
Wednesday
June 29, 2016
M
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Men's 400 IM (heats)
Women's 100 butterfly (heats)
Men's 400 freestyle (heats)
Women's 400 IM (heats)
Men's 100 breaststroke (heats)
Women's 100 backstroke (heats)
Men's 200 freestyle (heats)
Women's 100 breaststroke (heats)
Men's 100 backstroke (heats)
Women's 400 freestyle (heats)
Men's 100 backstroke (swim-off)
Women's 200 freestyle (heats)
Men's 200 butterfly (heats)
Women's 200 IM (heats)
Men's 100 freestyle (heats)
Women's 200 butterfly (heats)
Men's 200 breaststroke (heats)
E
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Men's 400 IM (final)
Women's 100 butterfly (semi-finals)
Men's 400 freestyle (final)
Women's 400 IM (final)
Men's 100 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Women's 100 butterfly (final)
Men's 200 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 100 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Men's 100 breaststroke (final)
Women's 400 freestyle (final)
Men's 100 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 100 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 freestyle (semi-finals)
Men's 200 freestyle (final)
Women's 100 backstroke (final)
Men's 100 backstroke (final)
Women's 100 breaststroke (final)
Men's 200 butterfly (semi-finals)
Women's 200 IM (semi-finals)
Men's 100 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 200 freestyle (final)
Men's 200 butterfly (final)
Women's 200 butterfly (semi-finals)
Men's 200 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 IM (final)
Date Thursday
June 30, 2016
Friday
July 1, 2016
Saturday
July 2, 2016
Sunday
July 3, 2016
M
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Women's 100 freestyle (heats)
Men's 200 backstroke (heats)
Women's 200 breaststroke (heats)
Men's 200 IM (heats)
Men's 200 IM (swim-off)
Men's 50 freestyle (heats)
Women's 800 freestyle (heats)
Men's 100 butterfly (heats)
Women's 200 backstroke (heats)
Women's 50 freestyle (heats)
Men's 1500 freestyle (heats)
No morning session.
E
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Men's 200 breaststroke (final)
Women's 100 freestyle (semi-finals)
Men's 200 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 butterfly (final)
Men's 100 freestyle (final)
Women's 200 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Men's 200 IM (semi-finals)
Men's 50 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 200 breaststroke (final)
Men's 200 backstroke (final)
Women's 200 backstroke (semi-finals)
Men's 200 IM (final)
Women's 100 freestyle (final)
Men's 100 butterfly (semi-finals)
Men's 50 freestyle (swim-off)
Women's 200 backstroke (final)
Men's 100 butterfly (final)
Women's 800 freestyle (final)
Men's 50 freestyle (final)
Women's 50 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 50 freestyle (final)
Men's 1500 freestyle (final)

U.S. Olympic TeamEdit

The following swimmers qualified to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics (for pool events):

MenEdit

Nathan Adrian, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger, Kevin Cordes, Caeleb Dressel, Conor Dwyer, Anthony Ervin, Jimmy Feigen, Townley Haas, Ryan Held, Connor Jaeger, Chase Kalisz, Jay Litherland, Ryan Lochte, Cody Miller, Ryan Murphy, Jacob Pebley, Michael Phelps, Blake Pieroni, David Plummer, Josh Prenot, Tom Shields, Clark Smith, and Jordan Wilimovsky.

Sources:[4]

WomenEdit

Cammile Adams, Kathleen Baker, Elizabeth Beisel, Maya DiRado, Hali Flickinger, Missy Franklin, Molly Hannis, Lilly King, Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, Melanie Margalis, Katie Meili, Lia Neal, Cierra Runge, Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith, Olivia Smoliga, Dana Vollmer, Amanda Weir, Abbey Weitzeil, and Kelsi Worrell.

Source:[4]

ResultsEdit

Key:   Highlighted swimmers achieved the qualification conditions to be included in the Olympic team in that respective event.

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[5] Nathan Adrian 21.51 Anthony Ervin 21.52 Cullen Jones 21.75
100 m freestyle[6] Nathan Adrian 47.72 Caeleb Dressel 48.23 Ryan Held 48.26
200 m freestyle[7] Townley Haas 1:45.66 Conor Dwyer 1:45.67 Jack Conger 1:45.77
400 m freestyle[8] Connor Jaeger 3:43.79 Conor Dwyer 3:44.66 Townley Haas 3:45.04
1500 m freestyle[9] Connor Jaeger 14:47.61 Jordan Wilimovsky 14:49.19 Michael McBroom 15:06.60
100 m backstroke[10] Ryan Murphy 52.26 David Plummer 52.28 Matt Grevers 52.76
200 m backstroke[11] Ryan Murphy 1:53.95 Jacob Pebley 1:54.77 Tyler Clary 1:55.33
100 m breaststroke[12] Kevin Cordes 59.18 Cody Miller 59.26 Josh Prenot 59.81
200 m breaststroke[13] Josh Prenot 2:07.17 NR Kevin Cordes 2:08.00 Will Licon 2:08.14
100 m butterfly[14] Michael Phelps 51.00 Tom Shields 51.20 Seth Stubblefield 51.24
200 m butterfly[15] Michael Phelps 1:54.84 Tom Shields 1:55.81 Jack Conger 1:56.45
200 m IM[16] Michael Phelps 1:55.91 Ryan Lochte 1:56.22 David Nolan 1:59.09
400 m IM[17] Chase Kalisz 4:09.54 Jay Litherland 4:11.02 Ryan Lochte 4:12.02

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[18] Abbey Weitzeil 24.28 Simone Manuel 24.33 Madison Kennedy 24.48
100 m freestyle[19] Abbey Weitzeil 53.28 Simone Manuel 53.52 Amanda Weir 53.75
200 m freestyle[20] Katie Ledecky 1:54.88 Missy Franklin 1:56.18 Leah Smith 1:56.63
400 m freestyle[21] Katie Ledecky 3:58.98 Leah Smith 4:00.65 Cierra Runge 4:07.04
800 m freestyle[22] Katie Ledecky 8:10.32 Leah Smith 8:20.18 Stephanie Peacock 8:24.71
100 m backstroke[23] Olivia Smoliga 59.02 Kathleen Baker 59.29 Amy Bilquist 59.37
200 m backstroke[24] Maya DiRado 2:06.90 Missy Franklin 2:07.89 Lisa Bratton 2:08.20
100 m breaststroke[25] Lilly King 1:05.20 Katie Meili 1:06.07 Molly Hannis 1:06.65
200 m breaststroke[26] Lilly King 2:24.08 Molly Hannis 2:24.39 Bethany Galat 2:24.52
100 m butterfly[27] Kelsi Worrell 56.48 Dana Vollmer 57.21 Kendyl Stewart 58.22
200 m butterfly[28] Cammile Adams 2:06.80 Hali Flickinger 2:07.50 Cassidy Bayer 2:08.68
200 m IM[29] Maya DiRado 2:09.54 Melanie Margalis 2:10.11 Caitlin Leverenz 2:10.16
400 m IM[30] Maya DiRado 4:33.73 Elizabeth Beisel 4:36.81 Bethany Galat 4:37.69

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