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

Qualification criteria

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]

EventMenWomen
50 m freestyle23.2926.19
100 m freestyle50.4956.49
200 m freestyle1:51.892:02.59
400 m freestyle3:58.694:17.99
800 m freestyle8:49.99
1500 m freestyle15:49.99
100 m backstroke57.191:03.39
200 m backstroke2:03.792:16.49
100 m breaststroke1:03.691:11.49
200 m breaststroke2:18.392:34.99
100 m butterfly54.791:01.19
200 m butterfly2:01.992:14.49
200 m individual medley2:05.092:18.69
400 m individual medley4:27.494:54.99

Events

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 Team

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

Men

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]

Women

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]

Results

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

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[5] Nathan Adrian21.51 Anthony Ervin21.52 Cullen Jones21.75
100 m freestyle[6] Nathan Adrian47.72 Caeleb Dressel48.23 Ryan Held48.26
200 m freestyle[7] Townley Haas1:45.66 Conor Dwyer1:45.67 Jack Conger1:45.77
400 m freestyle[8] Connor Jaeger3:43.79 Conor Dwyer3:44.66 Townley Haas3:45.04
1500 m freestyle[9] Connor Jaeger14:47.61 Jordan Wilimovsky14:49.19 Michael McBroom15:06.60
100 m backstroke[10] Ryan Murphy52.26 David Plummer52.28 Matt Grevers52.76
200 m backstroke[11] Ryan Murphy1:53.95 Jacob Pebley1:54.77 Tyler Clary1:55.33
100 m breaststroke[12] Kevin Cordes59.18 Cody Miller59.26 Josh Prenot59.81
200 m breaststroke[13] Josh Prenot2:07.17 NR Kevin Cordes2:08.00 Will Licon2:08.14
100 m butterfly[14] Michael Phelps51.00 Tom Shields51.20 Seth Stubblefield51.24
200 m butterfly[15] Michael Phelps1:54.84 Tom Shields1:55.81 Jack Conger1:56.45
200 m IM[16] Michael Phelps1:55.91 Ryan Lochte1:56.22 David Nolan1:59.09
400 m IM[17] Chase Kalisz4:09.54 Jay Litherland4:11.02 Ryan Lochte4:12.02

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[18] Abbey Weitzeil24.28 Simone Manuel24.33 Madison Kennedy24.48
100 m freestyle[19] Abbey Weitzeil53.28 Simone Manuel53.52 Amanda Weir53.75
200 m freestyle[20] Katie Ledecky1:54.88 Missy Franklin1:56.18 Leah Smith1:56.63
400 m freestyle[21] Katie Ledecky3:58.98 Leah Smith4:00.65 Cierra Runge4:07.04
800 m freestyle[22] Katie Ledecky8:10.32 Leah Smith8:20.18 Stephanie Peacock8:24.71
100 m backstroke[23] Olivia Smoliga59.02 Kathleen Baker59.29 Amy Bilquist59.37
200 m backstroke[24] Maya DiRado2:06.90 Missy Franklin2:07.89 Lisa Bratton2:08.20
100 m breaststroke[25] Lilly King1:05.20 Katie Meili1:06.07 Molly Hannis1:06.65
200 m breaststroke[26] Lilly King2:24.08 Molly Hannis2:24.39 Bethany Galat2:24.52
100 m butterfly[27] Kelsi Worrell56.48 Dana Vollmer57.21 Kendyl Stewart58.22
200 m butterfly[28] Cammile Adams2:06.80 Hali Flickinger2:07.50 Cassidy Bayer2:08.68
200 m IM[29] Maya DiRado2:09.54 Melanie Margalis2:10.11 Caitlin Leverenz2:10.16
400 m IM[30] Maya DiRado4:33.73 Elizabeth Beisel4:36.81 Bethany Galat4:37.69

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