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United States Olympic Trials (swimming)

The United States Olympic Team Trials in Swimming are held before every Summer Olympics to select the participants for the USA's swimming team. The event is overseen by the United States Olympic Committee and run/operated by USA Swimming.

The first Olympic Trials was held in 1920 in Alameda, California[1] to select swimmers for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. The men's and women's trials have been held separately six times.[2]

Venues

Year Location Dates Notes
1920 Alameda, California (Western)
Manhattan Beach, New York (women's final)
Chicago, Illinois (men's final)
western: June 26+27
final (women): July 10
final (men): July 10+11
1924 Indianapolis, Indiana
1928 Iowa City, Iowa (Midwestern tryouts)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (NCAA tryouts)
Detroit, Michigan (men's Final tryouts)
Rockaway Playland Pool (women's Final tryouts)
Midwest: February 10+11
NCAA: March 30+31
final (men): June 22–24
final (women): July 1+2
1932 Cincinnati, Ohio (men's)
Long Island, New York (women's)
men: July 13–16
women: July 15+16
1936 Providence, Rhode Island (men's)
Astoria, New York (women's)
men: July 10–12
women: July 11+12
1948 Detroit, Michigan July 8–11
1952 Flushing, New York (men's)
Indianapolis, Indiana (women's)
July 4–6
1956 Detroit, Michigan August 7–10
1960 Detroit, Michigan August 2–5
1964 Astoria, New York August 29-September 3
1968 Long Beach, California (men's)
Los Angeles, California (women's)
men: August 30-September 3
women: August 24–28
1972 Portage Park, Chicago, Illinois August 2–6
1976 Long Beach, California June 16–21
1980 Irvine, California July 29-August 2
1984 Indianapolis, Indiana June 25–30
1988 Austin, Texas August 8–13
1992 Indianapolis, Indiana[3] March 1–7 US Spring Nationals
1996 Indianapolis, Indiana March 6–12[4]
2000 Indianapolis, Indiana August 9–16[5]
2004 Long Beach, California[1] July 7–14
2008 Omaha, Nebraska June 29-July 6 winners considered national champions
2012 Omaha, Nebraska June 25-July 2[6]
2016 Omaha, Nebraska TBA[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Previous Dates & Sites of Major U.S. Swimming Meets 1920-Present, USA Swimming, retrieved 2009-11-25
  2. ^ Past Trials Results page from the USA Swimming website (www.usaswimming.org); retrieved 2012-07-05.
  3. ^ Olympics: Barcelona Profile; Hardly a New Wave For U.S. Swim Team, by Filip Bondy, New York Times, 1992-06-22; retrieved 2009-06-18.
  4. ^ Results from the 1996 US Swimming Olympic Trials; published 2004-02-25, retrieved 2012-07-05.
  5. ^ Results from the 2000 US Swimming Olympic Trials; retrieved 2012-07-05.
  6. ^ U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming Will Return to Omaha in 2012, Karen Linhart, USA Swimming, June 25, 2009; retrieved 2009-11-25
  7. ^ [1], U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming will Return to Omaha in 2016; retrieved 2013-07-05

External links

  • USA Swimming Olympic Trials page
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