USA Swimming Olympic Trials Results: Friday Qualifiers

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Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, defending Olympic gold and silver medal winners in the 200m IM, hope to represent USA in the event for the fourth-straight Games. (Getty)

USA Swimming Olympic Trials Results: Day 6

10 more spots on the 2016 USA swimming team were secured on Friday night.

Here’s a look at the results:

Women’s 200m Breast

19-year-old Lilly King’s star continues to grow in advance of Rio. She dominated the 100m breaststroke to qualify a couple days ago, and she followed that up with another impressive performance to win the 200m on Friday night.

The second spot goes to Molly Hannis, who came back in the final 50 meters to surpass 2012 Olympian Micah Lawrence and book her first spot in the Olympics.

Going to Rio: Lilly King, Molly Hannis

Men’s 200m Back

There will be a new Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 200m backstroke, as 2012 champion Tyler Clary was beaten by Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley.

This marks the second event for Murphy, who already qualified in the 100m backstroke, while Pebley, his Cal teammate, heads to his first Olympics

Going to Rio: Ryan Murphy, Jacob Pebley

Men’s 200m IM

As expected, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte raced away from the field, easily finishing first and second, respectively:

Phelps vs. Lochte in the 200m IM has been one of the greatest sports rivalries the past 12 years, as Phelps has won Olympic gold three times in a row, while Lochte, the world-record holder, has nabbed silver, bronze and silver.

Fortunately, we’ll get to see them battle one final time in Rio.

Going to Rio: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte

Women’s 100m Free

A couple of youngsters led the way, as 19-year-olds Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel finished 1 and 2:

They’ll be joined by two veterans on the relay team: Amanda Weir and Lia Neal, who have combined for three Olympic appearances.

Going to Rio: Abbey Weitzeil, Simone Manuel, Amanda Weir, Lia Neal

Updated USA Swimming Olympic Team 2016

Here’s a list of swimmers who have already qualified for Rio. You can click here to learn more about each individual swimmer.


Jordan Wilimovsky: 10K Open Water

Sean Ryan: 10K Open Water

Chase Kalisz: 400m IM

Jay Litherland: 400m IM

Connor Jaeger: 400m Free

Conor Dwyer: 400m Free*, 200m Free

Kevin Cordes: 100m Breast, 200m Breast

Cody Miller: 100m Breast

Townley Haas: 200m Free

Jack Conger: 200m Free

Ryan Lochte: 200m Free, 200m IM

Ryan Murphy: 100m Back, 200m Back

David Plummer: 100m Back

Michael Phelps: 200m Fly, 200m IM

Tom Shields: 200m Fly

Josh Prenot: 200m Breast

Nathan Adrian: 100m Free

Caeleb Dressel: 100m Free

Ryan Held: 100m Free

Anthony Ervin: 100m Free

Jacob Pebley: 200m Back


Haley Anderson: 10K Open Water

Maya DiRado: 400m IM, 200m IM

Elizabeth Beisel: 400m IM

Kelsi Worrell: 100m Fly

Dana Vollmer: 100m Fly

Katie Ledecky: 400m Free, 200m Free

Leah Smith: 400m Free, 200m Free

Olivia Smoliga: 100m Back

Kathleen Baker: 100m Back

Lilly King: 100m Breast, 200m Breast

Katie Meili: 100m Breast

Missy Franklin: 200m Free

Allison Schmitt: 200m Free

Melanie Margalis: 200m IM

Cammile Adams: 200m Fly

Hali Flickinger: 200m Fly

Molly Hannis: 200m Breast

Abbey Weitzeil: 100m Free

Simone Manuel: 100m Free

Amanda Weir: 100m Free

Lia Neal: 100m Free

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