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Meet Team USA: Swimming

Swimmers Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps
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Meet Team USA: Swimming

Meet the swimmers that will represent Team USA at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Swimming take place in Omaha, Nebraska from June 26 - July 3, 2016. There, Olympians like Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin and Nathan Adrian will race to qualify for additional Games, while relative newcomers like Maya DiRado and Simone Manuel will aim to make their Olympic debuts.

Two swimmers will qualify for the Olympic Games in each event, except for the 100m and 200m freestyles. The U.S. will take six men and women in each event in order to fill out their relay spots.

Men's 400m individual medley:

Chase Kalisz, Jay Litherland

Men's 400m freestyle:

Connor Jaeger, Conor Dwyer

Women's 400m individual medley:

Maya DiRado, Elizabeth Beisel

Women's 100m butterfly:

Dana Vollmer, Kelsi Worrell

Men's 100m breaststroke:

Kevin Cordes, Cody Miller

Women's 400m freestyle:

Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith

Men's 200m freestyle:

Townley Haas, Conor Dwyer; relay only: Jack Conger, Ryan Lochte, Clark Smith, Gunnar Bentz

Women's 100m backstroke:

Olivia Smoliga, Kathleen Baker

Men's 100m backstroke:

Ryan Murphy, David Plummer

Women's 100m breaststroke:

Lilly King, Katie Meili

Women's 200m freestyle:

Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin; relay only: Leah Smith, Allison Schmitt, Cierra Runge, Melanie Margalis

Men's 200m butterfly:

Michael Phelps, Tom Shields

Women's 200m individual medley:

Maya DiRado, Melanie Margalis

Men's 200m breaststroke:

Josh Prenot, Kevin Cordes

Women's 200m butterfly:

Cammile Adams, Hali Flickinger

Men's 100m freestyle:

Nathan Adrian, Caeleb Dressel; relay only: Ryan Held, Anthony Ervin

Women's 200m breaststroke:

Lilly King, Molly Hannis

Men's 200m backstroke:

Ryan Murphy, Jacob Pebley

Men's 200m individual medley:

Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte

Women's 100m freestyle:

Abbey Weitzeil, Simone Manuel; relay only: Amanda Weir, Lia Neal, Leah Smith, Dana Vollmer

Women's 200m backstroke:

Maya DiRado, Missy Franklin

Men's 100m butterfly:

Michael Phelps, Tom Shields

Women's 800m freestyle:

Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith

Men's 50m freestyle:

Nathan Adrian, Anthony Ervin

Women's 50m freestyle:

Abbey Weitzeil, Simone Manuel

Men's 1500m freestyle:

Connor Jaeger, Jordan Wilimovsky

The U.S. has qualified three swimmers to race in the 10k open water event: Haley Anderson, Jordan Wilimovsky and Sean Ryan. They each qualified by placing in the top 10 of the 10k events at the 2015 World Championships. Wilimovsky and Ryan finished first and fourth, respectively, while Anderson was ninth in the women's race. Anderson earned a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the 10k, and Wilimovsky and Ryan are making their first Olympic appearances in Rio.

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