Olympic Trials Wave I Info and Friday Swims


By Attain for the Wall Workers

Friday, June 4th, swimmers from PVS will hit the water in Omaha to kick off the US Olympic Trials. PVS is nicely represented every day, with 13 swimmers competing in 4 occasions on Friday-Mackenzie McConagha (NCAP) will probably be in each the 200 Butterfly and 100 Backstroke. As a reminder, swimmers who compete in Wave I could qualify for Wave II by ending within the high two (2) locations in an occasion and solely the athletes collaborating in Wave II of the Trials may have the flexibility to qualify for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Crew. Wave I additionally differs from Wave II within the levels of swims previous to Finals. In Wave I, the 800m and 1500m freestyle occasions will probably be carried out as timed finals, with the quickest seeded warmth in every of those occasions swimming within the Finals’ classes. All different heats of the 800m and 1500m freestyle occasions will swim quickest to slowest, alternating
men and women following the conclusion of that morning’s preliminary session. All different particular person occasions in Wave I will probably be carried out as preliminaries and finals with the quickest 16 swimmers from preliminaries advancing to finals. The order of Finals shall be the “B” (comfort) warmth adopted by “A” (championship) warmth for every occasion.

PVS Athletes (or PVS Alums) swimming Friday:

  • Ladies’s 100 Freestyle: Sarah Shakleford (VT/NCAP), Camille Spink (NCAP), Katherine Helms (MAKO)
  • Ladies’s 200 Butterfly: Mackenzie McConagha (NCAP), Eleanor Solar (NCAP), Jill Berger (NCAP)
  • Ladies’s 100 Backstroke: Aris Runnels (NCAP), Mackenzie McConagha (NCAP), Tatum Wall (NCAP)
  • Males’s 100 Backstroke: Drew Carbone (Unattached), Anthony Grimm (MAKO), Sam O’Brien (FISH), Ryan Patterson (GWU), Brett Feyerick (NCAP)
Image Courtesy Mason MAKOS Fb Web page

USA Swimming and the Olympic Channel/NBC have dedicated to offering on-line and TV viewing for every day of the meet, 24 hours of preliminaries will probably be streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports activities app. Wave I prelims may even be reside streamed on USA Swimming:  www.usaswimming.org/watch.

Right here’s the printed instances and platform for viewing:

Photograph Courtesy The FISH Fb Web page

For these in Omaha, be at liberty to tag us in your Twitter posts: @rftwdmv or Fb: @reachforthewall.org We’ll be watching!!


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