June 2, 2021
The US Olympic Team Trials - Swimming kick off this Friday, June 4 in Omaha, Nebraska and Carmel Swim Club athletes and alumni are ready to represent Courage and Perseverance on one of our sport’s biggest stages. This year’s Olympic Trials will look a little different in order to ensure the health and safety of all athletes, coaches, and spectators. Read on for information about the meet, our CSC lineup, and how you can tune in to watch and cheer for our athletes in Omaha from here.
Olympic Trials will take place in two waves. Wave I will run between Friday, June 4 and Monday, June 7. The top two swimmers in each event will progress to Wave II. Athletes in Wave II, which takes place between Sunday, June 13 and Sunday, June 20, have the opportunity to qualify as part of the US Olympic Team.
We are so excited to cheer on the 15 Carmel Swim Club athletes and alumni who will be competing this month in Omaha!
The following athletes will swim in Wave I:
- Griffin Hadley: 400 Free (6/6)
- Devon Kitchel: 200 IM (6/7)
- Ryan Malicki: 100 Breast (6/5)
- Gus Rothrock: 200 IM (6/7)
- Trude Rothrock, representing the University of Tennessee: 100 Free (6/4), 100 Fly (6/6), 200 IM (6/7)
- Aaron Shackell: 200 Fly (6/4)
- Alex Shackell: 100 Fly (6/6)
The following athletes will swim in Wave II:
- Berit Berglund: 100 Back (6/14)
- Amy Bilquist, representing Scottsdale Aquatic Club: 100 Back (6/14), 100 Free (6/17), 200 Back (6/18)
- Madelyn Christman: 100 Back (6/14), 200 IM (6/15), 200 Back (6/18)
- Wyatt Davis: 100 Back (6/14), 200 Back (6/17)
- Drew Kibler, representing the University of Texas: 200 Free (6/14), 100 Free (6/16), 50 Free
- Jake Mitchell: 400 Free (6/13), 200 Free (6/14), 800 Free (6/16)
- Emma Nordin, representing Arizona State University: 400 Free (6/14), 200 Free (6/15), 1500 Free (6/15), 800 Free (6/18)
- Kelly Pash: 100 Fly (6/13), 200 Free (6/15), 200 Fly (6/16), 100 Free (6/17)
We want to be sure these athletes can feel our enthusiasm and support, even from 577 miles away! Daily coverage of finals will be live across NBC channels, and 24 hours of preliminary coverage will be streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports App. The full broadcast schedule can be found HERE.
We are finalizing plans (waiting on broadcast approvals now!) with the city of Carmel to show finals on Sunday, June 13 on the big screen in Midtown Plaza. We’ll keep you posted on details, but for now, plan to join us to celebrate and cheer on our CSC athletes that evening. We’ll gather starting at 7 PM, and the broadcast will begin at 8 PM.