October 8, 2019
WHAT Swimmer WILL GALLANT NAMED TO THE UNITED STATES SWIMMING NATIONAL JUNIOR TEAM!!!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming announced the names of 83 youth swimmers who will represent the 2019-2020 U.S. National Junior Team. The team increases in size by 16 swimmers from last year’s National Junior Team and is made up of 46 women and 37 men.
"Looking at this roster, there is a lot to be excited about,” USA Swimming National Junior Team Director Mitch Dalton said. “In addition to the 19 of our 18-and-under athletes who qualified for the National Team, the talent on this year’s National Junior Team shows that club coaches and athletes are gearing up for an exciting Olympic year. I look forward to seeing what this group can accomplish in Omaha and beyond."
The 83 selections come from 26 states across the nation.
Seventy-one clubs are represented on this year’s National Junior Team.
Selection procedures for the 2019-2020 U.S. National Junior Team are available at usaswimming.org. Open Water National Junior Team roster spots are based off the top-six men and top-six women from the 2019 USA Swimming 10K National Championships. Top finishers must also meet the general criteria for the qualification to the National Junior Team.
“At the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championships, this roster saw opportunity and took it,” USA Swimming National Junior Team Director Mitch Dalton said. “They certainly made a statement on their journey to representing the U.S.”