2012 United States Olympic Trials (swimming)

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2012 United States Olympic Trials (swimming)
Host city Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Date(s) June 25 – July 2
Venue(s) CenturyLink Center
Athletes participating 1831
Events 26 (men: 13; women: 13)

The 2012 United States Olympic Trials for swimming events was held from June 25 to July 2 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. It was the qualifying meet for American swimmers who hoped to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Qualification criteria[edit]

A total of 47 swimmers (not including open water swimmers) were chosen for the 2012 Summer Olympics. To make the Olympic team, a swimmer must place in the top two in one of the thirteen individual events. To be considered for the U.S. 4×100-meter and 4×200-meter freestyle relay teams, a swimmer must place in the top six in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle, respectively. Swimmers must have achieved a time standard to be eligible to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials:[1]

Event Men Women
50 m freestyle 23.49 26.39
100 m freestyle 51.49 57.19
200 m freestyle 1:52.89 2:03.19
400 m freestyle 3:59.99 4:19.39
800 m freestyle 8:50.49
1500 m freestyle 15:53.59
100 m backstroke 57.59 1:03.99
200 m backstroke 2:04.99 2:17.99
100 m breaststroke 1:04.69 1:12.19
200 m breaststroke 2:20.79 2:35.99
100 m butterfly 55.29 1:01.99
200 m butterfly 2:03.99 2:16.49
200 m individual medley 2:06.59 2:19.49
400 m individual medley 4:30.49 4:55.89

Events[edit]

The meet featured twenty-six individual events all swum in a long course (50-meter) pool—thirteen events for men and thirteen events for women. Events 200 meters and shorter were held with prelimaries, semifinals and finals, while events 400 meters and longer where held with preliminaries and finals. Semifinals featured sixteen swimmers in two heats; the finals included eight swimmers in a single heat. Preliminaries were seeded with ten lanes. Event order, which mimicked that of the 2012 Olympics, with the exception of the Olympic relay events, was:

Date Monday
June 25, 2012
Tuesday
June 26, 2012
Wednesday
June 27, 2012
Thursday
June 28, 2012
M
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Men's 400 IM (heats)
Women's 100 butterfly (heats)
Men's 400 freestyle (heats)
Women's 400 IM (heats)
Men's 100 breaststroke (heats)
Women's 100 butterfly (swim-off)
Women's 100 backstroke (heats)
Men's 200 freestyle (heats)
Women's 100 breaststroke (heats)
Men's 100 backstroke (heats)
Women's 400 freestyle (heats)
Women's 200 freestyle (heats)
Men's 200 butterfly (heats)
Women's 200 IM (heats)
Men's 100 freestyle (heats)
Women's 200 butterfly (heats)
Men's 200 breaststroke (heats)
E
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Men's 400 IM (final)
Women's 100 butterfly (semi-finals)
Men's 400 freestyle (final)
Women's 400 IM (final)
Men's 100 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Women's 100 butterfly (final)
Men's 200 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 100 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Men's 100 breaststroke (final)
Women's 400 freestyle (final)
Men's 100 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 100 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 freestyle (semi-finals)
Men's 200 freestyle (final)
Women's 100 backstroke (final)
Men's 100 backstroke (final)
Women's 100 breaststroke (final)
Men's 200 butterfly (semi-finals)
Women's 200 IM (semi-finals)
Men's 100 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 200 freestyle (final)
Men's 200 butterfly (final)
Women's 200 butterfly (semi-finals)
Men's 200 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 IM (final)
Date Friday
June 29, 2012
Saturday
June 30, 2012
Sunday
July 1, 2012
Monday
July 2, 2012
M
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Women's 100 freestyle (heats)
Men's 200 backstroke (heats)
Women's 200 breaststroke (heats)
Men's 200 IM (heats)
Women's 200 breaststroke (swim-off)
Men's 50 freestyle (heats)
Women's 800 freestyle (heats)
Men's 100 butterfly (heats)
Women's 200 backstroke (heats)
Women's 50 freestyle (heats)
Men's 1500 freestyle (heats)
No morning session.
E
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Men's 200 breaststroke (final)
Women's 100 freestyle (semi-finals)
Men's 200 backstroke (semi-finals)
Women's 200 butterfly (final)
Men's 100 freestyle (final)
Women's 200 breaststroke (semi-finals)
Men's 200 IM (semi-finals)
Men's 50 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 200 breaststroke (final)
Men's 200 backstroke (final)
Women's 200 backstroke (semi-finals)
Men's 200 IM (final)
Women's 100 freestyle (final)
Men's 100 butterfly (semi-finals)
Women's 200 backstroke (final)
Men's 100 butterfly (final)
Women's 800 freestyle (final)
Men's 50 freestyle (final)
Women's 50 freestyle (semi-finals)
Women's 50 freestyle (final)
Men's 1500 freestyle (final)

Note: prelims/semifinals/finals were swum in events 200 meters and shorter; prelims/finals in events 400 meters or longer. For prelims/semifinals/finals events, prelims and semis were on the same day, with finals the next evening. For the 400-meter events, prelims and finals were the same day. For the 800 and 1500 meter races, prelims are in the morning of one day, with finals in the evening of the next day.

U.S. Olympic Team[edit]

The following swimmers qualified to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics (for pool events):

Men[edit]

Nathan Adrian, Ricky Berens, Clark Burckle, Tyler Clary, Conor Dwyer, Anthony Ervin, Jimmy Feigen, Andrew Gemmell, Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Charlie Houchin, Connor Jaeger, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, Ryan Lochte, Tyler McGill, Matt McLean, Michael Phelps, Eric Shanteau, Davis Tarwater, Nick Thoman, Peter Vanderkaay, and Scott Weltz.

Women[edit]

Cammile Adams, Alyssa Anderson, Elizabeth Beisel, Rachel Bootsma, Natalie Coughlin, Claire Donahue, Missy Franklin, Jessica Hardy, Kathleen Hersey, Kara Lynn Joyce, Ariana Kukors, Breeja Larson, Micah Lawrence, Katie Ledecky, Caitlin Leverenz, Lia Neal, Lauren Perdue, Allison Schmitt, Rebecca Soni, Chloe Sutton, Dana Vollmer, Shannon Vreeland, Amanda Weir, and Kate Ziegler.

Results[edit]

Key:       Highlighted swimmers achieved the qualification conditions to be included in the Olympic team in that respective event.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[2] Cullen Jones 21.59 Anthony Ervin 21.60 Nathan Adrian 21.68
100 m freestyle[3] Nathan Adrian 48.10 Cullen Jones 48.46 Matt Grevers 48.55
200 m freestyle[4] Michael Phelps 1:45.70 Ryan Lochte 1:45.75 Ricky Berens 1:46.56
400 m freestyle[5] Peter Vanderkaay 3:47.67 Conor Dwyer 3:47.83 Michael Klueh 3:48.17
1500 m freestyle[6] Andrew Gemmell 14:52.19 Connor Jaeger 14:52.51 Chad La Tourette 14:57.53
100 m backstroke[7] Matt Grevers 52.08 Nick Thoman 52.86 David Plummer 52.98
200 m backstroke[8] Ryan Lochte 1:54.54 Tyler Clary 1:54.88 Nick Thoman 1:57.06
100 m breaststroke[9] Brendan Hansen 59.68 Eric Shanteau 1:00.15 Kevin Cordes 1:00.58
200 m breaststroke[10] Scott Weltz 2:09.01 Clark Burckle 2:09.97 Eric Shanteau 2:10.05
100 m butterfly[11] Michael Phelps 51.14 Tyler McGill 51.32 Ryan Lochte 51.65
200 m butterfly[12] Michael Phelps 1:53.65 Tyler Clary 1:55.12 Bobby Bollier 1:55.79
200 m IM[13] Michael Phelps 1:54.84 Ryan Lochte 1:54.93 Conor Dwyer 1:58.92
400 m IM[14] Ryan Lochte 4:07.06 Michael Phelps 4:07.89 Tyler Clary 4:09.92

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle[15] Jessica Hardy 24.50 Kara Lynn Joyce 24.73 Christine Magnuson 24.78
100 m freestyle[16] Jessica Hardy 53.96 Missy Franklin 54.15 Allison Schmitt 54.30
200 m freestyle[17] Allison Schmitt 1:54.40 AM, NR Missy Franklin 1:56.79 Dana Vollmer 1:57.47
400 m freestyle[18] Allison Schmitt 4:02.84 Chloe Sutton 4:04.18 Katie Ledecky 4:05.00
800 m freestyle[19] Katie Ledecky 8:19.78 Kate Ziegler 8:21.87 Haley Anderson 8:26.60
100 m backstroke[20] Missy Franklin 58.85 AM, NR Rachel Bootsma 59.49 Natalie Coughlin 1:00.06
200 m backstroke[21] Missy Franklin 2:06.12 Elizabeth Beisel 2:07.58 Elizabeth Pelton 2:08.06
100 m breaststroke[22] Breeja Larson 1:05.92 Rebecca Soni 1:05.99 Jessica Hardy 1:06.53
200 m breaststroke[23] Rebecca Soni 2:21.13 Micah Lawrence 2:23.03 Andrea Kropp 2:24.82
100 m butterfly[24] Dana Vollmer 56.50 Claire Donahue 57.57 Kathleen Hersey 58.16
200 m butterfly[25] Cammile Adams 2:06.52 Kathleen Hersey 2:07.72 Kim Vandenberg 2:08.99
200 m IM[26] Caitlin Leverenz 2:10.22 Ariana Kukors 2:11.30 Elizabeth Pelton 2:11.55
400 m IM[27] Elizabeth Beisel 4:31.74 Caitlin Leverenz 4:34.48 Cammile Adams 4:38.62

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  24. ^ "2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (swimming) – Women's 100 metre butterfly (final)". Omega Timing. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
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  26. ^ "2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (swimming) – Women's 200 metre individual medley (final)". Omega Timing. Retrieved 2012-06-28. 
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