USA Swimming Plans to Set New 2021 Olympic Trials Standards for New Swims

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While existing qualifiers will still be eligible to race at the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Trials, new qualifiers will have to meet tougher standards.
USA Swimming says that they will set new Olympic Trials qualifying time standards by the time an anticipated return to competition is expected around August, but that these new standards won't impact the 1,213 swimmers who are already qualified for the meet.

The new dates for the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, which will now be held from June 13th-20th, 2021 in Omaha, Nebraska, were announced on Friday. The meet was originally scheduled for June 21st-28th, 2020.

USA Swimming says that all swimmers who are qualified under the original standards now will remain qualified (though some will choose to end their careers before then –…
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