COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, January 14. WITH the 2008 Beijing Games rushing towards the U.S. swimming community with a vengeance, it is never too late to keep the machine rolling towards the future.
With that being said, USA Swimming's 2009-12 Quadrennial Plan is available for those that wish to begin planning ahead past this coming August.
In 2009, major events include the World University Games in Serbia, the FINA World Championships in Italy and the National Championships in Indianapolis.
The Short Course World Championships in the United Arab Emirates will be featured in 2010, while the Long Course World Championships in China will top the 2011 calendar.
The 2012 Olympiad caps the 2009-12 plan with the Games taking place in London.