2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Wave II Psych Sheets: A Look At How The Events Stack Up

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The psych sheets for the 2021 United States Olympic Trials have been made available with the best Americans on tap to fight for spots to make the Olympic Team for Tokyo, Japan. The Olympics are 45 days away as the American coaching staff will ensure a five-week preparation for the Games at the end of the summer.

The Trials will be held June 13 – 20 and finals will be live on NBC each night. The full TV schedule is at the bottom.

Olympic Trials Top Seeds Women

  • 50 free: Simone Manuel, 24.05
  • 100 free: Simone Manuel, 52.04
  • 200 free: Katie Ledecky, 1:54.40
  • 400 free: Katie Ledecky, 3:59.25
  • 800 free: Katie Ledecky, 8:10.70
  • 1500 free: Katie Ledecky, 15:29.51
  • 100 back: Regan Smith, 57.57
  • 200 back: Regan Smith, 2:03.35
  • 100 breast: Lilly King, 1:04.93
  • 200 breast: Annie Lazor, 2:20.77
  • 100 fly: Claire Curzan, 56.20
  • 200 fly: Hali Flickinger, 2:05.96
  • 200 IM: Madisyn Cox, 2:08.51
  • 400 IM: Melanie Margalis, 4:32.53

Top Seeds Men

  • 50 free: Caeleb Dressel, 21.04
  • 100 free: Caeleb Dressel, 46.96
  • 200 free: Andrew Seliskar, 1:45.71
  • 400 free: Zane Grothe, 3:45.78
  • 800 free: Bobby Finke, 7:47.58
  • 1500 free: Bobby Finke, 14:51.15
  • 100 back: Ryan Murphy, 52.44
  • 200 back: Ryan Murphy, 1:54.12
  • 100 breast: Andrew Wilson, 58.93
  • 200 breast: Will Licon, 2:07.62
  • 100 fly: Caeleb Dressel, 49.50
  • 200 fly: Luca Urlando, 1:53.84
  • 200 IM: Chase Kalisz, 1:56.78
  • 400 IM: Jay Litherland, 4:09.22

Notable Swimmer Lineups for Olympic Trials:

Note: This is from the pre-scratch psych sheet. Athletes can drop events during the meet.

  • Nathan Adrian: 50, 100 free
  • Michael Andrew: 100 breast, 100 back, 100 free, 200 IM, 100 fly, 50 free
  • Kathleen Baker: 100, 200 back, 200 IM
  • Shaine Casas: 200 free, 100 back, 100 free, 200 back, 200 IM, 100 fly, 50 free
  • Madisyn Cox: 400 IM, 200 free, 200 IM, 200 breast
  • Claire Curzan: 100 fly, 100 back, 100 free, 200 back, 50 free
  • Caeleb Dressel: 200 free, 200 fly, 100 free, 200 IM, 100 fly, 50 free
  • Hali Flickinger: 400 IM, 200 free, 200 fly, 200 back
  • Carson Foster: 400 IM, 200 free, 200 fly, 200 IM
  • Matt Grevers: 50, 100 free, 100 back
  • Chase Kalisz: 400 IM, 200 fly, 200 breast, 200 IM
  • Lilly King: 100, 200 breast
  • Katie Ledecky: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 free
  • Ryan Lochte: 400 IM, 200 free, 100, 200 back, 200 IM, 100 fly
  • Simone Manuel: 50, 100, 200 free
  • Melanie Margalis: 400 IM, 200 free, 200 IM, 100 free
  • Ryan Murphy: 100, 200 back, 100 fly
  • Andrew Seliskar: 100, 200 free, 200 IM, 100 fly
  • Kieran Smith: 200, 400 IM, 100, 200, 400, 800 free, 200 back
  • Leah Smith: 400 IM, 200, 400, 800, 1500 free
  • Regan Smith: 100, 200 fly, 100, 200 back
  • Olivia Smoliga: 100 back, 50, 100, 200 free
  • Luca Urlando: 100, 200, 400 free, 100, 200 fly

Wave II Olympic Trials TV Schedule:

*tape-delayed coverage

  • Sunday, June 13
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 5:30 p.m. ET*
      • Men’s 400m IM, Women’s 100m Butterfly, Men’s 400m Freestyle, Women’s 400m IM, Men’s 100m Breaststroke
    • Finals – NBC; 8 p.m. ET/PT
      • Men’s 400m IM, Men’s 400m Freestyle, Women’s 400m IM
  • Monday, June 14
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6:30 p.m. ET*
      • Women’s 100m Backstroke, Men’s 200m Freestyle, Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Men’s 100m Backstroke, Women’s 400m Freestyle
    • Finals – NBC; 8 p.m. ET/PT
      • Women’s 100m Butterfly, Men’s 100m Breaststroke, Women’s 400m Freestyle
  • Tuesday, June 15
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6:30 p.m. ET*
      • Women’s 200m Freestyle, Men’s 200m Butterfly, Women’s 200m IM, Women’s 1,500m Freestyle
    • Finals – NBC; 8 p.m. ET/PT
      • Men’s 200m Freestyle, Women’s 100m Backstroke, Men’s 100m Backstroke, Women’s 100m Breaststroke
  • Wednesday, June 16
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6:30 p.m. ET*
      • Men’s 100m Freestyle, Women’s 200m Butterfly, Men’s 200m Breaststroke, Men’s 800m Freestyle
    • Finals – NBC; 8 p.m. ET/PT
      • Women’s 200m Freestyle, Men’s 200m Butterfly, Women’s 200m IM, Women’s 1500m Freestyle
  • Thursday, June 17
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6:30 p.m. ET*
      • Women’s 100m Freestyle, Men’s 200m Backstroke, Women’s 200m Breaststroke, Men’s 200m IM
    • Finals – NBCSN; 8 p.m. ET
      • Men’s 800m Freestyle, Men’s 200m Breaststroke, Women’s 200m Butterfly, Men’s 100m Freestyle
  • Friday, June 18
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6 p.m. ET*
      • Women’s 800m Freestyle, Men’s 100m Butterfly, Women’s 200m Backstroke
    • Finals – NBC; 9 p.m. ET/PT
      • Women’s 200m Breaststroke, Men’s 200m Backstroke, Men’s 200m IM, Women’s 100m Freestyle
  • Saturday, June 19
    • Qualifying Heats – NBCSN; 6:30 p.m. ET*
      • Men’s 50m Freestyle, Women’s 50m Freestyle, Men’s 1500m Freestyle
    • Finals – NBC; 9 p.m. ET
      • Men’s 100m Butterfly, Women’s 200m Backstroke, Women’s 800m Freestyle
  • Sunday, June 20
    • Finals – NBC; 8:15 p.m. EST
      • Men’s 50m Freestyle, Women’s 50m Freestyle, Men’s 1500m Freestyle

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5 comments

  1. avatar
    Ger

    Is USAswimming showing live heats online?

  2. avatar
    Lisa O’Keefe

    Go James!! Proud of you ?

  3. Ryan Guerra

    How many swimming careers is the narcissist abuser coach, Richard Shoulberg going to be allowed to destroy before Safesport bans him or he is forced to retire??? Embarrassing results so far at both Wave I & II trials and his PWAC program is floundering under his “leadership”.

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