FINA Announces Olympic Swimmers Entered for Rio Games

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This morning FINA announced the final entry lists of Olympic swimmers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. This summer, there will be 172 delegations represented. That is five more than swam in London.

There are a total of 906 Olympic swimmers entered. From August 5-13, we will see 489 men and 417 women race.

Each nation was allowed a maximum of 52 athletes, with 26 men and 26 women. According to the lists, most swimmers are entered with either an “A” cut or as a “Universality” swim.

NOTE: The entry lists are posted alphabetically by country.  This is not a Psyche Sheet

Full list of qualified women is available here.

Full list of qualified men is available here.

The above lists are broken down by event.


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Author: Cathleen Pruden

Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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