US Olympic Trials: Wave I Day Four Prelims Heat Sheets

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Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The third morning of the 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave I will kick off at 11 a.m. EST from Omaha, Nebraska as the heats of the 200 IM, 50 free, 200 breast and 1500 free will be contested. The top two swimmers in each event will advance to swim at the Wave II meet June 13 – 20 where the official Olympic team will be selected for the Tokyo Games that will start in 48 days.

Wave II qualifiers Jacob Steele and Malia Rausch are the top seeds in the 200 IM while 17-year-old Gigi Johnson is seeded first in the 200 breaststroke. Navy’s Matt Murphy is looking to be the third swimmer from the Academy to make Wave II while Drury’s Caleb Carlson is the top seed in the 50 free.

27-year-old Marina Spadoni is the top seed on the psych sheet in the women’s 50 freestyle.