USA Swimming Trials: Day Eight Finals Recap

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Olympic Trials has come to an end, but after the two races on day eight, Swimming World‘s David Rieder and SwimVortex’s John Lohn returned for one final recap video. The pair discussed Abbey Weitzeil’s victory in the 50 free and Connor Jaeger’s U.S. Open record performance in the men’s 1500.

They also looked ahead to how the U.S. team will fare at the Rio Olympics in five weeks’ time and picked out the most impressive performance of the week.

Thanks for watching following all of our coverage all week long, including live recaps, analysis and interviews. Next stop: Rio!

2 Comments

2 comments

  1. avatar
    John M Razi

    Followed you guys through all eight sessions. Surprising, very fresh and fun with great detail. Both of you, John & David..so present plus “into-it”. You know your swimming ! David you’re so young and present plus deliver so well. Way to “be”. John, totally appreciate your writing. Great to see you ‘live’. SW & SV combo..great combo. – Keep it going ! – jmr

  2. avatar
    Nick

    Enjoyed your daily summaries very much. Great insight!

Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer for Swimming World. A contributor to the magazine and website since 2009, he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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