Day 4 of US Olympic Trials brings lots of epic racing! We’ll see Caeleb Dressel tear it up in the 100 freestyle, and watch Katie Ledecky in the 200 and 1500 free finals tonight. Refresh this page throughout the day for updates and the latest results from prelims, semifinals and finals as they happen! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch our recaps live!

Day 4 Prelims Recap

Today’s prelims lineup:

  • Men’s 100 Freestyle
  • Women’s 200 Butterfly
  • Men’s 200 Breaststroke
  • Men’s 800 Freestyle

Men’s 100 Freestyle Prelims

Caeleb Dressel easily qualifies for tonight’s semifinals with a 48.25, 5th place finish. Ryan Held leads the pack in 48.07. Nathan Adrian finished 6th, with a time of 48.37. After finishing 7th in the 200 free last night, Blake Pieroni is in 2nd going into semi’s tonight. We’re in for some speedy racing! View full results from the men’s 100 free prelims >

Women’s 200 Butterfly Prelims

400 IM qualifier Hali Flickinger put up a strong swim in prelims, finishing first with a 2:08.14. After punching her ticket to Tokyo last night in the 100 backstroke, Regan Smith finished 4th here in 2:09.15, and is bound to give us a good show in semi’s and finals! View results from the women’s 200 butterfly prelims >

Men’s 200 Breaststroke Prelims

Matt Fallon is sitting in first after prelims, swimming an impressive 2:10.13, followed by Nic Fink, who finished about a tenth behind him in 2:10.24. 2016 Olympian Kevin Cordes is in 3rd, finishing in 2:10.45. Cody Miller, who won bronze in the 100 breaststroke in 2016, makes semi’s in 11th place, swimming a 2:12.17. Josh Prenot, who won silver in this event in 2016, finished 17th overall, meaning he won’t swim in semi’s tonight unless someone scratches. View full results from the men’s 200 breaststroke prelims >

Men’s 800 Freestyle Prelims

Will Gallant dropped almost 4 seconds to snag the #1 spot in prelims at 7:53.76. Lots of athletes swam personal best times this morning, including Ross Dant, who dropped about a second to take 3rd with a 7:54.98. James Plage finished 5th, going a 7:56.87 — a massive drop from his entry time of 8:03.84. View full results from the men’s 800 freestyle prelims >

Day 4 Finals Recap

Tonight’s finals lineup:

  • Men’s 100 Freestyle Semifinal
  • Women’s 200 Freestyle Final
  • Men’s 200 Butterfly Final
  • Women’s 200 Butterfly Semifinal
  • Men’s 200 Breaststroke Semifinal
  • Women’s 200 IM Final
  • Women’s 1500 Freestyle Final

Men’s 100 Freestyle Semifinal

Caeleb Dressel and Zach Apple went 1-2, finishing in 47.77 and 47.78 respectively. Blake Pieroni (48.13) and Ryan Held (48.34) will join them in the final as well. Nathan Adrian was out in a flash in the first semifinal heat, but lost steam in the last 25 meters, and won’t make the final. He finished 13th overall. View full results from the men’s 100 free semifinal >

Women’s 200 Freestyle Final

No surprise here: Katie Ledecky crushed the competition, winning the 200 free and qualifying for Tokyo in 1:55.11, more than a second ahead of second place finisher Allison Schmitt (1:56.79), who qualified for her Olympics in her signature event. Paige Madden, who finished second in semi’s, finished 3rd in 1:56.80, and will likely swim in the 4×200 free relay alongside Katie McLaughlin (1:57.16). View full results from the women’s 200 free final >

Men’s 200 Butterfly Final

Zach Harting held onto his speed from semi’s, touching the wall first in 1:55.06, followed shortly by 2016 gold medalist Gunnar Bentz (1:55.34). Luca Urlando, who was seeded first going into Trials, finished 3rd by about 0.1 (1:55.43). He had scratched the 200 free final to focus on this race, to no avail. View full results from the men’s 200 butterfly final >

Women’s 200 Butterfly Semifinal

Hali Flickinger is still #1, finishing first in 2:06.73, over a second faster than her prelims performance. Regan Smith is in second, with a 2:07.89. View full results from the women’s 200 butterfly semifinal >

Men’s 200 Breaststroke Semifinal

Matt Fallon dropped just over a second from his prelims time (which was a personal best), holding onto first with a 2:08.91 for another personal best. In the first half of the race, things didn’t look good for Fallon, but he turned it on big time in the last 100 to hit the wall first. Nic Fink kept his second place spot as well, throwing down a 2:09.13, and Kevin Cordes finished third in 2:09.31. He’s sure to put up a good fight in finals tomorrow night! Cody Miller finished 14th in 2:12.71, and won’t make finals. View full results from the men’s 200 breaststroke semifinal >

Women’s 200 IM Final

University of Virginia teammates Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass are headed to Tokyo in the 200 IM! They finished just 0.02 apart, clocking 2:09.30 and 2:09.32 respectively. Madisyn Cox, who was seeded first going into Trials, finished 3rd, just 0.02 behind Douglass. Torri Huske, who has been having a great meet so far, finished 4th (2:10.38). Melanie Margalis finished 6th (2:11.65). View full results from the women’s 200 IM final >

Women’s 1500 Freestyle Final

How lucky are we to witness Katie Ledecky’s incredible dominance in the pool? She threw down the hammer in the 1500 free final, finishing in 15:40.50. Erica Sullivan followed to take second 11 seconds later in 15:51.18. View full results from the women’s 1500 freestyle final >

For prime-time coverage of US Olympic Trials finals, watch live on NBC at 8pm EST each night or stream on the NBC Olympics site via your cable provider.


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