The 2012 Olympic Trials will return to Omaha, Nebraska from June 25th to July 2nd as one of the fastest, exciting, suspensful and pressure-filled competitions held in the United States. As of October 1st, two MACS swimmers have qualified for the competition.
Interesting Facts from USA Swimming:
Number of swimmers in USA Swimming: About 250,000.
Number of swimmers expected to compet at Trials: About 1,250, or .5 percent of the swimmers who are members of USA Swimming.
Number of spots available on the U.S. Olympic Team: 52
Maximum percentage of swimmers competing at Trials who can make the Olympic Team: About four percent. That’s the maximum possible percentage. The actual percentage will probably be lower.
Maximum percentage of swimmers from USA Swimming who will be named Olympians at Trials: About .02 percent. Again, the actual percentage will probably be lower.
CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Construction is scheduled to begin on the competition pool on May, 25, 2012. Click here for interesting details about the 2008 pool and a timelapse video of its construction.