Speed Guaranteed, Records Not; Relish Race & Pace As US Trials Seal The Rio Form Guide

Katie Ledecky - by Patrick B. Kraemer

The U.S. Olympic Trials are nigh, the world’s No 1 swim nation will finally get to show its hand on the way to Rio 2016, and the Rio 2016 form guide will be as sealed as it can be before prediction is tested by reality. This is a season in which there are no extraordinary reasons to expect a surge on the clock but one thing is constant when it comes to swimming’s ability to thrill: relish the pace and race. And that regardless of whether it happens to be Katie Ledecky way ahead testing her own limits or Michael Phelps in a tight tussle with age peers testing the limits of time

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The only world record to fall at US trials is if Ledecky feels like breaking 400/800 WR.


I think the battle between Murphy – Grevers – Plummer for the 2 spots can bring potentially a time close to the WR.


True. I forgot about that men 100 back.

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