Olympic Trials: Tribulation Or Springboard to Success? What Every Nation Needs To Ask

Round the Rings. Photo: Dominik Meichtry (SUI) by Patrick B. Kraemer

Earlier in the year, SwimVortex looked at the selection policies of several of the leading swimming nations heading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It did not take long to work out that selection policies vary greatly, while the FINA ‘A’ and ‘B’ standards are mere guidelines that fall well shy of what is actually…

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Earlier in the year, SwimVortex looked at the selection policies of several of the leading swimming nations heading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It did not take long to work out that selection policies vary greatly, while the FINA ‘A’ and ‘B’ standards are mere guidelines that fall well shy of what is actually… […]

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aswimfan

The most tragic Olympics result for me was Cate Campbell, my most favorite swimmer, failing to win a single individual medal. Incomprehensible. The most surprising result in the history of olympics swimming.

I think Australia head coach, coaches and team managers should answer.

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