Omaha will be host to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming at the Qwest Center Omaha, June 29 – July 6, 2008. This year is first time the event will be held in a temporary pool at an indoor facility. Swimming legends such as Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin will compete for their spot on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team.
Two temporary 50-meter pools will be installed in the Qwest Center, which is a state-of-the-art, 17,000-seat sports and entertainment venue. Connected to the arena is a new convention center, which will be the home for the USA Swimming AquaZone, the sponsor and fan experience area. The estimated seating capacity for the Trials will be 14,000.
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