An unprecedented demand for tickets has resulted in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming being sold out for the first seven days of competition. Fewer than 600 tickets remain for the Trials’ last session on July 3, where the final members of the U.S. Olympic Team will qualify. Also, fans will be treated to special performances from ”O” by Cirque du Soleil, the aquatic masterpiece seen in Las Vegas.
The Omaha (Nebraska) Sports Commission hired Wes Hall last November as chief operating officer. Along with his new title, he is also a freshly minted holder of an MBA.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WOWT) — The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are only 100 days away, but before swimmers can take gold in Rio, they’ll need to make a splash in Omaha. We are 60 days away from Omaha.
SwimMAC Carolina will have a strong presence at the U.S. Olympic Trials, bringing around 30 competitors from its club team and about a dozen more Charlotte-based swimmers to Omaha.
The pool for the U.S. Olympic Trials will reflect some minor technological changes since the nation’s best swimmers last visited the CenturyLink Center. Two specific innovations also will alleviate some of the time and difficulty involved in constructing the 50-meter pool, which recently began its shipping journey from Castiglione, Italy.