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Ian Echlin

Not since Scott Usher has a Nebraska native made the men’s or women’s USA Swimming team competing in the Olympics.

But that may change soon.

The first of two waves in the trials begins Friday (June 4) at CHI Center. It will be the fourth consecutive time the trials are held in Omaha. The swimmers who qualify in Omaha will advance to the Tokyo Olympic games scheduled to start on July 23. Because of the pandemic last year, the trials and the Olympics were postponed for a year.

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

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