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Gators shut out U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in fashion


GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – As soon as they got there, the US Olympic Swimming Trials are over.

After eight days of intense competition, the coveted 52-man roster for Team USA has officially been filled out.

The swimmers Caleb Dressel, Keiran Smith and Bobby Finke from Florida together won all six individual races of the men.

Dressel won the 50 and 100 meters, Smith won the 200 and 400, and Finke dominated the 800 and 1500 meters.

To round off the grueling qualification, Dressel set the American record in 50s freestyle by hitting the wall in 21.04 seconds to qualify for his third individual race. He will take part in a total of four events as he is part of the men’s 400 relay.

Finke also went out of the race with a bang when he blew away his competitors in the 1500 with a time of 14:46. He was 14 seconds faster than the runner-up.

The Tokyo Olympics will take place from July 23rd to August 8th.

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