U.S. swimming roster for world short course championships has 10 Olympians

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Individual Rio Olympic medalists Lilly King, Cody Miller, Josh Prenot and Leah Smith lead the 35-swimmer U.S. roster for the world short course championships in Windsor, Ontario, from Dec. 6-11.

In all, 10 Olympians are on the team:

Lilly King (gold, 100m breast)
Cody Miller (bronze, 100m breast)
Josh Prenot (silver, 200m breast)
Leah Smith (bronze, 400m free)
Molly Hannis
Jacob Pebley
Blake Pieroni (gold, 4x200m free relay)
Tom Shields (gold, 4x100m medley relay)
Amanda Weir (silver, 4x100m free relay)
Kelsi Worrell (gold, 4x100m medley relay)

The coaches are the University of Louisville’s Arthur Albiero for the women and California’s Yuri Suguiyama for the men. Suguiyama coached Katie Ledecky through the 2012 Olympics.

Other big names from Rio are absent for various reasons — Michael Phelps (retired, but will reportedly make an appearance at the meet), Ledecky and Simone Manuel (swimming for Stanford) and Ryan Lochte (suspended, on a break from swimming).

The world short course championships are in 25-meter pools, versus 50-meter pools at the Olympics.

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