Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Lochte and a retiring Dana Vollmer headline the U.S. Swimming Championships, live on NBC Sports and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA from Wednesday through Sunday.
Swimmers will compete for national championships and national team spots at Stanford. All NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel coverage also streams on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app for subscribers.
Dressel competes on the heels of taking six gold medals at the world championships, setting up a potential slate of a Phelpsian seven or eight events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Should he make the team in all of them at June’s Olympic trials.
Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist and fellow former Florida Gator, races for the first time since June 2018. Lochte, who turns 35 on Saturday, served a 14-month suspension for receiving an IV infusion of a legal substance above the limit of 100 milliliters. During that time, he got help for alcohol addiction.
Vollmer, the 2012 Olympic 100m butterfly champion, races for the last time of her career in the 100m fly on Friday. Vollmer, who came back from childbirth to earn a medal of every color in Rio, is leaving the sport at age 31.
Also entered at nationals are newly crowned world champions Regan Smith and Olivia Smoliga.
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|Wednesday||Day 1 Finals||8-9:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Thursday||Day 2 Finals||8-9:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Friday||Day 3 Finals||8-9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Saturday||Day 4 Finals||8-9:30 p.m.||Olympic Channel|
|Sunday||Day 4 Finals||12:30-2 a.m.||NBCSN*|
|Day 5 Finals||8-9:30 p.m.||Olympic Channel|
|Monday||Day 5 Finals||1-2:30 a.m.||NBCSN*|