2012 Olympic Swim Team Is Announced For London Games

After eight days in Omaha, the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Swimming reached its conclusion Monday night, and with it came the official roster announcement from USA Swimming.

The men's side is led, obviously, by Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Phelps, a 16-time medalist, will compete in four individual events in London (200m IM, 400m IM, 100m fly and 200m fly), the same number as Lochte (200m back, 200m IM, 400m IM and 200m free). The rivals could face each other in two finals, while also competing together on the relay teams.

On the women's side, 17-year-old Missy Franklin qualified in four individual events, and Allison Schmitt will swim three competitions in London.

In addition to the 49 swimmers named to the team for the 2012 Summer Olympics, USA Swimming also tabbed the coaches for London: The men's staff consists of head coach Gregg Troy and assistant coaches Bob Bowman, David Marsh and Eddie Reese; The women's head coach is Teri McKeever, and the assistant coaches are Dave Salo, Todd Schmitz and Steve Bultman. Tim Murphy is the head open water coach.

The full team will head to Knoxville, Tenn., on July 7, for training camp in advance of traveling to London. The Olympic swimming competition takes place between July 28 and August 4 at the London Aquatic Centre, with the women's and men's open water 10K set for Aug. 9 and 10, respectively, at the Serpentine at Hyde Park.

The 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team:

Men:
Alex Meyer - 10K Open Water
Ryan Lochte - 200 Back, 200 IM, 400m IM, 200 Free, 800 Free Relay
Peter Vanderkaay - 400 Free
Brendan Hansen - 100 Breast
Michael Phelps - 200 IM, 400 IM, 100 Fly, 200 Fly, 800 Free Relay
Ricky Berens - 200 Free, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Conor Dwyer - 400m Free, 800 Free Relay
Matt Grevers - 100 Backstroke, 400 Free Relay
Scott Weltz - 200 Breast
Clark Burckle - 200 Breast
Nathan Adrian - 100 Free, 400 Free Relay
Cullen Jones - 50 Free, 100 Free, 400 Free Relay
Eric Shanteau - 100 Breast
Nick Thoman - 100 Back
Tyler Clary - 200 Fly, 200 Back
Tyler McGill - 100 Fly
Anthony Ervin - 50 Free
Jason Lezak - 400 Free Relay
Jimmy Feigen - 400 Free Relay
Matt McLean - 800 Free Relay
Charlie Houchin - 800 Free Relay
Davis Tarwater - 800 Free Relay
Andrew Gemmell - 1500 Free
Connor Jaeger - 1500 Free

Women:
Haley Anderson - 10K Open Water
Elizabeth Beisel - 200 Backstroke, 400 IM
Dana Vollmer - 100 Fly, 800 Free Relay
Allison Schmitt - 400 Free, 200 Free, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay
Missy Franklin - 100 Free, 100m Backstroke, 200 Backstroke, 200 Free, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay
Breeja Larson - 100 Breaststroke
Lauren Perdue - 800 Free Relay
Caitlin Leverenz - 400 IM , 200m IM
Cammile Adams - 200 Fly
Kathleen Hersey - 200 Fly
Claire Donahue - 100 Fly
Chloe Sutton - 400 Free
Rachel Bootsma - 100 Back
Rebecca Soni - 100 Breast, 200 Breast
Ariana Kukors - 200 IM
Micah Lawrence - 200 Breast
Jessica Hardy - 50 Free, 100 Free, 400 Free Relay
Lia Neal - 400 Free Relay
Katie Ledecky - 800 Free
Kate Ziegler - 800 Free
Amanda Weir - 400 Free Relay
Natalie Coughlin - 400 Free Relay
Shannon Vreeland - 800 Free Relay
Alyssa Anderson - 800 Free Relay
Kara Lynn Joyce - 50 Free

Stay with SB Nation Olympics throughout the competition this summer, and follow the Swimming section for the latest news from London.

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