Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Swimming qualifiers include Lochte, Dwyer, Dressel, Beisel

By Adam Silverstein
June 29, 2016
Florida Gators at the 2016 Rio Olympics: Swimming qualifiers include Lochte, Dwyer, Dressel, Beisel
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The 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials concluded — at least for the former and current Florida Gators participating in them — on Saturday night. The result was four Gators earning the opportunity to compete for the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Below is a full breakdown of the swimmers that have qualified for the U.S. and internationally.

Qualified for the Olympics (United States)

Conor Dwyer (2009-11): 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay, 400m freestyle
– Dwyer won gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2012 London Olympics

Ryan Lochte (2004-07): 200m individual medley, 4x200m freestyle relay
– Lochte has won 11 medals over the last three Olympics including five gold (two individual), three silver (two individual) and three bronze (two individual)

Elizabeth Beisel (2011-14): 400m individual medley
– Beisel won two medals at the 2012 London Olympics, earning silver in the 400m IM and bronze in the 200m backstroke

Caeleb Dressel (2015-Present): 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay
– This is Dressel’s first Olympics

Qualified for the Olympics (International)

Dan Wallace — Great Britain (2011-15): 4×200m freestyle relay

Hrafnhildur (Hilda) Lúthersdóttir — Iceland (2010-14): 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke, 200m individual medley

Mitch D’Arrigo — Italy (2014-Present): 4x200m freestyle relay

Corey Main — New Zealand (2012-15): 100m backstroke

Jan Świtkowski — Poland (2014-Present): 4x100m freestyle relay

Pawel Werner — Poland (2012-16): 4x200m freestyle relay

Sebastien Rousseay — South Africa (2009-14): 400m individual medley

Eduardo Solaeche-Gomez — Spain (2011-15): 200m individual medley

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