HONOLULU – Ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team is set to host a virtual media day from its training camp in Hawaii on Thursday, July 8. The event will feature a streaming of the first portion of practice on Facebook Live and virtual press conferences with athletes and coaches.

 

WHAT:                U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Open Practice

WHEN:               Thursday, July 8

                           Approximately 8:30 a.m. HST

WHERE:              www.facebook.com/USAswimming

 

WHAT:                U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Virtual Press Conferences

WHEN:               Thursday, July 8

                           11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. HST

  • 11:00-11:30 a.m. HST – Olympic Team Head Coaches Dave Durden and Greg Meehan
  • 11:35 a.m.-12:05 p.m. – Team Captains Allison Schmitt, Simone Manuel, Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Murphy
  • 12:10-12:40 p.m. – Katie Ledecky, Lilly King and Regan Smith
  • 12:45-1:15 p.m. – Michael Andrew and Chase Kalisz

 

Virtual Press Conferences will be via Zoom: Please click here to register.

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the press conference.

 

For more information on the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team, please click here.

 

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About USA Swimming
As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visit
www.usaswimming.org.

 

Contact: Isabelle McLemore (702-540-0905 / imclemore@usaswimming.org