OMAHA, Neb. – Alabama’s Kensey McMahon finished eighth in the very first 1,500-meter freestyle final at a United States Swimming Olympic Team Trials, being held in Omaha, Neb., this week.
The women’s 1,500-meter freestyle was added to the Olympic schedule for the first time heading into Tokyo, making the prelims and the finals of the race a first at the U.S. Olympic Trials this week. McMahon advanced to the final on Tuesday with a time of 16:16.09, before coming back a little more 24 hours later for the final, posting a 16:20.03.
Day Four Results for the Crimson Tide Women’s 1,500-meter freestyle final – Kensey McMahon swam a 16:20.03 to finish eighth Men’s 100-meter freestyle prelims – Matt King swam a 49.98 to finish 36th Men’s 200-meter breaststroke prelims – Derek Maas stopped the clock at 2:16.74 to take 39th Day Four Schedule Preliminaries start at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday, with the evening session getting underway at 6:45 p.m. CT Women’s 100-meter freestyle prelims – Cora Dupre, Morgan Scott Men’s 200-meter backstroke prelims – Christopher O’Connor, Eric Stelmar Men’s 200-meter individual medley prelims – Nicholas Perera Current Alabama Swimmers at the USA Swimming Olympic Team Trials Cora Dupre, 100m and 200m backstroke, 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle Matt King, 50m and 100m freestyle Morgan Liberto, 100m and 200m backstroke Derek Maas, 100m and 200m breaststroke and 100m butterfly Kensey McMahon, 400m, 800m, 1500m freestyle, 400m individual medley Matt Menke, 100m backstroke Christopher O’Connor, 100m and 200m backstroke Nicholas Perera, 200m and 400m individual medley Morgan Scott, 50, 100m and 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke Tyler Sesvold, 100m butterfly Eric Stelmar, 100m and 200m backstroke Rhyan White, 100m and 200m backstroke, 100m butterfly Cat Wright, 100m breaststroke, 200m individual medley For all the latest information on the Alabama swimming and diving teams, follow AlabamaSwimDive on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. General athletic news can be found @UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and Alabama Athletics on Facebook.