Olympic Swim Trials moving from Omaha to Indianapolis in 2024

Olympic Swim Trials moving from Omaha to Indianapolis in 2024

THE SWIM COMMUNITY SOURCES. TELL KETV NEWS WATCH 7 THE NEXT US OLYMPIC SWIM TRIALS WILL NOT BE HELD IN THE METRO. GOOD EVENING. I’M ROB McCARTNEY. I’M ALEXANDRA STONE IN FOR JULIE CORNELL INDIANAPOLIS NEWS CONFERENCE. WE’LL BE HELD TOMORROW TO ANNOUNCE INDIANAPOLIS AS THE NEXT HOST CITY TONIGHT. HAVE AN OUTLOOK ON THE TOURISM LANDSCAPE IN OMAHA FIRST KATV NEWSWATCH 7 SARAH FAIRLEY TALKS WITH SWIMMERS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF LOSING THE OLYMPIC TRIAL SARAH. OMAHA’S HOSTED FOUR TRIALS IN A ROW AND MANY OF THESE SWIMMERS EDUS IT AS A TOOL TO SET GOALS AND DREAM BIG THEIR COACH SAYS HE BKERO THE NEWS TO MANY OF THEM AND WATCH THEIR FACES FALL. 10 OF OMAHA’S ELITE SWIMMERS DIS IN SALOMAHA FRESH OFF A WEEK POOL RECOVERING FROM STATE AND REGIONALS GONNA GO 12:25 TOM BECK COACHES THE GREATER OMAHA AQUATICS LEOPARD SHARKS. MONDAY HE TOLD HIS ATHLETES THE NEWS THAT THE OLYMPIC SWIM TRIALS WILL LIKELY NOT RETURN TO OMAHA IN 2024 TO SEE SHOULDERS DROP. BEEN COACHING FOR DECADES. HE’S THE GUY RIGHT THERE. HE SAYSHE T TRIALS HAVE IMPROVED HIS ATHLETES. SOME OF THESE KIDS ARE THERE AS GOOD AS THEY ARE RIGHT NOW BECAUSE WE’VE HAD THE TRIALS. BECAUSE IT MOTIVATED THEM. THEY THEY GOT TO GO WATCH IT IN THEIR HOMETOWN SO THAT MOTIVATED THEM TO REALLY GET AS GOOD AS THEY CAN BE IN THE SPORT. HE SAYS IT’S A HUGE LOSS FOR THE CITY, TOO. IT’S A BIG DEAL THAT WE HAD IT. IT’S A BIG LETDOWN THAT WE DON’T KNOW. JUNIOR WILL CLARK WAS SURPRISED BY THE MOVE. IT’S A BIG BUMMER. IT’S LIKE A SPECIAL OCCASION. IT OYNL HAPPENS EVERY FOUR YEARS AND I FEEL LIKE EVEN THE PEOPLE WHO AREN’T INVESTED IN SWIMMING. THEY STILL COME AND WATCH AND IT’S A GOOD WAY OF LIKE SPADREING THE SPORT. AROUND THE SPORT AND JUST T TRYO CONTRIBUTE EVERYTHING THAT I WORK FOR TOWARDS SWIMMING. THEY IT’LL BEIF DFERENT IN INDY DROP A LITTLE POOL INSIDE A BIG ARENA AND THEN YOU TRY TO PUT LAL THE SEATS, YOU KNOW, I DON’T KNOW THAT YOU’RE GONNA HAVE THAT SAME ELECTRICITY IN THE AIR THAT SAME ATMOSPHERE. WHILE THE TEAM DOESN’T WANT TO SEE THE TRIALS FAIL IN INDY. THEY SAY OMAHA SHOULD FIGHT

US Olympic Swim Trials moving from Omaha to Indianapolis in 2024

The 2024 US Olympic Swim Trials will be moving from Omaha to Indianapolis, USA Swimming announced Tuesday morning.Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, will host the nine-day event.“Given their track record, we are incredibly confident and excited in Indianapolis’ ability to conduct a technically flawless competition and to stage a world-class event,” USA Swimming President and CEO Tim Hinchey III said in a statement. “We are also proud of Indiana Sports Corp’s commitment to partnering with us in giving back to the local community and leaving a legacy far beyond our nine-day meet.”Omaha’s CHI Health Center has hosted the past four trials — 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2021. The seating capacity for Omaha is nearly 15,000 fans, while Indianapolis’ proposed capacity, according to the Indianapolis Star, is 30,000 to 35,000.Three temporary pools, two 50-meter and one 25-meter, will be installed over the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, which has previously hosted the Swim Trials six times: 1924, 1952 (women’s), 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000.“We are honored to be selected as host to the 2024 US Olympic Team Trials – Swimming ,” Indiana Sports Corp President Ryan Vaughn said in a statement. “The sports strategy in Indianapolis was built on a foundation of Olympic sports and we look forward to elevating the sport of swimming and Indy’s reputation as the city where champions are crowned through this event. This is a tremendous opportunity to engage our community beyond the competition venue and we look forward to providing a top-tier experience to all involved.”

The 2024 US Olympic Swim Trials will be moving from Omaha to Indianapolis, USA Swimming announced Tuesday morning.

Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, will host the nine-day event.

“Given their track record, we are incredibly confident and excited in Indianapolis’ ability to conduct a technically flawless competition and to stage a world-class event,” USA Swimming President and CEO Tim Hinchey III said in a statement. “We are also proud of Indiana Sports Corp’s commitment to partnering with us in giving back to the local community and leaving a legacy far beyond our nine-day meet.”

Omaha’s CHI Health Center has hosted the past four trials — 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2021. The seating capacity for Omaha is nearly 15,000 fans, while Indianapolis’ proposed capacity, according to the Indianapolis Star, is 30,000 to 35,000.

Three temporary pools, two 50-meter and one 25-meter, will be installed over the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, which has previously hosted the Swim Trials six times: 1924, 1952 (women’s), 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000.

“We are honored to be selected as host to the 2024 US Olympic Team Trials – Swimming,” Indiana Sports Corp President Ryan Vaughn said in a statement. “The sports strategy in Indianapolis was built on a foundation of Olympic sports and we look forward to elevating the sport of swimming and Indy’s reputation as the city where champions are crowned through this event. This is a tremendous opportunity to engage our community beyond the competition venue and we look forward to providing a top-tier experience to all involved.”

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