Olympic Trials 2012, Swimming Results: Matt Grevers, Breeja Larson Perform Well

Matt Grevers and Breeja Larson performed well in the preliminaries of the 2012 Olympic Swimming Trials.

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2012 Olympic Swimming Trials Results: Matt Grevers, Breeja Larson Win Events, Advance To London

Arizona has two of their strongest representatives qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics in the Swimming Trials.

One of them is Matt Grevers, who was the silver medalist in the 100 meter backstroke. Grevers is headed back with an incredible qualifying time, in fact the second fastest in the history of the event. Grevers beat out Nick Thoman, who is also headed to London to represent the United States in the 100 meter backstroke.

On the women's side, Breeja Larson upset Rebecca Soni and Jessica Hardy to win the 100 meter breaststroke and earn her place in the London Olympics.

Other Arizona-related swimmers included Alyssa Anderson, who advanced to the 200 meter freestyle finals tomorrow, and Caitlin Leverenz (originally from Tucson) will be part of the 200 meter individual medley. In the other finals, Michael Phelps beat out Ryan Lochte in the 200 meter freestyle, and Missy Franklin and Rachel Bootsma earned the two bids in the 100 meter backstroke.

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Olympic Swimming Trials 2012: Ryan Lochte, Brendan Hansen Headline Tuesday's Action

The 2012 Olympics are just a few weeks away, and we've had some great swimming action in Omaha this week at the trials. There were quite a few big story lines to watch for, but none were bigger than the showdown between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

Phelps and Lochte met in the 200m freestyle and went down to a photo-finish. Lochte finished in 1:45.25, while Phelps clocked in at 1:45.27. It was a thrilling race and is only a sign of things to come for Team USA swimming.

Brendan Hansen qualified for his third Olympics team by winning the men's 100 meter breaststroke.

Dana Vollmer was great once again in the women's 100m butterfly, winning in just 56.50. She has now clinched herself a spot in London. Allison Schmitt also earned a place on Team USA after winning the 400m freestyle in 4:02.84.

The swimming trials will continue on Wednesday afternoon.

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Olympic Trials 2012, Swimming Results: Matt Grevers, Breeja Larson Perform Well

Matt Grevers and Breeja Larson performed well in the preliminaries of the 2012 Olympic Swimming Trials.

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