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US Olympic Swim team to train on Oahu ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games

With the US Olympic Team Trials wrapping up last weekend, the US Swim team announced that they...
With the US Olympic Team Trials wrapping up last weekend, the US Swim team announced that they will hold their training camp on Oahu.(USA Swimming)
Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 3:39 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the US Olympic Team Trials wrapping up last weekend, the US Swim team announced that they will hold their training camp on Oahu.

Along with locking in their official Olympic roster, USA Swim also say that they will begin their preparation for the games on Oahu — running from June 27 to July 12.

Exact training locations have not been released at this time.

The entire swim team will spend three weeks training on the islands before departing for training camp #2 in Tokyo and then finally move into the Olympic Village right before the opening ceremonies.

Of the 53-person roster, 35 are first time Olympians — 20 women and 15 men — along with 11 Olympians on this year’s team being teenagers.

The Olympic pool competition go from July 24 to August 1 at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, followed bay the open water events from August 4 to 5 at the Odaiba Marine Park.

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