USA Swimming has named its the 2009-2010 National Team.
Featuring a total of 110 swimmers, the team includes World
Championship gold medalists Michael Phelps; Ryan Lochte
— who made the National Team in five events (200m
IM/400m IM/200m back/100m free/200m free), the most of any
swimmer named to the roster; Rebecca Soni, Aaron Peirsol
and Ariana Kukors. World Championship bronze medalist
Elizabeth Beisel and World Championship silver medalist
Tyler Clary qualified in four events each.
Swimmers are selected for the USA Swimming National Team
based upon their times in Olympic events swum in 2009 at
the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships, the
U.S. Open, World University Games and FINA World
Championships. Swimmers with the top six times in each
event make the National Team, however, relay lead-offs and
time trials are not included.
Athletes chosen for the 2009-2010 Open Water National
Team were selected from the top six place finishers at the
2009 USA Swimming 10K National Championships. This includes
standout open water swimmers, including 2009 World
Championship team members Andrew Gemmell, Fran Crippen,
Emily Brunemann, and Eva Fabian.
The complete roster for the 2009-2010 USA Swimming
National Team can be found