Washington: Michael Phelps, winner of a record 18 Olympic gold medals, will continue his quest to reach the Rio Games at the US Winter Swim Nationals next week.
Phelps, Missy Franklin and Natalie Coughlin are among the Olympic champions expected at the meet, set for December 3-5 at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington.
More than 40 US national team swimmers are among about 700 set to compete, but most eyes will be upon Phelps, named US Swimming’s male athlete of the year despite not competing at World Championships in Russia.
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