Olympians to compete at Pro Swim Series in Austin this weekend

Matt Grevers, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, will compete at the
Matt Grevers, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, will compete at USA Swimming’s arena Pro Swim Series this weekend in Austin. Photo by Melissa Lundie-Photography

 

Swim fans, prepare to geek out.

USA Swimming’s arena Pro Swim Series heads to Austin this weekend, and that means a chance to glimpse some top Olympic swimmers in the water.

The three-day, six-session meet runs Friday through Sunday at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas. Daily preliminaries begin at 9 a.m. with finals at 6 p.m.

USA Swimming's arena Pro Series comes to Austin this weekend. The Melissa Lundie Photography
USA Swimming’s arena Pro Swim Series comes to Austin this weekend. The Melissa Lundie Photography

The lineup includes Ryan Held, who won a gold in the 4×100 freestyle relay team at the Rio Olympics, Josh Prenot, who won a silver medal in the breaststroke in Rio, and Amanda Weir, Hali Flickinger and Jacob Pebley, who all competed in the Rio Games.

Also scheduled to race are Matt Grevers, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, and Austin standout and junior world champion Sean Grieshop. Lisa Bratton, Bethany Galat and Sarah Gibson, all Texas A&M University students and members of the National Team, will race, too.

The meet is the first of five stops of the 2017 arena Pro Swim Series.

For ticket information go here.

Use the code AUSTIN at checkout and get a free ticket for every two tickets you purchase.

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