SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 21, 2020—
The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee issued a response to USA Swimming’s call to postpone the 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo. As of this writing, the Games are still on for a July 24 start in 127 days. Sarah Hirshland (USOPC CEO) and Susanne Lyons (USOPC Chair) issued the following statement: “The USOPC has complete and total empathy for the athlete community as they manage the terrible stress and anxiety caused by the current lack of certitude regarding the Tokyo Games. We understand that the athletes have concerns about training, qualification and anti-doping ...