Many of the top swimmers are in Charlotte this week at the UltraSwim meet that runs Thursday though Sunday (May 10 – 13). This meet represents the last major tuneup for most of the swimmers competing before the Olympic Trials in Omaha Neb., begin June 25.
There will be scores of Olympic swimmers including Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Dara Torres, Cullen Jones and others. The UltraSwim has been held in Charlotte for a number of years and is right in Center City at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center. The road to London starts in Charlotte!