OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chase Kalisz is the leading qualifier in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
Kalisz (KAY-lish) out-touched defending Olympic champion Ryan Lochte in their heat Sunday on opening day of the eight-day meet. Kalisz finished in 4 minutes, 11.86 seconds. Lochte was second-fastest in 4:11.98.
Jay Litherland, who like Kalisz swims for Georgia, was third in 4:12.57.