FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS MICHAEL PHELPS & MISSY FRANKLIN HEADLINE USA SWIMMING’S AT&T WINTER NATIONALS THIS SUN., DEC. 6 AT 1 PM ET ON NBC
Ted Robinson, Rowdy Gaines and Carolyn Manno Host the Telecast
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 3, 2015 – NBC presents coverage of USA Swimming’s AT&T Winter Nationals this Sunday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m. ET from Federal Way, Wash.
Highlighting the competition for Team USA are Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, and Nathan Adrian. Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals, will compete in the 200m IM, 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly, events in which he clocked the fastest times in the world since 2009 at Summer Nationals in August. Five-time Olympic medalist Franklin is expected to swim the 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 200m backstroke. Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, will compete in the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, and the 100m backstroke. Adrian is scheduled to swim the 50m freestyle, where he placed second at World Championships in August, and the 100m freestyle, in which he is the reigning Olympic champion.
International contenders include Olympic gold medalist Grant Hackett of Australia, Olympic World champion Yulia Efimova and bronze medalist Vladimir Morozov of Russia, and Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli of Tunisia.
Ted Robinson hosts the telecast alongside Rowdy Gaines and reporter Carolyn Manno.
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