# How many swimmers are in a relay team?

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## How many swimmers are allowed in a race?

Each race has a maximum of eight swimmers.

## How many swimmers make the Olympic team?

With just weeks remaining until the 2020 Olympics, it’s time to study up on the swimmers vying for gold medal glory. Get to know all 53 athletes (and 11 teenagers!)

## How many swimmers are in a relay group of answer choices?

Relays in swimming

A swimming relay of four swimmers usually follows this strategy: second-fastest, third-fastest, slowest, then fastest (anchor).

## What swimmers are going to the 2021 Olympics?

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• Caeleb Dressel. Swimming.
• Michael Andrew. Swimming.
• Katie Ledecky. Swimming.
• Simone Manuel. Swimming.
• Regan Smith. Swimming.
• Andrew Wilson. Swimming.

## When can a team be disqualified from a relay?

4x100m relay

The baton exchange has to happen within a 20m changeover box, located 10m before and 10m after the start of each leg, starting from the second relay runner. A team can be disqualified if any member drops the baton during the handover or if the handover occurs outside the designated area.

## What is the 15 meter rule in swimming?

The Rule: After both starts and turns, a swimmer’s head must break the surface at a distance no greater than 15 meters. This rule applies to Freestyle, Backstroke, and Butterfly.

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## Do top 2 swimmers go to Olympics?

Team USA’s Olympic selection procedures boil down to a simple mathematics that most swim fans are familiar with – the top 2 finishers at Olympic Trials in each event, plus the top 6 in the 100 and 200 frees, make the Olympic team.

## Do the top two swimmers go to the Olympics?

The top two swimmers in each event will most likely earn spots on the Olympic team. For the 100 and 200 freestyle, the top six finishers will earn spots on the Olympic relay units. However, each of the top two finishers will still need to hit the Olympic qualifying time during the events to make the team.