June 28, 2005
Omaha, Nebraska to host 2008 U.S. Olympic trials
RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Temporary pools in an indoorarena in Omaha, Nebraska will be the venue for the 2008 U.S.Olympic trials, USA Swimming said on Tuesday.
The American team for the Beijing Olympics will be selectedduring the June 30-July 7, 2008 competition.
Two temporary 50-meter pools will be installed in theindoor arena, which will have a seating capacity of 14,000 forthe trials.
Omaha, a midwestern city of 800,000, won the trials overbids from St. Paul, Minnesota, and San Antonio, Texas.