OMAHA, Neb. - Clark Burckle's Road to London began when he was 6, a kid swimmer in Louisville who was so into the sport that he would watch old tapes of old Olympic swimmers, memorize their times, mannerisms and warm-up routines.
OMAHA, Neb. — The odds of making the U.S. Olympic swimming team are somewhere between distant and remote. Of the 1,849 swimmers here this week, about 46 will be in London for the 2012 Olympics. Maybe as few as 42.