RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Manuel woke up Friday morning to confirmation that her victory in the 100-meter freestyle a few hours earlier had not been a dream.
Four time Olympic Silver Medalist Kara Lynn Joyce discusses Lia Neal and Amanda Weir in USASwimming.com’s Silver Linings.
If you're a regular human, the odds of becoming one of Team USA's 554 Olympic athletes are slim to none. The odds of returning for another Olympics are slimmer. And returning to defend a medal in the same event is rarer still. That's part of what makes Lia Neal such a BFD.
Lia: Rio Olympics Is Experience of a Lifetime
Lia Neal: Proud of Simone Manuel for Making History
Olympian Ariana Kukors catches up with Lia Neal's coach Rachel Stratton Mills
lympian Ariana Kukors chats with 2016 Rio Olympians Lia Neal and Amanda Weir about their Olympic experience so far and watching their teammates compete.
Team USA gets silver in the women’s 4x100 freestyle relay. Lia gets a medal as part of the preliminary US team.
USA Final Splits:
Lia helps Team USA place 2nd behind Australia in preliminaries. Finals will be tonight.
US Morning TIme: 3:33.59
WEIR Amanda: 53.60
NEAL Lia: 53.63
SCHMITT Allison: 53.72
LEDECKY Kathleen: 52.64
USA Swim Team hits the road for some carpool karaoke in Atlanta... Which way to Rio?
Meet Lia Neal, a member of your USA Swimming 2016 Olympic Team representing the stars and stripes in Rio. Lia will compete in the 400m freestyle relay.
Brooklyn native ready for second shot at olympic glory. - Brooklyn Daily
Video: Olympic swimmers and divers from Stanford held a meet-and-greet with young fans Thursday at Avery Aquatic Center. -NBC Bay Area
Team USA welcomes Lia Neal to the 2016 Olympics - @USASwimming
Lia is welcomed by cheering Stanford teammates. - @Stanford_W_Swim
Lia and Stanford teammates congratulates Simone Manuel on 100 Freestyle Olympic placement - @NBCOlympics
VIDEO: Women’s 100m Freestyle at the US Olympic Swimming Trials - NBC Sports
Video: Lia is going to Rio with a 4th place finish at the US Olympic Trials in the Women’s 100 Free race. - NBC Sports
Lia Neal Qualifies for 100 Free Final at US Olympic Trials - Swimming World