GOLDEN GOGGLE NOMINEES ANNOUNCED BY USA SWIMMING
by DANIEL D'ADDONA
Following standout performances throughout 2019, including the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, the United States’ top swimmers will be honored at USA Swimming’s 16th annual Golden Goggle Awards, slated for Sunday, November 24 at the JW Marriott at LA Live in Los Angeles, California. The Golden Goggle nominees were announced.
Leading a decorated group of nominees is Olympic and world champion Caeleb Dressel (Green Cove Springs, Fla./Bolles School Sharks/Florida) with five individual nominations following an outstanding 2019 FINA World Championships. Fellow Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, M.d./Stanford Swimming/Alto Swim Club) and world champion Regan Smith (Lakeville, Minn./Riptide Swim Team) are tied for the most individual female nominations at three.