Trenton Julian is one of two Golden Bears who were named to USA Swimming’s 2021 FINA Short-Course World Championships roster.
Cal Standouts Will Represent Team USA in December Competition
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – California fifth-year Trenton Julian and alumnus Tom Shields were selected to represent Team USA at the 2021 FINA Short-Course World Championships, USA Swimming announced on Thursday.
Julian will swim the 200-meter butterfly and Shields will swim the 50m and 100m butterfly events. The championships, which are contested in a 25-meter pool rather than a 50-meter pool used at the Olympics and other international competitions, are scheduled for Dec. 16-21 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
View the full FINA World Swimming Championships U.S. roster on USASwimming.org.
Julian is back in Bear Territory for a fifth collegiate season in 2021-22 after utilizing the NCAA’s waiver for an extra year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Glendale, California, native is coming off of a successful year in which he scored 48 points at the NCAA Championships in March before narrowly missing a spot on the U.S. Olympic roster with fourth- and fifth-place finishes in the 100m fly and 200m fly at the U.S. Olympic Trials. He was…