Dressel Earns Team USA Best of December Honors

Dressel Earns Team USA Best of December Honors

By United States Olympic Committee  | Thursday, January 10, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Standout performances during December earned swimmer Caeleb Dressel (Green Cove Springs, Florida), alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin (Avon, Colorado) and the ice dance team of Madison Hubbell (Sylvania, Ohio) and Zachary Donohue (Madison, Connecticut) Best of December honors for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced Wednesday.

Dressel led U.S. male swimmers with nine medals – including six golds and three silvers – at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. In addition to helping claim six relay medals, he won gold in the men’s 100-meter freestyle, and took silver in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly. He set American records in the 50 freestyle (20.43) and 100 freestyle (45.62) and was part of four world-record-setting relays.


 

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