By USA Swimming | Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Caeleb Dressel and Simone Manuel are finalists for the Team USA Awards, Best of July, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the last month. You can vote for them at TeamUSA.org/Awards through Sunday, Aug. 4.
Dressel earned eight medals at the world championships, including six gold medals, and was named Male Swimmer of the Meet for his accomplishments, which also included breaking the world record in the 100-meter butterfly.
Manuel became the first American woman to sweep the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle events as part of the best long-course world championships performance by any woman in history, earning seven world medals.