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Hong Kong World Cup Day Two Prelims

Katinka Hosszu had the most impressive time of the prelims posting a 55.56 in the women’s 100 backstroke…

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Shields, Hosszu earn most World Cup points on day 1 in Hong Kong, leaders stay the same

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and American Tom Shields were the biggest winners on day 1 of the Hong Kong World Cup, at least in terms of series points.

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Race Video: 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup, Hong Kong, DAY 1

American Tom Shields and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu were the biggest winners on day 1 of the Hong Kong World Cup, at least in terms of series points.

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Hosszu Extends Lead in World Cup Money Lists; Shields Has Best Day Yet of 2014 Season

Katinka Hosszu added another $8,500 to her prize money total on Monday at the 2014 FINA World Cup.

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Five wins for Hosszu to open World Cup’s second cluster on day 1 in Hong Kong

Series points leaders Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos did enough to stay on top, with Hosszu winning 5 races and Le Clos 2 on the first day from Hong Kong.

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Katinka Hosszu Enters All 17 Event in Two Days for Hong Kong World Cup

Tom Shields is the only U.S. pro swimmer at the Hong Kong stop of the World Cup, and with relatively thin fields he’ll stand to earn significant prize money beginning Monday.

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$300,000 on offer for Cluster #2 – Fina Swimming World Cup

Among men, Olympic champion Chad Le Clos (RSA) currently leads the overall rankings with 120 points, closely followed by Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta (116 points). Australian Thomas Fraser-Holmes completes the top-3 with 93 points.

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Strength Training with Hyper-mobile Joints

Hyper-mobile joints are advantageous in swimming, but can be detrimental to strength training on land if the athlete is not mindful of the tendency to hyperextend or hyper-rotate these joints.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Le Clos’ textile-best 100 fly turns into a $50,000 swim

The South African rattled a super-suit world record while earning 30 World Cup points in one race en route to his giant bonus for leading the first cluster by just 4.

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2014 Dubai FINA World Cup – Day 2 Photo Vault

Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.

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5 Ways to Accelerate your Recovery in Swimming

It’s preseason. Training is at the top of your priority, and your recovery is essential to getting through the next few weeks of high intensity workouts. For the 19-20 hours in the day that you spend off the pool deck, you have complete control over your recovery and how well you treat your body.

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Hosszu already clears six figure winnings with World Cup’s cluster bonus after Dubai

Katinka Hosszu has earned $50,000 in world record bonuses and added a $50,000 cluster bonus to jump to $125,000 in total winnings just two meets in to the World Cup circuit.

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Le Clos back into World Cup series points lead after Dubai, but only by 4; Hosszu crushing competition

Chad le Clos is back in the driver’s seat, leading the World Cup points standings after the Dubai meet, but his lead is just four points after a great weekend for Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta.

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2014 Dubai World Cup – Le Clos nearly breaks 100 fly world record at Dubai day 2 finals

Chad le Clos won two events on day 2, including the 100 fly, where he came just over a tenth away from breaking a five-year-old world record.

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Katinka Hosszu Gets 2nd World Record in Dubai Rebreaking Her Own 100 IM Mark

Katinka Hosszu is collecting more $10,000 checks on the 2014 FINA World Cup circuit.

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