Katinka Hosszu’s points lead is insurmountable, but Lu Ying could break her streak of winning the top performance bonus at each World Cup stop.
As has been the case nearly the entire course of this year’s FINA World Cup circuit, it was Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos who brought in the biggest cash hauls on day 1 of the Beijing meet.
The Auburn Tigers will get some immediate help this season with the addition to their roster of Luis Martinez at the semester.
Day 1 of the Beijing World Cup saw a pair of swimmers break national records in their home country in back-to-back events. Lu also broke the Asian record in her 100 fly.
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has resumed her winning ways with an early National Record in the 800 free in Beijing.
British swimmer Bella Findley has verbally committed to join the Yale University Class of 2019.
One of the world biggest masters events starts tomorrow in Sheffield, UK – one of the fastest short course pools on the planet. The ASA Masters champs features swimmers over 1000 swimmers from age 18 to 87, including Olympians and current national team members.
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Swimisodes will star Olympic Gold Medalist Rebecca Soni, Roland Schoeman, Junya Koga, Lexie Kelly and Zach Hayden with swimming techniques from Coach Gary Hall.
With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.
Beijing welcomes swimming’s elite for the fifth leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup from October 24-25. The Chinese capital, together with Tokyo (JPN, October 28-29) and Singapore (SIN, November 1-2), constitute the third and final cluster.
With just over one month to go until the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), already Qatar is setting records as an unprecedented 1,300 swimmers and more than 500 team officials have registered their interest in competing at Hamad Aquatic Centre.
“We’re practising racing in season, something that we’re trying to encourage Canadians to do a little bit more diligently and a little bit more consistently through all the training programs,” said National Development Coach Ken McKinnon, who is overseeing the camp.