The world of international swimming is changing, and nowhere was the burgeoning parity more evident than on day 1 of the FINA World Championships, where Team USA missed half the A Finals entirely.
In an unfortunate series of events, the United States’ men’s 4×100 freestyle relay failed to qualify for finals with a lack luster 3:16.01 that tied for 11th place. IMAGE: Team USA behind the blocks before the prelims relay.
Katinka Hosszu breaks her own 2013 World Championship record with a 2:07.30 to top the morning.
Many thanks to Tim Binning – theswimpictures.com – for these great swimming photos.
Defending World Champion and World Record Holder Katie Ledecky is the woman to beat in the 400 free. At the Arena Pro Swim Austin, she swam a 4:00.47 to lead the 2015 world rankings.
Team USA has selected its captains for the 2015 World Championships: Matt Grevers, Anthony Ervin, David Plummer, Elizabeth Beisel, Cammile Adams and Jessica Hardy.
FINIS, Inc., a worldwide leader in technical swimming development, is proud to announce a team of ten athletes that will be competing in the 16th FINA World Championships.
Nathan Adrian has gone under 48 seconds in relays more than any other swimmers in the US since 2010.
Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has joined Mutual of Omaha’s Gold Medal Team, a select group of active and retired swimmers, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha, who represent the sport to young people across the country.
This weekend’s LA Invite will feature a huge roster of national and international stars, including Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian and Matt Grevers among many others.
In the spirit of our Founding Fathers who wanted the Independence and Freedom to experiment with better practices, I hope you can learn something from my last year’s journey of life, liberty and the pursuit of happy swimming.
Take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the FINIS Professional Athletes Photo Shoot.
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California Olympians Anthony Ervin, Caitlin Leverenz, Rachel Bootsma, Nathan Adrian, and Natalie Coughlin were at the University of California this evening…