The Hungarian Swimming Federation held a press conference today where some of the country’s top swimmers spoke about their performances in Berlin…
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.
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.
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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Check out race videos from the Dubai World Cup courtesy of FINA. Included are both world records set by Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu in today’s finals session.
It was a great day for the Hungarians at the Dubai World Cup Sunday, with Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu each setting a world record and riding that wave to the top of both the money-earners lists and the series points standings.
Daniel Gyurta jumped into the World Record game, earning a $10,000 bonus alongside his countrywoman Katinka Hosszu. The two now lead all money-earners on the World Cup circuit this year.
Daniel Gyurta lowered his 200 breaststroke record from the suit era of 2009 to 2:00.48 today at the Dubai World Cup.
Katinka Hosszu is well on her way to defending her World Cup points title with one of seven stops down. Hosszu leads all women with 189 points, even more than she had at this point last year.
Chad le Clos came just short of a world record in the mens’ 100 fly, crushing his own national record with a 48.70.
Chad le Clos continues to keep a light schedule in Doha, but in the 100 fly took the top seed over American Tom Shields.
Katinka Hosszu could go after a World Record in the 200 free in finals on the first night of the 2014 FINA World Cup stop in Doha.
Katinka Hosszu was the big story on the first day of the 2014 FINA World Cup Series stop in Doha, Qatar.
Katinka Hosszu headlines the 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup.