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.
Above, Ranomi Kromowidjojo swims at the Doha stop of the 2013 World Cup, which will lead off this year’s series.
Tom Shields has already earned $9,000 at this year’s FINA World Cup, but the confidence he’s earned could be worth so much more.
Russian Vlad Morozov finished up his swept of the men’s sprint events winning the 50 freestyle with ease finishing in a time of 20.66.
Radoslaw Kawecki of Poland took the men’s 200 backstroke easily winning the event in a time of 1:49.70. Kawecki, who finished second in Barcelona to American Ryan Lochte, picked up his third World Cup victory in the event adding to the gold he collected in both Eindhoven and Berlin.
Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner. 4 x 50 freestyle mixed relay – Dubai World Cup…
Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner. Women’s 100 IM – Dubai World Cup – as…
Shields surely thought he had done enough to catch le Clos, but ultimately finished just two one-hundredths of a second behind the South African. le Clos took the event in a time of 49.14 followed by Shields who posted a time of 49.16.
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World Recorder holder Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) swims a 24.02 to top Dorothea Brandt (GER)
American Tom Shields gets his first World Cup 100m back win over Australian Robert Hurley.
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Australia’s Robert Hurley (featured image), Belinda Hocking, Kenneth To and Emily Seebohm win the 4×50 mixed medley at the Dubai FINA World Cup in 1:42.31.
Alia Atkinson (JAM) claims her second 100m Breaststroke win of the season. She now has two 50m wins and currently ranks 6th.
Katinka Hosszu swam a brutal meet and event schedule in 2013, and didn’t crack. In this interview, she discusses how she ramps back up for a new year.