After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.
Two-time World Cup series champion Chad Le Clos will be back in 2014.
Katinka Hosszu, never seeming to run out of energy, was at it again tonight, competing in another seven events.
Katinka Hosszu, second from the left, added two more titles to her name on day 2 of Hungarian Nationals, competing in six events in total the second evening session.
Today was the first day of finals at the 2014 Hungarian Nationals. Katinka Hosszu pulled off a nice double, winning…
The French team had a successful day in front of their home crowd in Vichy, as Mehdy Metella, Jérémy Stravius, Coralie Balmy, and Florent Manaudou all picked up gold medals on Day Two of the French Open.
With some of France’s top stars absent, it was an international free-for-all at the French Open. Katinka Hosszu won three events and David Verraszto, two; James Magnussen had a solid 100 free; and Lauren Boyle broke the meet record in the 800.
The French Open will bring together a whole field of tough international names, including Aussie star James Magnussen.
The overall Grand Prix points race had some big finishes come down to the wire, with Conor Dwyer taking the men’s title by a single point and Caitlin Leverenz earning the women’s BMW lease by just a half-point.
With victories at all three stops and multiple meet records over the course of the competition series, Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark and Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan finished off the Mare Nostrum series as the top overall money winners.
The final day of Italy’s Sette Colli meet was abbreviated by a giant rainstorm that swept through the city, cancelling finals with just two events swum.
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte hasn’t competed a lot in 2014, but she made her swim on Saturday count at the Sette Colli Trophy in Italy.
The defending World Champion Sarah Sjostrom has raced to a world-leader in the women’s 100 fly to kick off Italy’s Sette…
In the early goings of the Mare Nostrum tour, Japan’s Ryosuke Irie has been nothing if not dominant.
Though this stop of the circuit will not include female money-earning leader Katinka Hosszu, there are still loaded fields in each event as some of the top British, Canadian and Polish athletes will make their Mare Nostrum debuts in Canet.