On the second day of the Spanish National Championships in Palma Mireia Belmonte of Spain took over the top spot in the world rankings in the women’s 400 IM…
Mireia Belmonte finished her National Championship meet with her 5th and 6th event titles.
Miguel Ortiz now ranks 15th in the world in the 100 SCM backstroke in 2013.
Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner.
Cate Campell (featured image with sister Bronte) was a 51.67 to win the 100 free in Singapore. That moves her ahead of Emma McKeon as the second-fastest Australian in history.
Men’s 100 butterfly complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Olympic and World Champion in the 200 butterfly Chad le Clos of South Africa won his first major international title in the 100 butterfly today in Barcelona winning in a lifetime best of 51.06. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Chad le Clos is a top contendor swimming for gold in the men’s 100 fly (Photo Credit: Staccioli/Arena)
Nathan Adrian, in a battle of Olympic sprint champions, topped Florent Manaudou in France on Saturday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
American Katie Ledecky might have upstaged even Phelps and Franklin on Day 7 (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Michael Phelps is still seeking individual gold at this meet, and enters still as the favorite in the men’s 100 fly. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The American men had big expectations upon them in Tuesday’s 800 free relay, and they delivered (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Check out some of the odds for the Olympic races. Hint: Phelps is unlikely to lose. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
If Matt Grevers can repeat a 52-low on this medley, the Americans should go wire-to-wire. (Photo Courtesy: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
Coming at the end of a long meet, Phelps is vulnerable in the 100 fly (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)