Nathan Adrian scratched Saturday’s finals at LA Invite and headed back to Northern California. But first he took some time to discuss his road to Nationals with SwimSwam’s Anne Lepesant.
As the month of June comes to a close, we at SwimSwam wanted to take a look back at one of the more unique and memorable meets the month offered: the Mare Nostrum circuit.
Sophie: “I’d compare Mare Nostrum to the Diamond League for athletics, a series of three competitions in three different places all linked together, attracting athletes from around the world.”
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.
Sprinter Jeanette Ottesen knocked down two Danish records on the first night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.
On the final session of the Mare Nostrum Tour in Canet Jeanette Ottesen Gray swam a blazing 25.56 to win…
Felipe Lima posted this shot of the Canet pool from day 1 of the 2013 Mare Nostrum series.
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte now owns both sprint records on the Continent.
Ruta Meilutyte won the 100 breaststroke destroying the field by almost three full seconds in a blazing 1:05.20 setting meet…
Chad le Clos (above) is part of a loaded field that will compete in Europe over the next month. Also on the list is a pair of Georgia Bulldogs. (Photo Credit: Staccioli/Arena)
Jeanette Ottesen Gray is heading up to an altitude training camp in Sierra Nevada, Spain (3,478 m or 11,411 ft)…
Georgia Bulldogs Brittany MacLean is one of a handful of swimmers who will take on this summer’s World University Games and the World Championships two weeks later. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Plus Australian Olympians are in trouble for posing like they’re busting a cap, while US Trials could turn into a cap bust. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
The small sovereign Principality of Monaco on the French Riviera is the host for the third, and final, stop of…
Instead of medals, organizers in Canet are giving out Stuffed Flamingos to winners.