SwimSwam

Mare Nostrum

Video Interview: Nathan Adrian Scratches 50 Free, Talks with SwimSwam Before Leaving LA Invite

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.

9

The Format of the Future? Shields, Meili, Prenot talk Mare Nostrum circuit

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.

0

Mare Nostrum: a swimmer’s perspective

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.”

1

Ottesen, Koseki Score Top FINA Bonuses from Mare Nostrum

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.

1

Ottesen smashes two Danish records to open Canet stop of Mare Nostrum tour

Sprinter Jeanette Ottesen knocked down two Danish records on the first night of the Mare Nostrum meet in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.

5

Ottesen Gray records a world’s best; Pedersen sets Danish record

On the final session of the Mare Nostrum Tour in Canet Jeanette Ottesen Gray swam a blazing 25.56 to win…

16

Stravius Goes 53.1 in 100 Back; Pedersen 2:21 in 200 Breast on Day 1 of Canet Mare Nostrum

Felipe Lima posted this shot of the Canet pool from day 1 of the 2013 Mare Nostrum series.

9

Ruta Meilutyte Gets 2nd European Record in a Week at Barcelona Stop

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte now owns both sprint records on the Continent.

4

Ruta Meilutyte lights it up on the first night of Mare Nostrum

Ruta Meilutyte won the 100 breaststroke destroying the field by almost three full seconds in a blazing 1:05.20 setting meet…

21

Le Clos Headed to Europe for Big Summer Meet Season; Pair of Bulldogs Too

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)

0

Jeanette Ottesen Gray off to higher ground

Jeanette Ottesen Gray is heading up to an altitude training camp in Sierra Nevada, Spain (3,478 m or 11,411 ft)…

5

Canada Names 2013 World University Games Squads

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)

2

Weekend wrap up from Mare Nostrum and the Swimvitational

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)

0

Muffat Begins Monaco With Another Win

The small sovereign Principality of Monaco on the French Riviera is the host for the third, and final, stop of…

8

Camille Muffat Swims Crazy 400 Free to Break Canet Record

Instead of medals, organizers in Canet are giving out Stuffed Flamingos to winners.

9