Mare Nostrum

McCabe, Smith medal in breaststroke at Sette Colli and Mare Nostrum

Canada’s Martha McCabe and Kierra Smith earned silver and bronze medals in women’s 200-metre breaststroke whilst respectively competing in Rome and Monte Carlo on Sunday.

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Ryan Cochrane captures silver at Mare Nostrum Series

Canada’s Ryan Cochrane swam to his third freestyle medal in as many starts in the Mare Nostrum Series, with a silver in men’s 400 metres on Saturday.

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Ryan Cochrane and Kierra Smith win Mare Nostrum medals

Veteran Ryan Cochrane won silver and emerging breaststroker Kierra Smith had a breakthrough bronze on a solid day for Canada on the Mare Nostrum Series.

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Training in the Mediterranean with SwimMAC Team Elite at Mare Nostrum

SwimSwam got the Marsh message via email. According to the Marsh-Man, it was Olympic star Ryan Lochte in the lead of the Team Elite pack crossing the cove.


Mare Nostrum Day Two Finals – Meilutyte and Peaty Break Meet Records in Canet

Ruta Meilutyte and Adam Peaty both took down the meet records in the 50 breaststroke at the Mare Nostrum event in Canet…


Ruta Meilutyte Posts World Number One Time in Canet

Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte dominated the women’s 100 breaststroke recording a time of 1:05.46…


2015 Mare Nostrum, Canet-en-Roussillon Preview: Hagino vs Lochte among stellar matchups

Japan’s Daiya Seto (left) and Kosuke Hagino (right) will take on American Ryan Lochte in the IMs at Mare Nostrum’s first stop.


Mireia Belmonte Scratches Two Major June Meets Due to Shoulder Injuries

“She is training better and better week after week but still not 100% … not great timing.”

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15 South African Athletes to Compete at Mare Nostrum

A contingent of South Africans will be competing in all three Mare Nostrum competitions…


17 Spanish Swimmers to Compete at the Mare Nostrum Event in Canet

17 Spanish swimmers including European Championship medalists Mireia Belmonte, Judit Ignacio and Duane da Rocha will compete in Canet…

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Great Britain’s Worlds team to compete in Mare Nostrum series

Great Britain’s World Championships team will compete in the Mare Nostrum series this June after holding a training camp in France, according to the British Swimming website.

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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.


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.

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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.”

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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.

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