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.
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.
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.
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.
Ruta Meilutyte and Adam Peaty both took down the meet records in the 50 breaststroke at the Mare Nostrum event in Canet…
Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte dominated the women’s 100 breaststroke recording a time of 1:05.46…
Japan’s Daiya Seto (left) and Kosuke Hagino (right) will take on American Ryan Lochte in the IMs at Mare Nostrum’s first stop.
“She is training better and better week after week but still not 100% … not great timing.”
A contingent of South Africans will be competing in all three Mare Nostrum competitions…
17 Spanish swimmers including European Championship medalists Mireia Belmonte, Judit Ignacio and Duane da Rocha will compete in Canet…
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.
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.