The world of international swimming is changing, and nowhere was the burgeoning parity more evident than on day 1 of the FINA World Championships, where Team USA missed half the A Finals entirely.
It was far from a perfect day for the Australians and the Americans, but the swimming powerhouses still find themselves tied atop the medal table after day 1 of the World Championships.
Despite having reigning Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian, the United States might be facing its toughest challenge in years just to make it the podium in the men’s 4×100 free at this year’s FINA World Championships.
Universal Sports Network and NBC will air more than 48 hours of premier pool action from the 2015 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Kazan, Russia, from Saturday, July 25, through Sunday, August 9.
“I don’t focus on the medals I want to get, if I go up to the blocks, I am going up to win. Hands down, I want to win.” – Ryan Lochte
Kelly Naze and Farida Osman in finals of the 100 fly at LA Invite.
Matt Grevers of Tucson Ford at start of 50 free prelims.
Friday night finals saw U.S. National Team members and world class international talent face off after setting the stage in prelims.
Day 3 prelims at the Los Angeles Invitational set the foundation for exciting races between some of the world’s top swimmers. The 50 free will see another battle between Adrian, Morozov, and Lobintsev.
Friday nights finals at the Los Angeles Invitational was a tune up for many of the swimmers on the U.S. World Championships Team roster.
Nathan Adrian has gone under 48 seconds in relays more than any other swimmers in the US since 2010.
Margo Geer swam the most impressive performance of the meet thus far in the prelims of the women’s 100m freestyle; touching the wall in 53.95 to take the top seed heading into finals.
Bowling Green State University Director of Athletics D. Christopher Kingston announced today the hiring of Matt Ense as head coach of the Falcon Swimming & Diving program.
Nathan Adrian 2015 World Championships predictions for the 50 and 100 freestyle.
This weekend’s LA Invite will feature a huge roster of national and international stars, including Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian and Matt Grevers among many others.