Sarah Sjostrom was a sprint beast over last week, but her world-leading split on the 4×200 free relay shows she’s far more than a fly-and-die type.
On the heels of the Swedish Championships last week, the Swedish Swimming Federation has announced its official entry roster for the European Championships, headed by World Record breaker Sarah Sjostrom and 36-year-old un-retired sprinter Theresa Alshammar.
Katinka Hosszu won a pair of events on day 2 of the 2013 Salnikov Cup, including nearly a lifetime best in the 200 fly.
World Champion Sarah Sjostrom was the lone female double winner on the first day of the 2013 Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Katinka Hosszu will continue to roll one of the richest prize-money seasons in swimming history into the Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Ruta Meilutyte reacts with great emotion after breaking the 100m breaststroke Lithuanian, European, World Championship, and World Records in 1:04.35. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Sarah Sjostrom is swimming four individual events, but the event order means not much risk for her medal chances. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Swedish Championships wrapped on Sunday with three more Meet Records, as the country’s biggest stars look ready for the World Championships. (Stock Photo: Janna Schulze)
Sweden’s Jennie Johansson broke a Meet Record that used to be the European Record as well. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
USC’s Stina Gardell was out very fast in the 400 IM en route to a season-best and a new Meet Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)