2015 FINA World Cup Dubai In Pictures

With the 2015 FINA World Cup Series having wrapped up last week, we can reminisce on the intense action that made Dubai one of the more memorable stops of the tour.  SwimSwamDE reporter Daniela Kapser was in Dubai and snapped this vivid collection of in-pool and podium shots, which give a pictorial highlight reel of the elite athletes who lit up the competition.

 

Men's 100m breaststroke race

Men’s 100m breaststroke race

 

Glimpse down the lane

Glimpse down the lane

 

Competition pool prior to the day's sessions

Competition pool prior to the day’s sessions

 

Flyover Start in Dubai

Flyover Start in Dubai

 

Medalists Chad Le Clos (gold), Tom Shields (silver) & Zheng Wen Quah (bronze) of 100m butterfly

Medalists Chad Le Clos (gold), Tom Shields (silver) & Zheng Wen Quah (bronze) of 100m butterfly

 

Behind the blocks

Behind the blocks

 

Reflections on the water

Reflections on the water

 

David Plummer set to swim

David Plummer set to swim

 

Co-Gold Medalists in men's 50 back, David Plummer & Mitch Larkin w/ bronze medalist Masaki Kaneko

Co-Gold Medalists in men’s 50 back, David Plummer & Mitch Larkin w/ bronze medalist Masaki Kaneko

 

David Plummer on the podium as co-gold medalist in 50m backstroke

David Plummer on the podium as co-gold medalist in 50m backstroke

 

Caitlin Leverenz, Katinka Hosszu, Sakiko Shimizu on 400m IM podium

Caitlin Leverenz, Katinka Hosszu, Sakiko Shimizu on 400m IM podium

 

Start of Men's 100 butterfly

Start of Men’s 100 butterfly

 

Mitch Larkin with his World Series Cluster Winner check

Mitch Larkin with his World Series Cluster Winner check

 

Katinka Hosszu in mid-action

Katinka Hosszu in mid-action

 

Overall 2015 World Cup Winners, Katinka Hosszu and Cameron Van der Burgh

Overall 2015 World Cup Winners, Katinka Hosszu and Cameron Van der Burgh

 

Molly Hannis waiving as she steps on the podium, with Alia Atkinson looking on.

Molly Hannis waiving as she steps on the podium, with Alia Atkinson looking on

 

Viktoria Gunes surges to the lead

Viktoria Gunes surges to the lead

 

Felicia Lee heads to the wall

Felicia Lee heads to the wall

 

Anthony Ervin in full Movember Mode

Anthony Ervin in full Movember mode

 

Splash n' dash about to go down, with Chad Le Clos, Anthony Ervin and Bruno Fratus

Splash n’ dash about to go down, with Chad Le Clos, Anthony Ervin and Bruno Fratus

 

Men's 200 breaststroke podium - Daniel Gyurta (gold), Craig Benson (silver), Kevin Cordes (bronze)

Men’s 200 breaststroke podium – Daniel Gyurta (gold), Craig Benson (silver), Kevin Cordes (bronze)

 

Women's 50m freestyle silver medalist, Marta Ciesla

Women’s 50m freestyle silver medalist, Marta Ciesla

 

Alia Atkinson powering her way to a sub-1:06 100 breaststroke

Alia Atkinson powering her way to a sub-1:06 100 breaststroke

 

 

Anthony Ervin and Michael Andrew stepping up to the blocks

Anthony Ervin and Michael Andrew stepping up to the blocks

 

Start of men's 200m freestyle, with Yannick Agnel

Start of men’s 200m freestyle, with Yannick Agnel

 

Emily Seebohm receiving her Performance Award

Emily Seebohm receiving her Performance Award

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Loretta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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