Cesar Cielo won the 50 on day 3, though a bad turn left him slower than his preliminary time.
Cesar Cielo put up a lightning-quick relay split on day 1 of the Jose Finkel trophy, and at prelims of day 3, he followed it up with the world’s fastest 50 free of 2014.
Glenn Snyders stayed on a roll on the second day of New Zealand’s Short Course Nationals, breaking his second national record in as many days.
The South African rattled a super-suit world record while earning 30 World Cup points in one race en route to his giant bonus for leading the first cluster by just 4.
Thiago Simon, Julia Sebastian set South American breaststroke records on day 2 of Jose Finkel Trophy
South American records went down in both 200 breaststrokes on the second day of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Thiago Pereira will take two weeks off to rest and recover from a nagging groin injury, plus finalize his coach and training plans for the two years leading up to the 2016 Olympics in his home country.
Cielo blasts giant relay split, Heemskerk wins twice on opening night of Brazil’s Jose Finkel Trophy
Cesar Cielo put up a huge 20.57 split on the 4×50 free relay, one of the highlights of the Jose Finkel Trophy’s first night.
3rd Annual ‘Fastest Man in Texas’ Shootout slated for Nov. 1 in San Antonio, inaugural women’s event added
The date has been set for the 2014 Fastest Man in Texas shootout, where Jimmy Feigen (pictured) and a host of sprinters will compete to steal the 3rd annual Fastest Man in Texas title, while the first-ever women’s title is up for grabs.
Katinka Hosszu has earned $50,000 in world record bonuses and added a $50,000 cluster bonus to jump to $125,000 in total winnings just two meets in to the World Cup circuit.
Brazil’s selection meet for this winter’s Short Course World Championships, called the Jose Finkel Trophy, is underway in Guaratingueta, and the first breach of the record books has already happened.
Le Clos back into World Cup series points lead after Dubai, but only by 4; Hosszu crushing competition
Chad le Clos is back in the driver’s seat, leading the World Cup points standings after the Dubai meet, but his lead is just four points after a great weekend for Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta.
Chad le Clos won two events on day 2, including the 100 fly, where he came just over a tenth away from breaking a five-year-old world record.
Check out race videos from the Dubai World Cup courtesy of FINA. Included are both world records set by Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu in today’s finals session.
It was a great day for the Hungarians at the Dubai World Cup Sunday, with Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu each setting a world record and riding that wave to the top of both the money-earners lists and the series points standings.
Daniel Gyurta jumped into the World Record game, earning a $10,000 bonus alongside his countrywoman Katinka Hosszu. The two now lead all money-earners on the World Cup circuit this year.