Day 6 Finals Recap, Presented by SwimOutlet Team Division

  13 Garrett McCaffrey | August 02nd, 2012 | London 2012 Olympics, News

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Has anyone notice the above shots of breaststroke – the swimmers body alignments go out of whack when they are pulling – one arm truly domainant on the pulls.


Yeah I’ve noticed that and been surprised to see it among top swimmers

is there an update on the picks contest coming soon?

Wonder if LeClos is as good at the 100 and can out touch Phelps… If Phelps goes any faster than he did in semis I’m 95% sure he will get gold though

Le Clos won his heat in 51.54 seconds, although he doesn’t think he can beat Phelps again. “It’s too short for me I think,” he said. “It will be a completely different race. These guys will be a lot quicker than this morning. I hope I can swim the fast time which will get me in the final.” Can’t find the actual article, but it had quotes from Cavic saying he thinks Phelps will go 50.5 tomorrow and doesn’t think he’ll have a challenger or something like that. He said he’s hoping to get under 51 and medal as it will be Serbia’s 100th medal if he does. Unless he’s trying the reverse of Beijing (which considering his back… Read more »

Thanks for sharing that article! I wasn’t sure of LeClos would be as good at the shorter event. That would be a good way to end Cavics career (100th medal for Serbia)

He’s gonna have to fight for it, but if he can break 51 then he could get silver or bronze.

Just read some article..will try and find it. But neither Le Clos or Cavic rate their chances against them. If he swims like he did tonight it’ll be his.

*him not them sorry


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No one lives the sport of swimming like Garrett McCaffrey. A Division I swimmer who spent 4 years covering the sport as a journalist, now coaches club swimming and competes as a masters swimmer, Garrett truly lives the sport of swimming. After graduating from University of Missouri’s award winning journalism program …

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