Fran Halsall broke a national record that was less than a year old while winning the 50 backstroke at the Tokyo World Cup event.
Junior Katie Drabot became the 9th-fastest American woman of all-time in the 200 SCM freestyle on the first day of the 2014 FINA World Cup series.
The series leaders are all but uncatchable, but a pair of breaststrokers made solid headway in tracking down the rest of the field during the Beijing World Cup.
The 2014 World Cup tour has now given out over a million dollars in total prize monies, and a third swimmer is close to breaking into a six-figure winnings total.
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has made history, surpassing Slovakian Martina Moravcova for the most World Cup event victories of all-time. Moravcova retired with…
Watch Katinka Hosszu and the rest of the swimmers from day 1 of the 2014 FINA World Cup Stop in Beijing, China.
Katinka Hosszu dominated day one of the Beijing World Cup stop to no surprise, with a win and Hungarian national…
U.S. National butterfly champion Tom Shields isn’t racing at the Beijing World Cup, which leaves Daniel Gyurta in a position to pick up big overall series money.
Katinka Hosszu’s points lead is insurmountable, but Lu Ying could break her streak of winning the top performance bonus at each World Cup stop.
As has been the case nearly the entire course of this year’s FINA World Cup circuit, it was Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos who brought in the biggest cash hauls on day 1 of the Beijing meet.
Day 1 of the Beijing World Cup saw a pair of swimmers break national records in their home country in back-to-back events. Lu also broke the Asian record in her 100 fly.
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has resumed her winning ways with an early National Record in the 800 free in Beijing.
With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.
Beijing welcomes swimming’s elite for the fifth leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup from October 24-25. The Chinese capital, together with Tokyo (JPN, October 28-29) and Singapore (SIN, November 1-2), constitute the third and final cluster.
The FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2014 wrapped up on October 18 in Hong Kong following the eighth and final race of the season. The action-packed race featured close finishes among both men and women.