Among men, Olympic champion Chad Le Clos (RSA) currently leads the overall rankings with 120 points, closely followed by Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta (116 points). Australian Thomas Fraser-Holmes completes the top-3 with 93 points.
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.
Many thanks to FINA and G. Scala for these swimming photos.
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.
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.
Katinka Hosszu is collecting more $10,000 checks on the 2014 FINA World Cup circuit.
Many thank to FINA and G. Scala/Deepbluemedia for these swimming photos.
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.
Daniel Gyurta lowered his 200 breaststroke record from the suit era of 2009 to 2:00.48 today at the Dubai World Cup.
Katinka Hosszu is back, just three days removed from her triple-World Record performance in Doha, which has her leading the World Cup series points standings handily.
With a busy prelims session on the first day of the 2014 Dubai World Cup, Katinka Hosszu, is within a second…