The race for the women’s point lead at the 2017 World Cup in Hong Kong is getting interesting, with leader Sarah Sjostrom and defending champ Katinka Hosszu each winning three events on day 1.
Day 1 of the Hong Kong stop of the 2017 FINA World Cup kicked off at 9 a.m. local time on Saturday morning, and featured prelims for seventeen events.
USA Swimming will send 10 of its top youth swimmers to the final two stops of the 2017 FINA World Cup, a roster that includes Regan Smith, Michael Andrew, Andrew Abruzzo, Dakota Luther and Alex Walsh.
Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.
Headed into the 2nd cluster kicking off in Hong Kong this weekend, FINA has tweaked the criteria for individual medalists having direct access to the final.
Germany has announced that it will send three men and three women to the second cluster of the 2017 World Cup.
Sjöström’s accomplishments have been the result of her training and applying lessons learned through several disappointments…
SwimSwam voters overwhelmingly pointed to direct finals access for major medalists as the most disliked World Cup format change, with almost half of votes going for that rules update.
Riding a pair of world records in Eindhoven, Sarah Sjostrom has charged past the six-figure barrier in prize money for the 2017 World Cup, sitting at $104,500 after winning the tour’s opening cluster.
Sarah Sjostrom leads five-time defending World Cup champ Katinka Hosszu by a whopping 90 points at the end of cluster 1, taking advantage of four world record bonuses in the first three meets. Meanwhile Chad le Clos leads the men’s points.
Spanish Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte blasted a new short course 400 IM world record while competing in Eindhoven this week. Watch how her monster race unfolded.
Re-live Sarah Sjostrom’s 50.58 100 freestyle world record set on day 1 in Eindhoven.
Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.
The Sjostrom Show has escalated to shockwave proportions.
Spain’s Mireia Belmonte became the first woman ever under 4:19 tonight in the short course 400 IM.