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.
Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga raced his way to the #2 seed in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Eindhoven, clocking a new national record in the process.
Sjostrom fires off a new SCM World Record, while Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Vlad Morozov collect double wins in Eindhoven.
Sarah Sjostrom just knocked her own SCM 100 freestyle World Record down to a new low of 50.58.