Sarah Sjostrom gets it done again, clocking 51.02 in the women’s 100 SCM freestyle in Eindhoven this morning.
FINA has dropped the Dubai stop from the 2017 World Cup series and shifted the date of the Doha event, with some format changes still being adjusted for the tour’s second cluster.
Two world records fell today in Berlin, but several other swimmers also notched national records on the day.
Sarah Sjostrom still leads all money-earners after two stops of the 2017 World Cup, but Katinka Hosszu and Ranomi Kromowidjojo both earned $10,000 world record bonuses to close the gap in Berlin.
Chad le Clos won a pair of events in Berlin to break a three-way tie for the men’s point lead on the 2017 World Cup circuit.
The Iron Lady strikes again in Berlin, this time with a shiny new 100m IM World Record.
More than one Dutch national record bit the dust tonight in Berlin.
Vlad Morozov cranked out a new short course 100 freestyle Russian national record while competing at the 2nd World Cup stop in Berlin tonight.
Chad Le Clos’ freestyle keeps improving, signaled by a new short course 100 freestyle South African national record.
Sarah Sjostrom is on-fire and simply shows no signs of stopping.
Just one stop into the 2017 World Cup series, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom has already earned $25,500 based on three wins and two world records.
Two world records have Sarah Sjostrom leading the women’s points, while Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and Kirill Prigoda are tied for the men’s lead one meet into the 9-meet circuit.
American Tom Shields didn’t race this morning’s heats of the men’s 50m butterfly in Moscow, but he’ll appear in the event tonight due to his being a medalist.
Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden cracked a new World Record, while Katinka Hosszu collected 3 medals of her own to kick-off the 2017 FINA World Cup Series.
Sarah Sjostrom continues her world record-setting onslaught.