In a shocking twist of events, every stop along the 2019 FINA World Cup Series will now be long-course meters competitions.
Sources from the German Swimming Federation claim that the Berlin stop of the 2019 FINA World Cup Series, as listed on the FINA website, has still not been officially confirmed.
After cutting Berlin from the FINA World Cup Series back in 2018, FINA has reintroduced it into the schedule to replace the recently lost Eindhoven stop.
On the state of swimming worldwide, Olympic champion Adam Peaty stated this week, “We need to have professional teams, salaries, pensions and by doing that and offering money, more kids will come into it thinking ‘I can make a career out of this’ which will only make the sport grow.”
Vladimir Morozov’s $332,400 in prize money led all earners on the 2018 World Cup series. Both he and women’s champ Sarah Sjostrom cracked $300,000, and six swimmers earned six-figure prize totals.
Sarah Sjostrom and Vladimir Morozov won the 2018 World Cup titles. See the full point totals for all competing athletes here.
Where does Vlad Morozov’s 100 freestyle almost-World Record fall among the top 10 performances during this year’s FINA World Cup Series?
A week after breaking both the 50 and 100 free Mexican Records in short course meters in Tokyo, 27-year old Lili…
Sjostrom edged Katinka Hosszu by just 36 points for the overall title while Morozov was 171 points ahead of men’s second-place finisher Kirill Prigoda.
Chiusa l’ultima tappa a Singapore, si possono tirare le somme della FINA World Cup 2018. La competizione femminile è stata…
The nation of Jamaica had its own unique record-making experience in Singapore this weekend, with the final stop of this year’s FINA World Cup representing the first time the country has ever had 2 finalists in a World Cup event.
“My underwater carried me in that race,” Joseph Schooling says of his new 50m backstroke Singaporean National Record.
America’s Blake Pieroni threatened Ryan Lochte’s American Record in the men’s 200 freesytyel in Singapore tonight.
Shaving off a few more hundredths in the 50m fly, Michael Andrew lowered his own 50 fly American Record from this morning in Singapore.