After narrowing in on the 50 breast World Record last week, Atkinson finally had a breakthrough in today’s race.
After setting the 100 SCM fly WJR just yesterday, Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee has punched her name down for two more WJR’s– this time in the 50 SCM fly and 100 SCM IM.
Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson has broken the 50 short course meters breaststroke world record at the Tokyo stop of the FINA World Cup Tour.
Up until this point of the series, the 100 fly had been dominated by Jeanette Ottesen and Katinka Hosszu. In Tokyo, however, Team USA’s Kelsi Worrell took control of the race, picking up her first gold of the 2016 World Cup series.
Rikako Ikee’s speed shows no signs of slowing down, as the 16-year-old Japanese swimmer scored a new WJR in Tokyo today.
Kyle Chalmers’ golden Olympic summer has given way to continued success in the short course meters pool on the FINA World Cup Tour this fall.
With just over $15,000 in prize money in Singapore, Katinka Hosszu has passed the $200,000-mark in money earned on the 2016 World Cup series. There are two meets yet to go, along with final points bonuses of up to $100,000.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Russia’s Vladimir Morozov have all but locked up their wins on the FINA World Cup tour for 2016, outscoring all opponents in Singapore to gain Cluster 3 points leads with two meets to go.
2016 FINA WORLD CUP – SINGAPORE Friday, October 21st-Sunday, October 22nd OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Prelims 10.00 AM, Finals 7.30 PM, local time Point…
Singapore’s Lionel Khoo clocked two national records while competing on his home turf.
The eight leg of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 – to be held in Tokyo, on October 25-26- will be live streamed, free of charge, on FINATv.
Mykhailo Romanchuk of Ukraine broke Gregorio Paltrinieri’s 1500-meter World Cup record earlier today at the Singapore stop of the 2016…
FINA has released a video of highlights from Katinka Hosszu’s races throughout the 2nd cluster of World Cup meets.
Romachuk completed his sweep of the distance races in today’s 1500 free. His 14:15.49 in that race crushed the previous World Cup Record of 14:27.65 set by Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri in 2013.
At the last 5 World Cup meets in a row, Ottesen had picked up gold in the 100 fly, but Hosszu edged her out by hundredths this time with a 56.02 to Ottesen’s 56.08.