As the curtain lifts on the 2018 World Short Course Championships, FINA
Take a look at the high-level listing of international meets on the docket for January 2019.
Olympic champion Chad Le Clos has just announced the launch of the Le Clos Foundation, an organization aimed at promoting and developing swimming within his home nation of South Africa.
Look for potential duels between Katinka Hosszu and Kelsi Dahlia in the longer fly races, while Ranomi Kromowidjojo looks to monopolize the 50m fly sprint.
World Record holder Chad Le Clos will be up against stacked fields in all 3 men’s fly events in Hangzhou.
Dutch racer Ranomi Kromowidjojo has been red-hot over the World Cup, giving her ‘favorite’ status in at least one of the sprint freestyle events in Hangzhou.
Penny Heyns, South African double Olympic champion back at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, will be replacing Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Compliance Review Committee (CRC).
Russian Vlad Morozov put on a sprint clinic over the course of the FINA World Cup. Will he have enough gas left to defend his lane against the likes of British powerhouse Ben Proud and Americans Caeleb Dressel and Michael Andrew?
Ben Proud is just 1 of 3 British athletes set to compete in Hangzhou, where powerhouses Japan, China, Russia and the United States are bringing upwards of 30+ competitors.
The award is Le Clos’ 2nd such honor. Double Commonwealth Games champion Tatjana Schoenmaker was named Newcomer of the Year.
Where does Vlad Morozov’s 100 freestyle almost-World Record fall among the top 10 performances during this year’s FINA World Cup Series?
America’s Blake Pieroni threatened Ryan Lochte’s American Record in the men’s 200 freesytyel in Singapore tonight.
20-year-old Kyle Chalmers became the 2nd fastest Aussie in history finishing behind Vlad Morozov in tonight’s 100m free stunner in Singapore.
American Michael Andrew is keeping his stellar meet alive in Singapore, nabbing 2 top seeds on day 2.
After 27 consecutive World Cup victories in the women’s 100m IM, Katinka Hosszu saw tonight’s race go to Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom. The difference of 3 FINA points may prove crucial when it comes to handing out the overall series crown.