The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.
Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.
Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.
Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.
With the Dubai stop taken off this year’s World Cup schedule, Katinka Hosszu made the most of being able to race in 6 individual events in Hong Kong.
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.
The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.
South Africa’s Sports Ministry has launched an inquiry into the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) following malpractice allegations within the organization.
The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.