2016 FINA World Cup – Beijing Beijing, China – National Aquatics Center Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016…
All 5 interested bidders sit on the Eurasian land mass, including 2017 World Championships hosts Budapest (above)
Still several weeks away, the Singapore stop of the FINA World Cup Series is already generating buzz.
China has been crushing the Paralympic swimming medal table all week, and finished the 2016 Rio Paralympics with what is believed to be the most swimming medals in Paralympic history.
Typically an IMer and 200 butterflyer, Japan’s Daiya Seto has made it known he plans to tackle the 100m butterfly over the next year.
It’s been a banner week for the Chinese Paralympic swim team, which leads the medal tables by a wide margin in Rio. Tuesday may have been the highest point yet, with 4 of 5 total world records in the finals session set by Chinese athletes.
Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang already looks ahead to Tokyo 2020.
“The races I won a medal in all mean something,” says Japanese national team mainstay Takeshi Matsuda when reflecting on his long career.
Japanese teenager Rikako Ikee continues to make her mark on the Japanese and World Junior Record history books.
NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested that schools may consider changing rules that allow college athletes to receive Olympic medal bonuses after Joseph Schooling won upwards of $750,000 in Rio.
China has earned 4 golds and 11 total medals in the pool just one day into the 2016 Paralympics, building a big lead to try to defend its 2012 Paralympic medal table crown.
Japanese IM specialists Kosuke Hagino (center) and Daiya Seto (right) are headed toward a very Phelps/Lochte-esque showdown in Tokyo 2020.
2016 Rio Paralympic Games Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…
Chad Le Clos won the men’s 100 fly in 49.01, about 6 tenths shy of his own World Record. The South African then returned to the pool a few events later to give points leader Vlad Morozov a run for his money in the 50 free.
Danish sprinter Jeanette Ottesen matched her day 1 success from the previous meet in Berlin, pulling in double gold today. Ottesen upstaged the field with a 55.80 in the 100 fly before cracking 24 seconds to win the 50 free in 23.96.