Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Russia’s Vlad Morozov lead the overall money standings through the first stop of the first cluster of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series. Doha begins on Thursday of this week.
Tokyo 2020 organizers have released a time lapsed video showing construction progress of the Olympic Aquatics Centre.
Chinese Olympic champion Sun Yang is reportedly going back to school to earn his PhD.
Watch 3 of the big races that took place in Kazan tonight in the last session of the first World Cup stop.
Blake Pieroni made things happen tonight in the 200m free, while Sarah Sjostrom, Anton Chupkov and Andrii Govorov wreaked havoc on the World Cup Record standings.
Ippei Watanabe, Kanako Watanabe and Katsuhiro Matsumoto racked up additional wins on the final night of the 94th Japanese Student Swimming Championships.
Ukrainian World Record holder Andrii Govorov is looking to erase the World Cup Record in the 50m fly, already coming within .05 of the mark this morning.
Russia’s Yuliya Efimova looked at ease in tonight’s 100m breast, clocking a time that was within striking distance of what she produced at this year’s European Championships.
Pan Pacs bronze medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto led the men’s 200 free at the JPN Student Swimming Championships, clocking 1:46.93 for the win.
Michael Andrew continued his speedy ways in Kazan, taking two top seeds on day 2.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu was back to form in Kazan, taking on a 4-event night at the World Cup.
On the back of the Pan Pacific Championships and Asian Games already done and dusted this summer, several Japanese high-profile athletes were back in the pool racing once again, this time locally at the 94th Japan Student Swimming Championships. Ippei Watanabe made his presence known in the men’s 100 breaststroke on day 1.
The first stop of the first FINA World Cup cluster kicked off in Kazan this morning, with this 3-day meet taking place in long course meters. Although the overall number of entrants was on the slim side, several big stars took to the Aquatic Palace to chase some cash and earn points towards the overall World Cup title.
Two of the fastest butterfliers in the world, Rikako Ikee of Japan and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden, are set to train together in Turkey this fall.
Belgium’s Olympic silver medalist Pieter Timmers will be making his racing debut in Kazan after having to withdraw from this year’s European Championships due to illness.