Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.
Girl on Fire: 24.53 50 free and 57.07 100 fly double morning swims for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in Canet like it’s no big deal.
“I especially want to do well in the 200m and the 400m,” says Korean Park Tae Hwan of the upcoming World Championships.
If you’re going to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, be prepared to ride through the city in a driverless car.
“I kind of lost myself,” says Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling of his time after winning Olympic gold.
After unrelenting speed thrown down during the first two stops of the 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour, the final competition in Canet-en-Roussilon, France has the line-up to keep the competitive fire burning in a big way.
Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.
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Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.
Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom already brought the house down yesterday in Monaco with a wicked-fast 56.20 100 fly, but she also fired off incredible 50m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 100m freestyle marks today.
James Guy missed Monaco day 1, but is back for action on day 2, claiming the top seed in the men’s 100m butterfly.
Sarah Sjostrom simply won’t stop.
The landlocked Asian nation the Kingdom of Bhutan has become the 208th National Member Federation to join FINA – the…
Aussie speedster James Magnussen made his post-Rio debut today in Monaco, notching the 2nd seed in the 100m freestyle in 49.29.
Qiu Yuhan of China is wrapped up in the nation’s latest doping situation.