5-time Olympic Champion, and 16-time World Champion, Aaron Peirsol has been re-nominated to the FINA Athletes Committee. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Was there a current in the Palau Sant Jordi? Maybe, but the numbers being thrown out by the Counsilman Center for Swimming Performance haven’t given any reason to believe so. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Now that the World Championships and the first two World Cup stops have concluded it is time for many of the top swimmers in the world to take some well deserved time off.
Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)
Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…
The Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janiero needs a new parking lot, but one of the country’s major pools won’t be sacrificed to build it. (Photo: Brazilian Government)
And she did it again. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has broken her fourth World Record in two days at the World Cup in Eindhoven…(Courtesy of FINA)
Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)
Just days after winning two World Championships, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu is back to her insane racing schedules. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
With the Americans victory in the 4 x 100 medley relay Missy Franklin collects her sixth gold, the most by any woman at a world championships… (Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Go behind the scenes at the 2013 FINA World Championships. At the 2012 US Olympic Swimming Trials, we had the aquazone. At FINA Worlds, it’s Planet Water Village.
Coming into Barcelona Meilutyte lifetime best had been a 29.96 that she posted in June, which at the time was impressive and just over a month later it seems a bit pedestrian for her… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)
Cesar Cielo 3-peats and celebrates like we expect him to…with huge emotion! (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Chad le Clos of South Africa won his first major international title in the 100 butterfly today in Barcelona winning in a lifetime best of 51.06. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)