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.
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.
Sergio Cabral, ex-governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for money laundering and corruption charges. Cabral helped Rio win the bid to host last summer’s Olympics in 2009.
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.
Catch up on the smaller swimming stories from around the web in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’
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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.
Brazil’s CBDA, the national governing body for aquatic sports in the nation, has elected a new president: Miguel Cagnoni, who ran under the platform of “innovation and transparency.”
FINA, the international governing body for swimming, has told the Brazilian swimming federation that it won’t recognize the results of the Brazilian federation elections scheduled to take place tomorrow.
Read about the smaller swimming stories from around the globe in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’
“Swimming it’s not just something I do,” says Brazilian Olympic sprinter Bruno Fratus.