In 2003 Britain’s swimmers won a then record 8 medals at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona. Ten years on, using exclusive new interviews, 8:10 tells the story of how those medals were won, in the words of the swimmers who won them.
The Brazilians did it again in Barcelona, grabbing two medals in the second women’s open water event. This time, though, it included gold. (Stock Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
MIssy Franklin (right) is the defending Olympic Champion in the 100 back, but her future training partner Liz Pelton (left) is looking to crash the podium party in Barcelona. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)
After winning an Olympic silver medal, Michael Jamieson has been named the BUCS Sportsman of the Year. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)
Asphalt Green’s Michael Domagala is part of an incredible class at USC who will have an immediate impact as freshmen.
Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss took the 2nd seed in the men’s 400 IM as the Russians and the Americans are both lined up to win at least 5 more medals in the last pool session of the meet on Tuesday evening. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
China’s Sun Yang has had his conditioning publicly questioned by his coach, but he’s still a favorite in the 1500 in which he holds the World Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte put up one last warning to the world in Poland at the European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)
The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
The Russians are on fire, winning 5 gold medals in 8 events on Thursday in Poznan, Poland. It could have been 6th, though, were it not for a monumental DQ. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Hungary has a great tradition in the 400 IM, and Adel Farkas is picking up that torch with a 7-second time drop in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)