Mireia Belmonte capped off the 2020 Catalonia Open with another two victories, bringing her total up to seven individual race wins for the meet. Belmonte won the women’s 1500 and 200 freestyle on the final morning.
A wicked-fast meet transpired for British swimmer Freya Anderson, as the teen collected the 50m/100m/200m freestyle victories in spades.
Irish swimmer Ellen Walshe had never before been under a minute in the women’s 100m fly, but all that changed tonight at the Flanders Cup.
This is the 2nd-ever yards meet for the 6-time Olympic medalist, who is part of a group of Hungarian men who are in Florida this week.
Carrying her momentum from a 100m free gold on night 1 of the Flanders Cup, 18-year-old Freya Anderson produced the fastest 200m free swim of her life.
Katinka Hosszu’s last lost in a 200 IM in any short course or long course meters meet came in April of 2017 – a span running 56 meets. Above: Sydney Pickrem.
18-year-old Freya Anderson busted out the quickest 50m free of her career, taking the Flanders Cup top seed with her morning time of 25.06.
Nicolo Martinenghi took the 50m breast gold in Geneva, edging out teammate Fabio Scozzoli, while Katie Shanahan topped the women’s 400m IM.
2019 European Short Course bronze medalist James Guy is kicking his 2020 off right with a pair of wins at the Flanders Cup.
After Miguel Duran (above) and Albert Escrits Manosa took gold and bronze respectively in the 400 free, they shared gold this morning in the 800 free.
A Judge has ordered the closure of the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, including the aquatics complex which hosted the world’s elite swimmers in 2016.
Marco Koch is the first swimmer to dip under the German Federation’s Olympic qualifying standard since the qualifying period opened on January 1st.
Adam Peaty heads up the team of GB swimming superstars who will race at the McCullagh Open Meet in Ireland next month from February 20th-23rd.
Day 1 of the 2020 Geneva International saw 3-time European Youth Olympic Festival individual gold medalist Katie Shanahan show up big time.
Katinka Hosszu made history in many ways in 2019, and this week added one more superlative to her resume: the most Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year awards.