The 2018 Bergen Swim Festival is set for this weekend in Norway, with several European standouts expected to race, including several Norwegian stars.
Ireland’s Brendan Hyland nailed a 100m fly national record, while American teen Claire Tuggle landed among the best 13-14 200m IMers ever.
After putting up his 2 fastest 200 IMs ever (including a Spanish National Record) yesterday, Hugo Gonzalez fell off by quite a bit today.
Olympic silver medalist James Guy was off to a rocky start in the Gold Coast, but he rebounded from illness with 100m fly silver in a quick 51.31.
With one day to go in swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Australia has won three times the number of medals of any other nation.
Welsh flyer Alys Thomas smashed the meet record with a stellar 2:05.45 in the 200 fly. That ranks her #1 in the world by more than half a second and would have taken bronze at last year’s World Championships.
Australia overloaded the podium tonight on their home turf, completing sweeps in the men’s 200m backstroke and women’s 800m freestyle.
South African Cameron van der Burgh crushed Englishman Adam Peaty’s hopes of making it a 50m/100m breaststroke sweep in the Gold Coast.
England’s Ben Proud crushed the Commonwealth competition in tonight’s 50m free semi-final, taking the top seed in a new British national record of 21.30.
Mathys Goosen was among the meet record-setters on the final day of the 2018 Swim Cup The Hague.
Jessica Vall became the 3rd swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Champs team through the 2nd day of the meet, coming in under the qualifying standards in both her prelims and semifinals swims of the 200 breast.
Nice’s Charlotte Bonnet wrapped up the 2018 FFN Golden Tour Camille Muffat – Marseille with a new French National Record in the 100 free, going 53.36 to win the final event of the weekend.
Florian Wellbrock broke his second German National Record of the meet in the men’s 800 freestyle.
Nice’s Charlotte Bonnet wrapped up a solid meet in Marseille over the weekend with a new French National Record in the 100 free, going 53.36 to win the final event of the FFN Golden Tour Camille Mullat.