Top seed in the men’s 50m backstroke in Taipei, Ireland’s Shane Ryan, clocked his nation’s fastest-ever time in semi-finals.
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Catch the WUGs fever by watching British flag bearer Cameron Brodie enter the Opening Ceremony.
In his first World Championships, Litchfield missed the podium by 0.58 in the 200m IM (1:56.86) and 0.48 in the 400m IM (4:09.62). They were the best performances of his career and scored him new British and Commonwealth records.
Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.
Perusing through Britain’s just-published national record progressions gives further insight into how the nation’s swimming prowess emerged.
According to L’Equipe, AFLD has handed down a six-month suspension to Marseille coach Romain Barnier for alleged anti-doping rules violations.
European Swimming Federation President Paolo Barelli was unsuccessful in his bid for the FINA presidency this summer, but is continuing to fight the international swimming federation over issues he raised during his campaign.
The British squad headed to Indy, including Freya Anderson, will try to improve upon its 10th place finish in the medal standings back in 2015 at this year’s World Junior Swimming Championships.
Spanish Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte blasted a new short course 400 IM world record while competing in Eindhoven this week. Watch how her monster race unfolded.
Rivolta now owns the 8-fastest times in Italian history in the event.
FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, Eindhoven, Netherlands…
Re-live Sarah Sjostrom’s 50.58 100 freestyle world record set on day 1 in Eindhoven.
Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.
The Sjostrom Show has escalated to shockwave proportions.