FINA has approved a number of rules changes, and will begin coed relays at the 2014 Short Course World Championships, but they rejected changes to the breaststroke rules.
British teen Chloe Waddell, who tragically died shortly after a swim meet in February, had an undiagonsed heart condition. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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.
Sarah Sjostrom is swimming four individual events, but the event order means not much risk for her medal chances. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
As the World Championships get underway in Barcelona we want to make sure that all of our readers have a…
Ireland’s Sycerika McMahon was dealt a bit of a blow this week when it was realized that she hadn’t hit the FINA A standards in the relevant qualifying period. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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)
Andi Murez and Leah Goldman went 1-2 in the first women’s swimming race of the 2013 Maccabiah Games. (Photo Courtesy: Leah Goldman)
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)
Florida Gulf Coast’s Emma Svensson (above) will have an impressive new teammate during the 2013-2014 season. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)
This pool in South Korea, designed to be shaped like a water drop, will host the 2015 World University Games and now the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Gwangju organizing committee)
The Serbians are seeing a changing of the guard in their swimming program, beginning with this 2013 roster. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Italy has added two swimmers to their World Championship roster at the 11th hour. (Photo of Pizzini courtesy: Italian Swimming)
Australian Christian Sprenger is currently ranked number one in the world in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.05 (photo courtesy of Swimming Australia)
Evgeny Sadovy, the 1992 Olympic Gold Medalist and world record holder will be back at the pool in Barcelona as an official. (Photo Courtesy: www.volganet.ru)