Europe

Meilutyte Swims 1:05.4 to Finish Euro Juniors; Russians Dominate Medal Count

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)

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Morozov wins the 100 freestyle at WUG in a time of 47.62

Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Russians Collect Three More Gold on Day Four of WUG

The hometown fans in Kazan, Russia certainly had something to cheer about on the fourth night of the World University Games as the Russian athletes put themselves on the top position of the podium in three out of the seven finals of the evening.

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Baklakova Breaks Meet Record; Nasretdinova Beats Meilutyte in 50 Free

The Russians looked strong again on day 4 of the 2013 European Junior Championships. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: A Young Japanese Contender for Lochte in the Men’s 200 IM

Ryan Lochte’s breaststroke leg should make the difference between him and Kosuke Hagino at Worlds. (Photo: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)

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Brits Win First Two Golds; Skagius Breaks Swedish Record on Day 3 at Euro Jrs

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)

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Sean Ryan Wins 1500 freestyle, Breaks 15 min Barrier at WUG

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)

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Herasimenia wins 50 Butterfly in WUG Record Time of 25.84

Aliaksandra Herasimenia took the women’s 50 butterfly in a World University Games record time of 25.84. The pervious games record of 25.97 was held by her fellow country woman Svetlana Khokhlova. (Photo credit: Janna Schulz)

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Big DQ Can’t Stop Russian Momentum With 5 Golds on Day 2 at European Juniors

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)

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Russians Burn Up Pool Again on Morning 2 at World University Games

The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Russians win three of four events in Kazan at Universiade

Yana Martynova (picture courtesy of U of E Swim Team)

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2013 Worlds Preview: A Humbled Magnussen and Resurgent Russia

All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)

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14-Year Old Hungarian Wins Euro Junior Title in 400 IM with 4:44

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)

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Grechin Goes 48.0 in 100 Free in first WUGs Session

The Canadians, Russians, an Americans all got off to a hot start, and Russia may have gotten a boost for a Worlds gold in the 400 free relay. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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