Mare Nostrum

2021 Mare Nostrum Barcelona – Day 1 Prelims Recap

Kira Toussaint qualified first in the 50 backstroke and 50 butterfly and is the third qualifier in the 200 butterfly in Barcelona.

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Therese Alshammar Confirms 2021 Olympic Goal, Sjostrom Hits 54.84 100 Free

Therese Alshammar has confirmed that she hopes to race at her 7th Olympic Games this year as a member of the 4×100 freestyle relay.

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2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Canet will host the second of three stops on the Mare Nostrum tour, after a field of the world’s top swimmers passed through Monte Carlo last week.

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All World Records Set In Mare Nostrum History

In almost 30 years, seven world records have been set in Monte Carlo, Canet and Barcelona, with Sweden’s Therese Alshammar the last to do so in 2007.

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2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 2 Prelims Recap

World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom swam her first 100 free since injuring her elbow, posting a 54.90 in prelims this morning.

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Sarah Sjostrom Surprises Herself By Cracking 25 In First Post-Injury 50 Free

World record holder Sarah Sjostrom made her long-awaited return to racing in Canet, France, hitting a 24.68 50 freestyle

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2021 Mare Mostrum Monaco: Hosszu Leads Money Tables With €1450 From 6 Events

The top earner in Monaco was Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, who picked up €1,450 (~$1,771.05 USD) from placing top three in six of her eight events.

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Kregor Zirk Lowers Estonian 200 Free Record Again – Fourth Time In 10 Weeks

Zirk has reset the record four times since the end of March, with this latest showing in Canet bringing the record under 1:47 for the first time (1:46.90).

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2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Canet will host the second of three stops on the Mare Nostrum tour, after a field of the world’s top swimmers passed through Monte Carlo last week.

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2021 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Prelims Recap

Sarah Sjostrom swam a 24.68 in the 50 free in prelims in her first meet since injuring her elbow in February of this year.

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Sarah Sjostrom & Therese Alshammar Will Make Race Returns This Week in Canet

Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom had already announced her plan to return from injury in Canet, but the presence of 43-year old Therese Alshammar is a surprise.

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Thom de Boer Lowers Own Dutch 50 Free National Record – 21.62

Dutch ace Thom de Boer crushed a new national record in the men’s 50m free en route to topping skins at the Mare Nostrum in Monaco.

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2021 Mare Nostrum Monaco – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Butterfly ace Chad le Clos (pictured) will open up this evening’s finals session in the men’s 100 fly after qualifying in 5th place

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Grueling Schedule For Hosszu, Sub-Minute 100 Back For Toussaint In Monaco

Dutch national record holder Kira Toussaint posted the quickest prelim time in the women’s 100m back on day 2 of Mare Nostrum in Monaco.

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Mare Nostrum Monaco Finals: Day 1 Live Recap

Dutchman Arno Kamminga (pictured) is up in the first race of the evening after cruising this morning’s prelims of the men’s 200 breast

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