The 2015 Pan American Games will officially kick off when the torch is lit at the opening ceremonies. The opening ceremonies are being held at the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays, performed by the Canadian circus art group Cirque Du Soleil.
While the pool swimming portion of the 2015 World University Games, the biggest competition of the last week, has wrapped…
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Bill Hogan and the Union Americana De Natacion have expressed interest in having a Pan American Junior meet to provide juniors with more experience on the international level.
Dutch swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal swam near a lifetime best in the women’s 200 free on Friday at the 2015 Romanian…
The USA swept the medals in the final individual event, as Jay Litherland ruined teammate’s Josh Prenot’s bid for his third individual gold medal this week.
In another thrilling race, Russia won its only relay gold medal of this meet.
In what may be the biggest upset this week, Italy spoiled the USA’s attempt to sweep the relays at this meet.
Vroomon took over the lead from Martina De Memme of Italy at the 200m mark, then held off another Italian, Martina Caramignoli, to win in a time of 8:26.67.
Zhou put it into another gear over the final 50, outsplitting Polieri by over a second to take the gold, 2:07.69 to 2:08.66.
It looked like Brazilian Henrique Martins had the lead in the final meters, but Tsurkin got his hand to the wall first to win, 22.22 to 22.24.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova of Russia won her first individual gold of the meet with a 24.91, the only swimmer under 25.0.
Margo Geer swam the most impressive performance of the meet thus far in the prelims of the women’s 100m freestyle; touching the wall in 53.95 to take the top seed heading into finals.