The distance freestyle races saw big times on the first day of Italian Nationals. Federica Pellegrini (above) put up the second-fastest 400 free time in the world this year while Gabriele Detti broke a national record in the 800 and took over the world’s top ranking.
Katinka Hosszu will race at the 2014 Maria Lenk Trophy in two weeks, swimming for Corinthians.
South Africa’s Chad le Clos took a second event win of the meet thus far in South Africa.
A view of the competition pool at the 2014 French Long Course Championships in Chartres.
Lauren Boyle broke her own national record in the 200 free, one of three New Zealanders to hit the nomination standard for the Commonwealth Games team.
Swimming legend Ian Thorpe was admitted into a Sydney hospital for treatment of an infection on his left-shoulder, several Australian media…
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All eyes will be on this guy, French superstar Yannick Agnel, who has been training under Bob Bowman at NBAC for the last year. This will be Agnel’s first major meet since moving to Baltimore and everyone will be keen to see how the “American” version of their superstar does in Chartres.
Swimmers like Emily Seebohm, who hit “A” standards at the Australian National Championships last week, are qualified for both the Commonwealth Games and the Pan Pac Championships
With 47.23 in the 100 yard butterfly, Michael pulls within .13 of the 15-16 National Age Groud Record, a record he’ll have over two years to challenge. That one currently sits at 47.10, belonging to Michael-Phelps-nemesis Milorad Cavic.
South Africa had a breakthrough with two swimmers qualifying for the Commonwealth Games in the 200 fly on the meet’s first day.
Quiet before the storm: the French national championships get underway tomorrow morning in Chartres, France. Among the top international stars who will be competing are Yannick Agnel, Camille Muffat, Florent Manaudou, Jérémy Stravius, and Camille Lacourt.
Using the Foil Monofin is a great way to practice underwater dolphin kicks and also to get into great shape. The Monofin was the first product made by FINIS just over two decades ago and has evolved into a critical training tool for some of the best swimmers in the world.
Swimming news – 100 breaststroke NAG Record reported by Braden Keith 14-year old pro swimmer Michael Andrew has re-broken his own National…
Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.