The Americans looked great in prelims, but Nathan Adrian needs to be focused in his Barcelona debut to hold of Russia and Australia. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
This photo of Michael Phelps was Tweeted by FINA today: visual evidence that the GOAT is in Barcelona. (Photo Courtesy: FINA/@fina1908
The limited edition POWERSKIN Carbon-Pro Mark 2 features a red, white and blue pattern and is currently exclusive to U.S. National Team athletes competing internationally. The suit was designed to celebrate Arena’s eight-year sponsorship as the exclusive outfitter of the U.S. National Swim Team. It will hit retail stores in the U.S. and internationally in October 2013. (Image courtesy of Arena)
From L-R, Zoe Avestruz, Olivia Anderson, Bre Thorne, and Kaia Grobe, who broke another NAG Record on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy: Jean Buteyn)
Winn Aung of the Redding Aquaducks, swimming in his last meet as a 10 & under, broke the 100 yard free National Age Group Record by almost a full second. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Rowdy Gaines’ view of the pool for the upcoming World Championships. (Courtesy: Rowdy Gaines)
There’s a lot of weight on Kevin Cordes’ shoulders in the 400 medley relay, as he’ll need to be competitive with Australia’s Christian Sprenger.
The Sierra Marlins’ high school senior had a great first day, including finaling in the 200 free. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
(Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The King Aquatic Club’s 15-16 boys broke a National Age Group Record that was quite old, and quite historic, on Friday. (Photo: Mark Moffatt/King Aquatic Club)
Lead off by a phenomenal backstroke leg from Hannah Weiss, the 17-18 girls from the King Aquatic Club broke a National Age Group Record on Friday night in Seattle. (Photo Courtesy: Mark Moffatt/King Aquatic Club)
JEAH – A full list of how to follow every bit of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
FINA’s Technical Swimming Congress rejected the second major proposal on the table about how to clear up underwater pullouts in a vote on Friday.
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.