Scott Weltz brings a new U.S. Open Meet Record to play in the 200 m breaststroke at Wednesday evenings finals. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Sun, Fun and Fast Swimming are the standard at the 2013 US Open in Irvine California
So, who remembers this video that went mega-viral on the internet a few years ago? The ‘Daniel’ in this video…
Missy Franklin has been nothing but golden at this meet. Though she scratched the 50 backstroke semifinal, her most vulnerable event, she is now three-for-three in finals with gold medals, swimming a 1:54.81 for victory in the women’s 200 free. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
The renovated platforms will be named after Dr. Sammy Lee, a legend of the sport. (Photo Courtesy: USC Athletics)
Was Federica Pellegrini’s semi-finals performance in the 200 free for real? Is she back? (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Katie Ledecky’s World Record performance in the 1500 freestyle yesterday was recognized by ESPN SportsCenter, earning the fourth spot on their Top 10 Plays countdown. (Photo Credit: ESPN SportsCenter / @SportsCenter)
Kishwaukee YMCA’s Caitlynn Moon has secured another win, on only the second day of competition, in the 400 m freestyle. Moon’s first win was in the 1500 m freestyle Monday night.
The second night of championship finals for the 2013 YMCA National Long Course Championships began with the traditional Opening Ceremonies/Parade of athletes.
Zane Grothe, Danny Tucker, and Sebastien Rousseau starred on the first night of the 2013 U.S. Open Championships. (Stock Photo of Grothe: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The time-line seems to indicate that CATS Aquatics had the record before Somerset Valley, but great swims by both relays. (Images courtesy of CATS Aquatics)
The Somerset Valley YMCA boys’ 15-18 broke a National Age Group Record, and closed a record loophole, on Tuesday. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Lotte Friis (Left) and Katie Ledecky (center) were both attacking Rebecca Adlington’s World Record in the 800 in the midst of their 1500s. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Today’s USA Report is a long, winding path that ends in a rant about stroke 50’s. Not even sure how it got there. Let’s just go with it. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Olympic Champion, Matt Grevers, defends his 100 back crown, going 1-2 with teammate David Plummer. (Photo Courtesy: FINA)