Akihiro Yamaguchi very nearly broke 2:07 in the 200 breaststroke at Japan’s National Sports Festival on Saturday.
Dana Vollmer’s gold medals and World Record will be honored with a hometown ceremony on September 15th. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A pair of Japan’s junior stars may be holding the best tapers ever, while back here in the states the missile is set to strike in Berkley this weekend.
Yamaguchi’s 2:07.57 in the 200 breast just missed Kosuke Kitajima’s National Record! (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Greg Meehan is moving down to Palo Alto to be the next women’s coach at Stanford and Jack Conger cemented himself as one of the best up and coming swimmers in the world. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)
Chase Kalisz (above) took his second Meet Record of the week to wrap up the 2012 Jr. Pan Pacs. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Michael Phelps’ training partner Chase Kalisz put up the swim he’s been waiting for all summer. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Jack Conger will be one of the stars of the American team in Honolulu as they face heavy competition from the Japanese junior squad.. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Diana Nyad is still on course to reach the coast of Florida on Tuesday, despite a heavy squall and some jelly fish stings. (Photo Courtesy @ Mike Lewis OlaVistaPhotography.com)
The final two days of the Japanese High School Championship wrapped on Monday morning, with more spectacular swimming from Akihiro Yamaguchi serving…
(Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Women’s 100 Backstroke The Olympics are going to be awesome this year. There are so many swimmers who are so…
At 29-years old, Kitajima isn’t slowing down at all (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Whilst much of the international focus has been on big-time meets like the USA Swimming National Championships, the World University Games,…
8 Meet Records in 11 Events Punctuate Final Day of 2011 FINA Youth World Championships; Canadian NAG Record Goes Down
The final day of competition at the 2011 FINA Youth World Swimming Championships were quite the doozey, with 8 Meet…