Here we count down some of the greatest performances from semifinal races of the last 20-ish years. These races are just as memorable as the finals.
Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.
With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we’re looking back at the world’s top 10 swimming moments of the past ten years.
Immensely-popular Hong Kong swimmer Kenneth To died from “Sudden Cardiac Arrest,” according to an Alachua County coroner’s report.
Sweden’s Johannes Skagius broke the Swedish and Nordic records in the men’s 50 breast in a time of 27.02.
Defending gold medallist Daniel Gyurta failed to advance out of the men’s 200 breaststroke prelims this morning, finishing 17th.
For the first time since Alexander Dale Oen’s passing during Norway’s 2012 national team training camp in Flagstaff, head coach Petter Løvberg has brought his squad back to the high desert for altitude training. Watch images from their stay in Flagstaff in this video.
Hungarian swimmer, Daniel Gyurta, was present at the ceremony honoring the late Alexander Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer who tragically passed away on May 1, 2012.
When I woke up this morning, May 1st, 2014, I had a bit of a gut-wrenched feeling. I couldn’t exactly…
Daniel Gyurta of Hungary received an award from the United Nations in honor of his tribute to Alexander Dale Oen.
The Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder discusses, SA Nationals, upcoming meets, and the proposed rule changes for breaststroke.
The pool on Tuesday in Port Elizabeth before swimmers got in for warmup showed some improvements. (Photo Courtesy: Karien Jonckheere)
Destin Lasco is breaking more records at one of his favorite pools, the Gloucester Institute of Technology. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Garrett reports: USA Swimming cutting time trials at Olympic Trials and a quick preview of Paralympic Trials.
“Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease is the official cause of death.” (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)