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)
Rebecca Adlington quieted her critics on day 1 of the 2012 Mare Nostrum Series with a scorching 800 free (Photo Courtesy: Kierra Smith)
Nathan Adrian dropped a bomb in prelims of the GP, but won’t swim finals. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
“Much like Dale Oen lifted his country from tragedy at last year’s World Championships, we heard echoed from his former teammates that they would do the same – band together and lift each other up now that he is gone.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Garrett recaps day 3 from Debrecen, plus some college swimming news and more love for swimming on NBC.