Cameron Van Der Burgh wins a silver medal and Marwan El Kamash breaks his second Egyptian National record of the meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
With three individual medals in tonight’s evening session, Australia came away with the W in the day 2 medal count. The Aussies garnered a medal in three of the four individual finals tonight, led by Christian Sprenger’s gold in the men’s 100 breast. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Christian Sprenger looked like every bit of the World leader that he’s been all year, and the Australian came home for his team’s first individual gold medal at a year’s ‘big meet’ (long course worlds or the Olympics) since Magnussen won the 100 free in Shanghai in 2011. (Image courtesy of FINA)
If the rest of the field doesn’t wake-up in the 100 backstroke semifinals, Missy Franklin could be swimming alone on her way to gold. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
(Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
This is complete race footage of the men’s 100 breastroke semi final at the 2013 FINA World Championships courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
“France celebrates the men’s 4×100 free relay as Adrian looks on…” (File Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
The African continent puts two swimmers into finals and breaks one National Record on day 1 of the World Championships.
“In a country where cricket, soccer and rugby soak up all the media and sponsors, 21 year old Chad Le Clos became a nationally-celebrated icon after beating his idol Michael Phelps in the 200 metre butterfly in London…” (Photo Credit: US PRESSwire)
Among continuing financial uncertainty in Swimming South Africa, amid the loss of a major sponsor, a group of 8 young talented female swimmers have received a huge boost with the launch of the ‘Get the Girls to Gold’ programme. (Credit: Janna Schulze)
Australian Christian Sprenger is currently ranked number one in the world in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.05 (photo courtesy of Swimming Australia)
Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen
South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh has pulled out of the French Open this weekend, though he hopes to be ready in time for Worlds.
Cesar Cielo is part of a very impressive men’s sprint field at the 2012 French Open. (Photo: Satiro Sodre/SSPress)
On the final session of the Mare Nostrum Tour in Canet Jeanette Ottesen Gray swam a blazing 25.56 to win…