Cameron van der Burgh posted a 58.46 with a blistering first 50 to win gold
Can Kosuke Kitajima win the 100 Breaststroke for the 3rd straight Olympics? (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Spolier alert: If you’re waiting to watch the NBC broadcast on delay, you should wait to watch this video too. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Lochte broke the grill out as he accepted the first gold medal of the 2012 Olympic swim meet. (Photo Courtesy: US Presswire)
The two pending superstars of these Olympics are MIchael Phelps and Missy Franklin as things kick off at the Olympics in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Kosuke Kitajima is shooting for an Olympic threepeat in the 100 breaststroke. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A chilly day in the pool still left some good times, but many athletes seem to be saving their speed for a little bit warmer weather in the afternoon. (Photo Courtesy: Nico Messer)
Nico Messer was born and raised in Switzerland, and is currently the head coach for Vevey Natation. He has spent time…
Yannick Agnel also took his 400 free out in a blistering split, though it was pretty clearly a purposeful front-half.
And Ranomi Kromowidjojo continued to scorch in the 50 free (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
After some breath-holding, Roland Schoeman is officially on his way to London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Garrett McCaffrey helps you sort through what happened on one of the busiest racing weekends of the year.
(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)