Katinka Hosszu fought her way back to the front from 5th place after the first 50 to win the 200 freestyle at the Doha World Cup.
Ryan Lochte (featured image) headlines the 2013 Duel in the Pool.
Complete race footage is courtesy of Universal Sports Network (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…
Mireia Belmonte Garcia posted a 7:59.34 in the 800 SCM Freestyle to become the first woman to ever break 8:00. This is her first freestyle world record. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)
For a second straight day the European contingent were not able find their way to the top of the medal podium. Tomorrow looks a lot more promising after seeing their performances in the semi-finals… (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
James Magnussen returns to the top of the 100 free mountain winning the 2013 FINA World Championship! (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Missy Franklin hit the water with a one-second deficit to make up on Australian anchor Alicia Coutts, who previously anchored Australia’s 400 free relay as well, and split a blazing 1:54.27 to run her down and take victory in 7:54.14. (Image Courtesy of FINA)
Missy Franklin and Shannon Vreeland led the way to gold in the 400 free relay; they’ll be joined by two new counterparts in the 800 free relay final, though this time they’ll come in as only the 3rd seed. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Women’s 200 freestyle race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Day four was the first day of the competition that we did not see a European swimmer on top of the podium at the 2013 FINA World Championships, Pawel Korzeniowski and Federica Pellegrini came close… (photo credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Chad le Clos was one of three medalists for South Africa on night four of the 2013 FINA World Championships (photo credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
2012 Olympic Champion, Chad le Clos, defends his 200 fly crown at 2013 Worlds. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Missy Franklin has been nothing but golden at this meet. Though she scratched the 50 backstroke semifinal, her most vulnerable event, she is now three-for-three in finals with gold medals, swimming a 1:54.81 for victory in the women’s 200 free. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)