It was a great day for the Hungarians at the Dubai World Cup Sunday, with Daniel Gyurta and Katinka Hosszu each setting a world record and riding that wave to the top of both the money-earners lists and the series points standings.
Daniel Gyurta jumped into the World Record game, earning a $10,000 bonus alongside his countrywoman Katinka Hosszu. The two now lead all money-earners on the World Cup circuit this year.
Daniel Gyurta lowered his 200 breaststroke record from the suit era of 2009 to 2:00.48 today at the Dubai World Cup.
Katinka Hosszu is well on her way to defending her World Cup points title with one of seven stops down. Hosszu leads all women with 189 points, even more than she had at this point last year.
Chad le Clos came just short of a world record in the mens’ 100 fly, crushing his own national record with a 48.70.
Chad le Clos continues to keep a light schedule in Doha, but in the 100 fly took the top seed over American Tom Shields.
Katinka Hosszu could go after a World Record in the 200 free in finals on the first night of the 2014 FINA World Cup stop in Doha.
Katinka Hosszu was the big story on the first day of the 2014 FINA World Cup Series stop in Doha, Qatar.
Katinka Hosszu headlines the 2014 FINA Swimming World Cup.
The Doha World Cup meet has released quotes from a pair of iconic athletes – Chad le Clos and Daniel Gyurta – making returns to their primary events this weekend.
Spain’s Mireia Belmonte-Garcia has been added to the lineup for the 2014 FINA World Cup stop in Dubai.
50 breaststroke British teenager Adam Peaty swam at his first major international competition at the Commonwealth Games and showed that his inexperience…
Kevin Cordes is the fastest man ever in the 200 meter breaststroke on American soil.
After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.
Two-time World Champ and Olympic gold medalist Daniel Gyurta will not compete in his signature event, the 200 breast, at this year’s European Championships, according to his coach.