The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
Vladimir Morozov was the top qualifier in the men’s 50 free this morning at Russian Trials.
Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.
Evgeny Rylov posted an 8th ranked 53.25 in the 100 back this morning, putting him well under the Russian Olympic qualifying standard.
Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes not only rose to the top of the world in junior swimming, she actually rose to the top of the senior level as well.
2015 EUROPEAN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE WINGATE INSTITUTE IN NETANYA, ISRAEL Wednesday, December 2nd-6th Prelims at 9:30 am local (2:30…
Katinka Hosszu set a championships record in the prelims of the 200 backstroke and broke her own record in the finals…
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.
Fresh off a silver medal performance in the 50m backstroke, Minna Atherton helped her Australian teammates to a gold medal and new junior world record in the 400m free relay to close out day 5
Team USA came out in front of the prelims of the women’s 100 fly with a 58.87 by Cassidy Bayer. That’s a new best for Bayer, who came into the meet with a 59.00 from 2015 U.S. Nationals.
The Championship Record is on watch in the men’s 100 free. It currently sits at 48.97 done by Caeleb Dressel in 2013. USA’s Maxime Rooney and Australia’s Kyle Chalmers pose a major threat to that.
Katie Ledecky became the first woman in history to break the 8:10 barrier when she won the women’s 800m freestyle with new World Record of 8:07.39.
Claire Adams has surged into the world top 10 with her swim tonight.
The St. Petersburg Cup was in full swing in Russia over the weekend, where key members of the Russian team…