The Russian Swimming Federation announced their 34 swimmer roster for the 2014 European Championships set for August 18-24 in Berlin.
At the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, the Russians had a solid performance with 9 total medals, including two golds. By…
Two Junior World Records went down on the final day of competition at the Russian National Championships in Moscow…
15 year old Daria Ustinova broke the Junior World Record twice in two days taking the women’s 200 backstroke in a time of 2:08.02…
The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.
Russia’s Daria Ustinova has been the first to race to the Junior World Record in the women’s 200 meter backstroke, racing to…
Vlad Morozov and the Russian men have broken yet another relay World Record to finish off the 2013 European Short Course Championships.
In what could be termed a mild upset, American Kylie Stewart of the Dynamo Swim club won the girls’ 200 backstroke in 2:09.74, which is a new Championship Record. That broke the 2:10.43 that Ukrainian Daryna Zevina swam to win at the 2011 edition of this meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Ruta Meilutyte, defending World Champion, cruised to an easy second seed in the women’s 100 breaststroke this morning. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
American Ella Eastin enters the first finals session as the top seed in the girls’ 400 IM. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte was nowhere near her World Record in the 50 breaststroke, but she did take the top seed. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
The Russians dominated the European Junior Championships, and largely the same roster heads to Dubai to take on the world. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Before the events began Australian Cate Campbell was asked if this race felt like revenge after missing the 2012 individual event at the Olympics due to illness, she corrected the interviewer, not revenge, motivation…. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Future Cal teammates Elizabeth Pelton and Missy Franklin will look to repeat their finish from U.S. World Championship Trials.