The home crowd was animated during the 100 back showdown between Camille Lacourt of Marseille and Jérémy Stravius of Amiens; this time Lacourt came out on top with 53.60. Stage 2 of FFN’s Golden Tour wraps up on Sunday.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo posted a top-5 world time of 24.80 in the 50 free on Friday at the Amiens stage of the Golden Tour in France.
Katinka Hosszu added two golds on the third and final day of Le Meeting de Nice, winning the first stage of FFN’s Golden Tour.
Mehdy Metella picked up his second butterfly gold medal in Nice, winning by 1/100 (23.82) over Andriy Govorov in the 50 fly on Saturday.
Germans Marco Koch, Alexandra Wenk and Hungarians David and Evelyn Verraszto all took home multiple gold from the International Meeting of Uster…
Many thanks to FINA for these swimming photos.
Tom Shields is the only U.S. pro swimmer at the Hong Kong stop of the World Cup, and with relatively thin fields he’ll stand to earn significant prize money beginning Monday.
The Hungarian Swimming Federation held a press conference today where some of the country’s top swimmers spoke about their performances in Berlin…
Many thank to FINA and G. Scala/Deepbluemedia for these swimming photos.
David Verraszto runs afoul of Hungarian federation with comments about importance of European Championships
Hungarian swimmer David Verraszto reached the top of the podium in Berlin last week at the European Championships, but the gold medal might not mean as much to him as you’d think.
Fran Halsall won gold in the women’s 50 free to cap off a dominating week for the Brits. Great Britain led all of Europe with 9 gold medals in the pool and 24 total pieces of hardware.
With some of France’s top stars absent, it was an international free-for-all at the French Open. Katinka Hosszu won three events and David Verraszto, two; James Magnussen had a solid 100 free; and Lauren Boyle broke the meet record in the 800.
Nathan Adrian picked up a win in the 100 free and pushed through as the top seed in the 50 free on day of the 2014 Mare Nostrum-Monaco meet.
14 year old Johannes Hintze recorded an astonishing time of 4:23.63 in the men’s 400 IM becoming the second-fastest 14 year old to ever swim the event…
Zsuzanna Jakabos took a big step in her recovery from shoulder surgery today winning the women’s 50 freestyle at the Budapest Open…