“I am now fully geared up for a tough training program to prepare for the (long-course) world championships in Gwangju (South Korea) next year and the Olympics in Tokyo,” Sun Yang said after his nation’s bronze in the men’s 4x200m free relay in Hangzhou.
Sweden’s freestyle ace Michelle Coleman is slated to be back in action this weekend following a 7-month long racing hiatus.
Aussie Olympian Thomas Fraser-Holmes was suspended 12 months for having missed 3 doping tests in 2016/17, but made it back in the pool this morning.
“It’s nice when you’re in glass houses,” storied Aussie coach Denis Cotterell says of the cloud that continues to cover Chinese gold medalist Sun Yang’s head since his 2014 doping suspension.
Additional details concerning a possible ongoing relationship with storied Aussie coach Denis Cotterell and Chinese swimming are emerging from down under.
Might we see storied Australian coach Denis Cotterell reacquainted with past protege Sun Yang of China?
Australian Olympian Dan Smith announced he would be partaking in the post-Rio training shuffle by moving to train under storied coach Michael Bohl.
The following video contains highlights from the Miami Swimming Club’s practice on December 23rd…
It was clear that Cotterell’s knowledge was incredible, his wisdom was insightful and the strength of the connection he has with his swimmers is incredible…
In this exclusive SwimSwam interview Hackett discusses his comeback to this point, his goals for the upcoming year and the adjustments he has made to his training as a 35 year old athlete…
World record-holding Chinese distance man Sun Yang will be returning to Australia to kick off his training in 2016, according to a post on Sun’s Facebook profile.
“The sport evolved while I was away”, says Australian legend Grant Hackett as he continues on his comeback road to Rio.
Clive Power, interim head coach of Swimming New Zealand, will remain in his role through the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Sun Yang had served a doping ban last year, but is still allowed to train at unofficial, non-excellence training centers in Australia.
Lauren Boyle says that what World Record Holder, American Katie Ledecky, is doing for the sport is ‘amazing.’