Evgeny Rylov became the first Russia to win Olympic gold in the pool in 25 years when he topped the men’s 100 backstroke final in a European Record of 51.98.
I record del mondo stabiliti durante la serie del Mare Nostrum Tour sono sette. Il primo fu di Alexander Popov, l’ultimo di Therese Alshammar
In almost 30 years, seven world records have been set in Monte Carlo, Canet and Barcelona, with Sweden’s Therese Alshammar the last to do so in 2007.
Katinka Hosszu became the female swimmer with the most medals in the history of the European Championships, now owning 24 of them dating back to 2008.
June 17 marked 20 years since Tom Malchow broke the 200 butterfly world record. It was the last time the record was broken prior to the Phelps era.
As we explore the evolution of the 21st century face of the men’s 200 fly thus far, who do you think will become the 2020s face of the men’s 200 fly?
2016 was a tumultuous year in Russian swimming. Russia’s most awarded swimmer of her generation, Yulia Efimova, test positive for a…