Pinto, who now trains with Metro Aquatic Club, is the Venezuelan Record holder and was a finalist in the event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…
Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.
Multi-dimensional threat, Kosuke Hagino of Japan, nabbed two gold medals at the Bergen Swim Festival tonight.
Katinka Hosszu tackles a 400 IM/200 back double tonight in London, while men’s and women’s 400 freestyle relay squads battle it out for the final slots for Rio.
Nielsen’s swims were better year over year than she performed a year ago.
Rikke Moller Pedersen had the performance of the day at the Danish open posting a 2:21.60 in the women’s 200 breaststroke…
Jeanette Ottesen of Denmark posted a time of 58.10 to win women’s 100 butterfly on the second evening of the Danish Cup, moving her up one spot in the world rankings…
NCAA Champions Brett and Shaune Fraser give the Caymans more Olympic swimmers per capita than any other country on earth (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Hilda Luthersdottir is one of three Icelandic individual qualifiers for London (photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh took a third gold medal of these championships on the last day. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
More details about Tucson Ford’s interim head coach. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)