17-year-old Aussie Sam Short busted out the 800m free swim of his life, registering a time of 7:38.97 to take the short course national title.
In a race that takes under 30 seconds, a single turn hit long, a slow start, or a bad breakout can easily be the difference between first and second place.
Mykhailo Romanchuk ha stabilito ieri sera il record europeo negli 800 metri stile libero maschili nel test durante la finale ISL
Tras establecer un nuevo récord mundial junior en los 400 libre masculino, Thomas Neill, de 18 años, cerró la sesión con otro gran resultado.
On the heels of establishing a new World Junior Record tonight in the men’s 400m free, Thomas Neill closed out the session with another big-time effort.
The list of 2nd-fastest performers all-time includes many legendary swimmers and former records that were once thought untouchable.
This weekend, Sam Short took on the 200m/400m/800m/1500m freestyle events, with the teen reaping gold across the entire spectrum.
El campeón olímpico bajó sus tiempos de hace 5 temporadas para mejorar su propio récord continental, en el cierre del Campeonato Italiano.
Also known as the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband earned his place among the greatest sprint freestylers of all time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
It’s been almost 20 years since Grant Hackett beat Kieran Perkins at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney in the 1500 free. Hackett turns 40 on Saturday.
Hackett’s 7:23.42 world record set in July of 2008 is almost six seconds faster than anyone else in history.
Henrik Christiansen raced his way to the fastest 800m free time in Norwegian history while competing in Tilburg at the Dutch SC Championships.
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Aussie Thomas Neill had a heck of a meet at these World Juniors, crushing his personal bests en route to 3 individual medals.
Australia’s Thomas Neill entered these Championships as a viable contender but has already established himself as a bona fide budding freestyle superstar.