Women’s 200 Meter Freestyle – US Nationals Preview – Missy, Ledecky & Schmitty atop hard-hitting field
Katie Ledecky (pictured), Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt are prepared to do battle for the national title ahead of a tightly-packed 200 free field.
Maya DiRado is our top pick for the women’s 200 IM at 2014 Nationals.
With four of last year’s six national teamers retired or taking time away from the pool, the door is open for fresh talent behind 2012 Olympian Claire Donahue.
Katie Hoff won the 200 free, putting up the 4th-fastest time by an American this season. She also took second in the 100 breast.
As the next wave of Speedo Sectional meets kicks off around the country, one location worth watching is Orlando, where a number of Olympians will be competing.
Olympic silver medalist Elizabeth Beisel is our favorite to win the women’s 400 IM at Nationals in August.
With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.
Katie Hoff, on the comeback trail in the Sunshine State after a swimming hiatus, won four events at the SFTL meet, including a 200 IM that would have won the Santa Clara Grand Prix by over a half second.
Katie Hoff closed out her local meet on Sunday with an impressive 200 IM.
While Katie Hoff isn’t swimming against the best of the best, it doesn’t seem to matter. This comeback kid is making a statement at a local Miami meet.
Katie Hoff made a big statement swim in the 200 IM at the Mesa Grand Prix, serving notice that she just might be the most impactful “comeback kid” in American swimming right now.
We looked into Katie Hoff’s 200 IM at Mesa in comparison to her swim at the 2007 World Championships.
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The Mesa Grand Prix was just a preview of what’s to come for the summer. With some of the best in the pool returning to action this weekend, we’re in for an exciting 2014.
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