Rikako Ikee’s tear through the Mare Nostrum series continued on Saturday with another new Japanese Record.
Legendary Australian swim coach Ken Wood has died, the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has posted on their Facebok page….
More than 40% of SwimSwam voters selected Liu Zige’s 2:01.81 in the 200 fly as the current world record that would last the longest, narrowly edging the men’s 200 free (1:42.00 from Paul Biedermann).
Emma McKeon equalled the Australian Record of Jessicah Schipper (56.23) in the women’s 100 fly semi-finals.
Penny Oleksiak broke the junior world record in the women’s 100 fly winning silver.
Though the world record is safe in the women’s 200 fly, China’s dominance in the event on the world stage is less certain.
Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.
Sarah Sjostrom put up a meet record in the women’s 100 fly in 56.12 to qualify first for the final.
China’s Ning Zetao swam a 47.9 in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 free and scratched the final on Thursday in Foshan.
Katinka Hosszu has already had a phenomenal Championships so far, and she will compete in one of her signature races, the 200 fly, this morning.
Day 5 of the Chinese National Championships was all about the sprinters, with Ning Zetao putting up a 48.36 to win the 100 free.
Spain’s Mireia Belmonte crushed a super-suited record to become the first woman under two minutes in the 200 fly.
2014 ASIAN GAMES – SWIMMING Sunday, September 21st-Friday, September 26th Incheon, South Korea Prelims/Finals: 9AM/7PM local time Event website Entry…
Sun Yang is back into international competition after a tumultuous offseason, and he leads a very strong Chinese roster into the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Aya Terakawa wrapped up a stellar career in 2013 with several national records and a pair of bronze medals at World Championships.