Led by a blistering sub-23 anchor from Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Dutch women broke the World Record, but not the European Record, in the 200 free relay.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo nearly broke 23 seconds with her second leg on the Dutch’s preliminary world record-setting swim in the 4×50 Freestyle Relay.
Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s 200 Breaststroke, an event she holds the met record in SCM and the world record in LCM, will be one of the highlight races of the final day of competition at Short Course Worlds.
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Inge Dekker is one of the biggest names on the roster and had an amazing world cup series this year demonstrating that she has plenty of talent in the short course pool. Dekker racked up a total of 374 points on the circuit overall to finish second behind Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu.
The Dutch team for the World Short Course Championships will include five athletes who currently rank top ten in the world…
Ranomi Kromowidjojo has never won an individual gold at the European Long Course Championships: a fact that she’ll look to change in a big way this summer in Berlin.
The 2013 edition of the Dutch Open National Championships in Eindhoven began with a National Record. Dutch swimming, though well-known…
Jacco Verharen, who took over the Dutch Technical Director role in November after coaching Ranomi Kromowidjojo to a double gold in London,…
Sweden’s Sjostrom Outshined the Lethal Dutch Sprint Crew in the semifinals. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/©TheSwimPictures.com)