World Champion Sarah Sjostrom was the lone female double winner on the first day of the 2013 Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Cesar Cielo, the fastest man ever in the 50 yard free, looked the part in prelims of the 2013 Minneapolis Grand Prix
Dave Salo, who always keeps things interesting, has announced a tentative dual meet between the Trojan postgrad group and the USC men’s squad.
Before the events began Australian Cate Campbell was asked if this race felt like revenge after missing the 2012 individual event at the Olympics due to illness, she corrected the interviewer, not revenge, motivation…. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Missy Franklin has been nothing but golden at this meet. Though she scratched the 50 backstroke semifinal, her most vulnerable event, she is now three-for-three in finals with gold medals, swimming a 1:54.81 for victory in the women’s 200 free. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Vladimir Morozov is 7th, 48.67, after the men’s 100 free prelim. Adrian is 12th, displaying he may still be battling illness. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
European Report Day 1 – Hosszu Impressive in the 200 IM; Costa Schmid Gives the Crowd a Reason to Cheer
Katinka Hosszu, who has been having an extremely impressive year… (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The men’s 200m freestyle World Championships Preview. (Photo Credit: TIm Binning, TheSwimPictures)
The HardCoreSwim of the week for the 2013 World University Games goes to the Russian men’s 400 free relay. Vlad…
Russian Vlad Morozov won the 100 freestyle at the World University Games in a stunning 47.62, the second fastest time in the world this year nine one-hundredths of a second behind James Magnussen
Laura Sogar and Andrea Kropp finish first and second in the prelims of the 200 breaststroke. The women’s 4×200 freestyle relay of Andrea Murez, Melanie Margalis, Rachel Acker, and Chelsea Chenault will also be the top seed going into finals tonight. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
Sean Ryan of the United States has been biding his time through Open Water Nationals and the World Championship Trials, but unleashed at the World University Games. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Aliaksandra Herasimenia took the women’s 50 butterfly in a World University Games record time of 25.84. The pervious games record of 25.97 was held by her fellow country woman Svetlana Khokhlova. (Photo credit: Janna Schulz)
All signs abroad are that James “the Missile” Magnussen has his sights set on a 100 freestyle gold in Barcelona. (Photo: Swimming Australia)
On day two of the 2013 Speedo Grand Challenge, USC Trojan Vlad Morozov, who went pro this year after a brilliant…