A new rivalry is being born in Europe. Russia’s Yulia Efimova (above) and Denmark’s Rikke Moeller-Pedersen had another great battle in finals of the 200 breaststroke.
Women’s 200 butterfly Mireia Belmonte Garcia may have been disappointed finishing outside of the medals in the 200 IM, but…
There has been a great deal of excitement in and around Danish Swimming in the past year. With performances such…
Ireland’s Fiona Doyle is the newest member of the European team for the Duel in the Pool.
In a SwimSwam exclusive Shannon Rollason takes the time to discuss his thoughts on breaststroke and the training of world…
Lotte Friis, the woman who went toe-to-toe with Katie Ledecky at Worlds, is one of three Danes who have accepted spots on the 2013 Duel in the Pool roster.
The 2013 FINA World Championships was the first time that the Danish national team operated under a new coaching structure and leadership… (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)
Women’s 50 breaststroke “World Record” complete race footage is courtesy of swimswam partner Universal Sports Network. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Both the male and female 200 breaststroke events today were dominated by Europeans today with only one non-European standing on…
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)
Pedersen, who broke the world record in the semi-final led the race for 150 meters that was when Efimova made her charge. Efimova tralied Pedersen by 27 one-hundredths of a second at the final turn, but came off the wall determined to collect her first world championship. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Ricky Berens and Team USA looked good in prelims of the 800 free relay, but there will be a few factors working against them in finals. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
For a second straight day the European contingent were not able find their way to the top of the medal podium. Tomorrow looks a lot more promising after seeing their performances in the semi-finals… (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Rikke Moeller Pedesen broke the World Record in the women’s 200 breaststroke in the semi-finals on Thursday. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)