Veteran breaststroker Rikke Pedersen is among the Olympic talent set to take to the pool this week in Denmark.
After missing the podium in this race at the 2015 FINA World Championshps, the defending Olympic champions from Team USA will be pushed hard by the Australian in their attempt at 400 medley relay redemption in Rio.
Cameron McEvoy was the only sub-49 swimmer in morning heats of the men’s 100 freestyle at NSW Championships.
Stacked talent awaits in Sydney at the 2016 NSW Open Championships starting Thursday.
Lilly King breaks Amanda Beard’s 15-year old 200m breaststroke record.
Newly-announced BBC Sportsperson of the Year Award nominee, Adam Peaty, will be leading Great Britain’s charge at the 2015 European Short Course Championships, which begin tomorrow, December 2nd.
Welcome to the sub-1:06 100m breaststroke club, Alia Atkinson!
Daniel Gyurta will look for his 4th consecutive title in the 200m breastroke tonight
Ryan Lochte looks to win his fourth straight title in the men’s 200 IM, and the seventh straight for the U.S.
Rikke Pedersen of Denmark has emerged as the top 200 breastroker in the world the last few years.
Yuliya Efimova has the most impressive resume of anyone in the field in the 50m breastroke. She is the two-time world champion (2009 & 2013) and was the runner up in 2011.
1. Ruta Meilutyte, LTU – 1:04.57; 2. Yuliya Efimova, RUS – 1:05.17; 3. Kanako Watanabe, JPN – 1:05.69
Florent Manaudou of France was the only swimmer under 48 seconds in the 100m freestyle final as he took home gold in the blue ribbon event.
Sarah Sjoestroem will compete in her signature Olympic event, the 100 butterfly on Thursday.
James Magnussen returns to the top of the 100 free mountain winning the 2013 FINA World Championship! (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)