Cal Golden Bear Anthony Ervin had the fastest morning swim in the 100 free, though it took as much to even get him into the final.
Japanese backstroker Ryosuke Irie is one of a number of international swimming stars set to compete this weekend on the first stop of the whirlwind weeklong Mare Nostrum tour .
Women’s 50 Freestyle – FINALS Among the greatest weaknesses in all of Japanese swimming is the women’s sprint freestyles; however,…
The two biggest show stoppers of the day were the Australian sprint due of Cate Campbell and James Magnussen…
With the fastest split of the evening, Sun Yang slingshotted the Chinese to a third place finish and new Chinese National record.
James Magnussen clocks a 47.7 in the prelims of the 100 freestyle at 2013 World Championships. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)
Felipe Lima posted this shot of the Canet pool from day 1 of the 2013 Mare Nostrum series.
On the second night of the Mare Nostrum competition in Monaco Olympic champion Camille Muffat dominated the field in the 400 freestyle…
Ruta Meilutyte won the 100 breaststroke destroying the field by almost three full seconds in a blazing 1:05.20 setting meet…
Chad le Clos (above) is part of a loaded field that will compete in Europe over the next month. Also on the list is a pair of Georgia Bulldogs. (Photo Credit: Staccioli/Arena)
Kosuke Kitajima made the roster for the World Championships, but will swim only the medley relay. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
A 12-year old breaststroker has taken Japanese swimming by storm. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
In what was a slow day overall to kick of Japan’s four-day National Championship, Kosuke Hagino mutulated his own Asian continental record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Aya Terakawa gave up the 200 backstroke in a head-scratching decision last year, but the move has paid off so far. (File photo courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
With Yamaguchi out, Shinri Shioura had to lift Japan on the final day of their National Sports Festival (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)