The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
Vladimir Morozov was the top qualifier in the men’s 50 free this morning at Russian Trials.
Vladimir Morozov had his first individual swim of the meet this morning in the men’s 100 freestyle.
Kirill Prigoda was one of three new Olympic qualifiers on day two of the Russian Olympic Trials.
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Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.
Aleksdandr Krasnykh was not expected to make the Russian Olympic Team in the 400 free, but he showed up and had the swim-of-his-life on Saturday evening in Moscow.
There’s not much expectation for day 1’s finals, but in the men’s 100 breaststroke semi-finals, Kirill Prigoda will try and regain his 2015 record-breaking form after qualifying just 11th in prelims.
Andrea Berrino took down her Argentine national record by nearly a second in the 50 back at this weekend’s South American Championships.
Svetlana Chimrova posted a time of 56.87 in the 100 butterfly breaking her own national record of 57.03…
China and Brazil battled for the top spot in the medal standings…
Chinese star Ning Zetao won gold in the men’s 50 freestyle on the first day of the World Military Games…
Rikako Ikee of Japan won the women’s 100 fly in a new championship record of 58.28
One of the world’s best short course swimmers, Vlad Morozov, will only swim two individual races at the 2014 World Short Course Championships.
As of this week, FINA has wiped two Russian relay world records off the books due to the failed drug test by Yuliya Efimova.