The Russian Swimming Federation announced their 34 swimmer roster for the 2014 European Championships set for August 18-24 in Berlin.
World Champion Yulia Efimova has been stripped of four European titles and two World Records by FINA after a positive doping test.
The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.
Rikke Moeller-Pedersen will be the new European Champion and Record holder of the 200 breaststroke after FINA approves the reshuffle of results from Herning.
While the Russians await their records, the Danish women (including above, Mie Nielsen, Rikke Moeller-Pedersen, Jeanette Ottesen, and Pernille Blume) celebrate their newly-ratified World Records.
World Champion Yulia Efimova has had her case heard in front of the FINA Doping Panel, Russian media reports.
Russian Sergey Melnikov has been provisionally suspended by FINA after a positive test for EPO at the 2013 European Championships.
In the first official recognition and acknowledgement that Russian superstar swimmer and World Record holder Yulia Efimova actually tested positive for…
In the statement, the Russian Swimming Federation confirms that it did receive a report from FINA about Yulia Efimova’s ‘professional activities,’ but would not comment on the contents of that report.
World Champion and World Record holder Yulia Efimova has tested positive for DHEA.
Katie Ledecky features prominently in the Top 10 Hardcore Swims of the Year. See who else ranks with the biggest swims of 2013.
Katinka Hosszu tore through 2013 like a freight train, never stopping or slowing down and dominating all around the globe.
Yulia Efimova and Ruta Meilutyte were both in contention for the the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award…
2013 was our first Phelps-less year in a long while. Will the New Year bring a return of the iconic pre-race body-slaps?
Katinka Hosszu had another 5-for-6 day at the 2013 Indiana Ocean Championships on the French island of Reunion.