Yulia Efimova

Efimova and Meilutyte Both Near Misses For AIPS European Award

Yulia Efimova and Ruta Meilutyte were both in contention for the the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award…

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14 Questions for 2014

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?

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Hosszu Moves to 10 Wins in 2 Days at Indian Ocean Championships

Katinka Hosszu had another 5-for-6 day at the 2013 Indiana Ocean Championships on the French island of Reunion.

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Hosszu Takes 5 Out of 6 Women’s Races on Day 1 at Indian Ocean Championships

Katinka Hosszu won 5 out of 6 races on day 1 in Reunion, while her coach, and her training partner, cleaned up on the men’s side.

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Hosszu, Efimova and Gyurta To Compete In Saint Paul

The island of Saint Paul does not attract the world’s top athlete’s on a regular basis, but from December 28th-30th…

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After Successful Weekend in Jr. and Sr. Ranks, Russian Stars Still Remain Dominant at Salnikov

Yulia Efimova led an impressive two weeks of competition for the Russians, but she still thinks that she can do better.

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Latecomer Katinka Wins Two at Salnikov; Efimova Just Misses World Record

Katinka Hosszu won a pair of events on day 2 of the 2013 Salnikov Cup, including nearly a lifetime best in the 200 fly.

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Yulia Efimova Breaks Soni’s World Record in 200 SCM Breaststroke

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.

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2013 Euro SC Championships: Day 1 Final Thoughts

The Danish women celebrate above after breaking the World Record in the 200 SCM freestyle relay.

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Agnel and Hosszu LEN European Swimmers of the Year

France’s Yannick Agnel and Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu have been voted as the European Swimming Federation’s (LEN) European Swimmers of the Year.

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$2.218 Million The Final Tally at the 2013 FINA World Cup Series

Chad Le Clos (above) and Katinka Hosszu combined for over $600,000 of the more than two-million given away at the FINA World Cup Series in 2013.

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Race Video: Atkinson wins 100 breast, Beijing World Cup, 1:03.81

Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner.

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Race Video: Efimova 50 scm Breaststroke World Record

Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner. Via Universal Sports: 2013, Tokyo, Japan, FINA Swimming World Cup,…

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Efimova Takes Down Hardy’s 50 Breaststroke World Record

Russian Yulia Efimova had an incredible summer in Barcelona winning the 50 and 200 breaststroke at the World Championships and…

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Tokyo Day One Points Leaders

With the top three best performances (according to the FINA Points Table), earning bonus points (1st– 24 pt    2nd –…

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