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2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: American Godsoe wins 100m Backstroke

Eugene Godsoe (USA) finished with a winning time of 50.15, beating 2nd place Hurley (AUS) by just .09 seconds. Fellow American Thomas Shields finished in 3rd place.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Kaneko wins 200m Backstroke

The race was a battle between Mitchell Larkin and Yuki Shirai (JPN) until the last length, when Masaki Kaneko (JPN) sprinted to the line to win the Men’s 200m backstroke by .13 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Gyurta wins 200m Backstroke

Daniel Gyurta (HUN) gets his first win this season in the World Cup, with a Cup record at 2:01.30, beating Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) by 2.33 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Eugene Godsoe wins 50m Backstroke

American Eugene Godsoe won with a time of 23.12, beating 2nd place swimmer Robert Hurley by .14 seconds. This is Godsoe’s 2nd gold medal as he was the winner in yesterday’s 100m backstroke.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: American Godsoe wins 100m Backstroke

25 year old Eugene Godsoe (USA) won with a time of 50.21, beating 2nd place Hurley (AUS) by just .09 seconds. This is Godsoe’s first win in this WC season.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 200m Backstroke: Kawecki beats Clary

Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) finished with a winning time of 1:47.63, beating out American Tyler Clary by .97 seconds. Kawecki was the 200m backstroke silver medalist at the World Championships in Barcelona.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 100m Backstroke: Matt Grevers wins

Matt Grevers (USA) finished with a time of 52.93, beating out fellow American David Plummer. Newly married Grevers put his honeymoon on hold to compete at this year’s world championships.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 100m Backstroke: Missy Franklin wins

Missy Franklin (USA) picked up her 2nd gold medal at this year’s championships. finishing the backstroke with a time of 58.42. Her time was the best time this year and the 6th fastest time in history.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Franklin wins 200m backstroke

Missy Franklin has been a winning machine at this years nationals, picking up wins in the 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, and now the 200m backstroke. Franklin’s 200m backstroke time of 2:05.68 is the fastest time ever recorded in US waters.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Ryan Lochte wins 200m backstroke

Ryan Lochte did it again, finishing the 200m backstroke with a winning time of 1:55.16 over Tyler Clary. Lochte raced just one hour after winning the 200m freestyle earlier in the day.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Women’s 200m Backstroke: Kaitlin Harty wins

Kaitlin Harty finished with a winning time of 2:10.38, beating her personal best time by 4 seconds. Megan Romano finished in 2nd place.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Men’s 200m Backstroke: Lochte takes 4th, Murphy wins

Ryan Lochte finished with a time of 1:59.93 while Ryan Murphy went on to get the win finishing with a time of 1:59.93. Lochte took 3rd earlier in the 200IM.

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Men’s 100m backstroke: Lochte gets 6th as Teduits wins

Ryan Lochte finished with a time of 55.48 but it was not good enough to beat the winner of the event Andrew Teduits who finished with a time of 54.43.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Matt Grevers wins Men’s 100m Backstroke

After a victory Saturday in the 200m backstroke, Matt Grevers took home another win for the Americans, finishing with a time of 53.75.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Missy Franklin wins Women’s 100m Backstroke

The reigning Olympic champion and record holder Missy Franklin (USA) added to her long list of victories for the weekend, finishing the Backstroke with a time of 1:00.00.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Matt Grevers wins Men’s 200 Backstroke

Matt Grevers (USA) won with a time of 1:58.84, beating out second place Tyler Clary (USA) by 2.18 seconds. Grevers won the gold medal in the 100 meter Backstroke at the 2012 Olympics.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Missy Franklin wins Women’s 200 Backstroke

The 17-year-old phenom never ceases to amaze as she picked up her second win of the day, finishing with a time of 2:07.31. Missy Franklin (USA) also holds the World Record for the event.

Franklin wins 200m backstroke gold

USA swimmer Missy Franklin reacts after the women’s 200m backstroke final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. Franklin won the gold medal setting a new world record at 2:04.06. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy Franklin confirmed her arrival as the new queen of the […]

Grevers wins 100m backstroke gold

United States’ Matthew Grevers starts in a men’s 100-meter backstroke swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sunday, July 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – Matt Grevers collected his first individual gold medal on Monday when he led an American […]

Franklin wins 100m backstroke gold

United States’ Missy Franklin starts in the women’s 100-meter backstroke swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Monday, July 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – Missy Franklin lived up to her billing as the next big thing in women’s swimming when […]

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Matt Grevers wins 100 Backstroke

Matt Grevers heads to his second Olympics, posting 52.08, .14 seconds off the world record. Nick Thoman will join Grevers in London, .78 seconds behind.

2012 Charlotte UltraSwim: Ryan Murphy wins 200m Backstroke

At 1:58.09, 16 year old Ryan Murphy wins the 200m backstroke by just .03 seconds over Omar Pinzon.

2012 Charlotte UltraSwim: Elizabeth Pelton wins 200m Backstroke

At 2:09.41 Pelton wins the 200m Backstroke over Stephanie Proud by 1.17 seconds, Elizabeth Beisel was 7th.

Ryan Lochte 3rd in 100 Backstroke in Indianapolis

Ryan Lochte finished with a time of 54.75, tying him in third with Mathias Gydesen. Thomas Nick won the event .by 80 seconds over Lochte.

Missy Franklin wins 100 backstroke in Indianapolis

Missy Franklin finished with a time of 59.89, beating 2nd place Stephani Au by . 41 seconds, during the Indy Grand Prix @ the Nat at the Indiana University Natatorium.

2011 FINA World Cup: Phelps Seals 200m Backstroke

United States’ veteran and Olympic champion, Michael Phelps, took control of the 200m Backstroke during the 2011 FINA World Cup series in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, October 19, 2011.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Verraszto wins 400m IM

In the Men’s Individual Meldey, the 200m Backstroke Olympic Champ, and fav, Tyler Clary (USA) finished 4.67 seconds slower than David Verraszto (HUN), who finished at 4:16.03.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: Eugene Godsoe wins 200m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) picked up his 2nd gold medal of the day after finishing with time of 1:51.29. Godsoe won the men’s 50m backstroke earlier in the day.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Godsoe wins 50m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) picks up his second win in the Men’s 50m Backstroke this season, posting the fastest time of the year at 23.07 seconds.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: American Godsoe wins gold in 200m Back

Eugene Godsoe (USA) won with a time of 1:50.56 to earn his 2nd gold medal on the day. Godsoe was also the winner in yesterday’s 100m Backstroke.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Thomas Shields wins 100m Fly

Thomas Shields (USA)won with a time of 48.80, beating 2nd place swimmer Chad Le Clos (RSA) by .25 seconds. Shields also won yesterday’s 100m Backstroke.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Einhoven: Kawecki wins 200m Back

In the Men’s 200m Backstroke, short course champ and silver medalist in Barcelona, Radoslow Kawecki (POL) gets the win over Tyler Clary (USA) by 1.30 seconds at 1:48.54.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Einhoven: Delaney beats Hurley in 50m Back

Yesterday the two teammates Ashley Delaney and Robert Hurley (AUS) tied in the Men’s 100m Backstroke, today Delaney edges Hurley by .01 second for the win in the 50m, at 23.28.

Sun Yang Wins 800m Freestyle; Missy Franklin Wins 200m Freestyle

(Reuters) – Sun Yang broke down in tears after claiming the second of a possible three distance golds with victory in the 800 metres freestyle and American teenager Missy Franklin captured her third title of the world swimming championships on Wednesday. Olympic champion over 400 and 1,500 metres in London last year, Sun followed up […]

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: Zhao Jing wins 50m back

China goes 1, 2 in the Women’s 50m backstroke, as Zhao Jing gets the win at 27.29 and Fu Yuanhui takes 2nd .10 seconds back.

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Missy Franklin gets her second win of the day

After winning the women’s 200m freestyle, Missy Franklin found herself back in the water just 15 minutes later, winning the women’s 200m backstroke. Franklin finished with a final time of 2:08.24.

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Santa Clara: Ryan Lochte gets his 3rd win of the weekend

Just minutes after winning the 400IM, Ryan Lochte came back to the water to win the men’s 200m backstroke. Lochte won with a time of 1:57.51, over Tyler Clary. Lochte also won yesterday’s 100m fly.

Breeja Larson shines as the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa concludes

Courtesy of http://www.usaswimming.org Olympic gold medalists Breeja Larson (Mesa, Ariz.), Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.) were victorious on the final night of the Arena Grand Prix at Mesa on Saturday. Hometown favorite Larson won the 100-meter breaststroke in front of a sold-out crowd at the Skyline Aquatic Center. She touched the […]

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Mesa: Franklin wins 200m back

After suffering defeat in the 200m freestyle, Missy Franklin, the world record holder, bounced back to win the 200m Backstroke. She won by 3.02 seconds over Elizabeth Pelton.

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando: Franklin wins 200m Back

17 year old World Record holder Missy Franklin sweeps the backstroke winning the 100m and now the 200m by 2.64 seconds, at 2:08.47

2013 US Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando: Clary wins 200fly

Tyler Clary, the Olympic 200m backstroke champion, gets the win in the Butterfly by 1.38 seconds, posting a time of 1:59.42.

Lochte and Franklin win again as Arena Austin Grand Prix concludes

Courtesy of usaswimming.org AUSTIN, Texas – Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) finished the Arena Austin Grand Prix by adding another win to their collection over the three-day meet in Austin, Texas and the Joe and Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Lochte won the 200m medley in 2:00.98 beating out Tyler Clary […]

Universal Sports’ Top 12 in ’12: No. 4

 No. 4: Missy Franklin Wins Five Olympic Medals and Becomes America’s Sweetheart Universal Sports Staff Picks: Did you miss a day of “12 in ’12″? CLICK HERE to view all previously released 2012 moments. At the age of 17, Missy Franklin stepped onto the world stage at the 2012 Summer Olympics and, after much publicity, already […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Radoslaw Kawecki wins 200m Back

European Champion Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) gets his first World title in the Men’s 200m Backstroke, beating Ryan Lochte (USA) by just .02 seconds.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Jing Zhao wins 50m Back

The 2010 short course winner Jing Zhao (CHN) returned and repeated, beating Olivia Smoliga (USA) by .18 seconds in the 50m Backstroke.

Lochte ends golden worlds with eight medal haul

Dec 16 (Reuters) – American swimmer Ryan Lochte ended his world short-course championships on a high in Istanbul on Sunday, when he took gold in the 4×100 meters medley and 100 meters individual medley to take his overall medal tally to eight. Lochte swam the free leg of the 4×100 medley and guided the Americans […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Robert Hurley wins 50m Back

Robert Hurley (AUS) wins his first championship title in the Men’s 50m Backstroke, beating American Matt Grevers by .13 seconds.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Zevina wins 200m Back

2011 Junior champion Daryna Zevina (UKR) holds off Bonnie Brandon (USA) by .95 seconds to win the Women’s 200m Backstroke.

Team USA collects seven medals on second day of 2012 FINA Worlds

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The United States extended their total medal count to 11 by placing in seven events on the second night of the 2012 FINA World Championships. Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.), Olivia Smoliga (Glenview, Ill.) and the men’s 4x200m free relay team each walked away from the Sinan Erdem Arena in Istanbul, Turkey […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Smoliga wins 100m Back

Olivia Smoliga (USA) failed to quaifiy for the Olympic Games, but claimed the World champion spot in the Women’s 100m Backstroke, at 56.64 seconds, winning by .43.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Matt Grevers wins 100m Back

The Olympic champ, Matt Grevers (USA), becomes a short course World Champ in the Men’s 100m Backstroke, winning by .02 seconds.

Lochte first ever with 7 medals at the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)

Ryan Lochte of USA poses with his Gold medal after winning the Men’s 200m Individual Medley on day three of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 17, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) Courtesy of http://www.fina.org Ryan Lochte […]

Hungary’s Hosszu triumphs in brilliant display on Day 2 of Swimming World Cup

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu (L) shakes hands with New Zealand’s Melissa Ingram after the women’s 400m freestyle final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 3, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 3, 2012 DUBAI – Chad Le Clos may have been king of the pool with his six golds in Dubai […]

Big names triumph in Dubai on Day 1 of Swimming World Cup

Sweden’s Therese Alshammar competes in the women’s 100m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Courtesy of FINA.org October 2, 2012 DUBAI – Post-Olympic holidays from swimming were a thing of the past tonight as the big names returned to the pool tonight for their first […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

 
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