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Aussie breaststroker Sprenger pulls out of Pan Pacs

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALBERT GEA   (Reuters) – World 100 meters breaststroke champion Christian Sprenger has withdrawn from for this month’s Pan Pacific swimming championships in his nativeAustralia because of a shoulder injury. Sprenger unsuccessfully battled through the pain at the recent Commonwealth Games and has opted to miss the Pan Pacs on medical advice with […]

2014 Mesa Swimming Grand Prix: Dugonjic wins Men’s 100m Breaststroke

In the Men’s 100m Breaststroke, Damir Dugonjic beat out 3x NCAA champ Kevin Cordes with a total time of 1:01.62.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Beijing: Alia Atkinson wins 100m Breaststroke

Alia Atkinson (JAM) dominated the field with a time of 1:03.81, beating second place swimmer Sophie Allen (GBR) by nearly 2 seconds. Atkinson competed in the 2008 Olympics in the 200 Breaststroke.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Singapore: Atkinson wins 100m Breaststroke

Alia Atkinson (JAM) finished with a winning time of 1:03.48, her 3rd best time this season. Swimmer Mio Motegi (JPN) finished 2nd in the event.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Alia Atkinson wins 100m Breaststroke

Alia Atkinson (JAM) finished the breaststroke with a winning time of 1:03.38. Atkinson looked to be making a run at the world record at the halfway mark but lost speed in her final 25m.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Roland Schoeman wins 50m Breaststroke

Roland Schoeman (RSA) finished with a winning time of 25.89 over swimmer Florent Manaudou (FRA). This is Schoeman’s 5th consecutive gold in this world cup season.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 200m Breaststroke: Gyurta sets new World Cup record

Daniel Gyurta (HUN) finished with a time of 2:01.37, breaking his previous World Cup record time of 2:01.44. Gyurta is also the current world record holder in this event.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 50m Breaststroke: Van Der Burgh wins in photo finish

25 year old Cameron Van Der Burgh finished with a winning time of 26.77, just beating Christian Sprenger to the wall by .01 seconds.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 100m Breaststroke: Meilutyte wins

Ruta Meilutyte finished with a whamming time of 1:04.42 beating out 2nd place Yuliya Efimova and 3rd place American Jessica Hardy. Meilutyte set the world for the event in yesterday’s semifinal.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 100m Breaststroke: Ruta Meilutyte sets new world record

Racing in the semi-final heat, Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) set a new WR in the women’s 100m Breaststroke, finishing with a time of 1:04.35. This is her first career WR and the first WR broken in 2013.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 100m Breaststroke: Sprenger wins gold

Christian Sprenger (AUS) won his 1st World Championship medal finishing with a time of 58.79. Sprenger was trailing Van Der Burgh at the 50m mark, but passed him in the final 50m for the win.

2013 FINA World Championships: Men’s 100m Breaststroke: American Cordes wins semi-final

In his first big international meet, 19 year old Kevin Cordes (USA) finished with a winning time of 59.78. Felipe Lima took 2nd in the event with a time of 59.84.

2013 USA Swimming National Championships: World Trials: Kevin Cordes wins 200m breaststroke

19 year old Kevin Cordes was on a world record setting pace as went into the final turn of the 200m, but began to lose precious seconds. Although Cordes didn’t break a world record, he finished with the world’s fastest time this year, 2:08.34

2013 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Charlotte: Women’s 200m Breaststroke: Annie Zhu wins by .01 seconds

Annie Zhu won by the closest margin on the day, beating her second place opponent Laura Sogar by .01 seconds. Annie Zhu finished with a winning time of 2:27.16.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Mike Alexandrov wins Men’s 100m Breaststroke

Mike Alexandrov wasn’t the most popular contender coming in, as all eyes were on Ryan Lochte and Mark Gangloff. However, Alexandrov finished with a winning time of 1:01.76.

2013 Austin Grand Prix: Karlee Bispo wins 100m Breaststroke

American Karlee Bispo stunned everyone with an upset win, beating out Ashley Wanland and Rachael Nicol with a time of 1:09.37. Bispo did not plan on winning the event and was actually using it to get better at her IM.

2012 London Paralympic Games: Jessica Long wins 200m Breaststroke SB7

In the Women’s 200m Breaststroke SB7, Jessica Long picks up her third gold of the games, setting a Paralympic record at 1:29.28.

Soni breaks 200m breaststroke world record

United States’ Rebecca Soni reacts to her record-setting finish in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke swimming semifinal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Rebecca Soni reclaimed the world record she lost at the […]

2012 USA Olympic Swimming Trials: Larson beats Soni Breaststroke

Breeja Larson upsets the reining world champ in Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Rebecca Soni by .07 seconds. But both are headed to London.

Marcus Titus wins 100 Breaststroke in Indianapolis

Titus won with a time of 1:00.86, beating 2nd place Bredan Hanson by .24 seconds.

Jessica Hardy wins 100 Breaststroke in Indianapolis

Hardy finished with a time of 1:06.12, beating 2nd place Beard by 2.38 seconds.

2011 Swimming Nationals: Hansen wins 100m breaststroke

August 2, 2011: Brendan Hansen wins the 100 meter breaststroke at the U.S. Swimming Championships in Palo Alto, California.

2011 Duel in the Pool: Soni wins 200m breaststroke

Dec. 16, 2011: Watch as Rebecca Soni wins the 200m breaststroke at the 2011 Duel in the Pool.

Hagino sets sights on Olympics after conquering Asia

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/TIM WIMBORNE (Reuters) – Showing no sign of fatigue or weariness after his grueling schedule, Japan’s Kosuke Hagino provided another glimpse on Wednesday of why he could be the man to take over from Michael Phelps as swimming’s ultimate ironman. Hagino captured his fourth gold medal at the Asian Games by winning one of […]

Hardy retracing her roots after stormy few years

(Reuters) – After years of turbulence, Jessica Hardy has gone full circle, returning to the event that launched her rocky swimming career. Once the world’s premier female breaststroke swimmer, the American has set her sights on regaining her mantle after a choppy few years when everything seemed against her. Hardy qualified for the 2008 Beijing […]

Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CLAUS FISKER/SCANPIX DENMARK (Reuters) – London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women’s 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in Nanjing. Lithuanian Meilutyte, the world record holder over 50m in […]

Ledecky sets world record in 400 meters freestyle

Photo Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – American teenager Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 400 meters freestyle at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Saturday, while Michael Phelps struggled home in sixth in the 100m backstroke. The 17-year-old Ledecky clocked 3 minutes, 58.86 seconds to better the previous record of 3:59.15 […]

Michael Phelps Seeks Motivation From Butterfly Defeat

Michael Phelps, left, and Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Aug 8 (Reuters) – Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 metres butterfly final at the U.S. National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again. Tom Shields edged out the 18-times Olympic gold medalist by […]

Conor Dwyer and Katinka Hosszu Win 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series Titles

Conor Dwyer (Brendan Maloney/USA TODAY Sports) CLICK HERE to watch Conor Dwyer’s winning swim in the 200m IM. SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Olympic medalist Conor Dwyer (Winnetka, Ill.) closed strong over the final 50 meters to earn the win in the men’s 200-meter individual medley and lock up the men’s Arena Grand Prix Series overall […]

5 Storylines of the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Michael Phelps (Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com) By Mike Gustafson This weekend, hundreds of the best swimmers around the country flock west and converge in Santa Clara, California. The Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara commences on Thursday, featuring numerous Olympians, NCAA veterans, post-graduates, club swimmers, high schoolers, and age groupers from all over the world. Huge names […]

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Lawrence wins 200m Breast

Micah Lawrence won the women’s 4000m breaststroke ahead of Laura Sogar and Alia Atkinson with a time of 2:25.97. Lawrence finished 6th in the 200m breaststroke at the 2012 Olympic games.

2014 Orlando Swimming Grand Prix: Atkinson wins 100m Breast

In the Women’s 100m Breaststroke, Alia Atkinson (JAM), who took silver in the short course championships, gets the win at 1:09.11, by .27 seconds over Laura Sogar.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Tokyo: Efimova gets World Record

In the Women’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Luliia Efimova (RUS) breaks Jessica Hardy’s 4-year-long record by .09 seconds, setting the new record at 28.71 seconds.

2013 FINA World Cup: Tokyo: Schoeman wins 50m Breast

Roland Schoeman (RSA) remains flawless in the Men’s 50m Breaststroke, winning the first seven races with just one to go, beating Christian Sprenger (AUS) by .14 seconds, at 26.12.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Doha: Efimova edges Atkinson in 50m Breast

Iullia Efimova (RUS) got the win over yesterday’s 100m breaststroke winner Alia Atkinson (JAM), by a margin of .03 seconds. Efimova finished with a winning time of 29.22.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Schoeman wins 50m Fly

After winning the 50m Breaststroke, Roland Schoeman (RSA) again beats Chad le Clos (RSA) in the 50m Butterfly stroke, this time by only .01 seconds with a time of 22.27.

2013 Swimming World Cup: Dubai: Atkinson wins 100m Breast

Alia Atkinson (JAM) claims her second 100m Breaststroke win of the season. She now has two 50m wins and currently ranks 6th.

2013 FINA World Cup: Men’s 50m Butterfly: Schoeman beats Deibler

Roland Schoeman (RSA) beat the current world record holder, Steffen Deibler (GER), with a time of 22.05. This was the 2nd win of the day for Schoeman, as he also won the 50m Breaststroke.

2013 FINA Swimming World Cup: Einhoven: Gyurta wins 200m Breast

In the Men’s 200m Breaststroke, World Champ, three time long course champ and Olympic champ gets it done at 2:01.44, winning by 1.36 seconds over Marco Koch (GER).

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: Meilutyte sets record

In the Semi-Finals, Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) sets her second world record of the championships, first 100m breast stroke and now in the 50m breaststroke at 29.48 seconds, .30 better.

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: Pedersen World Record

In the Women’s 200m Breaststroke semi-final, Rikke Pedersen sets a new world record at 2:19.11, breaking Rebecca Soni’s previous record by .48 seconds.

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 Austin Grand Prix: Ryan Lochte wins Men’s 200IM

After losing in the 100m breaststroke earlier, Ryan Lochte made it look easy during the 200IM as he cruised to the finish with a time of 2:00.98.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Hetland wins 50m Breast

In the Men’s 50m Breaststroke, Aleksander Rognerud Hetland (NOR) gets the win at 26.30 seconds.

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 […]

Lochte breaks another World Record at FINA World Championships

ISTANBUL, Turkey – It wasn’t quite the final but Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) excited the crowd with his 50.71, World record semifinal swim in the 100m medley at the 2012 FINA Swimming World Championships. It was his second World record in Istanbul, Turkey at the Sinan Erdem Arena as he set the world record […]

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Meilutyte wins 50m breast

After winning the Women’s 50m breaststroke title, Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) does it again in the 100m with a time of 1:03.52.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Daniel Gyurta wins 200m Breast

The Olympic Champion and two-time Long Course champion Daniel Gyurta (HUN) finally scores the Men’s 200m breaststroke short course title at 2:01.35, by 1.65 seconds.

2012 FINA Short Course World Championships: Scozzoli wins 100m Breast

After two years of silver medals and an unfortunate showing in the Olympics, Fabio Scozzoli (ITA) becomes the world champ in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke by .22 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 […]

FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup 2012 action starts in Dubai

South Africa’s Chad le Clos shakes hands with Japan’s Daiya Seto after winning the men’s 200m butterfly final during the FINA Swimming World Cup 2012 in Dubai, October 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) No less than 130 swimmers from 32 nations will compete on October 2-3 in the first leg of the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup […]

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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