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Team USA Wins Medal Table at FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Final (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images) DOHA, Qatar – Backed by four medals on the final night of competition, Team USA topped the medal table with 17 at the FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) at the Hamad Aquatic Centre. The Americans also captured the team point total with 849 points, and led […]

21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) 21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m): Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 200m Fly W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (1:59.61) 400m IM W: (ESP) Mireia Belmonte sets new WR (4:19.86) 4x200m Free W: Netherlands sets new WR (7:32.85)   Thursday’s (Dec. 4) Day 2 World […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom sets 100m Fly Record

In the Women’s 100m Butterfly stroke short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) gets her second title of the championship and a World Record to boot at 54.61, breaking Diane Bui Duyet (FRA)’s 2009 one by .44 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Denmark wins 4x100m Medley

In the Women’s 4x100m Medley short course, Denmark gets the win at 3:48.86, after winning the 4x50m Free as well. Australia was second 1.45 seconds back.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Brazil wins 4x100m Medley

In the Men’s 4x100m Medley short course, Cesar Cielo Filho (BRA) chases down Ryan Lochte (USA) at the end to win the relay for Brazil at 3:21.14, beating the USA by .35 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom set 200m Free Record

In the Women’s 200m Freestyle short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) claims her second World Record of the night at 1:50.78, breaking 5th place Frederica Pellegrini’s (ITA), 2009 record by .39 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Paltrinieri wins 1500m Free

In the Men’s 1500m Freestyle short course, in 2012 he took Silver, today Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) at 14:16.10 wins the title, beating Oussama Mellouli (TUN) by 2.69 seconds, with a new championship record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Le Clos wins 200m Fly

In the Men’s 200m Butterfly stroke short course, After winning the 50m and the 100m, Chad Le Clos (RSA) now claims the 200m as well, the first to sweep all Butterfly events. Posting a time of 1:48.61, beating Daiya Seto (JPN) by .31 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Watanabe wins 200m Breast

In the Women’s 200m Breaststroke short course, Kanako Watanabe (JPN), who took Bronze in 2012, is now the world champion, winning at 2:16.92, .51 seconds faster than fellow countrywoman Rie Kaneto.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Kawecki wins 200m Back

In the Men’s 200m Backstroke short course, Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) wins again, as he did in 2012, at 1:47.38, beating out Ryan Lochte (USA) by .82 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Diebler set Record in 100m IM

In the Men’s 100m Individual Medley short course, at 50.66 seconds Markus Diebler (GER) finally takes the title and the World Record from Ryan Locthe (USA) who was third, by .05 second.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Medeiros get World Record

In the Women’s 50m Backstroke short course, at 25.67 seconds Etiene Medeiros (BRA) breaks Sanja Jovanovic (CRO)’s 2009 record by .03 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands with relay Record

In the Women’s 4x50m Freestyle short course, the Netherlands claim another World Record, anchored by Ranomi Kromowidjojo, they break their eariler record by 1.3 seconds, at 1:34.24. Team USA took Silver.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Cielo Filho wins 100m Free

In the Men’s 100m Freestyle short course, 2010 World Champ Cesar Cielo Filho (BRA) reclaims his title with a time of 45.75 seconds, chasing down Florent Manaudou (FRA), who was second, by .06 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Kromowidjojo wins 50m Free

In the Women’s 50m Freestyle short course, 2010 World Champ, Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) is champion again at 23.32 seconds. Beating out Bronte Campbell (AUS) by .3 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Franca Silva wins 50m Breast

In the Men’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Felipe Franca Silva (BRA) wins his 4th championship title at 25.63, beating Adam Peaty (GBR) by .24 seconds.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 5: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu wins 200m Medley

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Katinka Hosszu (HUN), who is the current World Record holder, wins 200m Medley and breaks her own World Record with a time of 2:01.86.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Atkinson wins 100m Breaststroke

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Alia Atkinson (JAM) wins the 100m Breaststroke, beating Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) and tying her World Record with a time of 1:02.36.

2014 World Swimming Championship: USA wins 4x50m Mixed Freestyle

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Team USA, (Josh Schneider, Matt Grevers, Madison Kennedy, Abby Weitzeil), wins 4x50m Mixed Freestyle setting a World Record with a time of 1:28.57, beating the old record by .96 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Manaudou wins 50m Backstroke

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Florent Manaudou (FRA) wins In the 50m Backstroke and sets World Record with a time of 22.22.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Le Clos wins 50m Butterfly

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Chad Le Clos (RA), who just set the WR time in 100m Butterfly, wins the 50m Butterfly with a time of 21.95.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Russia wins

2014, Doha, Qatar, FINA World Swimming Championship, Team Russia, (Vladimir Morozov, Evgeny Sedov, Oleg Tikhobaev, Sergei Fesikov), wins Men’s 4x50m Freestyle setting a World Record with a time of 1:22.60.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 4: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands set 4x100m Record

In the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle short course, anchored by Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Netherland break their own record from 2008 by 1.69 seconds, setting the new record at 3:26.53. Team USA took Silver.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hagino wins 200m IM

In the Men’s 200m Individual Medley short course, Kosuke Hagino (JPN) claims his first championship title at 1:50.47, holding off Ryan Lochte (USA) by .84 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Gracia wins 400m Free

In the Women’s 400m Freestyle short course, Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) gets the title at 3:55.76, beating Sharon Van Ruuwendaal (NED) by 2 seconds. It’s Garcia’s 4th title this year, making it her most successful season.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Manaudou sets 50m Free Record

In the Men’s 50m Freestyle short course, Florent Manaudou (FRA) breaks Roland Schoeman (RSA)’s 2009 record by .04, setting the World Record at 20.26 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets 100m IM Record

In the Women’s 100m Individual Medley short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her third World Record of the championship, breaking her three month old record by .16 seconds and putting the new mark at 56.70.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Bernek wins 400m Free

In the Men’s 400m Freestyle short course, Peter Bernek (HUN) wins his first senior championship title, with a championship record at 3:34.32, beating James Guy (GBR) by 2.03.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Sjostrom wins 50m Fly

In the Women’s 50m Butterfly stroke short course, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) claims her first short course title, beating Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) with a Championship Record at 24.58 seconds

2014 World Swimming Championship: Gyurta wins 200m Breast

In the Men’s 200m Breaststroke short course, Current World Record holder Daniel Gyurta (HUN) wins his second Championship title at 2:01.49, 1.01 seconds slower than his record, from earlier this year.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record in 200m Back

In the Women’s 200m Backstroke short course, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) scores her second win and second World Record this championship, at 1:59.23. Taking .8 seconds off Missy Franklin’s 2011 record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Heemskerk wins 100m Free

In the Women’s 100m Freestyle short course, Femke Heemskerk (NED) becomes the new World Champion with a championship record at 51.37 seconds. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) took Silver, just .02 second behind.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Denmark sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x50m Medley Relay short course, Denmark breaks their own one year old record by 1.52 seconds, with a new time of 1:44.04. Team USA was second, .88 second behind.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 3: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

Dramatic Finish Clinches Gold Medal for USA Swimming

Coner Dwyer, Ryan Lochte, Matt Mclean and and Tyler Clary celebrate after winning the men’s 4x200m Freestyle Final at the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) (Francois Nel/Getty Images) 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) schedule DOHA, Qatar – Backed by a strong anchor leg, Team USA came from behind to capture gold in the men’s […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: Brazil wins Mixed 4x50m

In the Mixed 4x50m Medley short course, Felipe Franca Silva (BRA) claims his third gold on the day, helping Team Brazil take gold by just .20 second over Great Britain, with a time of 1:37.26.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia wins 800 Free

In the women’s 800m freestyle short course, Olympic Silver medalist and World Record holder Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) gets the win over Jaz Carlin (GBR) by 4.75 seconds, with a time of 8:03.41.

2014 World Swimming Championship: USA wins 4x200m Free

In the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Tyler Clary anchored Team USA for the win at 6:51.68, edging Italy by just .12 seconds, in a very tight race.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Hosszu sets World Record

In the women’s 100m Back short course, Katina Hosszu (HUN), who lost to two World Records yesterday gets one of her own today at 55.03, beating the old 2009 record by .20 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Chad Le Clos sets World Record

In the Men’s 100m Butterfly short course, long course and short course champ Chad Le Clos (RSA) wins again, this time setting a World Record at 48.44, .04 seconds faster than Yevgeny Korotyshkin (RUS)’s from 2009.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Franca Silva wins 100m Breast

In the Men’s 100m Back Stroke short course, Felipe Franca Silva (BRA) claims the world title at 56.29, beating Adam Peaty (GBR) by .06 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Meilutyte wins 50m Breast

In the women’s 50m Breaststroke short course, Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) retains her title, edging passed Alia Atkinson (JAM) by .07 seconds with a time of 28.84, .04 seconds shy of the World Record.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Larkin wins 100m Back

In the Men’s 100m Back short course, Mitch Larkin (AUS) takes the gold by .54 seconds over Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) with a time of 49.57 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Seto wins 400m IM

In the Men’s 400m IM short course, long course and short course Champion Daiya Seto (JPN) wins again at 3:56.33, beating Kosuke Hagino (JPN) by 4.84 seconds.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Brazil sets World Record

In the Men’s 4x50m Medley short course, all top six teams break the world record set by Russia in the semi-final. With Brazil setting the new record at 1:30.51.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 2: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets World Record

During the short course of the 2014 World Swimming Championships (25 Meter), Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) defeated favorite Katinka Hosszu (HUN) with a World Record at 1:59.61. Gracie broke Liu Zige (CHN)’s record from 2009 by 1.17 seconds, the first to go under 2 minutes.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Chad Le Clos wins 200m Free

Chad Le Clos (RSA) starts off the short course championship with a win. Pulling away in the final length, passing Danila Izatov (RUS) and Ryan Lochte (USA) by .22 seconds, at 1:41.45.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Netherlands sets World Record

In the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle short course, Team Netherlands, featuring Ranomi Kromowidjojo, sets a world record at 7:32.85. Breaking China’s (who was 2nd) 2010 record by 3.09 seconds.

Hangzhou Awarded 2018 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m)

Michael Phelps (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for more about the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m). Dec 3 (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Hangzhou has been selected to host the 2018 short-course world swimming championships. Swimming’s world governing body FINA voted for Hangzhou ahead of rival bids from Peru and the United […]

2014 World Swimming Championship: France wins 4x100m Free

In the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle short course, Team France, featuring Florent Manaudou, claims gold, beating Russia by .4 seconds, with a Championship Record at 3:03:78.

2014 World Swimming Championship: Belmonte Garcia sets IM World Record

In the short course Mireia Belmonte Garcia(ESP) claims her second World Record of the day (200m Fly) at 4:19.86. Breaking Katinka Hosszu (HUN), who was 2nd, record from early this year by .97 seconds.

2014 FINA Swimming World Championships: Doha, Qatar: 25m Finals – Day 1: Evening Session

Organized in even years, the FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) gather the world’s fastest swimmers for a five-day, top-level showdown in 25-meter pool. This year, about 900 swimmers coming from all continents will compete in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), held in Doha (QAT) from December 3-7, 2014

 
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