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Date Event Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 1/17 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Austin, TX: Day 1 7:00 PM 1/18 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Austin, TX: Day 2 10:00 PM 2/13 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando, FL: Day 1 6:00 PM 2/14 USA Swimming Grand Prix: Orlando, FL: Day 2 6:00 PM 4/25 USA Swimming Grand Prix: […]
Ryan Lochte watched on from the commentators booth as fellow American Chloe Sutton won the women’s 400m Freestyle event with a time of 4:10.11. Sutton was able to hold off swimmer Katinka Hosszu (HUN) to get the win
David Verraszto (HUN) won the men’s 200m butterfly event with a time of 1:59.59 to edge out American Tyler Clary in a photo finish. This is Verraszto’s 2nd gold medal at Orlando as he was the winner of the 400 IM event yesterday.
The 3 time Olympian Katinka Hosszu (HUN) added another gold medal to her collection after winning the women’s 200m Butterfly with a time of 2:08.47. Hosszu was the winner of yesterday’s 400 IM and 200m freestyle.
In the men’s 50m Freestyle, swimmer Bruno Fratus defeated fellow teammate Cesar Cielo with a time of 22 seconds flat. Cielo is the world record holder for this event and came into this race as the clear favorite to win.
2014, Austin, Texas, USA, Swimming Grand Prix, Tom Shields (USA), World’s short course silver medalist, gets the win in the second Grand Prix of the season. (Call your TV provider to watch full events on TV and online.)
With 3 days of competition in the books, it was China who won the overall competition with a total score of 379.840. China finished in 1st place in the Free Combination event with a score of 96.667 to secure the overall victory.
Ukraine finished the Free Combination in 2nd place with a score of 94.834 to close out the competition. Ukraine also took 2nd in the overall standings with 375.688 points as China walked away the overall winners.
With 3 days of competition in the books, it was China who won the overall competition with a total score of 379.840. The Ukraine finished with 375.688 points and Spain finished in the 3rd spot with 373.830 points.
Chad Le Clos (RSA) finished the day strong by picking up his final gold medal in the men’s 200m IM with a time of 1:52.60. Le Clos finished with over 500 World Cup points, beating 2nd place Vladimir Morozov (RUS) in the overalls standings.
Reigning champ Katinka Hosszu (HUN) earned her final podium spot of the tournament after she finished 3rd in the 100m IM with a time of 58.08. Hosszu finished with over 750 WC points, well ahead of 2nd place Alia Atkinson.
On the final day of competition, Australia closed out the 2013 World Cup by setting a record with a time of 1:30.52. Australia was represented by swimmers Tommaso D’Orsogna, Travis Mahoney, Cate Campbell, and Bronte Campbell.
Anthony Ervin (USA) finished with a time of 21.07, just missing first place by .15 seconds. Vladimir Morozov (RUS) received the win in the event with a time of 20.91, giving him 7 out of 8 gold medals at this years World Cup.
After winning yesterday’s 100m back, Eugene Godsoe (USA) added another gold medal to his collection as he finished with a time of 23.07 in today’s event. Godsoe was also the winner of the 50m Back in Singapore and Tokyo.
On the final day of competition Thomas Fraser-Holmes (AUS) finished with a winning time of 1:43.09 over fellow countrymen Robert Hurley. Hurley lead through the first couple of meters but was passed by Fraser-Holmes about halfway through the race.
American Thomas Shields finished with a time of 22.78, in front of fellow American Eugene Godsoe. Nicholas Santos (BRA) won the event with a time of 22.13, ahead of race favorite Roland Schoeman (RSA).
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