March 11, 2020—
The annual Nordic Swimming Tour is set to kick-off this month, but there is already a disruption due to the worldwide coronavirus ( COVID-19 ) situation. The Nordic Tour typically consists of a trio of meets including Helsinki Swim Meet (Finland), the Bergen Swim Festival (Norway) and the Swim Open Stockholm (Sweden). Although the first top, the Helsinki Swim Meet scheduled for March 25th and 26th is slated to go on as planned, stop #2 in Bergen has been cancelled.
Bergen, 2nd stop of Nordic #Swim Tour is canceled due to #coronavirus
June 15, 2019—
Katinka Hosszu will aim to sweep the women's 400 IM across the 2019 Mare Nostrum Tour on day one in Barcelona. She'll also contest the 100 fly.
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
June 11, 2019—
The 2019 Mare Nostrum Series lured swimmers from its first location in Monaco to Canet-en-Roussillon for the second stop of the series, where elite athletes compete for prize money and international bragging rights. A primer for next month’s World Championships, athletes forwent the sights and got down to business with a 16-event Day 1 schedule in l’Hexagone, where they showed no signs of fatigue.
Dec. 16, 2018—
Mykhailo Romanchuk won the men’s 1500 in a time of 14:09.14, the 2nd fastest swim in history.
Dec. 11, 2018—
The first morning of the 2018 Short Course World Championships gets underway today with 11 events being contest in prelims.
Nov. 3, 2018—
Jesse Puts took down the meet record in the men’s 50 fly on day 2 in Norway.
Nov. 3, 2018—
Franziska Hentke broke the women’s 200 fly meet record on day 1 of the North Sea meet in Norway.
Aug. 3, 2018—
Sarah Sjostrom will double up at day 1 prelims of the European Championships, swimming the 50 free and 100 fly.
July 29, 2018—
While lacking much of the starpower of other races, the men’s distance freestyles have relative depth almost unparalleled at the 2018 European Championships.
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