Friday, August 27, 2010

FINA Doping Panel Announces

FINA Doping Panel Announces Four Separate Decisions Today -- August 25, 2010
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 25. IT was a busy day for FINA as it announced four separate FINA Doping Panel decisions today. Each of the decisions have shown some levels of leniency compared to just a few years ago when any sort of antidoping infraction was assumed to carry a two-year automatic suspension.
Daynara de Paula (BRA)
On 26 and 27 March 2010, the Brazilian swimmer Daynara de Paula was tested positive twice to the substance Furosemide (Class S.5 Diuretics and Other Masking Agents) with the occasion of the IX Juegos Suramericanos - Medellin 2010.
The FINA Doping Panel is of the opinion that the athlete has established according to DC 10.4 how the specified substance entered the body (after taking legally allowed supplement which apparently had been contaminated in the production process), without the intent of enhancing sport performance.
Although the athlete has proved to be of good will she has not undertaken enough enquiries on the supplement, in the light of the strict liability of the athlete.
Based on these circumstances, the FINA Doping Panel has decided to impose a period of 6 months ineligibility, starting 20 August 2010.
All costs of this case shall be borne by the Brazilian Swimming Federation in accordance with DC 12.2.
Ryan Napoleon (AUS)
The Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon was tested positive to the substance Formoterol (Class S.3 Beta-2 Agonists) on 16 November 2009.
According to DC 10.4, during the hearing of the Doping Panel it has been sufficiently established how the substance Formoterol entered the body of the athlete due to the use of an inhaler wrongly labelled by a pharmacist.
It is clear that the swimmer had no intention of enhancing his sports performances.
The Doping Panel underlines the responsibility of the athlete to check his medicine (in this case for asthma).
The Doping Panel took into consideration the degree of negligence and decided to apply a 3 months period of ineligibility starting from 20 august 2010.
All costs of this case shall be borne by Swimming Australia in accordance with DC 12.2.
Sergio Garcia Ortiz (ESP)
On August 20th, 2010, the FINA Doping Panel held a hearing in regard to
the case of Mr. Sergio Garcia Ortiz (ESP) for alleged violation of FINA DC Rule 2.4 – a combination of three filing failures within an eighteen-month period.
The FINA Doping Panel, after judging the personal circumstances of the athlete, has decided according to FINA Rules DC 10.3.3 a period of one (1) year ineligibility, starting on August 20th, 2010.
All costs of this case shall be borne by the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation in accordance with DC 12.2.
Matthew Zammit (MLT)
On May 1st, 2010, a water polo player Matthew Zammit (MLT) was tested positive to the substance Stanozolol (Class S.1 Anabolic Agent) following a doping control test conducted with the occasion of the Men's Qualification Tournament for the 2010 European Water Polo Championships.
The FINA Doping Panel held a hearing on August 20th, 2010 in Lausanne(SUI) in regard to this case. The FINA Doping Panel found that the athlete committed fault and negligence by taking allegedly unknown pills from personal trainer.
In the light of the strict liability of the athlete, the FINA Doping Panel has decided that Mr. Matthew Zammit (MLT) shall be ineligible for two (2) years after the violation of the FINA Rules DC 2.1 starting from the date of the provisional suspension that is June 22nd, 2010.
All costs of this case shall be borne by the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta in accordance with DC 12.2.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Hei, Masters din ROU .... Zurich este aproape....


Immer aktuell informiert mit unserem Newsletter!
Always up-to-date with our newsletter!
Informe toujours actuellement avec notre Newsletter!

Den ersten beiden Durchführungen der Zürich International Masters Championships (ZIMC) in den Jahren 2008 und 2009 war ein grosser Erfolg beschieden. Teilnehmer aus insgesamt 14 Ländern (worunter auch solche aus Übersee) wurden mit einem Welcome-Package herzlich empfangen, konnten in der Folge von der perfekten Organisation des Wettkampfs profitieren und sich an den “Haibiss”-Medaillen freuen. Entsprechend war das Leistungsniveau, wurden doch mehrere Weltrekorde, Europarekorde und eine Vielzahl nationaler Rekorde gebrochen. Die Limmat Sharks Zürich freuen sich nun darauf, vom 24. bis 26. September 2010 erneut viele Masters zum 3rd ZIMC im Hallenbad Zürich Oerlikon begrüssen zu können.
The first two editions of the Zürich International Masters Championships (ZIMC) held in 2008 und 2009 were indeed very successful events. Swimmers from 14 countries (some of them from overseas) very much appreciated the warm welcome accompanied by a little gift package. Later, they both enjoyed a perfectly organized competition and receiving “shark bite” medals. Accordingly, the competition level was quite high, with several world and european records and plenty of national records broken. We at Limmat Sharks Zürich are glad to again receive masters swimmers from all directions on occasion of the 3rd ZIMC to be held on September 24 - September 26, 2010 at the Zurich Oerlikon Swim arena.

Ce-or avea 'astia’ sa se chinuiasca pe sine, atat de tare....?

Ce-or avea 'astia’ sa se chinuiasca pe sine, atat de tare....?
Se pare ca neavand probleme de rezolvat sau de stat la cozi perfide... unii oameni, parca din alta lume se ‚autoflageleaza’ inotand ca nebunii.... mai sa fie.....
Adaca vreti amanuinte – click aici

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 10:50am PDT

Man endures massive jellyfish swarm during 25-mile swim across Monterey Bay

By: Pete Thomas,

Bruckner Chase staggered ashore at San Carlos Beach in Monterey on Tuesday evening after a 14-hour swim to raise awareness about the fragile nature of the local marine environment.

Ironically, some of the creatures native to that environment made Chase pay dearly for his 25-mile traverse across fabled Monterey Bay.

"I'm, like, 'Come on guys, I'm trying to help here,' " he said of a massive swarm of jellyfish that rose to the surface and threatened to thwart his epic odyssey.

Chase was first stung about an hour into a swim that began in his hometown Santa Cruz before dawn. The jellies became more dense and the stings more frequent, so a determined Chase donned a wetsuit handed to him by those aboard an escort boat.

But that only protected his torso, arms and legs. "I got stung on my tongue, inside my mouth, on my neck and my feet and hands," he said during an interview Wednesday morning, while parts of his body still itched and contained welts. "After the sun came up I did not take a single stroke in which I did not at least see a jellyfish."

Chase, 44, who scheduled the event earlier than he would have liked to help kick off this week's Blue Ocean Film Festival, became only the second person to have completed the swim across Monterey Bay.

[Related video: Surfer films great white sharks circling board]

Cindy Cleveland, a Southern California lifeguard, remains the only swimmer to have accomplished the feat without wearing a wetsuit: the manner by which long-distance swimmers prefer. But Cleveland did not experience a jellyfish swarm of the magnitude Chase endured, as his wife and two sisters watched from the escort vessel while cringing as Chase slogged through the gooey, tentacled creatures.

Since 1983, several people have tried -- and failed -- to repeat Cleveland's feat. Jellyfish foiled Chase's first attempt last year, nine miles into his swim.

Patti Bauernfiend of Northern California tried last week, without a wetsuit, and made it halfway before jellyfish stings forced her out of the water.

Chase, an endurance swimmer who has swum the length of Lake Tahoe and tried or attempted numerous other "adventure swims," put on the wetsuit reluctantly after his wife, Michelle Evans-Chase, told him he would not make it without one.

"We had a bigger mission in doing this, in connecting the two cities and spanning the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary," the swimmer explained. "I would have hated to let pride and ego keep me out of the wetsuit when we had so much potential to reach so many people by swimming across."

As for the jellies, several species abound in Monterey Bay during much of the summer, but they're not always so dense at the surface. During the last mile, Chase felt them oozing through his hands with every stroke and realized "that had I not been in a wetsuit, I would not have been able to physically survive."

(Video courtesy of KSBW)

-- Photos of Bruckner Chase during and after his marathon swim courtesy of his sister, Babs Chase

....... ds. stadioanele de fotbal ....

amanunte - aici

Imediat dupa 'europene'.... peste Ocean

fotografia unei mari victorii pierdute in Braila...
elita noastra, imediat peste Ocean.... (vezi rez. Agache o medalie de bronz)

--- Lane 9 News ---
For the most comprehensive coverage on the Internet provided by Swimming World, check out the Event Landing Page for recaps, results, photos and videos from Irvine!
PHOENIX, Arizona. FROM time-to-time, when enough strong meets are going on around the same time across the world or country, we like to throw them together as it they were the same meet. The top eight swimmers from the combined meets are included. The top two swimmers from each country are included, with only finals times considered. B-final times from Pan Pacs are included but marked with an asterisk only when such times are among the top two in the swimmer's nation.

Women's Events

50 Free
1. Therese Alshammar, Sweden 24.45 (Europeans)
2. Jessica Hardy, USA 24.63 (Pan Pacs)
3. Hinkelien Schreuder, Netherlands 24.66 (Europeans)
4. Francesca Halsall, Great Britain 24.67 (Europeans)
5. Amanda Weir, USA 24.70 (Pan Pacs)
6. Dorothea Brandt, Germany 24.71 (Europeans)
7. Victoria Poon, Canada 24.76 (Pan Pacs)
8. Aliaksandra Herasimenia, Belarus 24.82 (Europeans)

100 Free
1. Francesca Halsall, Great Britain 53.58 (Europeans)
2. Natalie Coughlin, USA 53.67 (Pan Pacs)
3. Aliaksandra Herasimenia, Belarus 53.82 (Europeans)
4. Emily Seebohm, Australia 53.96 (Pan Pacs)
4. Dana Vollmer, USA 53.96 (Pan Pacs)
6. Yolane Kukla, Australia 54.02 (Pan Pacs)
7. Femke Heemskerk, Netherlands 54.12 (Europeans)
8. Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden 54.16 (Europeans)

200 Free
1. Federica Pellegrini, Italy 1:55.45 (Europeans)
2. Allison Schmitt, USA 1:56.10 (Pan Pacs)
3. Dana Vollmer, USA 1:56.47* (Pan Pacs)
4. Silke Lippok, Germany 1:56.98 (Europeans)
5. Agnes Mutina, Hungary 1:57.12 (Europeans)
6. Blair Evans, Australia 1:57.27 (Pan Pacs)
7. Kylie Palmer, Australia 1:57.50 (Pan Pacs)
8. Camille Muffat, France 1:57.58 (Europeans)

400 Free
1. Rebecca Adlington, Great Britain 4:04.55 (Europeans)
2. Chloe Sutton, USA 4:05.19 (Pan Pacs)
3. Ophelie Cyriell Etienne, France 4:05.40 (Europeans)
4. Kate Ziegler, USA 4:05.52* (Pan Pacs)
5. Katie Goldman, Australia 4:05.84 (Pan Pacs)
6. Blair Evans, Australia 4:06.36 (Pan Pacs)
7. Lotte Friis, Denmark 4:07.10 (Europeans)
8. Camelia Alina Potec, Romania 4:07.81 (Europeans)

800 Free
1. Kate Ziegler, USA 8:21.59 (Pan Pacs)
2. Lotte Friis, Denmark 8:23.27 (Europeans)
3. Ophelie Cyriell Etienne, France 8:24.00 (Europeans)
4. Chloe Sutton, USA 8:24.51 (Pan Pacs)
5. Federica Pellegrini, Italy 8:24.99 (Europeans)
6. Grainne Murphy, Ireland 8:25.04 (Europeans)
7. Katie Goldman, Australia 8:26.38 (Pan Pacs)
8. Camelia Alina Potec, Romania 8:26.81 (Europeans)

1500 Free
1. Lotte Friis, Denmark 15:59.13 (Europeans)
2. Melissa Gorman, Australia 16:01.53 (Pan Pacs)
3. Grainne Murphy, Ireland 16:02.29 (Europeans)
4. Kate Ziegler, USA 16:03.26 (Pan Pacs)
5. Erika Villaecija Garcia, Spain 16:05.08 (Europeans)
6. Kristel Kobrich, Chile 16:06.57 (Pan Pacs)
7. Camelia Alina Potec, Romania 16:17.67 (Europeans)
8. Haley Anderson, USA, 16:18.10 (Pan Pacs)

50 Back
1. Aliaksandra Herasimenia, Belarus 27.64 (Europeans)
2. Sophie Edington, Australia 27.83 (Pan Pacs)
3. Daniela Samulski, Germany 27.99 (Europeans)
4. Mercedes Peris Minguet, Spain 28.01 (Europeans)
5. Aya Terakawa, Japan 28.04 (Pan Pacs)
6. Emily Seebohm, Australia 28.30* (Pan Pacs)
7. Hinkelien Schreuder, Netherlands 28.36 (Europeans)
8. Emily Thomas, New Zealand 28.44** (Pan Pacs)
8. Fabiola Molina, Brazil 28.44** (Pan Pacs)
8. Rachel Bootsma, USA 28.44** (Pan Pacs)

100 Back
1. Emily Seebohm, Australia 59.45 (Pan Pacs)
2. Aya Terakawa, Japan 59.59 (Pan Pacs)
3. Natalie Coughlin, USA 59.70 (Pan Pacs)
4. Gemma Spofforth, Great Britain 59.80 (Europeans)
5. Liz Pelton, USA 1:00.15* (Pan Pacs)
6. Elizabeth Simmonds, Great Britain 1:00.19 (Europeans)
7. Julia Wilkinson, Canada 1:00.44 (Pan Pacs)
8. Sophie Edington, Australia 1:00.54 (Pan Pacs)

200 Back
1. Elizabeth Simmonds, Great Britain 2:07.04 (Europeans)
2. Elizabeth Beisel, USA 2:07.83 (Pan Pacs)
3. Missy Franklin, USA 2:08.05* (Pan Pacs)
4. Gemma Spofforth, Great Britain 2:08.25 (Europeans)
5. Belinda Hocking, USA 2:08.60 (Pan Pacs)
6. Shiho Sakai, Japan 2:09.16 (Pan Pacs)
7. Melissa Ingram, New Zealand 2:09.98 (Pan Pacs)
8. Duane De Rocha Marce, Spain 2:10.46 (Europeans)

50 Breast
1. Jessica Hardy, USA 30.03 (Pan Pacs)
2. Yuliya Efimova, Russia 30.29 (Europeans)
3. Rebecca Soni, USA 30.68* (Pan Pacs)
4. Leiston Pickett, Australia 30.75 (Pan Pacs)
5. Leisel Jones, Australia 30.78 (Pan Pacs)
6. Kate Haywood, Great Britain 31.12 (Europeans)
7. Jennie Johansson, Sweden 31.24 (Europeans)
8. Moniek Nijhuis, Netherlands 31.41 (Europeans)

100 Breast
1. Rebecca Soni, USA 1:04.93 (Pan Pacs)
2. Leisel Jones, Australia 1:05.66 (Pan Pacs)
3. Yuliya Efmiova, Russia 1:06.32 (Europeans)
4. Sarah Katsoulis, Australia 1:07.04 (Pan Pacs)
[4. Samantha Marshall, Australia 1:07.04 (Pan Pacs)]***
5. Satomi Suzuki, Japan 1:07.05 (Pan Pacs)
6. Rikke Moeller Pederson, Denmark 1:07.36 (Europeans)
6. Jennie Johansson, Sweden 1:07.36 (Europeans)
8. Amanda Beard, USA 1:07.49 (Pan Pacs)

200 Breast
1. Rebecca Soni, USA 2:20.69 (Pan Pacs)
2. Leisel Jones, Australia 2:23.23 (Pan Pacs)
3. Anastasia Chaun, Russia 2:23.50 (Europeans)
4. Annamay Pierse, Canada 2:23.65 (Pan Pacs)
5. Satomi Suzuki, Japan 2:23.83 (Pan Pacs)
6. Amanda Beard, USA 2:24.30 (Pan Pacs)
7. Sarah Katsoulis, Australia 2:24.38 (Pan Pacs)
8. Sara Nordenstam, Norway 2:24.42 (Europeans)

50 Fly
1. Therese Alshammar, Sweden 25.63 (Europeans)
2. Jeanette Ottesen, Denmark 25.69 (Europeans)
3. Yolane Kukla, Australia 25.99* (Pan Pacs)
3. Marieke Guehrer, Australia 25.99 (Pan Pacs)
5. Melanie Henique, France 26.09 (Europeans)
6. Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden 26.14 (Europeans)
7. Triin Aljand, Estonia 26.25 (Europeans)
8. Hinkelien Schreuder, Netherlands 26.27 (Europeans)

100 Fly
1. Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden 57.32 (Europeans)
2. Francesca Halsall, Great Britain 57.40 (Europeans)
3. Dana Vollmer, USA 57.56 (Pan Pacs)
4. Therese Alshammar, Sweden 57.80 (Europeans)
5. Christine Magnuson, USA 57.95 (Pan Pacs)
6. Alicia Coutts, Australia 57.99 (Pan Pacs)
7. Jeanette Ottesen, Denmark 58.21 (Europeans)
8. Yolane Kukla, Australia 58.22 (Pan Pacs)

200 Fly
1. Katinka Hosszu, Hungary 2:06.71 (Europeans)
2. Jessicah Schipper, Australia 2:06.90 (Pan Pacs)
3. Teresa Crippen, USA 2:06.93 (Pan Pacs)
4. Zsuzsanna Jakobos, Hungary 2:07.06 (Europeans)
5. Kathleen Hersey, USA 2:07.27 (Pan Pacs)
6. Ellen Gandy, Great Britain 2:07.54 (Europeans)
7. Mireia Belmonte Garcia, Spain 2:08.30 (Europeans)
8. Audrey Lacroix, Canada 2:08.32 (Pan Pacs)

200 IM
1. Emily Seebohm, Australia 2:09.93 (Pan Pacs)
2. Katinka Hosszu, Hungary 2:10.09 (Europeans)
3. Evelyn Verraszto, Hungary 2:10.10 (Europeans)
4. Ariana Kukors, USA 2:10.25 (Pan Pacs)
5. Hannah Miley, Great Britain 2:10.89 (Europeans)
6. Caitlin Leverenz, USA 2:11.21 (Pan Pacs)
7. Julia Wilkinson, Australia 2:11.32 (Pan Pacs)
8. Alicia Coutts, Australia 2:11.88 (Pan Pacs)

400 IM
1. Hannah Miley, Great Britain 4:33.09 (Europeans)
2. Elizabeth Beisel, USA 4:34.69 (Pan Pacs)
3. Katinka Hosszu, Hungary 4:36.43 (Europeans)
4. Samantha Hamill, Australia 4:37.84 (Pan Pacs)
5. Zsuzsanna Jakobos, Hungary 4:37.92 (Europeans)
6. Caitlin Leverenz, USA 4:38.03 (Pan Pacs)
7. Anja Klinar, Slovenia 4:38.13 (Europeans)
8. Izumi Kato, Japan 4:40.43 (Pan Pacs)

4x100 Free Relay
1. United States (N. Coughlin, J. Hardy, A. Weir, D. Vollmer) 3:35.11 (Pan Pacs)
2. Germany (D. Samulski, S. Lippok, L. Vitting, D. Schreiber) 3:37.72 (Europeans)
3. Australia (Y. Kukla, E. Seebohm, A. Coutts, F. Galvez) 3:38.06 (Pan Pacs)
4. Canada (V. Poon, J. Wilkinson, E. Morningstar, G. Samur) 3:38.14 (Pan Pacs)
5. Great Britain (A. Smith, F. Halsall, J. Sylvester, J. Jackson) 3:38.57 (Europeans)
6. Sweden (J. Lillhage, T. Alshammar, S. Sjostrom, G. Fagundez) 3:38.81 (Europeans)
7. Japan (H. Ueda, Y. Matsumoto, T. Hagiwara, H. Ito) 3:38.86 (Pan Pacs)
8. Hungary (E. Verraszto, A. Mutina, E. Dara, K. Hosszu) 3:38.98 (Europeans)

4x200 Free Relay
1. United States (D. Vollmer, M. Scroggy, K. Hoff, A. Schmitt) 7:51.21 (Pan Pacs)
2. Hungary (A. Mutina, E. Dara, K. Hosszu, E. Verraszto) 7:52.49 (Europeans)
3. Australia (B. Evans, K. Palmer, K. Goldman, M. Nay) 7:52.64 (Pan Pacs)
4. France (C. Balmy, O. Etienne, M. Farrell, C. Muffat) 7:52.69 (Europeans)
5. Canada (G. Samur, J. Wilkinson, B. Jardin, S. Cheverton) 7:54.32 (Pan Pacs)
6. Great Britain (R. Adlington, J. Carlin, H. Miley, J. Jackson) 7:55.29 (Europeans)
7. Japan (H. Ueda, H. Ito, Y. Matsumoto, R. Sekine) 7:57.63 (Pan Pacs)
8. Germany (S. Lippok, F. Jansen, N. Schiffer, D. Schreiber) 7:58.13 (Europeans)

4x100 Medley Relay
1. United States (N. Coughlin, R. Soni, D. Vollmer, J. Hardy) 3:55.23 (Pan Pacs)
2. Australia (E. Seebohm, L. Jones, A. Coutts, Y. Kukla) 3:56.96 (Pan Pacs)
3. Japan (A. Terakawa, S. Suzuki, Y. Kato, H. Ueda) 3:57.75 (Pan Pacs)
4. Great Britain (G. Spofforth, K. Haywood, F. Halsall, A. Smith) 3:59.72 (Europeans)
5. Sweden (H. Stenkvist, J. Hoestman, T. Alshammar, S. Sjostrom) 4:01.18 (Europeans)
6. Canada (J. Wilkinson, A. Pierse, K. Savard, V. Poon) 4:03.08 (Pan Pacs)
7. Germany (J. Mensing, C. Ruhnau, D. Samulski, S. Lippok) 4:03.22 (Europeans)
8. Denmark (P. Larsen, R. Pederson, J. Ottesen, L. Jansen) 4:04.81 (Europeans)

Men's Events

50 Free
1. Fred Bousquet, France 21.49 (Europeans)
2. Nathan Adrian, USA 21.55 (Pan Pacs)
3. Cesar Cielo, Brazil 21.57 (Pan Pacs)
4. Stefan Nystrand, Sweden 21.69 (Europeans)
5. Fabien Gilot, France 21.76 (Europeans)
6. Brent Hayden, Canada 21.89 (Pan Pacs)
7. Bruno Fratus, Brazil 21.93 (Pan Pacs)
8. Gideon Louw, South Africa 22.08 (Pan Pacs)

100 Free
1. Nathan Adrian, USA 48.15 (Pan Pacs)
2. Brent Hayden, Canada 48.19 (Pan Pacs)
3. Cesar Cielo, Brazil 48.48 (Pan Pacs)
4. Alain Bernard, France 48.49 (Europeans)
5. Evgeny Lagunov, Russia 48.52 (Europeans)
6. William Meynard, France 48.56 (Europeans)
7. Jason Lezak, USA 48.57 (Pan Pacs)
8. Filippo Magnini, Italy 48.67 (Europeans)

200 Free
1. Ryan Lochte, USA 1:45.30 (Pan Pacs)
2. Paul Biedermann, Germany 1:46.06 (Europeans)
3. Park Tae Hwan, South Korea 1:46.27 (Pan Pacs)
4. Nikita Lobintsev, Russia 1:46.51 (Europeans)
5. Peter Vanderkaay, USA 1:46.65 (Pan Pacs)
6. Sebastiaan Verschuren, Netherlands 1:46.91 (Europeans)
7. Danila Izotov, Russia 1:47.14 (Europeans)
8. Thomas Fraser-Holmes 1:47.23 (Pan Pacs)

400 Free
1. Park Tae Hwan, South Korea 3:44.73 (Pan Pacs)
2. Yannick Agnel, France 3:46.17 (Europeans)
3. Paul Biedermann, Germany 3:46.30 (Europeans)
4. Ryan Cochrane, Canada 3:46.78 (Pan Pacs)
5. Zhang Lin, China 3:46.91 (Pan Pacs)
6. Peter Vanderkaay, USA 3:47.11 (Pan Pacs)
7. Charlie Houchin, USA 3:47.98 (Pan Pacs)
8. Gergo Kis, Hungary 3:48.17 (Europeans)

800 Free
1. Sebastien Rouault, France 7:48.28 (Europeans)
2. Ryan Cochrane, Canada 7:48.71 (Pan Pacs)
3. Christian Kubusch, Germany 7:49.12 (Europeans)
4. Samuel Pizzetti, Italy 7:49.94 (Europeans)
5. Chad LaTourette, USA 7:51.62 (Pan Pacs)
6. Takeshi Matsuda, Japan 7:51.87 (Pan Pacs)
7. Gergo Kis, Hungary 7:51.93 (Europeans)
8. Robert Hurley, Australia 7:52.71 (Pan Pacs)

1500 Free
1. Ryan Cochrane, Canada 14:49.47 (Pan Pacs)
2. Chad LaTourette, USA 14:54.48 (Pan Pacs)
3. Sebastien Rouault, France 14:55.17 (Europeans)
4. Pal Joensen, Faroe Islands 14:56.90 (Europeans)
5. Zhang Lin, China 14:58.90 (Pan Pacs)
6. Samuel Pizzetti, Italy 14:59.76 (Europeans)
7. Sean Ryan, USA 15:06.34 (Pan Pacs)
8. Federico Colbertaldo, Italy 15:06.92 (Europeans)

50 Back
1. Camille Lacourt, France 24.07 (Europeans)
2. Liam Tancock, Great Britain 24.70 (Europeans)
3. Junya Koga, Japan 24.86 (Pan Pacs)
4. Ashley Delaney, Australia 24.98 (Pan Pacs)
5. Nick Thoman, USA 25.02 (Pan Pacs)
6. Guy Barnea, Israel 25.04 (Europeans)
7. David Plummer, USA 25.09 (Pan Pacs)
8. Stefano Mauro Pizzamiglio, Italy 25.13 (Europeans)

100 Back
1. Camille Lacourt, France 52.11 (Europeans)
2. Aaron Peirsol, USA 53.31 (Pan Pacs)
3. Jeremy Stravius, France 53.44 (Europeans)
4. Junya Koga, Japan 53.63 (Pan Pacs)
5. Nick Thoman, USA 53.66* (Pan Pacs)
6. Ashley Delaney, Australia, 53.67 (Pan Pacs)
7. Ryosuke Irie, Japan 53.71 (Pan Pacs)
8. Liam Tancock, Great Britain 53.86 (Europeans)

200 Back
1. Ryan Lochte, USA 1:54.12 (Pan Pacs)
2. Tyler Clary, USA 1:54.90 (Pan Pacs)
3. Ryosuke Irie, Japan 1:55.21 (Pan Pacs)
4. Stanislav Donets, Russia 1:57.18 (Europeans)
5. Markus Rogan, Austria 1:57.31 (Europeans)
6. Benjamin Stasiulis, France 1:57.37 (Europeans)
7. Radoslaw Kawecki, Poland 1:57.45 (Europeans)
8. Ashley Delaney, Australia 1:57.78 (Pan Pacs)

50 Breast
1. Felipe Silva, Brazil 27.26 (Pan Pacs)
2. Fabio Scozolli, Italy 27.38 (Europeans)
3. Dragos Agache, Romania 27.47 (Europeans)
4. Lennart Stekelenberg, Netherlands 27.51 (Europeans)
5. Mark Gangloff, USA 27.52 (Pan Pacs)
6. Alexander Dale Oen, Norway 27.55 (Europeans)
7. Scott Dickens, Canada 27.63 (Pan Pacs)
8. Brenton Rickard, Australia 27.65 (Pan Pacs)

100 Breast
1. Alexander Dale Oen, Norway 59.20 (Europeans)
2. Kosuke Kitajima, Japan 59.35 (Pan Pacs)
3. Hugues Duboscq, France 1:00.15 (Europeans)
4. Christian Sprenger, Australia 1:00.18 (Pan Pacs)
5. Mark Gangloff, USA 1:00.24 (Pan Pacs)
6. Ryo Tateishi, Japan 1:00.26 (Pan Pacs)
7. Brenton Rickard, Australia 1:00.28 (Pan Pacs)
8. Fabio Scozolli, Italy 1:00.41 (Europeans)

200 Breast
1. Kosuke Kitajima, Japan 2:08.36 (Pan Pacs)
2. Daniel Gyurta, Hungary 2:08.95 (Europeans)
3. Alexander Dale Oen, Norway 2:09.68 (Europeans)
4. Brenton Rickard, Australia 2:09.97 (Pan Pacs)
5. Eric Shanteau, USA 2:10.13 (Pan Pacs)
6. Naoya Tomita, Japan 2:10.99 (Pan Pacs)
7. Hugues Duboscq, France 2:11.03 (Europeans)
8. Grigory Falko, Russia 2:11.70 (Europeans)

50 Fly
1. Cesar Cielo, Brazil 23.03 (Pan Pacs)
2. Rafael Munoz Perez, Spain 23.17 (Europeans)
3. Nicholas Santos, Brazil 23.33 (Pan Pacs)
4. Roland Schoeman, South Africa 23.39 (Pan Pacs)
5. Fred Bousquet, France 23.41 (Europeans)
6. Geoff Huegill, Australia 23.42 (Pan Pacs)
7. Evgeny Korotyshkin, Russia 23.43 (Europeans)
8. Cullen Jones, USA 23.50 (Pan Pacs)
inconfundabilul Bob Bowman .....
100 Fly
1. Michael Phelps, USA 50.86 (Pan Pacs)
2. Evgeny Korotyshkin, Russia 51.73 (Europeans)
3. Joeri Verlinden, Netherlands 51.82 (Europeans)
4. Tyler McGill, USA 51.85 (Pan Pacs)
5. Takuro Fujii, Japan 52.12 (Pan Pacs)
6. Konrad Czerniak, Poland 52.16 (Europeans)
6. Masayuki Kishida, Japan 52.16 (Pan Pacs)
8. Lars Froelander, Sweden 52.24 (Europeans)

200 Fly
1. Michael Phelps, USA 1:54.11 (Pan Pacs)
2. Nick D'arcy, Australia 1:54.73 (Pan Pacs)
3. Takeshi Matsuda, Japan 1:54.81 (Pan Pacs)
4. Pawel Korzeniowski, Poland 1:55.00 (Europeans)
5. Wu Peng, China 1:55.36 (Pan Pacs)
6. Kaio Almeida, Brazil 1:55.66 (Pan Pacs)
7. Ryusuke Sakata, Japan 1:56.04 (Pan Pacs)
8. Nikolay Skvortsov, Russia 1:56.13 (Europeans)

200 IM
1. Ryan Lochte, USA 1:54.43 (Pan Pacs)
2. Tyler Clary, USA 1:57.61 (Pan Pacs)
3. Laszlo Cseh, Hungary 1:57.73 (Europeans)
4. Thiago Pereira, Brazil 1:57.83 (Pan Pacs)
5. Markus Rogan, Austria 1:58.03 (Europeans)
6. Ken Takakuwa, Japan 1:58.06 (Pan Pacs)
7. Henrique Rodrigues, Brazil 1:59.00 (Pan Pacs)
8. Joe Roebuck, Great Britain 1:59.46 (Europeans)

400 IM
1. Ryan Lochte, USA 4:07.59 (Pan Pacs)
2. Tyler Clary, USA 4:09.55 (Pan Pacs)
3. Laszlo Cseh, Hungary 4:10.95 (Europeans)
4. Thiago Pereira, Brazil 4:12.09 (Pan Pacs)
5. David Verraszto, Hungary 4:12.96 (Europeans)
6. Gal Nevo, Israel 4:15.10 (Europeans)
7. Luca Marin, Italy 4:15.47 (Europeans)
8. Yannick Lebherz, Germany 4:15.72 (Europeans)

4x100 Free Relay
1. United States (M. Phelps, R. Lochte, J. Lezak, N. Adrian) 3:11.72
2. Russia (E. Lagunov, A. Grechin, N. Lobintsev, D. Izotov) 3:12.46 (Europeans)
3. France (F. Gilot, Y. Agnel, W. Meynard, A. Bernard) 3:13.29 (Europeans)
4. Australia (E. Sullivan, K. Richardson, C. Prosser, J. Magnussen) 3:14.30 (Pan Pacs)
5. Sweden (S. Nystrand, L. Froelander, R. Andreasson, J. Persson) 3:15.07 (Europeans)
6. Italy (F. Magnini, M. Orsi, C. Galenda, L. Leonardi) 3:15.18 (Europeans)
7. South Africa (L. Ferns, G. Louw, R. Schoeman, G. Moore) 3:15.93 (Pan Pacs)
8. Germany (S. Deibler, M. Deibler, S. Herbst, P. Biedermann) 3:15.97 (Europeans)

4x200 Free Relay
1. United States (M. Phelps, P. Vanderkaay, R. Berens, R. Lochte) 7:03.84 (Pan Pacs)
2. Russia (N. Lobintsev, D. Izotov, E. Perunin, A. Sukhorukov) 7:06.71 (Europeans)
3. Germany (P. Biedermann, T. Wallburger, R. Backhaus, C. Rapp) 7:08.13 (Europeans)
4. France (Y. Agnel, C. Lefert, A. Haramboure, J. Stravius) 7:09.70 (Europeans)
5. Great Britain (R. Renwick, R. Davenport, D. Carry, R. Bale) 7:11.00 (Europeans)
6 .Japan (T. Matsuda, Y. Kobori, Y. Okimura, S. Uchida) 7:11.01 (Pan Pacs)
7. Australia (T. Fraser-Holmes, N. Ffrost, K. Monk, L. Brodie) 7:11.05 (Pan Pacs)
8. Canada (B. Hayden, C. Russell, B. Johns, S. Herniak) 7:12.66 (Pan Pacs)

4x100 Medley Relay
1. France (C. Lacourt, H. Duboscq, F. Bousquet, F. Gilot) 3:31.32 (Europeans)
2. United States (A. Peirsol, M. Gangloff, M. Phelps, N. Adrian) 3:32.48 (Pan Pacs)
3. Russia (S. Donets, R. Sludnov, E. Korotyshkin, E. Lagunov) 3:33.29 (Europeans)
4. Japan (J. Koga, K. Kitajima, M. Kishida, T. Fujii) 3:33.90 (Pan Pacs)
5. Netherlands (N. Driebergen, L. Steklenburg, J. Verlinden, S. Verschuren) 3:33.99 (Europeans)
6. Australia (A. Delaney, C. Sprenger, G. Huegill, K. Richardson) 3:35.55 (Pan Pacs)
7. Great Britain (L. Tancock, K. Gilchrist, A. James, S. Burnett) 3:35.74 (Europeans)
8. Italy (M. Di Tora, F. Scozzoli, S. Pizzamiglio, F. Magnini) 3:36.61 (Europeans)

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Iata un incantator schimb de idei....:
Sabin / Echipa înotătorilor

Scris de către Sabin în 4 august 2010

De fiecare dată după o polemică mai aprinsă, vă rog să încercăm să oferim căteva idei pentru a schimba ceva.
Haideţi să trecem peste premiza conform căreia nu ne citesc cei în măsură să acţioneze şi să încercăm aici, căteva sugestii pentru a îmbunătăţi condiţiile de practicare ale înotului. Prin condiţii înţeleg mai mult decăt apa clorinată din bazin şi anume: antrenori, metode de antrenament, cluburi, organizare competiţională, marketing, vizibilitate media şi orice altceva consideraţi necesar.

Normal, trebuie să ofer şi eu o idee: împărţirea cluburilor în divizii valorice, cu promovări şi retrogradări, un sistem asemănător celui folosit în sporturile pe echipe. Cred că ideea apartanenţei la o echipă se constituie un factor motivant foarte important pentru individ, asigurându-i una din cerinţele primare, respectiv nevoia de apartenenţă la grup.

Modelul este folosit de celelalte ţări, cultura spiritului de echipă stând la baza organizării activităţilor în ţări precum SUA sau Australia, cele mai importante în nataţia mondială.

Recent am citit pe un forum italian despre înot, emulaţia creată cu ocazia competiţiei rezervate cluburilor din liga a doua valorică.

Dacă sporturile de echipă produc audienţă, de ce să nu promovăm înotul ca pe un sport de echipă?

Spune şi celorlalţi:

M.Olaru intervine:.... total in acord cu Sabin, care in mod pasnic si deloc agresiv (cum sunt antrenorii, ahtiatii dupa performanta...., cum am fost si eu !)propune cu inocenta incepatorului - propune "solutia finala" / cu rf. la activita din baza piramidei....; bravo Sabinule, incep sa ma gandesc mai atent la tine, dar asta nu-ti da dreptul sa nu folosesti adresa mea de email...., o stii doar !


Am absolvit Facultate de Educaţie Fizică şi Sport cu specializarea nataţie. În prezent predau cursuri de înot şi particip la competiţii masters de înot. Vino şi tu în Echipa Mea de Înot!
4 responses to “Echipa înotătorilor”

1. prof. Mircea Olaru
23 august 2010 la ora 3:09 PM | Link permanent

eu am 74 de ani si traiesc din amintiri…; iata 'una' - eram student in ultimul an la ICF(1963), in ultimul semestru am avut de parcurs si Cursul de Organizare a EFS, Conf. regretatul Emil Ghibu.

La prima lectie a cursului Dl. prof. a rostit urmatoarele cuvinte, pe care eu le pot reproduce deaorece mi-au lasat o impresie adanca:”de cate ori veti avea insuccese sau intampinati greutati, nu dati vina pe sportiv, pe antrenor sau conditii materiale etc….., incercati sa ORGANIZATI temeinic si realist activitatea ce-o defasurati; asa vor disparea nereusitele vs.”.

In acea perioada era in mare voga activitatea lui Bella Karoly iar dl. prof. Ghibu, care era si secretar al CNEFS, deci direct legat de performanta…, ne explica cum a organizat Bella activiattea la Onesti…, era ca o poveste foarte palpitanta….

Ideia de a organiza un campionat de inot/copii, pe echipe (liga 1, liga 2 etc) ar face parte din ‘organizare’ iar calea este buna. Ce ne impiedica s-o ‘facem’…? Asta stiti si voi cum stiu si eu.

In viata noastra exista 2 mari cerinte care pot genera armonie, reusite:

o cat mai buna adaptabilitate la schimbari (a) si ....

o cat mai buna comunicare (intelegere) intre noi (b).

Fara aceste 2 cerinte, totul va fi o continua zbatere.
Eu pot spune ca putinele mele succese le-am datorat si acestor 2 cerinte; adaptabilitate…. – pai
cand am terminat ICF-ul si am ajuns antrenor la Viitorul, singurul ns. bazin acoperit (Floreasca) era arhi+arhi ocupat… dar eu am remarcat ca intre ora de incepere a cursurilor scolare (copii erau de 10 ani /cl.V-a) si terminarea antrenamentului de polo, exista o fereastra de 90-120 min. in care nimeni nu mai era in bazin.

In felul acest am fost obligat sa renunt la a mai pune culoarele, am facut antrenament numai pe latime si numai cu exercitii in viteza… iar rezultatul a fost ca in toamna care a urmat, echipa mea era ‘fruntasa in productie’…, eu am fost numit coodonator al pregatirii copiilor in bazin (de unde nici nu aveam loc de un singur culuar…), iar antrenamentele tuturor copiilor din Buc. se desfasurau conduse de subsemnatul (1), la microfon(2) si pe latimea bazinului(3) … adaptabilitatea…. si atunci ‘cineva’, dintre ‘colegi’ a relatat cum ca sunt ‘fiu de avocat’ si la scurt timp, am fost schimbat; motivul oficial a fost ca devenisem ‘prea autoritar’… va dati seama ce insemna sa conduci lectia a 90 de copii, pe latimea bazinului (de regula erau 3-4 serii), prin microfon (‘sefii veneau tiptil si se uitau pe geamurile din holul bazinului… dece…? deoarece eu nu permiteam nici o asistenta, afara de colegi, in tribune); ei, aici am gresit – comunicarea ds. care aminteam mai inainte a fost deficitara si ‘experimentul’ s-a dus naibii….

Deci noile conditii din tara pot genera un fel de Liga 1 etc(adaptabilitate) mai ramane ‘ comunicarea’ … uf, aici vor fi probleme…. Eu va doresc succes …….

2. Sabin
13 august 2010 la ora 8:39 PM | Link permanent

Exact! Nu trebuie să inventăm! S-au ocupat alţii, noi trebuie doar să facem ca ei. Din păcate, cazul meu, nu reuşesc să-mi conving şefii de oportunitatea unui club de înot organizat după modelul celor din vest. De fapt de oportunitatea clubului de înot …
Poate dacă ar face un drum până la Budapesta zilele astea…
Salutări !

3. delicios
12 august 2010 la ora 12:23 PM | Link permanent

O, da! Ce sa facem pentru mai bine? Cine trebuie sa actioneze?
In orice domeniu conteza “oamenii cu care defilam” si “aliantele” pe care ne bazam!
Organizarea? Nu trebuie sa facem pionierat! E destul sa observam un sistem care functioneaza, dintr-o tara civilizata (noi mai avem pana la stadiul acesta…) si sa-l aplicam, simplu si eficient.
Copii vor sa inoate! Parintii ii duc de mici la acest sport si ii sustin.
Dar cu cine sa inoate si unde? Avem antrenori? Avem baze sportive? (pe ici, …pe colo…)
Banii… fara fonduri, fara sponsori, fara interese financiare nu poti vorbi de performante.
Totusi, bani s-ar mai gasi, dar cine sa faca proiecte? Fondurile europene sunt destinate infrastructurii, sanatatii, invatamantului, sportului, dar… stim cu totii cum se cheltuie/ raman nefolosite aceste sume de bani!!
Din pasiune si dedicatie se obtin rezultate, dar nu ne putem baza numai pe atat, trebuie sa existe interes si oamenii care pot sa schimbe ceva trebuiesc recompensati pe masura muncii lor.
Toate “relele” vin de la (“derutatii”) legiuitorii nostrii, care nu ofera un cadru legislativ necesar! N-avem legi, n-avem metodologie, domenii intregi raman, astfel, fara organizare, functioneaza asa,… dupa ureche.
Teoretic, prin prerogativele conferite de Constitutie (legea fundamentala), am putea pune bazele unui proiect legislativ pe care sa-l supunem dezbaterii publice (baza materiala, logistica, finantare, drepturi, obligatii, conditii, functionare si altele).
Cei care vor si se pricep ar trebui cu adevarat sustinuti! Ce ziceti: tinerii vs “dinozaurii”?

Va dorim o vara fierbinte si frumoasa!
Sper ca sunteti toti (iubitorii de inot) la Budapesta! Go, go Camelia Potec!

Salutari speciale pentru Sabin,

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6 august 2010 la ora 12:37 PM | Link permanent

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The world’s highest-paid female athletes

The world’s highest-paid female athletes

By Kurt Badenhausen, Aug 19, 1:17 pm EDT

The U.S. Open kicks off at the end of August, and the world’s best female tennis players will compete for the final Grand Slam title of the year. But the real action is off the court, as these women jockey for lucrative endorsement deals with apparel, shoe and racket companies.

Serena Williams may be the No. 1-ranked player, but she can not match the earnings power of Maria Sharapova. Thanks to a bevy of endorsements with blue chip companies like Nike, Sony, Ericsson and Tiffany, Sharapova pulled in $24.5 million over the past year, making her the highest-paid female athlete in the world. She earned $1 million from prize money, with the rest derived from endorsements and appearance fees.

Sharapova’s breakthrough came in 2004, when she won her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. Her agents at IMG quickly capitalized on her success and good looks by inking deals with Canon, Colgate-Palmolive and Motorola.

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Slideshow: The world’s 10 highest-paid female athletes

Sharapova has struggled in recent years on the court with injuries, but has bounced back in 2010 with two tourney wins. She also signed a massive eight-year deal with Nike at the beginning of the year that could be worth as much as $70 million. The deal provides royalties from her own tennis line, as well as a line of bags and shoes through Nike subsidiary Cole Haan.

Our income figures cover June 2009 through June 2010 and include prize money, endorsements, appearance fees and exhibitions. Tennis players dominate the top 10, making up half the list, while golfers nab three spots. Our list of the highest-paid athletes in the world (male or female) included 30 percent born outside the U.S. This list of highest-paid women is even more international, with women from six different countries making the cut.

The economic downturn has forced companies to reevaluate their sponsorship agreements with athletes. Even mighty Nike reported last month that its future endorsement obligations had declined 10 percent from the previous year to $3.8 billion. When former No.1-ranked Serbian tennis player Jelena Jankovic was dropped by Reebok she turned to Chinese sportswear firm Anta. She signed a three-year deal at the start of 2009 that could be worth as much as $5 million total (most tennis deals have a bonus structure in place, based on tournament wins and end-of-year rankings). Jankovic earned $5.3 million over the past year, good for No. 8 on our list.

The Williams sisters grab the No. 2 and No. 3 slots on our earnings list. Serena made $20.2 million while Venus earned $15.4 million over the past year. Venus made her debut on the Tour in 1994, and 16 years later both sisters are going strong – currently ranked No. 1 (Serena) and No. 5 (Venus) on the WTA Tour. They are the all-time leaders in career prize money, with Serena at $32.7 million and Venus having made $27.3. The next highest is Lindsay Davenport at $22.2 million. They put some of that cash to use last August when they became minority owners of the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins.

Our No. 4-ranked female athlete is racing’s Danica Patrick, who pulled in $12 million. Patrick is the most popular driver in IndyCar. She has a lucrative deal with her team, Andretti Autosport, that allows her to share team revenues, a rarity in racing.

Patrick’s profile jumped this year when she started racing in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports, which is co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Patrick has struggled with the heavier stock cars with an average finish of 30.5 in her first six starts. Yet her sponsors – like, Peak Antifreeze and Tissot – have reaped the benefits of that added attention.

The one Olympian on our list is figure skater Kim Yu-Na, who made $9.7 million, ranking her fifth. The 2010 Olympic gold medalist has an impressive endorsement portfolio including Hyundai, Nike and Samsung Electronics.

Her sponsor, Kookmin Bank, reportedly took out insurance on the $1 million bonus it promised to Kim if she broke her world record score at the Vancouver Olympics. Like her tennis-playing competition for top-paid female athlete, she smashed it.

The top five:

1. Maria Sharapova: Slideshow
2. Serena Williams: Slideshow
3. Venus Williams: Slideshow
4. Danica Patrick: Slideshow
5. Kim Yu-Na: Slideshow

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