exercitiu de pastrare a multor amintiri, idei, pareri si sfaturi legate de practicarea inotului, toate spre a putea fi fructificate de cei interesati
Monday, August 20, 2012
Ne-am plictisit de bazin ......
FINA si alte multe federatii gasesc in competitiile de marathon o activitate 'noua'... care-i veche de cand lumea; este posibil ca inotatnd distante mai lungi sa devii mai apt pt cele scurte si exista deja planificate competitii pentru cei mai mici ... sau, oare exemplu Tunisianului Mellouli [care a urcat pe podium la JO Londra si la probe din bazin si la cea de marathon lanseaza o noua moda ? ]
la Beijing, in 2008, M.Phelps avea intre intrecerea de maraton si cele din bazin cca 3-4 zile diferenta... si atunci m-am gandit ca iata cum poate un asemenea gigant al inotului sa 'piarda' si o a 9-a medalie [dar atunci MP nu era sigur ca va castiga 8 medalii si deci pt. a '9-a' nici nu s-a pus problema....]
How To Train For Open Water, Improving Technique Without A Coach
Thomas Lurz was second, with Canada's Richard Weinberger third.
told BBC Sport: "I felt quite ropey at one point but on the last lap I had
quite a bit left and I was feeling good. I was really happy with my first lap,
but the pace slowed down, it bunched together and I dropped back.
was just a case of trying to fight my way to the front.
was quite a bit behind and just picking them off one at a time. I just wish I
was a bit closer to be in the race, but I'm really happy from where I came from
to get up to fifth."
had edged out Davies in Portugal in June to qualify as the only British swimmer
in the race. Around the halfway point, it looked as if his decision to combine
the event with the 1500m freestyle, where he finished eighth in Sunday's final,
Germany's Andreas Waschberger raised the pace and strung out the field on the
fourth of sixth laps, Fogg slipped back to 22nd in the field.
with Mellouli forging clear at the front and the pace wearing down the open water
specialists around him, Fogg used his speed from the shorter course to clamber
up the standings almost unnoticed.
“What happened today is a miracle, if you
believe in miracles”
The 24-year-old Londoner finished just 42 seconds off the
winner, following home world champion Spyridon Giannotis in fourth.
like the rest of the open water established order, could not muster a response
to the audacious break from Mellouli, who assured a unique swimming double in
his fourth appearance at the Games.
can't explain it, I can't really describe it," Mellouli said, pumping his
chest after claiming victory. "I don't think this has ever been done
before. This is probably one of the toughest things to do.
been struggling, with my shoulder, my elbow, I had a virus. What happened today
is a miracle, if you believe in miracles.
thing just hurts. You're in pain. Once you hit a wall you just keep pushing,
when you hit a wall again you keep pushing."