A Semi-Monthly Wrap-up of News from Around the World by Sports Publications Intl.
August 13, 2013
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FINA World Cup, Berlin: Katinka Hosszu Sweeps IM World Records; Mireia Belmonte Garcia With WR in 400 Free
BERLIN, Germany. HUNGARY's Katinka Hosszu kept steamrolling through the 2013 FINA World Cup just like she did the 2012 edition. By the end of the night, she owned all the IM world records along with a triple this evening.
Counsilman Center: Stats Demonstrate Large Bias Favoring Specific Lanes at Worlds
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana. IN what can only be described as a chilling analysis of the numbers, it looks like initial statistical analysis done by the Councilman Center supports that there was a large bias favoring particular lanes at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona.
Counsilman Center On BCN Pool: "There Appears to Have Been a Flaw".
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana. JUST hours after breaking news that stats demonstrate a large bias favoring specific lanes at the FINA World Championships, Dr. Joel Stager and the Counsilman Center had more to say to Swimming World on the subject.
Rio Testing Lab Suspended by WADA
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, August 9. IN what can only bring doubt into the minds of all involved in the Olympic movement with the 2016 Rio Olympics just three years out, the World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended the testing laboratory located in Rio de Janeiro for its second violation in 20 months.
Gunnar Bentz Wins Third Event of Junior Nationals; Three Meet Records Fall
IRVINE, California. THE penultimate night of swimming at the William Woollett Aquatic Center featured six more individual finals which led to three more meet records, bringing the total for the meet to 14. Gunnar Bentz, meanwhile, picked up his third win in four nights with a title in the men's 200 free, and he also finished second to a meet record-breaking Carsten Vissering in the men's 100 breast.
Summer of Speedo: Everything You Need to Follow Sectionals
This summer, Speedo will be prevalent throughout SwimmingWorld.com as the summer portion of the Speedo Champions Series gets underway in a big way this month. Everything you need to know about all of the sectional competitions will be found in this article as coverage is being proudly sponsored by SpeedoUSA! Hit refresh for the latest content and coverage as it becomes available!
Scottsdale Aquatic Club Smashes Girls 10&U 200 Medley Far Western Meet Record
SAN JOSE, California. FOUR meet records fell to a talented pool of age group swimmers on the fifth and final night of the 2013 Speedo Far Western Long Course Championships.
T2's Justine Bowker Cracks Top 10 in World to Close U.S. Open
IRVINE, California. THE U.S. Open came to a close tonight in Irvine with T2's Justine Bowker moving into the top 10 in the world in the women's 200-meter IM. Meanwhile, Gator's Sebastien Rousseau snagged his third title of the meet.
Savanna Faulconer Shines in Final Night of YMCA Long Course Nationals
ATLANTA, Georgia. MIDDLE Tyger 15-year-old Savanna Faulconer closed the show at the YMCA Long Course Nationals with yet another strong night of swimming as she was a part of two YMCA records.
Richard Burns, Rita Simonton Each Break Two World Records At Masters Nationals
MISSION VIEJO, California. THE U.S. Masters Swimming long course nationals concluded today with just five world records broken, but two swimmers each wrapped up their competition with two more records.
Spain Scores Huge Upset Over Olympic Champ USA in Women's Water Polo
BARCELONA, Spain. BOTH of the U.S. National Water Polo teams ran into Spanish buzzsaws. A day after Spain knocked the men out of their tournament, the reigning Olympic champion women's water polo squad fell to Spain's women's team, 9-6, during quarterfinals at the FINA World Championships.
USA's Cesilie Carlton Wins First High Diving World Title
BARCELONA, Spain. USA's Cesilie Carlton made history today by becoming the first FINA world champion in high diving during the daredevil event held at the FINA World Championships.
Russia Closes Out Synchro Swimming Gold-Medal Sweep
BARCELONA, Spain. SYNCHRONIZED swimming at Barcelona finished like it started and every day in between, with Russia on top of the podium at the FINA World Championships. Russian partners Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko both finished with four golds each as Russia completely dominated the competition. Spain's Ona Carbonell, however, wound up with seven total medals after claiming three silvers and four bronzes.
Thomas Lurz, Martina Grimaldi Capture 25K Open Water World Titles
BARCELONA, Spain. Germany's Thomas Lurz, 33 years old, won his first title in the 25km event to become the only male swimmer to have won a gold medal in every open water discipline. "I'm really satisfied with this gold. Now I have been at the top of the podium at every distance in the open water world championships," said the swimmer, who raced a total of 45km, winning a medal in each of four open water events in the last seven days.
JR Rosania Exercises for Tighter Streamlines, Quicker Shoulder Rotation
PHOENIX, Arizona. JR Rosania of JR HealthPlex has Henry Palmer, the 10 & under silver medalist in the 100 backstroke at the Speedo Far Western Championships, demonstrate a streamline sit-up with a medicine ball followed by a backstroke rotation on an incline board.
Morning Swim Show: Caitlin Leverenz Signs Sponsorship Deal With Arena
PHOENIX, Arizona. ON today's edition of The Morning Swim Show, Jeff Commings interviews Team USA's Caitlin Leverenz on her decision to be sponsored by Arena. She talks about the process of transitioning to professional swimming after an incredibly successful NCAA career under Teri McKeever at California.
Video Strengthening Your Butterfly with JR Rosania
PHOENIX, Arizona. PREMIERE strength trainer JR Rosania, of JR HealthPlex, provides a video of age group swimmer Haley Chesno performing a butterfly stroke exercise while balancing on a stability ball.
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What you'll find in the August 2013 issue of Swimming World
Feature Article:
Being the Best She Can Be
In a season when 11 national high school girls’ records were broken, Olivia Smoliga was the only swimmer to set two overall marks and was named Swimming World Magazine’s Female High School Swimmer of the Year.


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