Not all countries have the most ideal facilities to train at. Some African swimmers have to train at hotel pools. For Antipass Kwari from Zimbabwe, he uses game trails to train for mountain biking.
“We follow game trails, or very often the native people walking through the area will have a path from one [...]
Kirsty Coventory from Zimbabwe has set a new world record in the women’s 200m backstroke, setting a world record time of: 2:05.24.
Margaret Hoelzer from the United States won the silver medal and Reiko Nakamura from Japan won the bronze.
Stephanie Rice from Australia has just beaten Kirsty Coventory of Zimbabwe in the women’s 200m individual medley, setting a new world record in the process.
Natalie Coughlin from the United States won the bronze medal. Katie Hoff finished fourth.
Natalie Coughlin from the United States has won the women’s 100 meter backstroke.
Gold - United States - Natalie Coughlin - 58.96
Silver - Zimbabwe - Kirsty Coventry
Bronze - United States - Margaret Hoelzer
After nine hours winning the 400 individual medley and setting a new world record, Michael Phelps set the fourth fastest time in the 200 meter freestyle preliminaries.
“Tonight was just a race to get into tomorrow,” Michael Phelps said. “I just try to conserve everything and make it into the semifinal. I try to bank as [...]
Stephanie Rice has won Australia’s first gold medal in the women’s 400 Individual Medley. She did it in a record time of 4:29.45.
Kirsty Coventory from Zimbabwe finished second and Katie Hoff from the United States finished in third place to take the bronze medal.
Records continue to be broken at the short course world championships being held in Manchester.
Lochte set four world records and Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe set three new world records.
The LZR Racer swim suit continues to prove its worth.
“A world record is a world record,” Lochte said. “It means you’re the best in the world. If [...]