FINA Open Water Swimming Athletes Of The Year

FINA announced its Athletes of the Year for 2012. Based on a vote of its 202 National Member Federations, media representatives and aquatic experts, the FINA Open Water Swimming Athletes of 2012 are, not surprisingly, [...]

The Time Is Now, The Choice Is Yours

As 2012 comes to a close, many swimmers take stock of their achievements during the year. Some swimmers, however, will focus a bit more on their failures (real or perceived), missed opportunities, unexpected situations and [...]

Éva Risztov, Olympic Champion

Éva Risztov, Olympic Champion Courtesy of WOWSA, London. Risztov Éva was among the 15 selected nominees for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year that were announced today. [Read more...] Copyright © [...]

Swimming For Gender Equality Over The Last 100 Years

International Olympic Committee (IOC) founder Baron de Coubertin was adamantly against female participation in the Olympic Games. According to the International Swimming Hall of Fame archives (see here), FINA first recommended the inclusion of women [...]

10,000 Good Reasons To Swim In Poland

The stars are out for the BCT Gdynia Marathon in Poland with US$10,000 on the line for the first-place male and female finishers with a total pool of prizes amounts to US$28,000. Lead by Olympic [...]

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