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Archive of the World Events in 2009-2010...
December 28, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
4th Salnikov Cup 2010 - Day-1 Results...
(St.Petersburg, RUS) - The 4th edition of the int'l swim tournament "Salnikov Cup 2010" started today in the City of St.Petersburg, Russia. 350 athletes from 15 countries take part in this event. On the Day-1 few great times were swum: Lobintsev, RUS in 100 free (47.15); Popova, RUS in W 200 free (1:55.99); Pedersen, DEN in W 100 breast (1:06.84); Tihonov, RUS in 400 IM (4:08.89); Dekker, NED in W 100 fly (57.55); Bal, USA in 100 back (51.67)... Coming from Serbia, M.Najdanovski placed 12th in the women's 50 free (25.92 -721 pts)... Click up the title to see the Day-1 Finals or here for the Day-1 Prelims...
Herasimenia, BLR, the best achievement of the Day-1.
December 27, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
FINA Swimwear Approval Commission Report...
(Dubai, UAE) - At the FINA Bureau session that has been held in Dubai (UAE) in the time of the World Short Course Championships, Prof. Jan-Anders Manson presented the  the Report from the FINA Swimwear Approval Commission (SAC). The report comprised the  three main chapters: 1/Background to the FINA-SACís objectives; 2/the Report from Swimwear Approval Commission and 3/Assessment of today's position. Click up the title to read the complete review, where many interesting facts might be found...
Diagram of WRs lowering (W 100 free 2000 - 2010)...
December 19, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
More 10 CRs on the last day - Dubai '10 concluded...
(Dubai, UAE) - The curtain of the 10th World Swim Champ Dubai 2010 is drooped down. On the Day-5, 12 finals were held. 10 new CRs were set. The Dubai gold medalists are: in M 100 free Cesar  Cielo, BRA (45.74 - CR); in the W 50 back, Jing Zhao, CHN (26.27 - CR) ; in M 200 back, Ryan Lochte, USA (1:50.25 -CR); in the W 200 breast Rebecca Soni, USA (2:18.66 - CR); in M 100 Ind.medley, Ryan Lochte (50.86); in W 100 fly, Felicity Galvez, AUS (55.43 - CR); in M 50 breast,Felipe Silva (25.95 - CR); in the W 50 free, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, NED (23.37); in M 200 fly, Chad Le Clos, RSA (1:51.56); in M 1500 free, Oussama Mellouli, TUN (14:29.52); in W 200 free Camille Muffat, FRA (1:52.29 - CR); in the M 4x100 medley relay, USA team (3:20.99 -CR). See more in our Specual Web Blog...
New swimming kids in Dubai - first steps for the future...
December 18, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
More 7 new CRs were set in Dubai - Day-4...
(Dubai, UAE) - Day-4, within the evening SFs and finals brought new CRs in almost all disciplines. 5 finals and 6 semis were held. In the W 100 breast finals, Rebecca Soni, USA caught a gold medal (1:03.98 - CR) in front of Jones, AUS (1:04.26) and Ji, CHN (1:04.79). In the M 50 back finals, Stanislav Donets, RUS again set a new CR (22.93). In other finals, in the M 50 fly finals, Albert Subirats, VEN earned gold medal with the time of 22.40 - CR. In the W 200 Ind.medley, Mireia Belmonte ESP set the new CR in 2:05.73 and earned gold medal in front of Ye, CHN (2:05.94) and Kukors, USA (2:06.09). In the last event this evening W 4x 100 free relay finals,  NED suad won in 3:28.54 - CR... Find out details in our Web Blog...
C.Cielo, BRA - the fastest man in the world in 50 free.
December 17, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Lochte - WR in the 200 IM and Ten new CRs...
Ryan Lochte
(Dubai, UAE) - Day-3 within the semi finals and finals - more new Records of the Championships could be seen. 3 Sfs and 10 finals were held this afternoon. In the M 200 IM finals, Ryan Lochte, USA, earned his 3rd gold medal in 1:50.08 new WR, followed by Rogan AUT (1:52.90) and Clary, USA (1:53.90). New CRs were set by Kromowidjojo, NED in 100 free (51.45); Deibler, GER in 50 fly (22.57); Tomita, JPN in 200 breast (2:03.12); Alshammar SWE in 50 fly (24.87); Soni, USA in 100 breast (1:04.17); Hoff, USA in 400 free (3:57.07); Cielo BRA in 50 free (20.81) and CHN in W 4x100 med.relay (3:48.24). 
More find out in our Special Web Blog... 
Ryan Lochte, USA, pearl of the Dubai 2010....
December 16, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Lochte and RUS - 2 WRs, more 8 CRs in Dubai...
(Dubai, UAE) -Day-2 for the Semi Finals and Finals at the  Rashid swimming complex in Dubai, brought this evening 2 WRs and 8 new CRs. Earning his second Gold medal, Ryan Lochte USA, in the M 400 Ind.medley Final set new WR (3:55.50)... In the last evening event, in the men's 4x200 free relay, RUS team (Lobintsev, Izvotov, Lagunov &  Sukhorukov) set new WR (6:49.04), in front of USA (6:49.58) and FRA (6:56.05). Read more in our Web Blog...
R.Lochte, second Gold medal in Dubai on the day-2... (Ph by WN).
December 15, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Dubai Day-1 - WR in 4x200 free women and 6 CRs...
(Dubai, UAE) - After the delighted opening ceremony, the competition continued with the evening semi finals and finals... 5 final races and 6 SFs have been held. This evening one WR and 6 CRs were set. In the M 200 free Ryan Lochte, USA set again CR with the time of 1:41.08. In the W 200 fly Mireia Belmonte, ESP earned gold medal in 2:03.59 CR also in the W 400 IM (4:24.21). In the women's 4x200 free China (Chen, Tang, Liu & Zhu) took gold medal and set WR in 7:35.94, almost 3 sec. faster than the Netherlandís record of 7:38.90. Read more...
M.Belmonte, ESP super star and WCh SC rec holder...
December 15, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Dubai 2010 - Day-1 - Three CRs in Qualifications...
(Dubai, UAE) - The 10th Fina World Champs Dubai 2010 started this morning at the Rashid Swim Complex. Just at the beginning, within the morning heats, the new three champs records were set by Ryan Lochte, USA in the M 200 free (1:42.38), in the M 100 breast by Fabio Scozzoli, ITA with the time of 57.60 and by the Russia's squad in the M 4x100 free relay (3:07.78)...  Serbian competitors didn't succeed to catch the SFs. In the men's 100 breast Caba Siladji was DISQ, Ivan Lendjer in the men's 100 fly placed 17th (51.54), while Velimir Stjepanovic ranked 39th (53.09) of 88 athletes. Read more in our Web Blog
Great conditions and a fast pool of the Rashid Center..
December  05, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
19th Int'l AG meet Miklavz 2010 - concluded...( D-2 Results)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - More then 500 competitors from BiH, AUT, CRO, HUN, SVK, SRB, ITA took part in the 2-day events for the 19th international AG meeting "Miklavz 2010" that concluded Sunday in Ljubljana, SLO. Three teams from Serbia, PSV, SC Vojvodina and SC Kikinda participated. Great swimming and many medals have been earned. Click here to see the Day-1 or Day-2 results...
Tivoli swim pool - a place of the Miklavz 2010 meet... 
December  04, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Aquana Swim 2010 - New Meet in Banjaluka, BiH...(Invitation)
(Banjaluka, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Association of Banjaluka, the first edition of the new international meet Aquana Swim 2010 is going to be held on Dec. 18. Place of the competition: Municipality Olympic pool. Age categories in the program: M-(92 & oled, 93/94, 95/96, 97/98, 99 & up); W-(94 & older, 95/96, 97/98, 99/00, 01 & up). Deadline for the entries, Dec.14. The schedule and other info are available via:plivacki_savez_bl@yahoo.com
Aquana pool - a place of the new meet in Banjaluka...
December  03, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
USA National SCY Championships 2010...(On Line Results)
(Columbus, USA) - At the Ohio State University, USA, on Thursday evening, the 2010 USA Short Course National Championships, started at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. First 4 disciplines concluded with the prelims. Worthy times were set by Matt Grevers in 50 yd. free (19.23); Jessica Hardy also in the 50 yd. free (22.09). Austria's Markus Rogan beats Rian Lochte in 200 yd. IM  with the time of 1:44.58... Hungarian Katlin Hosszu earned the best position in the women's 200 yd. IM (1:56.05)... Follow up the On Line Results of the USA SCY Championships
M.Rogan, AUT, now as a member of the SC Trojan...
December 02, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Calendars of the Fina OWS events in 2011...
(Lausanne, SUI) - FINA has rescheduled its 10K Marathon Swim World Cup in 2011, which will have its first race in April (in Santos, BRA), in order to provide the necessary time for the FINA Task Force in charge of investigating the circumstances of the tragic loss of open water swimmer Fran Crippen (USA), on Oct. in UAE. The 2011 OWS season will start on January 23, with the initial race of the Grand Prix in Rosario (ARG, 15 km). This circuit will have 11 stops in three continents and includes only races above 10km (in which each swimmer has an escort boat). Click up the title to read the Calendars of both OWS events.
November 30, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Novi Grad Cup 2010 in Sarajevo, BiH...(Invitation)
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Novi Grad Swimming Club, the first edition of the international AG meet "Novi Grad Cup 2010" is going to be held on Dec 12 in the BIH capital. Place of the event : Otoka pool (25-m distance). Age categories: M/W - 95 & older, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03 & younger. Deadline for the entries: Dec. 11. More info on this event available via pknovigradsa@gmail.com
Marvelous conditions at the Otoka pool in Sarajevo......
November 28, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Eindhoven 2010 - concluded in the Netherlands...(Results)
(Eindhoven, NED) - Day-4 - the last evening of the Euro Short Course Champs brought more worthy times, as well as the new Continental Champions: Zsuzsanna Jakabos, HUN in 400 IM W(4:29.78); Marco Koch, GER in the 200 breast M (2:06.86); Fenke Heemskerk, NED in 200 free W (1:52.62); Markus Deibler, GER in 100 IM (52.13); Inge Dekker, NED in 100 fly W (56.51); Danila Izotov, RUS in 200 free M (1:41.84); Moniek Nijhuis, NED in 100 breast W (1:06.20); Stanislav Donets, RUS in 100 back M (49.35); Duane Da Rocha, ESP in 200 back W (2:03.97); Steffen Deibler, GER in 50 fly (22.34); Ranomi Kromovidjojo, NED in 50 free W (23.58), and ITA squad in the men's 4x50 free relay (1:25.16).. Serbian record holder Miroslava Najdanovski placed 9th in the 50 free W SF (25.04)...
R.Kromowidjojo, Queen of EC 2010 (Ph by KJ Overbeeke)
November 28, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
6th NEMO Cup 2010 in Skopje- Spectacular Meet..(Results)
(Skopje, FYROM) - This weekend in Skopje, the 6th edition of the international Age Group swim meet the NEMO Cup 2010 is organized. As informed by the OC board of the SWC Dolphin, 528 competitors from 47 clubs (ALB, Prishtina, ROU, BUL, MNE, BiH, SRB and FYROM) take part in two days events. Great atmosphere is at the competition pool also by the pool deck in the Center complex. Click up the title to follow up On Line Results from Skopje...
Sparkles from the Center pool... (Ph by SWC Doplhin)
November 26, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
27th Spela & Vesna Memorial 2010, SLO...(Full Results)
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the SC Triglav, the traditional international meet Spela and Vesna Memorial 2010 is going to be held on Saturday in the town of Kranj, SLO. Place of the event: indoor pool 25-m distance. More then 520 competitors from 38 clubs - teams (BiH, CRO, CZE, GER, HUN, ISR, RUS, SRB and SLO) will take part in the events. From Serbia 4 teams are entered, SC Vodvodina, SC Spartak, SC Novi Sad, and PSV. Click up the title to open up the full official results of this event...
Municipality pool in Kranj - a place of the meeting...
November 26, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Eindhoven 2010 - Donets, New ER in 50 Back...(Results)
(Eindhoven, NED) - Day-2 concluded with 10 finals and 4 SF races... New ER is set by Stanislav Donets, RUS in 50 Back M (22.74). New Euro champions are: F.Scozzoli, ITA in 100 breast M (57.78), F.Pellegrini, ITA in 800 free W (8:15.20); D.Verraszto, HUN in 400 IM M (4:03.06); A.Chaun, RUS in 200 breast W (2:22.68); D.Zevina, UKR in 100 back W (57.57); R.Kromowidjojo, NED in 100 free W (51.44); I.Dekker, NED in 50 fly W (25.38) S.Deibler, GER in 100 fly M (49.95) and NED women's squad in 4x50 free relay (1:34.34). From SRB team Minja Najdanovski placed 6th in 100 free W (54.14), while Radovan Siljevski ranked 13th in 100 free M SF (49.22).. See full results..
Stanislav Donets (RUS) - new ER in the men's 50 back.
November 25, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Eindhoven 2010 - Najdanovski in 100 Free Final...(Results)
(Eindhoven, NED) - Day-1 concluded successfully for the German selection. In the evening SFs and Finals, great swimming could be seen. Germany took first five gold medals. In 400 free M, Paul Biedermann (3:39.51); Yannick Leibherz in 200 back (1:51.74), Markus Deibler in 200 IM (1:53.25), Steffen Deibler in 50 free M (20.98) and GER team in 4x50  Medley Relay (1:33.40)... From SRB team, Miroslava Najdanovski ranked 6th in 100 free SF (54.14) and earned her first final, while Radovan Siljevski placed 16 in 50 free SF (22.50). See the results.
Markus & Steffen Deibler (GER) - new world swim power.
November 25, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Eindhoven 2010 - Two SFs for Serbia on the Day-1...(Results)
(Eindhoven, NED) - Day-1 started in the morning with the qualifying races... Nothing exclusive has happen. Worthy times are set by Femke Heemskerk, NED in 100 free W (52.01); Fabio Scozzoli, ITA in 100 breast M (58.06), Jan Sefl, CZE in 100 fly M (51.70); Valentina Artemyeva, RUS in 50 breast W (30.66) and Marco Orsi, ITA in 50 free M (21.48).. Serbian swimmers caught two SFs. Miroslava Najdanovski in 100 free (54.56 - as 11th) and Radovan Siljevski in 50 free (22.33 as 18th).. See full results...
Three beauties and quickest girls in 100 free come from the Netherlands: Heemskerk, Kromowidjojo and Dekker....
November 20, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
18th Int'l AG meeting Miklavz 2010, SLO...(Invitation)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the SC Olimpija, the 18th edition of the traditional International AG meet "Miklavz 2010" (in the LEN calendar) is going to be held in the SLO capital Ljubljana on Dec 4-5. Place of the event: Tivoli 25m pool. Age categories in the program: Boys (96/97; 98 & up); Girls (97/98; 99 & up)... Deadline for the entries: Nov. 28... For add info call organizer via: pko@siol.net
The SC Olimpija's swim kids invite you to Ljubljana...
November 14, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
XII Zamorata Meet in Sofia, BUL - concluded...(bulswim.info)
(Sofia, BUL) - Organized by the SC Levski, Sofia, 12th edition of the international AG swim meeting Zamorata Tournament 2010 conculuded this past week-end in the Bulgarian Capital. More then 320 athletes from CYP, GRE, FYROM, SRB and BUL took part in the events. In this meet, many famous swim coaches led their teams. The FBSS has arranged a special review on this meeting from the pen of its Editor in Chief Dr.Ivan Tsanov. Click up the title to read the article (arr in Bulgarian language only)...
Marvelous competition pool 'Spartak' in Sofia, BUL...
November 14, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Samir Cirak - Ciro 2010 in Tuzla, BIH - concluded...(Results)
(Tuzla, BiH) - Organized by the SC Zmaj Alpamm, the 15th edition of the Samir Cirak-Ciro 2010 meeting concluded successfully on Saturday in the town of Tuzla, BiH by the 25-m pool... More then 220 competitors from 18 clubs (HUN, CRO, SRB and BIH) took part in the events... The worthiest achievements are set by Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) in the men's 100 fly (56.47 - 703 Fina pts.), while on the women's side, by Nina Zarkovic (SC Leotar) in the W 100 fly (1:09.77 - 529 Fina pts.).. See full official results prepared and issued by the www.plivanje.info web site...
N.Zarkovic (SC Leotar, Trebinje) - top BIH swimmer...
November 13, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
M.Najdanovski, SRB - Silver in 50 free in Viareggio...(Results)
(Viareggio, ITA) - The Italian Grand Prix 2010, concluded today in Viareggio, ITA (25-m municipality pool). Among great swim names that appeared in this event, Miroslava Najdanovski, SRB record holder, Mediterranean Games 2009 gold and Universiade 2009 bronze medalist, swam out great. In the women's 50 free she ranked 2nd with the time of 25.72, while in the 100 free finals she was placed 5th in 56.54.. See the full official GP Italia's results..
M.Najdanovski - two times Olympian and NRs holder of Serbia...
November 13, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
25th Trophy of Celje 2010, SLO...(Full Results)
(Celje, SLO) - Organized by the SC Neptun, the 25th edition of the traditional international meet "The City of Celje Cup 2010" (Pokal mesta Celje) has started by the Golovec 25m pool. According to the information from the organizer, 415 competitors from 28 clubs/teams ( BiH, CRO, ITA, FYROM and SLO) take part in this traditional swim competition. Click up the title to see or download the full official results - issued at the www.pzstiming.net...
Golovec pool - the traditional place of the Celje meet...
November 07, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Fina / Arena World Cup - Stockholm 2010...(Results)
(Stockholm, SWE) - The Day-1 of the last stop of the Fina/Arena World Cup series brought the names of the overall winners in the course of 2010. Since she won in the women's 100 fly (55.53 - 974 pts.), Therese Alshammar SWE earned the FWC title for 2010. On the men's side, winning again in 400 IM (4:04.62), Thiago Pereira, BRA, confirmed the title and cash money prize. Worth success is made by AUS swimmer Belinda Hocking - two gold medals in 200 back (2:03.43) and 50 back (27.42)... More... 
T.Alshammar - note for press in Stockholm (Ph by STV)..
November 02, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Fina /Arena World Cup - Moscow 2010...(Results)
(Moscow, RUS) - The 6th leg of the Fina/Arena World Cup series, started today at the Olympiiski complex in the City of Moscow, Russia... More then 100 top world stars from 21 countries take part in 2-day events. On the Day-1 spectacular race could be seen in the men's 50 fly where Nikita Konovalov RUS won in 22.87, in front of S.Diebler GER (22.99) and R.Schoeman RSA (23.03).... Coming from Serbia, Velimir Stjepanovic, took part in 2 heats (200 fly - 2:02.32 and 100 free -50.76). Click up the title to follow up the full official results from the Moscow 2010.
N.Konovalov, new swim power that comes from RUS...
October 31, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Fina/Arena World Cup - Berlin 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Berlin, GER) - The 5th leg of the Fina World Cup series, Berlin 2010, concluded Sunday in the German capital. No surprises appeared both days of the competition... Few great times has to be mentioned. S.Diebler, GER, in 100 free 46.69, F.Heemskerk, NED in W 100 free 51.96; Y. Efimova, RUS in W 100 breast 1:05.54; R.Bal, USA in 100 back 51.34; T.Pereira, BRA, in 400 IM 4:02.83. Coming from Serbia, Velimir Stjepanovic, in 4 preliminaries (100 free, 20 fly, 100 fly and 200 free), earned top positions in 200 fly (2:05.62 - 18th) also in 100 fly (55.20 - 20th)... 
R.Bal, USA - back to Fina World Cup successfully....
October 29, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Team of Romania for the CEJM Belgrade '10...
(Bucarest, ROU) - For the Central European Junior Meet - Belgrade 2010, being held in the Capital of Serbia (Dec. 10-12), the national federations of 8 countries start with the preparation. Due to the propositions, each country is allowed to enter 10 male and 10 female swimmers. The Romanian Swimming Federation is the first one that issued the final roster for this worthy competition. Click up the title to introduce the team of Romania for Belgrade'10.
Prof.Larisa Lacusta, one of the former great swimmers, now member of the ROU national team coach board...
October 28, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
1st Dolphin Cup 2010 in Sarajevo, BiH...(Start Lists & Results)
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Swim Club Dolphin, the 1st edition of the new international age group meeting "Dolphin Cup 2010" is going to be held in Sarajevo, the next week-end... Place of the event - Otoka swim pool... Age categories in the meet program: M-W (95 & older; 96/97;98/99; 2000; 2001; 2002; 2003 & younger). Click up the title where the official Start Lists will be issued asap or to follow up the On Line Results of this event...
Otoka swim center - a place of the Dolphin Cup '10....
October 26, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
34th Viareggio Coppa Carnevale Meet 2011, ITA...(Invitation)
(Viareggio, ITA) - Invited by the Mr.Adolfo Buonaccorsi, we take a chance to inform audence, that the next edition of the great 34th European youth swim competition "Coppa Carnevale 2011" (in the Calendar of LEN) is going to be held on Feb.18-19-20, 2011, by the muncipal swimmming pool of Viareggio (25m). Age groups in the  programme: F98-97, M97-96-95, F96-95, M94-93.. Deadline for the entries: Feb. 06.. Add info: meetingartiglio@assonuoto.it
Great 25-m pool in the town of Viareggio, Italy..
October 24, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Fina OWS Grand Prix 2010 - cancelled...(Report)
(Lausanne, SUI)- Following the tragic death of open water swimmer Fran Crippen (USA) in the last leg of the FINA 10km Marathon World Cup 2010 on Oct. 23 in Fujairah (UAE), and in respect for his memory, FINA decided to cancel the 10th and final leg (15km) of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2010, also scheduled for Fujairah, on October 27. According to the previous score 2010 winners are: Petar Stoychev (BUL) - 107 pts. and Pilar Geijo (ARG) - 124 pts among women...
P.Stoychev, another win at the Fina OWS World Cup...
October 23, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
US swimmer Fran Crippen died at Fina 10 K Marathon...
(Lausanne,SUI)-With immense sadness, FINA mourns the loss of OWS swimmer Fran Crippen (USA), during the last leg of the FINA 10km Marathon, held in Fujairah (UAE) today. Crippen, 26 years old, at Rome '09,  had been bronze medallist in the 10 km, while in 2010, at the FINA OWS Championships in Roberval (CAN), he was also third, this time in the 5km. Crippen graduated in 2006 from the University of Virginia, USA where he was twice named the Atlantic Coast Conference Swimmer of the Year...
F.Crippen was the greatest US hope in OWS events...
October 22, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Tokyo - Pereira & Alshammar lead Fina WC 2010...(Report)
(Tokyo, JPN) - T. Pereira (BRA) and T. Alshammar (SWE) reinforced their lead of the overall ranking of the FINA World Cup 2010, after a successful fourth leg of the competition in Tokyo on Oct.20-21. Pereira, who won the menís 100m and 400m IM was the fourth best performer of the meet, and is at the top of the menís classification with 88 points. Alshammar, who triumphed in the 50m & 100m fly, established the most valuable performance of the competition in the 100m, and leads the ranking of this World Cup with 80 points. See the full report from Tokyo.
T.Alshammar, still at the highest world swim positions.
October 17, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Fina World Cup - Singapore 2010 - started...(Results)
(Singapore, SNG) - The third stop of the Fina World Cup series 2010-2011 started today in Singapore. On the Day-1 preliminaries, few worth times were swum out: Steffen Diebler (GER) in M 50 fly (22.93); Hinkelien Schreuder (NED) in the W 50 free (24.63); Darian Townsend (RSA) in M 100 IM (54.57), Travis Nederplet (AUS) in M 200 fly (1:56.96); Jenny Mensing (GER) in W 200 back (2:09.69)... See the On Line Results at the official timekeepers web site omegatiming.com...
H.Schreuder, the Netherlands and the world super star.
October 12, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Fina World Cup Series - Beijing 2010...(OnLine Results)
Fina WC 2010
(Beijing, CHN) - The sencond stop of the Fina World Cup Series 2010-2011 started in Beijing, China yesterday. On the Day-1, few great results were achieved - Cameron VD Burg, RSA in the M 50 breast (26.36); Gao Chang CHN in the W 50 back (26.00); Therese Ashammar SWE in the W 100 fly (56.80);  Thiago Pereira BRA in the M 400 IM (4:14.03), Qianwei Zhu, CHN in the W 200 free (1:54.32). Find out the full official results at the omegatiming.com...
October 11, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Cunha & Crippen took Cancun 2010 Fina 10K...
(Cancun, MEX) - Ana Marcela Cunha, from Brazil, has reinforced her lead of the 2010 FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World ranking, by winning the seventh meet of the series, that was held in Cancun (MEX), on October 09. The Brazilian star took 2:17:29 to complete the race. On the men's side, the victory went to Francis Crippen (USA), who completed the 10km in 2:07:53. Fifty-six swimmers from 11 nations took part in the event in Cancun.
The final part of the 10K marathon at the Cancun 2010
October 08, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Start 2010 - first SLO meet in the new season...(Results)
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the Plavalno Drustvo Zvezda, the traditional START 2010 international meet will be held on Saturday (Oct. 09) in the town of Kranj, SLO... 394 competitors from 29 clubs (AUT, ITA, CRO, BiH, FYROM and SLO) will take part in the events. Slovenian stars are entered (Tahirovic, Klinar, Carman, Petric, Cesar, etc.). Click up the title to open up the full official results of this competition issued by the pzstiming.net...
E.Tahirovic, SLO superstar - new come back to pool..
October 04, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Asian 10K FINA World Cup series - concluded...(Report)
(Honk Kong, HKG) - The Asian legs of Shantou 2010 (CHN) and Hong Kong 2010 (HKG) of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup each welcomed about 60 competitors on Sep. 25 and Oct. 3, respectively... Among men, the powerful Alexander Meyer (USA) won by a fingernail in Shantou, timing 1:55:30:39, while in Hong Kong the best was Chad Ho (RSA) in a convincing fashion 2:03:54:00... Among females, Eva Fabian (USA) dominating the operations in both races in respective times of 2:02:56:00 and 2:10:45:00. See full report. 
Alex Meyer, USA - new power of the world OWS scene..
October 04, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
First two records -Commonwealth Games started...(Results)
(Delhi, IND) - The Day-1 of the swimming events at the Commonwealth Games in India brought two new records of the Games. Australia's Marieke Guehrer posted the first Games record of the meet with a 26.07 in the women's 50 fly semis. In the women's 200 IM, Australia's Alicia Coutts also set surprising Games-record victory with a time of 2:09.70. There appeared also few great results been made by Kylie Palmer (AUS) in W 200 free (1:57.50), Ryan Cochrane (CAN) in M 400 free (3:48.48), Australia's Ashley Delaney in M 50 back SF (25.04), etc. Watch out the full official results at the games official web site...
Alicia Coutts (AUS) - world 9th all time in the 200 IM...
October 02, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Spela & Vesna Memorial 2010, Kranj, SLO...(Invitation)
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the Triglav SC, Kranj, SLO, the traditional Kranj Swim Championship - Memorial of Spela & Vesna 2010 is going to be held on Nov. 27 in the town of Kranj (25m distance).  Age groups in the programme: M (92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97/98; 99 & up); W (94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & up). Dedaline for the entries: Nov 23 (6 p.m.). The additional info is avaliable via the organizer's e-mail: klub@pklubtriglav.si
September 30, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
International meet "Swim by Heart", BIH...(OnLine Results)
(Banjaluka, BiH) - Organized by the 22 April Swim Club, Banjaluka, the first event in the region named "Swim by Heart 2010" is going to be held on Saturday in Banjaluka, BiH.. According to the list of the entered participans, 212 competitors from 12 clubs (Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia & Herzegovina) will take part in the events... Click over the next link for the Program & Schedule of this competition or up the title to follow the complete On Line Results...
Marvelous new swim pool in the town of Banjaluka...
September 27, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Together we can make Aquatics bigger...
(Punta Del Este, URU) - FINA 1st World Aquatic Convention 2010 starts in Uruguay, today... More than 450 delegates including representatives of the 202 FINA National Federations, commercial partners & sponsors, sports business companies, organisers, bidders or media will gather in Punta del Este (URU). During three days and under the motto ďTogether we can make Aquatics biggerĒ, presentations, workshops and an exhibition area will allow the Aquatics Family from all over the world to the network and to build-up future partnership opportunities.. Find out more in the Fina press release.
September 24, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Szekesfehervar 2010 - moved to December...(Invitation)
(Szekesfehervar, HUN) - Instead at the begining of every season, the traditional and one of the most popular HUN meets Szekesfehervar 2010 (in the LEN calendar), will be held on Dec 04-05. Organized by the Hullam'91 swim club, this event (18th edition) will gather next age groups: M/W 93 & older; 94/95; 96/97; 98/99... Place of the event: 50-m indoor municipality pool in Szekesfehervar, Hungary. Deadline for the entries: Nov.24. Additional info available via Sardi Akos, Meet Director sardiakos@t-online.hu
Great conditions in the Szekesfehervar's swim center...
September 19, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
Bruce Stratton - New USA Swimming President...
(Dallas, USA) - The USA Swimming at the yesterday's elections held at the House of the Delegates meeting, named Bruce W.Stratton for the position of the President. In the last two-mandate period (leaded by former USA Swimming President Jim Wood) as well as for the previous 25 years, Stratton has been an official and has served as a chair for a total of eight years. He is also a member of the Olympic International Operations Committee and is the United States Sports Insurance Company Treasurer. He also served on the Professional Swimming Task Force during the past year. Professional background: Stratton is a Certified Public Accountant with more then 34 years of the acc. experiences. Find more in the Stratton's Bios...
Bruce Stratton - new President of the USA Swimming... 
September 18, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
14th International Meet Bolzano 2010, ITA...(Invitation)
(Bolzano, ITA) - The 14th edition of the Bolzano Swim Meeting 2010 is going to be held traditionaly in the town of Bozen/Bolzano (Northern Italy). Organized by the SSV Bozen, the competition will take place on Nov 06-07. The age categories (94 & older; 95-98) exist but all swimmers are welcome. Place of the event: 25m pool located in the sports centre Pfarrhof / Maso della Pieve... Click up the title to be redirected to the official web site of the Bolzano Meet, to get the available information. Click also over the next link for the full (.pdf) Booklet of the Meeting...
M.Najdanovski, SRB at the previous Bolzano 2009 meet.
September 15, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------ 
START 2010 International Meet in Kranj, SLO...(Invitation)
(Kranj, SLO) -First event in the new season in Slovenia is the traditional START Meet 2010 that is organized by the Plavalno Drustvo Zvezda, Kranj... Place of the event: Municipality pool in Kranj (25m distance). Date of the event: Oct 09... Age categories in the programme: M- (92 & older; 93/94; 95/96; 97/98; 99 & younger); W-(94 & older; 95/96; 97/98; 99/00; 01 & younger). Deadline for the entries: Oct 06. Add info:info@drustvo-zvezda.si
I.Velickovic, Head of PD Zvezda with his new talents..
September 12, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Fina World Cup Series 2010 - started in Rio...(Full Results)
Rio de Janeiro
(Rio de Janeiro,BRA) - The Fina World Cup 2010 started in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept 10-12, at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre, with the presence of 194 swimmers from 13 countries... On the Day-1, domestic star Thiago Pereira in 100 m IM set the SA record (52.35)... Worthy times were swum out by Therese Alshammar, SWE in 50 free (24.46), Steffen Diebler, GER in 50 fly (22.49) and others... A total of US$360,000 will be distributed to the winners, while an additional maximum of US$50,000 is reserved for world record breakers. See the full official results of the first leg of the Fina/Arena WC 2010...
Thiago Pereira, Brasilian swim super star...
August 20, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Pan Pacific 2010 - started in Irvine, USA...(Results)
(Irvine, USA) - The 2010 Pan Pacific Championships started yesterday at theWilliam Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif. (USA). On the Day-1 finals, few Champs records and worthy times were set: M.Guehrer AUS equaled CR in the W 50 fly (25.99), C.Cielo BRA set new CR in the M 50 fly (23.03), A.Schmitt USA in the W 200 free (1:56.10), J.Schipper AUS in the W 200 fly (2:06.90), A.Peirsol USA in the M 100 back (53.31), M.Phelps in 200 fly (1:54.11)... See the full results...
M.Guehrer - AUS beauty and the world swim pearl...
August 14, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-6 - Worthiest Day of the Champs...(Results)
(Budapest, HUN) - Day-6 brought 6 new Champs Recs: Y.Efimova RUS in 50 breast SF (30.32); E.Korotyshkin RUS (video) in M 100 fly F (51.73); F.Pellegrini ITA in W 200 free (1:55.45); F.Bousquet in M 50 free SF (21.36) and A.Herasimenia BLR (video) in W 50 back (27.64).... The new European champions are: Lotte Friis DEN in the W 1,500 free (15.59.13), Stanislav Donets RUS in M 200 back (1:57.18); Fabio Scozzoli ITA (video) in M 50 breast (27.38) and Russia  men's relay in 4x200 free (7:06.71 CR)... See the full official Day-6 results ...
L.Friis,DEN, another gold in Budapest. (Ph by I.Rasula)
August 12, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-4 - Photo Gallery from Finals...(By I.Rasula)
(Budapest, HUN) - On the Day-4 beside the three new CRs D.Gyurta HUN in 200 breast, K.Hosszu HUN in 200 IM and C.Lacourt FRA in 50 back, spectacular swiiming might be seen. New Euro champions are: Lotte Friis DEN in W 800 free (8:23.27); Gemma Spofforth GBR in W 100 back (59.80) and Pawel Korzeniowski POL in the M 200 fly (1:55.00)... Click up the title to open up our Special Photo Gallery from the Day-4 Semis + Finals..
D.Gyurta at the Budapest'10 podium. (Ph by I.Rasula).
August 11, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-3 - Photo Gallery from Finals...(By I.Rasula)
(Budapest, HUN) - The Day-3 SFs & Fs of the European Swim Championships brought 4 new Champs records. One of them in the Women's 100 breast  (video) is set by Yuliya Efimova Russia's super star... In our YouTube Channel, you may also find out the Women's 100 free (video) and the  Men's 200 free (video) where Biederman picked up gold in 1:46.06 Also the Cseh's gold race in the Men's 200 Ind.Medley final (video)... Click up the title to open up our photo gallery from the Day-3...
Y.Efimova, RUS - the European breaststroke queen.
August 11, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-3 Finals - 4 new CRs...(Results)
(Budapest, HUN) - Day-3 - afternoon semis and finals brought 4 new Euro Champs Records..First of all has to be mentioned France's Camille Lacourt in the M 50 back (24.30); in the W 200 IM Camille Mugfft FRA also set new CR (2:10.92); in the W 100 breast Yuliya Efimova RUS (1:06.32) and the HUN star Laszlo Cseh in  the M 200 IM (1:57.73)... See the full official Day-3 results
C.Lacourt - new French and European super star. (Ph by I.Rasula).
August 11, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-3 Morning Preliminaries...(Results)
(Budapest, HUN) - Euro champs continued on the Day-3 morning heats, but without the extreme times...In the W 800 free G.Murphy IRL ranked first (8:28.91) in front of world stars Adlington (3), Pellegrini (5)...In the M 50 backG.Barnea ISR (25.11) beat Lacourt (FRA) and Pizzamiglio (ITA). In M 200 breast dominated D.Gyurta HUN (2:10.70). In W 200 IM, two Hungarian stars won E.Veraszto (2:11.94) and K.Hosszu (2:12.30)... From SRB two girls swam poor in W 100 back- M.Strazmester (1:04.91) placed 37th and J.Nikolovski(1:07.54) 44th. 
F.Pellegrini ITA, just 5th in 800 free. (Ph by I.Rasula).
August 11, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Budapest Day-2 - Photo Gallery from Finals...(By I.Rasula)
(Budapest, HUN) - The Day-2 semi-finals and finals brought more great swimming including new European record in the Men's 100 back (video) by Franch Camille Lacourt,  the new European and the world swim power... In the Men's 100 breast (video) Alexander Dale Oen, NOR set the new CR..  In the Women's 50 fly (video) SWE super star Therese Alshammar dominated. Click up the title also for the Day-2 SFs & Finals photo gallery...
Y.Agnel, FRA, new world swim star at the press stand.(Ph by I.Rasula).
ugust 08, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Cleri & Beresnyeva winners of 25k events...(Results)
(Balaton, HUN) - With the women's 25k race, the OWS competition at the Euro Championships 2010 concluded on Sunday. The final ranknings are as follows: W 25k - 1/Olga Beresnyeva UKR (5:48:10.2); 2/Angela Maurer GER (5:48:10.3); 3/Martina Grimaldi ITA (5:48:30.8)... M 25K - Valerio Cleri ITA (5:16:38.3 20); 2/ Bertrand Venturi FRA (5:16:54.7); 3/ Joanes Hedel FRA (5:18:57.6).... See the official results at Omegatiming
V.Cleri, after Roberval, confirmed Euro top position...
August 06, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Phelps - great at the U.S. Nationals 2010...(On-Line Results)
(Irvine, USA) - At the present 2010 USA National Swim Championships (long course pool) that started in Irvine, CAL, few great swim times were set. On Wednesday (in two final races) and Thursday, Michael Phelps world legend confirmed the top national positions in the men's 200 freestyle (1:45.61), 100 fly (50.65) and the 200 fly (1:56.00). Find the full official results on-line...
Michael Phelps continued with worth engagements.. 
August 06, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Feretti & Heister - OWS Gold Medals at Budapest '10...(Results)
Italian OWS stars
(Balaton, HUN) - The Day-2 of open water swimming at the Euro Championships Budapest 2010 featured the men's 5K and the women's 5K events. In the men's 5K, Luca Ferretti, ITA 58:43.4 picked up the gold, second was  Simone Ercoli, ITA 59:00.5, while third Spyridon Gianniotis, GRE 59:15.9... In the women's 10 k, ranked first was Linsy Heister, NED 2:01:06.7, second Giorgia Consiglio, ITA 2:01:07.6 and third Angela Maurer, GER 2:01:08.2... See the full results at Omegatiming.com
ITA trio of the medalists in Budapest (Ph by Nuoto.it).
August 05, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Lurz & Seliverstova - First Golds at Budapest '10...(Results)
(Balaton, HUN) - The Day-1 of open water swimming at the European Championships Budapest 2010 featured the men's 10K and the women's 5K events. In the 10K Thomas Lurz (GER) won with a time of 1:54:22.5, while  Valerio Cleri (ITA) placed 2nd in 1:54:24.8. Russia's Evgeny Drattsev finished third overall in 1:54.26.6. In the women's 5K Ekaterina Seliverstova (RUS) took gold in 1:02:34.7. Kalliopi Araouzou (GRE) took 2nd overall in 1:02:37.3, while Marianna Lymperta (GRE) placed third in 1:02:41.3. See the full official results...
T.Lurz, German and the European OWS super star...
August 04, 2010 ------------------------------------------------------
Two WBTs at the U.S. Nationals 2010...(Results)
(Irvine, USA) - At the present 2010 USA National Swim Championships that started in Irvine, California, two best world times were set on the Day-1: Chris Magnuson in W 100 fly (57.32) and Ryan Lochte in 400 IM (4:09.98). In other events the winners are: Peter Vanderkaay in 400 free (3:46.88), Ariana Kukors in W 200 IM (2:10.54), Mike Alexandrov in 100 Breast (1:00.26) and Kattie Hoff in W 400 free (4:05.50)... Find the full official results...
R.Lochte - world top times in 2010... (Ph by I.Rasula)
July 31, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Croatian Nationals 2010 for Cadets in Split...(On Line Results)
(Split, CRO) - Organized by the Croatian Swimming Federation, the 2010 National Summer Champs for Cadets is organizing this weekend at the Sport complex Poljud in the town of Split. Due to the list of participants, 148 swimmers (82 males and 66 females) from the 21 domestic clubs will take part in 3-round events. Click up the title for the full Live results monitoring...
The competition pool at the Poljud center in Split...
July 28, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Bulgarian Summer Champs 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Varna, BUL) - The Bulgarian absolute championships 2010 concluded successfully by the 'Yolian Rusev' swim complex in Varna... The Olympian and national record holder Nina Rangelova (SC Mladost'91) succedded to pick up 6 gold medals (in 50, 100, 200 free, 50 fly and in relays), while on the men's side, the best swimmer is Ventsislav Aydarski (4 gold medals)...  See the full official results of the BUL absolute championship 2010...
Nina Rangelova, far best Bulgarian swim star...
July 24, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
6th FINA OWS World Championships - report...
(Roberval, CAN) - The Italian swim team won the FINA Championship Trophy at the 6th edition of the FINA World Open Water Swimming Championships held in Roberval (CAN), between  July 17 and 22. Italy outscored the USA by five points, 116 to 111. The Russian team  placed third with 62 points. Grimaldi, two times Consiglio and two times Cleri are the medalists for Italy.. Click up the title to read the full official Fina report...
V.Cleri (ITA), double medalist in Roberval, CAN... .
July 18, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
EJC Helsinki 2010 - concluded in Finland...(Web Blog)
(Helsinki, FIN) - 37th edition of the EJC Helsinki 2010 concluded with the Day-5 finals.. New Euro Champions are: in M-400 IM M.Shemberyev,UKR (4:20.46); in the W-100 back D.Zevina, UKR (1:02.05); in the M-100 breast A.Lobanov, RUS (1:01.06); in the W-100 breast M.G.Urzainqui, ESP (1:09.40); in the M200 free Y.Agnel, FRA (1:46.58 CR); in the W-200 IM S.Smith, GBR (2:14.48); in the M-100 fly M.Cieslak,POL (53.91);  in the W-50 fly N.Koba, UKR (27.13);in the M-50 free A.Govorov, UKR(22.54); in the W 4x100 medlay relay  Germany (4:08.29) and M 4x100 medley relay Russia (3:41.12). SRB women squad in the 4x100 medley relay ranked 8th (4:27.48). Find out more in our Web Blog...
Y.Agnel, FRA - far best European swimmer in Helsinki, in 200 m free final, he set a new CR. (Photo by Igor Rasula)
July 16, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Helsinki 2010, Day-3 Finals - Two new CRs...(Web Blog)
(Helsinki, FIN) - The Day-3 finals in Helsinki brought two new CRs - Hungary's Biczo Bence in the M-200 fly (1:55.82) and Emma Saunders (GBR) in the W-50 back (29.01). New Champions are also: M.Garcia (ESP) in the W-200 breast (2:27.12); Y.Agnel (FRA) in the M-100 free (48.80); R.Stacchiotti (LUX) in the M-200 IM (2:02.52); A.Lobanov (RUS) in the M-50 breast (28.37), T.Oder (SLO) in the W-800 free (8:40.06) and the France men's relay in the 4x200 free (7:21.40).  From Serbia K.Simonovic, rankend 7th in 200 free SF. More..
100 free: 1/Agnel 2/Metella (FRA); 3/Arents (BEL)...(Photo by Igor Rasula)
July 16, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
6th World OWS Champs - Roberval 2010, CAN...
(Roberval, CAN) - From July 17-22 in the town of Roberval, Canada, the 6th edition of the FINA World Open Water Swim Championships, with events of 5 km, 10 km and 25 km, for both men and women will be organized. Roberval and its Lac St-Jean have a great tradition in this discipline hosting annual races included in the FINA series of the 10km Marathon World Cup and Open Water Swim Grand Prix. Many top OWS stars are entered such as T.Lurz (GER), Allan do Carmo (BRA), S.Gianniotis (GRE), the Russian duet formed by Evgeny Drattsev and Daniil Serebrennikov, Petar Stoychev (BUL) and Valerio Cleri (ITA). Find out more at the official site
Petar Stoychev - wellknown race lanes for the BUL legend.
July 15, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Euro Junior Champs 2010 - Day-2 Finals...(Web Blog)
(Helsinki, FIN) - The afternoon Semi Finals & Finals of the Day-2 in Helsinki brought many worthy times. New European Champions are: Yakov Yan Toumarkin(ISR) in M-100 back (55.20); Henrietta Stenkvist (SWE) in the W-400 free (4:13.69); Judit Ignacio Sorribes (ESP) in W-200 fly (2:12.30); Silke Lippok (GER) in the W-100 free (55.31); Christian vom Lehn (GER) in the M-200 breast (2:12.93) and Karley Mann (GBR) in the W-200 back (2:11.48)... In the women's relay 4x100 free, Germany ranked first (3:46.04).. Only one SRB athlete Velimir Stjepanovic took part in the M-200 fly Semis, earning 14th position with the time of 2:03.07. More...
Yannick Agnel (FRA) - two great 100 free races....(Photo by Igor Rasula)
July 14, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Helsinki 2010- Day-1 : Two New Champ Records...(Web Blog)
(Helsinki, FIN) - Second part of the Day-1 of the EJC Helsinki 2010 brought two new Championship Records set by Andriy Govorov (UKR) in 50 fly SF in the time of 0:23.57 and Yannick Angel (FRA) in the 400 free (3:46.26). On the Day-1, new European Champions are Sophie Smith (GB) in the 400 IM (4:44.46), Lisa Fissneider in the 50 breaststroke (0:32.20), Claudia Dasca Romeu (ROM) in the 1.500 free (16:27.97) and French Relay team in the 4x100 free (3:19.65). Find more, also Photo Gallery Day-1
  Spectacular beginning at the Helsinki EJC 2010... (Ph by Igor Rasula)
July 14, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Euro Top-10 times - prior to Budapest 2010...
(Berne, SUI) - Prior to the upcoming European Swimming Championships being held in Budapest, the Geologix (swimrankings.net) has issued the list of Top-10 best times (LC pools) as a preliminary psych sheet... Click over the next links to open up the list of the Top-10 Men and the Top-10 Women, or up the title for other official swim rankings - also SC pools (at swimrankings.net)...
Liam Tancock (GBR), the World and Euro record holder, far best European backstroker in the moment...
July 09, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Los Angeles Grand Prix 2010 - started...(OnLine Results)
(LA, USA) - Organized by the Trojan Swimming Club, the last stop of the USA swimming GP series the 2010 Los Angeles GP started yesterday. Many famous world stars participate in 4-day events such as Soni, Hardy, Volmer, Ziegler, Kukors, Lezak, Hyden, Sutton, Mellouli, Rogan, Hosszu, etc... Andrea Basaraba, SRB record holder, now as part of the North Coast SI club will start in 100m and 200m backstroke.. Click here for the full Psych Sheet or up the title for the complete On Line Results.. See also,  the Webcast of this meet is available (via Swimnetwork).
A.Basaraba, the only SRB swimmer at LA Grand Prix...
July 09, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Croatian Summer Champs 2010 - started...(OnLine Results)
(Split, CRO) - Organized by the Jadran Swimming Club, for the 90th anniversary of its foundation, the Summer Championships of Croatia 2010 successfully started by the swim center Zvoncac in Split. More then 160 athletes  from 18 clubs took part in Day-1 events. Duje Draganja canceled champ because of illness. Mario Todorovic set the best Day-1 time in 50 fly (24.10 - 907 Fina pts.).. Click up the title for the complete On Line Results...
Swim center Zvoncac, a place of the CRO Champs'10.
June 29, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Prior to EJC 2010 Finland - Boys Rankings Preview...(FBSS)
(Sofia, BUL) - Prior to the upcoming European Junior Championships - Helsinki 2010 (Finland), the well known European and the Bulgarian swim statistician Roumen Atanassov issued for the FBSS the preview on the top-10 latest Junior achievemets. See the very first Psych Sheet on the times of the Boys born 92/93 (LC pool). Click up the title to be redirected to the FBSS web-site.
Yannick Angel (FRA) - new world swim super star...
June 28, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Bulgarian Summer Champs (AG) - concluded...(Results)
(Varna, BUL) - The Bulgarian National Championships 2010, dedicated to the categories Boys 17/18; 15/16 and Girls 15/16 concluded successfully in the City of Varna, this past week-end (50-m pool). Few great times were set and the NJRs: Lazhezar Shumkov (SC Lulin) in 50 breast (30.58) and in 100 breast (1:06.37). Stefan Georgiev (SC Mladost'91) in 100 fly (58.06) and in 50 fly (26.37).. See the full official results of the champs...
Sparkle from the pool in Varna (Ph by Angysports)...
June 28, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Setubal & Capri-Napoli Marathons - concluded...(Fina Report)
(Lausanne, SUI) - Two Fina Open Water Swim  events concluded  last weekend. In Setubal Bay (PRO), at the Fina 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup, Thomas Lurz (GER) and Martina Grimaldi (ITA) picked up gold medals. At the traditional 36K Capri-Napoli Marathon, Damian Blaum (ARG) and Alessandra Romiti (ITA) ranked first among men and women swimmers. Watch out the full official Fina report on this both famous OWS events...
M.Grimaldi, winner of Setubal Bay 2010 Marathon...
June 28, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Mobitel 2010  in Radovljica, SLO - concluded...(Results)
(Radovljica, SLO) - The traditional international meeting in Radovljica, concluded Sunday successfully. More then 240 competitors from 27 teams-clubs (BiH, BLR, HUN, TUR, SRB, ITA and SLO) took part in 2day events. Meet best performances:M.Markic (SLO) in 50 breast (28.54) and A. Klinar in 400 IM (4:45.92). From Serbia, Jovana Nikolovski ranked 4th in 50 free (27.38) and 5th in 50 back (31.23).. See the full results (at pzstiming.net),
M.Markic, great power of SLO for the Budapest 2010...
June 21, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Santa Clara Grand Prix  2010 - concluded...(Results)
Santa Clara
(Sana Clara, USA) - The 43rd edition of the Santa Clara Grand Prix concluded Sunday after the 4 days of the great swimming. Swimmers from throughout the United States and from other parts of the world took part in the events held at the George Haines International Swim Center. Among others there were Grevers, Lochte, Hardy, Adrian, Murphy (AUS), Meichtry (SUI), etc. See results... 
The competition pool at the Santa Clara GP 2010...
June 21, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Comen Cup 2010 - concluded...(Full Results)
(Catania, ITA) - Comen Cup 2010 concluded Sunday at the Sicily. In the concurrence of 16 nations, the Italain team showed the best. Final team ranking is as follows: 1/Italy; 2/Spain; 3/Turkey.. See the Medal Standings. Serbian team took only one medal and was ranked 9th. 
ITA national selection in Catania - far best swim team within the Mediterranean Region..  (Photo by nuoto.it).
June 13, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Mare Nostrum - Canet 2010 - concluded...(Top-3 Results)
(Canet, FRA) - The third and the last stop of the Mare Nostrum meets "EME Canet 2010" concluded Sunday in France. Many world stars took part in this event. 5 meet records were fallen by: Camille  Lacourt, FRA in 100 back (54.00); Rebecca Soni, USA in 200 breast (2:21.99); Elizabeth Simmonds, GBR in 200 back (2:08.32);   Yuliya Efimova, RUS in 50 breast (30.55) and Ariana Kukors, USA in 200 IM (2:11.22).  Click up the title to be redirected to the meet page with the Top-3 times...
Rebecca Soni (USA) - spectacular time in 200 breast..
June 12, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
International Championships of Kranj, SLO..(Results)
(Kranj, SLO) - Organized by the Merit Triglav swimming club the new edition of the Int'l Championships of Kranj 2010 concluded Sunday by the municipality pool in Kranj. About 300 competitors from 38 clubs-teams (AUT, HUN, CZE, BiH, KAZ, GER, CRO & SLO) took part in the 2-day events. Click up the title to watch out the official results of this meeting (issued at the pzstiming.net)... 
The Olympic pool in Kranj, SLO - a place of the event.
June 12, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
25th Golden Bear 2010 - Zagreb, CRO...(Results)
(Zagreb, CRO) - In spite of lack of funds and support by the CRO institutions, organized by the Medvescak swim club, the 25th LEN meeting "Golden Bear 20010" started Saturday by th Salata outdoor Olympic pool in Zagreb... More then 300 competitors from HUN, ITA, AUT, GER and CRO take part in 2-day events. World stars are leaded by Dinko Jukic (AUT) and Sanja Jovanovic (CRO). Click up the title to follow up the complete On-Line Results...
The Olympic pool of the Salata center in Zagreb, CRO
June 10, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Mare Nostrum - Barcelona 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Barcelona, ESP) - The second stop of the Mare Nostrum meets "Ciutat de Barcelona 2010" concluded Thursday in Spain. Many world stars took part in 2-day events. Meet records were fallen by: Yulia Efimova, RUS in 50 breast (30.44);  Markus Rogan, AUT in 200 IM (1:59.12); Yi Tang, CHN in the women's 200 free ( 1:57.64); Rebecca  Adlington GBR in 800 free (8:21.25) and Ariana Kukors USA in 200 IM (2:11.24)... Click up the title to be redirected to the meet official web page with the lists of all preliminaries and finals (each day of the event)...
A.Kukors - great new power of the USA swimming... 
June 04, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
VI Int'l Dolphin Cup  2010 in Skopje...(Resulst)
(Skopje, FYROM) - Coming up next week-end (June 05-06), organized by the SWC Defin, the 6th edition of the international AG meet Dolphin Cup 2010 is going to be held in Skopje. Place of the event: 50-m indoor pool Mladost. More then 360 competitors from ALB, SRB, BiH, BUL and FYROM will take part in this most popular Macedonian swimming meeting. Click up the title to be redirected to the On-Line results data base...
Mladost indoor pool, a place of the event in Skopje..
June 04, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Mare Nostrum 2010 starts in Montecarlo...
(Montecarlo, MON) - The famous Mare Nostrum (3-part swim spectacle) starts with the first stop in Monaco - at the 28th edition of EME Meeting 2010. More then 500 competitors from 29 countries will take part in this event at the Stade Luis 50m pool.. Beside the European stars - Bousquet, Muffat, Bernard and others, many world stars are entered.. Click up the official web site, were you can find out the full meet info, start list and the results...
Stade Luis pool in Montecarlo - place of the EME 2010.
June 01, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Balkan Junior Swim Championships 2010, BUL...(Full info)
(Varna, BUL) - The 40th edition of the Balkan Junior Championships 2010 is going to be held in the City of Varna, Bulgaria. Organized by the Bulgarian Swimming Federation, this 2-day event will take place at the Primorski swim complex (50-m pool). The full information, schedule, program and other info are now avalible at our special web presentation. You can also find the official record list and the roster of five entered national selections
The great swim center Primorski in the City of Varna
May 31, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
37th spectacular meet "Modena Trophy 2010", ITA...
(Modena, ITA) - Organized by Modena Nuoto and the NC Ghirlandina, 37th edition of the Modena Trophy 2010 is going to be held by the outdoor Olympic pool Dogali in Modena (Italy). As informed by the organizer, about 490 competitors from 38 clubs-teams will take part in 2-day events (June 01-02). This one of the most respectable European meetings continues the great swim tradition... Best wishes for this worthy swim event to the Modena Nuoto chives from their Belgrades' friends. All results of this event could be found at the www.modenanuoto.it 
The famous Dogali Olympic pool in Modena, Italy...
May 23, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Int'l Meet Golden Orlando 2010, CRO - concluded...
(Dubrovnik,CRO) - Organized by the Swim club Jug, CRO the int'l meet Golden Orlando 2010 concluded this past weekend by the Gruz indoor 50-m pool in the town of Dubrovnik... More then 300 competitors from SLO, BiH, FYROM, MNE, GRE and CRO took part in 2-day events. Meet best time was set by the Greece's star Ioannis Drymonakos in 200 fly (1:57.26). Click over the next links for the results of the finals Day-1 and Day-2.. For more info, visit the organizer's page at www.pkjug.hr
I.Drymonakos, Greak and the world super butterflyer.
May 23, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
35th Trophy of Ljubljana 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Swim club Ljubljana, the 35th Trophy of Ljubljana 2010 concluded Sunday by the out-door 50-m pool Kodeljevo. SRB national cadet selection continued with earning medals in age groups.. Divna Cosic (SRB) set two new Cadet NRs - in 50 back (31.46) while on the Day-1 in 100 back (1:08.33). Click up the title for the full official results of the meeting.
Kodeljevo pool - a place of the Pokal Ljubljana 2010..
May 20, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
DVD: Fundamentals of Fast Swimming...(On-Line order)
(Miami, USA) - Due to the great friendships and cooperation with Mr.Gary Hall Sr., the American coach legend, the owner of the RC, Florida, we're honored to get a possibility to present you his new product "DVD: Fundamentals of Fast Swimming". The latest experiences which reduce the complex of psysical laws that govern all stroke techniques, drag, motion and inertia are gathered into the simple and meaningful training methods. Click up the title to order DVD via the RC's on-line store..
Fundamentals of Fast Swimming (the RC promo video clip on YouTube).
May 17, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Veronika 2010 Int'l Meet in Kamnik, SLO...(Invitation)
(Kamnik, SLO) - Organized by the Swim Club Kamnik, one of the oldiest in Slovenia,  the new edition of the Veronika Meeting 2010 is going to be held on July 10 by the municipality out-door pool in the town of Kamnik, SLO... Age categories on the program: M-(95 & older; 96/97; 98 & younger); W-(97 & older; 98/99; 2000 & younger). Deadline for the entries: July 05... Add info: info@plavalniklub-kamnik.si See the official invitation.
Marvelous 50-m pool in Kamnik, a place of Veronika.
May 16, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
McDonalds Lima Cup in Osijek, CRO - concluded...(Results)
(Osijek, CRO) Ė Organized by the SC Osijek-Zito, the 9th McDonals Lima Cup 2010 dedicated to the youngest category swimmers concluded successfully. 6 SRB clubs took part in the events. Great achievements were set. Danica Gazdic (Polet) took 4 gold medals. Petar Bjelic and Marko Boskic (N.Sad) picked up 3golds respectively. One gold each also took: Sanja Galac (Feniks), Milica Djurisic and Mila Medic (N.Sad) Ognjen Mizdrak (Bjelica) and Stefan Maric (Polet)... See the official results...
Marvelous conditions for swimming in Osijek, CRO...
May 12, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
Ultra Swim Grand Prix 2010, USA...(Results)
(Colorado, USA) - Announced by the USA Swimming, 12  Olympians and more than 15 members of the National Team, including Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin, Ryan Lochte, Aaron Peirsol and Rebecca Soni will compete at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix, this upcoming week-end (May 13-16) in Charlotte, N.C. There would be also Olympians Eric Shanteau, Peter Vanderkaay, Allison Schmitt etc... Click here over the next link for the full Psych Sheet, or over the title for the OnLine data base.
All the best in the nation - in Charlotte this weekend.
May 10, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
30th Int'l Meet lirija 2010, SLO - concluded...(Results)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - The 30th edition of the international meeting Ilirija 2010 concluded successfully in Ljubljana, Slovenia... 16 clubs from HUN, BiH, SER and SLO took part in this event. Peter Mankoc (SLO) set the worthiest time in 100 fly (55.39). Nikola Trajkovic (SC Proleter, SRB) and Dragan Jocic, were named as the best meet competitor and coach respectively. Click up the title to see the official results of this event (via pzstiming.net)...
N.Trajkovic, new SRB power - his time is coming...
May 09, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
2010 Russian Open Championships...(Results 1.65MB)
(Moscow, RUS) - Within the sport complex Olympiskii, the 2010 Open Championship of Russia is organized (May 03-09).. All best in the nation take part in this event. In 5 finished parts of the competition, few great times were set: Korotyshkin in 50 fly (23.50), Lobinstev in 400 free (3.52,68); Zueva in 100 back (1.00.05); Click up the title to open up the full official results Day 1-5.. Find out more at official RUS site russwimming.ru.
The podium of the RUS champs 2010 in Olympiskii..
May 08, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
History of the Balkan Junior Champs...(bulswim.info)
(Sofia, BUL) - From the pen of Dr Ivan Tsanov, one of the BUL historians and expert, the interesting article on the History of the Balkan Junior Championships is issued at the most popular Bulgarian web site bulswim.info... The article is arranged in the BUL language but is still readable from the area of Cyrillic lands. Click up the title to be redirected to the original web page...
One of the pools in the City of Varna - a place of the next Balkan Junior Championships 2010...
May 06, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
6th Int'l Meet "Srdjan & Maksim 2010", BIH...(Invitation)
(Trebinje, BiH) -Organized by the Leotar swimming club, on June 12-13 in the town of Trebinje, the new edition of the international AG meeting Srdjan & Maksim 2010 will be held. The place of event: 50-m outdoor municipality pool.. Categories: M-(93 & older; 94/95; 96/97; 98 & up); W-(95 & older; 96/97; 98/99; 00 & up). More info: Mr.Z.Cuckovic, Meet Director pkleotar@gmail.com
Competition pool in Trebinje (BiH) - a place of the event...
May 03, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------------
4 medals for SC Banat at the Orca Cup, Slovakia...(Results)
(Bratislava, SVK) - Great int'l meet "Orca Cup 2010", concluded in Slovakia. Many new meet records were set. Meet top perforamces were shown by D.Komornikov (RUS) in 200 breast (2:14.72) and Tjasa Oder (SLO) in 1,500 free (16:37.52). Represented SC Banat (SRB) S.Sorak took 3 silver medals in absolute with the best time in 200 free (1:55.05), while M.Jovanov caught  one silver in 200 fly (2:23.44) and 4th position in 100 fly. 
Opening of the spectacular Int'l meet in Bratislava...
April 29, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
Swimrankings issued Top-10 & Top-100 Sheets (LC)...
(Berne, SUI) - According to the times that were set within the LC pools in 2010, the Swimrankings issued today the list of Top-10 and Top-100 best results in Europe. From Serbia, the best positions are caught by: Caba Silajdi in 50 Breast (28.44) -16th, while in 100 Breast (1:02.17) - 20th. In 50 Fly, Ivan Lendjer ranked 19th (24.40) while Milorad Cavic is 26th in 100 Fly (54.04)... See the full official Top-100 Men and Top-100 Women sheets.
Caba Siladji, top ranked SRB athlete in the moment.
April 27, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
International Champs of Kranj 2010, SLO...(Invitation)
(Kranj, SLO) - Thanks to the kind invitation we've got from our freinds in PK Triglav Kranj, we would like to promote the new edition of the traditional International Championship of Kranj 2010 that is going to be held on June 12-13 . This event  is included in the LEN calender, and will be performed at the indoor Olympic pool. Money prizes are also prepared! Click up the title to open up the program with the schedule. For the additional info, please call the organizer via: klub@pklub-triglav.si
Municipality pool of Kranj, SLO (Ph by N.Petronijevic)
April 26, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
FYR of Macedonia Champs 2010 - concluded...(Full Results)
(Skopje, FYROM) - Organized by the National Swimming Federation, the 2010 FYR of Macedonia Championships concluded Sunday in Skopje... 303 competitors from 21 clubs (from Skopje, Bitola, Kumanovo, Struga) took part in the events. The worthiest results in abs category were set by: Gorazd Cepisevski(SC Vardar, Skopje ) in 200m Back (2:06.75 - 657 Fina prs.) and Simona Marinova (SC Mladost, Skopje) in 400m free (4:23.30 756 Fina pts.)..
Top 2010 Champs competitors (Photo by SC Delfin)
April 21, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
'22 April' Int'l Meet, BIH - Grand Image Gallery...(Photo Gallery)
(Banjaluka, BIH) - Organized by the Swim Club 22 April with support of the City Assembly of Banjaluka, great international meeting concluded successfully by the new Olympic pool in Banjaluka. More then 480 competitors from 30 teams (CRO, SLO, SRB and BIH) took part in this event. Duje Draganja, world superstar, SLO and SRB national record holders helped this event can enter into the new history of the swimming sport of the Republic of Srpska. Watch out the marvelous Photo Gallery got from the meet organizer. Info: akademskipkbl@gmail.com
D.Draganja, CRO, the World star in Banjaluka, BIH...
April 19, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
Petar Stoychev - wins at Mexico Marathon...
(Chiapas, MEX) - 34 competitors (19 men & 15 women) took the start for the fourth leg of the FINA Open Water Swim Grand Prix 2010, which took place on April 17 in the superb venue of Sumidero Canyon, in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico. In the menís field, open water legend Petar Stoychev from Bulgaria finished a clear 26 seconds ahead of the rest of the field... He touched first in 3h19m52s. In the womenís race, the Argentinean Pilar Geijo captured gold in 3h35m27s... 
Legendary BUL OWS athlete - Petar Stoychev...
April 18, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
23rd Int'l Pokal Jezek 2010, SLO - concluded...(Full Results)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - Organized by the Swimming Club Ljubljana, 23rd edition of the International Age Group meeting "Pokal Jezek 2010" concluded Sunday by the Tivoli 25m pool in Slovenia's capital... More then 370 competirors from 19 clubs (CRO, SRB and SLO) took part in this event... Coming from Serbia, the SC Vracar, (Belgrade) was presented with 5 swimmers. Click up the title to watch out the official results of this event...
Swim pool of the Tivoli center in Ljubljana, (SLO)...
April 16, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
28th International Meet Spittal 2010, AUT...(Results)
(Spittal, AUT) - Everything is ready for start of the 28th edition of the international meeting Spittal 2010, that will be held this upcoming week-end in the town of Spittal, Austria... More then 500 competitors from 10 nations (ALB, BUL, GRE, ITA, CRO, MLD, SLO, HUN, RUS and AUT) will take part in 2-day events.. Click over the next link for the Live Meet Broadcast, or up the title for the complete official start list...
New Drautalperle pool in Spittal -a place of the meet.
April 15, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
2010 Romanian Open (LC) Championships...(Results)
(Pitesti, ROU) - From 14-18 April, the National Open Championship of Romania 2010 is organizing by the Olympic center in Pitesti. All best in the moment in the country take part in this event. First two days concluded. New national standards have been set. Click up the title to watch out the full Day-1 and Day-2 results (heats + finals). For more info and the results of the next days of the Championships get onto the  swimming.ro web site
Pitesti Olympic center - a place of ROM 2010 Champ.
April 14, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
22 April - Int'l AG Meet Banjaluka, BiH...(Results)
(Banjaluka, BiH) - Coming up next weekend in the town of Banjaluka (BIH), the new edition of the international AG meet "22 April 2010" is going to be held at the new Olympic pool Incel.. Organized by the SC 22 April, this 2-day event will gather about 380 competitors from 25 clubs - teams (CRO, SLO, SRB and BIH)... Schedule & program may be found in the official invitation. Entered from Serbia, beside the SRB national team there would be also the next clubs SC Novi Sad, SC TEK, SC Dinamo & SC Spartak. Click up the title for the On-Line data base
Renovated - new pool Incel in the town of Banjaluka.
April 10, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
Duel Junior Meet - Slovenia Vs. Croatia...(Results)
(Maribor, SLO) - By the municipality Olympic pool in the town of Maribor, Slovenia, Duel junior meet Slovenia vs. Croatia is organizing this weekend.. After the Day-1 events SLO is better then CRO. Worthy times have to be mentioned: Jera Majeric (SLO) in the women's 100 back (1:06.28), Leo Dumbovic (CRO) in 50 breast (30.78), Zorman Matjaz (SLO) in 100 fly (57.24) and Matej Golob (SLO) in 200 free (1:58.41). Find the full official results.
Pristan swim pool - a place of the Duel Meet...
April 09, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
"To Sarajevo with Love" Meeting, BiH...(Results)
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Bosna swimming club, the new edition of the meeting "To Sarajevo with Love" is going to be held on Saturday by the Otoka swim pool in Sarajevo... More then 540 competitors from 25 clubs - teams (CRO, SRB, MNE and BiH) will take part in this event. Coming from Serbia 4 athletes of the SC NoviSad are entered. Click up the title to find out the official start lists as well as to follow up the On-line results...
Otoka Olympic pool in the City of Sarajevo, BiH....
April 06, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
Association of the BUL Swimmers - 2nd anniversary...
(Sofia, BUL) - The ABS - Association of the Bulgarian swimmers these days celebrates the 2nd anniversary of its foundation. Established by the swim enthusiasts and coaches on Easter 2008, this non-for-profit institution has already fulfilled main goals - to promote & protect  swimmers of all ages and to be partner with the official state bodies. The main sponsor of the ABS is Speedo. The 'Swim & Water Polo Magazine' started its life few weeks ago upon the patronage of ABS. On behalf of the Serbian swim fans we send congratulations to Mr.Nikolay Krastev President and Dr.Ivan Tsanov Secretary General.
N.Krastev, leading sports journalist in Bulgaria, now President of the Association of the Bulgarian Swimmers.
April 06, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
28th NIOVEIA Grand Prix 2010 - concluded in GRE...
(Tessaloniki, GRE) - Organized marvelously by the YMCA swimming club, the traditional int'l meet the 28. edition of the Nioveia 2010 Grand Prix concluded in Tessaloniki by the Possidonio Olympic pool.. 
Beside the top performances of the domestic athletes, worthy achievements were set also by the Bulgarian stars (Rangelova, Gesev, Nikolov) as well as the swimmers from Israel and Cyprus. Click over the next links for the Day-1 and Day-2official results (arr by swim-news.gr)..
Marvelous Pissidonio 50-m pool in Tessaloniki, GRE.
April 02, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------
British Gas Swim Championships in Sheffield...(Reports)
(Sheffiled,UK) - From 29 March-3 April 2010 the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield (Great Britain) is the host place of the present British Nationals 2010 (LC pool)... This event is also trial competition for the European Champs in Budapest 2010... After 4 days, few great times were set... Roberto Pavoni earned the top world time in the men's 400 IM (4:14.55). Rebecca Adlington added another world best on the Day-4 with the 8:21.95 in the women's 800 free... Halsall won the women's 100 fly with the 2nd world best (57.83). Watch out the daily reports at ASA SouthWest or Live Results
Ponds Forge pool in Sheffield - a BS Champ's place..
March 29, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Italian Junior Champs 2010 in Riccione...(Results)
(Riccione, ITA) - Dedicated to the younger category swimmers, the traditional Campionati Italiani Giovanili  started on March 26 in the town of Riccione (25-m pool). Women's categories (Ragazzi 96-97, Junior 94-95 and Cadetti 92-93) concluded their events, while Men's ones started Monday (Ragazzi 94-95-96; Junior 92-93 and Cadetti 90-91).. Overall 1872 competitors (851 females and 1021 males) are presented. Great swimming have been seen this past weekend. Click up the title to be redirected to the FIN data base, for the official results
Competition's flyer - Campionati Italiani Giovanili...
March 28, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
37th Int'l Meet Ravne 2010, SLO - concluded...(Full Results)
(Ravne, SLO) - The 37th edition of the International swim meet Ravne 2010 concluded Sunday in Slovenia... More then 300 competitors from 29 temas (AUT, ALG, BiH, FYROM, IRL, HUN, SRB, SVK and SLO took part in 2-day events. On the Day-1, Serbian team picked 11 medals, while on the Day-2 great times were swam by Ivan Lendjer in 50 fly (24.40) and Caba Siladji in 100 breast (1:02.17).. Gold medals earned also A.Petrovic, M.Udicki, R.Siljevski... Find out the complete results...
Competition pool in Ravne na Koroskem (SLO)...
March 26, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
NCAA Div 1 - Swim & Dive Champs 2010, USA...(Results)
(Columbus, USA) - At the McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion of the Ohio State University, the NCAA Division 1 Men's Swim and  Dive Championships 2010will start Friday after a day delay because of the huge gastrointernal problems with the 18 swimmers  the participants of this event... I.Gutesa (Minn.), P.Petrovic (N.Dame) and few other swimmers from our Region will take part in. Before start, click over the next link for the Psych Sheet of this greatest intercollegiate swim championships in the USA.
Competition pool at the Ohio State Un. in Columbus.
March 24, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Amsterdam Swim Cup 2010, NED...(Results)
(Amsterdam, NED) - This upcoming week-end at the famous Sloterparkbad pool in Amsterdam, the next edition of the Amsterdam Swim Cup 2010 is going to be held. Starting Thursday through Sunday (Mar 25-28), more then 700 competitors (133 teams-clubs) from 21 countries will take part in 4-day events. Beside domestic stars, few great world names have to be mentioned: Bernard (FRA), Nystrand (SWE), Mankoc (SLO), Dunford (KEN), Sjöström (SWE), Korotyshkin (RUS), etc. Click up the title to be redirected to the AC Live Timing Board...
Sloterparkbad - a place of the Amsterdam Swim Cup
March 23, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Best in the World Aquatics 2000 - 2009...(Report)
(Lausanne, SUI) - The ďFINA Aquatics World MagazineĒ has elected the best athletes of the decade in aquatic disciplines. The official FINA Magazine has launched this election process in February 2010: the 202 FINA National Member Federations and the most appreciated aquatic experts could vote for the best ones between 2000 and 2009. In swimming, Michael Phelps (USA) and Inge De Brujin (NED) are the best. In the open water swimming,  Thomas Lurz (GER) and Larisa Ilchenko (RUS), etc... Aleksandar Sapic (SRB) ranked third in the water polo selection.. Find out more in the Fina press release...
March 22, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Bulgarian SC Championships 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Sofia, BUL) - This past weekend in Sofia (Mar 19-21), the BUL 2010 Winter Championships 2010 concluded successfully... Among worthy times, the top one is the new NR in the women's 50fly set by Dobromira Ivanova of the SC Briz with the time of 29.55. Final team ranking is as follows: 1/SC Mladost'91 (1170 pts.);  2/ SC NSA (623 pts.); 3/ Damini LV (550 pts.)... Click up the title for the complete results issued by the  bul-swimming.org
"Sportnata palata" - a place of the BUL nationals...
March 20, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
2010 National SC Championships of BIH...(Results)
(Sarajevo, BiH) - Organized by the Swimming Club Bosna, Sarajevo, the National winter championships of Bosnia & Herzegovina 2010 started Saturday by the marvelous "Otoka" swimming pool... 24 clubs with 195 competitors took part in the events. On the Day-1 two new national standards were set in absolute: Zlatko Alic (SC Bosna) in 200back (2:11.32) and SC Zmaj-Alpamm (Tuzla) in the men's 4x200 free relay (8:12.72). Also were set new NRs in cadet and junior categories.. Follow up the complete results of the BIH Championships...
"Otoka" new swim pool in the City of Sarajevo.....
March 18, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Swim & Water Polo Magazine - issued in Sofia...
(Sofia, BUL) - Great news is coming from the capital of neighbor Bulgaria... Engaged by the Association of the Bulgarian swimmers with support of the BUL Swimming Federation and the BUL Water Polo Federation, few years behind just the unreal idea is now finally realized. The first number of the "Swimming & Water Polo Magazine" is issued today in Sofia... Why to become so delighted? In fact this is the only print media on the aquatics in the  region of the South Eastern Europe. Really best wishes to the authors from the Belgrade's mates especially to Mr. N.Krastev and Dr.I.Tsanov, chives of the Association of the BUL swimmers... Congratulations Dear Friends !!
P.Stoychev at the cover page of the BUL magazine....
March 17, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Across the Globe - AUS LC Champs 2010...(Results)
(Sydney, AUS) -Starting Monday, 2010 Australian Telstra Championships /LC/ began at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre (Mar. 16-21)... On the Day-1 few great times were swam. Felicity Galvez in the morning's 200m freestyle qualified with the time of 1:58.87. Nick DíArcy set the quickest time in the heats of the 200m butterfly (1:57.71). In the men's 50 back, Hayden Stoeckel swam his best in a 25.36.. Follow up the  full on-line results
Telstra 2010 Australian Swim Championships flyer.
March 16, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
2010 Winter Champs of BIH (AG 96-00)...(Results)
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Organized by the Bosna SC, the 2010 Winter Championships of Bosnia & Herzegovina for the Y.Pioneers, Pioneers and Cadets concluded this past weeekend in the BIH capital. 318 competitors from 23 clubs took part in 2-day events. Final team rankings: 1/ SC 22 April (Banjaluka); 2/ Zmaj-Alpamm (Tuzla); 3/ SC Bosna (Sarajevo). Meet top swimmers: Armin Brasnjic (Sloboda SC) and Melika Imamovic (Zmaj-Alpamm)...
'Otoka' pool - a place of the BIH AG Champs 2010...
March 15, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Euro Meets this weekend - Nancy 2010, FRA...(Results)
(Nancy, FRA) - Few national championships have been held this past weekend across the European continent (Swiss, Czech, CRO, Lithuanian). Among the int'l meets the most powered was Nancy 2010/LC/, finished Sunday in France... Fred Bousquet swam out the world best this year in the men's 50 fly (23.71). In the women's 200 IM Camille Muffat led qualifying with a time of 2:11.67 (the world second-fastest this year). Also were good Huques Duboscq and Spain's Melquiades Caraballo in the men's 200 breast (2:13.05 and 2:13.33). See all results...
F.Bousquet, FRA - continues at the world swim top...
March 13, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
Croatian Winter Championships 2010...(Results)
(Zagreb, CRO) - Organized by the HAPK the National winter championships of Croatia started Friday by the SRC Mladost (25-m pool)... On the Day-1 finals Sanja Jovanovic (Jug) picked up 3 gold and 1 silver medals showing her best in 50 free, 100 IM and 50 back.. The worthiest time of the day is earned by Alexei Puninski (SC Mladost) in the men's 50 free (21.81) in front of M.Todorovic (ZPK) and Mario Delac (ZPK). See results..
S.Jovanovic, CRO super star set top performances..
March 06, 2010 -----------------------------------------------------
2010 USA Grand Prix - Austin Texas...(On-Line Results)
(Austin, USA) - Two pool records were broken on the Day-2 of the 2010 Austin Grad Prix (at the University of Texas). Matt Grevers broke the pool record in the menís 100m back (53.05), while Rebecca Soni set the PR in the womenís 100m breast (1:06.43). Few top times of the Day-2: Kukors in 400 IM W (4:37.63); Soni in 100 breast W (1:06.43);  Mike Alexandrov in 100 breast M (1:01.46); Coughlin in 100 back W (1:01.08); Grevers in 100 back M (53.05); Peter Vanderkaay in 200 free M (1:48.51).. Click up the title to follow up the complete on-line  results...
At the start of the men's 100 free final - Webber-Gale in lane 3, Matt Grevers lane 4, Cesar Cielo lane 5... (Photo by R.Vujosevic)...
February 22, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Duel in the pool - GBR vs. GER - concluded...(Results)
(Swansea, UK) -Completely organized by the British Swimming, duel meet - Great Britain vs. Germany concluded Sunday by the Wales national swim center in Swansea. After 2-day swimming spectacle and worthy engagements of both selections, Great Britain picked up the crown. On the Day-1 UK took 13 wins (of 18), while on the Day-2, 12 wins of 18.
According to the OC board of this great event, the revenge is expecting in 2011 in Germany, while in the 2012 Olympic year, another match will be held in UK again. Click up the title for the full results of this meet. (Report by I.Rasula and G.Fraga de Cal)...
Sparkles from the Swansea Olympic swimming center, UK..
February 14, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Jaukovic's come back at NSW 2010, AUS...(Results)
(Sydney, AUS) - At the Sydney's Olympic park, the 2010 New South Wales Open Championship is organized this week-end... Worthy times were already set. Beside all best stars of AUS, few great international competitors are entered such as Tae-Hwan Park, Therese Alshammar, etc... Matt Jaukovic, ex-world record holder in 50 fly, after he has picked up the swine flu at the Universiade Belgrade 2009, makes small steps in his coming back to the Aussie elite. In the men's 50 fly he ranked 6th in B final (25.32) yesterday, while in todays 100 fly prelims he touched 29th in 57.10. See the NSW official results..
Matt Jaukovic, AUS, ex-world record holder in 50 fly...
February 10, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Vladimir Salnikov - New President of the RUS Swimming...
(Moscow, RUS) - On Feb 7, the new chairman of the Russian Swimming is elected. Vladimir Salnikov, famous Russian swimmer, the national record holder, 4 times Olympic Champion and the man who is recognized all over the globe will be the new leader for the new future rise not only within the borders of his great country, but also the Europe and the world. Victor Avdienko, trainer will be vice-president. In Sankt Peterburg, the national SC Championships started... Click up the title to be redirected to the Russian swimming official web site...
V.Salnikov - legendary RUS swimmer, now President..
February 09, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Two Fina 2010 Marathons in Argentina...(Report)
(Viedma, ARG) - On Feb 6-7, the series of FINAís two major OWS circuits continued in Argentina. The 2nd leg of the 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup was held in Viedma (ARG). In this event, Francis Crippen (USA) finished first in 1:50:57. Chad Ho (RSA), concluded 2nd in 1:51:00, while  Petar Stoychev (BUL) arrived in third place in 1:51:02. In the womenís field, it was a tough race with Angela Maurer (GER) at the top (1:58:34); Karla Sitic (CRO) ranked 2nd, while Eva Fabian (USA) 3rd... Read the full report, where you can also find out results from the Hernandarias-Parana 88K Marathon..
F.Crippen (USA), Rome'09 bronze, new world power..
February 07, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Olympic Sarajevo 2010, BIH - concluded...(Results)
(Sarajevo, BIH) - Marvelously organized by the Swim Club Sarajevo, the first edition of the international swim meeting the "Swim Olympic Sarajevo 2010" concluded Sunday in the BiH capital... 400 competitors (29 teams from SLO, CRO, HUN, GBR, MNE & BiH) took part in the events. Top performances of the meeting were set by SLO athletes: Emil Tahirovic in 50 breast (27.63) and Tanja Smid in 200 breast (2:27.91)... Final team rank: 1/ Zmaj-Alpamm, BIH; 2/ 22 April, BiH; 3/ SC Leotar, BiH... Click up the title for the full official results..
Tanja Smid, SLO super star - top meet performance.
February 02, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Fina OW World Cup 2010- started in Santos, BRA...(Report)
(Santos, BRA) - On Jan 31, 2010, the world open water swimmers gathered for the first leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Santos, Brazil. In the men's race Evgeny Drattsev (RUS) touched first with the time of 2:14:12,03; Chad Ho (RSA) finished second in 2:14:12.44, while the bronze medal went to Allan do Carmo (BRA), who timed 2:14:13. On the women's side, Ana Marcela Cunha (BRA) seized gold timing 2:16:48. Martina Grimaldi (ITA) won silver in 2:16:50, while her compatriot Alice Franco the bronze.. Find out more...
E.Drattsev - his first win at the Fina World Cup 2010..
February 01, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Stoychev won 57 K at Coronda Marathon, ARG...(Report)
(Coronda, AGR) - Petar Stoychev (BUL), gold medalist of the Grand Prix in 2009 (and in all previous editions since 2001), won the 57 k of the Santa Fe - Coronda Marathon, rounding up in 6:57:52. Second positioned was Alexander Studzinski (GER) timing 6:57:59. Rodolfo Valenti (ITA, sixth of the Grand Prix in 2009) finished third in 6:58:58.. Read the full official report... 
P.Stoychev, Tzar of the world open water swimming..
January 31, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Winter Championships of Slovenia 2010...(Results)
(Celje, SLO) - Upon the patronage of the SSA, organized by the SC Neptun, the 2010 Winter Championships of Slovenia concluded successfully last  week-end in the town of Celje... 410 competitors from 22 domestic clubs participated... Except the students/swimmers (outside of the native land), almost all best athletes took part in 3-day events. Click up the title to find out the complete official results (issued at pzstiming.net).
Matjaz Markic, top SLO breastroker and REC holder...
January 25, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
FINA Open Water GP started in Rosario (ARG)...(Report)
(Rosario, ARG) - FINA OW swimmers are back to the competition and contested the first race of the yearly circuit of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2010, which took place on Jan 24 in Rosario, Argentina. In the 15km-race, with a water temperature of 24°, Simone Ercoli (ITA) was the first to cross the finish line in 1:55:04.30, closely followed by Alexander Studzinski (GER), who timed 1:55:04.60. Bertrand Venturi (FRA) arrived third in 1:55:34, while Petar Stoychev (BUL), the winner of the circuit since 2001 ranked 11th.. Find out the complete report in the latest Fina press release..
Italian star Ercoli, took his first title in 2010...
January 19, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Southern California Grand Prix 2010 - concluded...(Results)
(Long Beach, USA) - The traditional Southern California GP (Jan 15-18) joined the cream of the USA swimming including the 'world king'... On Sunday night  M.Phelps picked up his second gold in the 400yd IM (3:38.42). Three meet records were set by Katie Hoff in 400yd IM (4:04.39), Rebecca Soni in 200yd breast (2:08.80) and Kitajima, JPN in 200yd breast. In this race with a time of 1:53.03 Japan Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Kitajima beats Brendan Hansenís meet record from 2007. Mike Alexandrov was second in 1:56.33, while Paul Kornfeld  third (1:58.35). Click up the title to watch the full results
Mike Alexandrov, again in the US breaststroke top..
January 12, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
Reykjavik International Games 2010 , Iceland...
(Reykjavik, ISL) - One of the top European multi sports events being start this upcoming Friday in the Iceland's capital (Jan 15,16,17). Ten sports are included, among them the swimming (by the Laugardalur pool). Up to now, 255 athletes were entered (from Faro Isl, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Finland, France and Iceland). Mladen Tepavcevic, ass. coach will lead his top athletes of the  Hafnafjordur SC. Click up the title to be redirected to the RIG's official site if you would like to follow the results..
M.Tepavcevic, ex-SCG Olympian, now the respectable coach of the popular Iceland's club - with his new hopes. 
January 08, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
World Champs in Icy Swimming - Bled 2010, SLO...
(Bled, SLO) - Invited by Zvezdana Popovic, manager, we are in the position to present you the full info on the first World Icy Swimming Champs being held in Bled, SLO on Jan. 22-24... Place of the events - the marvelous Bled lake. For all those who would like to check out the own adrenaline and take part in this open water event, click up the title to get the first official information. Additional  info is available via: zvezdana.popovic@sava.si 
Great tourist resort - the Bled Lake, Slovenia...
January 05, 2010 ---------------------------------------------------
FINA 2010 List of Approved Swimsuits...
(Lausanne, SUI) - Since January 04, the FINA executive board has confirmed the approval of the 254 swim wears (manufactured form the 23 world companies) that can be used for the official competitions in 2010 (according to the decisions on changes defined at its 2009 Congress). Click up the title to read and/or download the full list of approved swimsuits, or find it at the www.fina.org 
All started with Adidas and Thorpe - few years ago... 
December 20, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Manchester, Duel-in-the-pool - concluded...(Results)
(Manchester, GBR) - Duel-in-the-pool between USA and Europe concluded last night in Manchester. 3 new WRs were set: Julia Smit, USA in 200 IM (2:04.60), Rebecca Soni, USA in 100 breast (1:02.70) and USA men's relay 4x100 free (3:03.30)... In 16 disciplines, EU swimmers won in 800 free W (Adlington 8:10.59), 800 free M (Colbertaldo 7:31.18 ER); 100 back W (Simmonds 56.69); 200 fly M (Rock 1:51.46); 50 free W (Halsall 23.44) and 200 IM M (Goddard 1:52.62)... More...
M.Rock, GBR won over Phelps in 200 fly (1:51.46)...
December 20, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
International Meeting Maribor 2009, SLO - concluded...(Results)
(Maribor, SLO) - In the town of Maribor, Slovenia, the traditional international meeting MM Maribor 2009 has been held. More then 350 competitors from 7 countries took part in 2-day events. Organized marvelously by the Swimming Club Branik, this event was held by the fantastic municipality Olympic pool Pristan. Serbian participats (especially from the SC Proleter, Zrenjanin) did their best... Click up the title to open up or dowload the full official results issued by the pzstiming.net
The competition pool in Maribor, a place of the events.
December 14, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Romanian Junior LC Championships 2009...(Results)
(Pitesti, ROU) - In the town of Pitesti, Romania, the 2009 Romanian Junior LC Championship (long course pool) was organized on Dec. 10-13, by the Swimming Olympic center. More then 500 competitors incl. top new ROM swim stars took part in the 4-day events. Click up the title to watch the full official results of the all 4 days semi-finals and finals (issued by the swimming.ro).
The competition pool in Pitesti, a place of the events.
December 06, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Miklavz meeting 2009, SLO - concluded...(Results)
(Ljubljana, SLO) - 18th edition of the traditional int'l AG meet Miklavz 2009 concluded successfully on Sunday in Slovenia's capital. Place of the event was the 25-m pool of the Tivoli complex.  Final team rank: ILE (France); 2/ Olimpija (SLO); 3/ Triglav (SLO). SRB new swim hopes did their best. Click up the title to watch the complete Day-1 + Day-2 results issued by the Ljubljana timing...
Tivoli swim pool - a place of the Miklavz'09 meeting..
December 06, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
AT&T 2009 US Nationals (SCY) - concluded...(Results)
Federal Way
(Federal Way, USA) - The events at the 2009 USA SCY National Champs came to the end on Saturday night. The best US women's breaststroker Rebecca Soni set the new MR in the 200y breaststroke (2:05.12). Adrian Nathan took home a crown in the menís 100y free (41.80). Many great world names appeared in this champ. See the A final race in the men's 100 breast: Mike Alexandrov (52.07),now US swimmer (native of BUL) beats Kitajima (JPN) and Shanteau (USA) - issued by the www.swimnetwork.com.
M.Alexandrov at the start of the 100 breast final..
December 05, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
17th Alexandreia Meeting, Thessaloniki, GRE...(On-Line)
(Thessaloniki, GRE) - The 17th edition of the traditional AG meeting (in the LEN calendar) Alexandreia 2009 is going to be held on Saturday/Sunday in Greece by the National 50-m pool AG Dhmhtriou... More then 400 athletes are entered from BUL, KZH, CYP, FYROM, SRB, SVK and GRE. From Serbia, SC 11 April (Belgrade) will take part in 2-day events.. Click up the title to find out the complete Start Lists and the full On-Line results...
The competition Olympic pool in Thessaloniki, GRE..
December 01, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
'NEMO Cup 2009' in Skopje- concluded...(Results)
(Skopje, FYROM) - The 5th edition of the international AG meeting NEMO Cup 2009 concluded Sunday by the Karpos pool in Skopje. More then 440 competitors from ALB, Prishtina, ROU, BUL, SLO, TUR, BiH, SRB & FYROM took par in 2-day events. Meet trophy winners: Tanja Smid (Maribor, SLO) and Damjan Petrevski (Aquatic).. Awarded as the best team of the Nemo Cup was the SC Plovdiv (BUL). Watch out  the complete official results..
Karpos pool, a place of the traditional NEMO Cup..
November 30, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Lotte Friis, DEN - new WR in 1,500 free...(Report)
(Birkerød, DEN) - Officially issued by Danish swimming federation, this weekend in the town of Birkerød (at the 25m municipality pool), Lotte Friis, DEN super star and the national rec holder set the new World Record in the women's 1,500 free (15:28.65). This time is better then the Katie Ziegler's previous WR (dated 2007) for 4.25 sec.  Find out the full report(in Danish language only)...
L.Friis, after few endeavors at Fina WC, finally set WR
November 28, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Spelin and Vesnin Memorial 2009 - concluded...(Results)
(Kranj, SLO) - 26th edition of the international Spelin & Vesnin Memorial '09 concluded Saturday in Kranj, SLO. Organized by the SC Triglav, this event gathered more then 500 competitors from BiH, GRE, CRO, HUN, SRB and SLO ... The best performances were swam out by SLO stars Matjaz Markic in 100 breast (1:00.18) & 100 free (51.50) and Anja Carman in 100 back (59.63). Click up the title to open  the official results (via pzstiming.net)..
M.Markic - the meet best swimmer of the Spela '09.
November 23, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Burgh & Hardy - 2009 Fina World Cup winners...(Report)
(Singapore, SIN) - Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) and Jessica Hardy (USA) are the overall winners of the 2009 FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup, respectively in the menís and womenís category. Burgh, already winner in 2008, collected 163 points, while Hardy finished the five-meet series with a total of 210 points. Both winners took home a prize money of US$ 100,000. Throughout this yearís World Cup, Burgh has established two WRs while Hardy four.. Read the official Fina report...
Cameron Van Der Burgh - world best in the moment.
November 22, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Singapore 2009 Day-2, Three New WRs...(Results)
(Singapore, SIN) - The 2009 Fina World Cup concluded today in Singapore by the Sport School pool. Within the Day-2 finals, three new world records were set. Kathryn Meaklim (RSA) in 400 IM (4:22.88), Peter Marshall (USA) in 50 back (22.61) and Therese Alshammar (SWE) in 50 fly (24.38)... Francesca Halsall (GBR) set new WC in the women's 100 free (51.19). Click up the title to see the full official results at the omegatiming.com...
P.Marshall, USA, at the world backstroke's throne...
November 17, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Romanian Open Champs 2009 (SC pool)...(Results)
(Hunedoara, ROU) - Romanian Open Championships 2009 (Senior and Junior categories) were held from Nov.12 to 15 in Hunedoara. 51 new national standards were set... Among seniors, due to FINA points table, highest vaulues were set by Catalin Cosma (1988) in 200 free (1:45:27) among men and Ionela Cozma (1989) in 100 free (54:74) on the women's side. Click up the title for the full official results of the absolute category.
Catalin Cosma, new Romanian power for the world...
November 15, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Berlin 2009 Day-2 finals - 10 new World Records...(Results)
(Berlin, GER) - Berlin 2009 finished in the "unbelievable atmosphere". 10 WRs were broken. In the 200 free Paul Biedermann (GER) new WR (1:39.37).. Jessica Hardy (USA) in 50 breast (28.80). Cameron VD Burgh (RSA) in 100 breast (55.61); Evgeny Korotyshkin (RUS) in 100 fly (48.48). Shiho Sakai (JPN) in 100 back (55.23). Zige Liu (CHN) in 200 fly (2:00.78). Darian Townsend (RSA) beated M.Phelps in 200 IM - new WR (1:51.55), Leisel Jones (AUS) in 200 breast new WR (2:15.42).Hinkelien Schreuder (NED) in 100 IM (57.74). Arkady Vyatchanin (RUS) new WR in 200 back (1:46.11). Roland Schoeman (RSA) set the new WC record in 50 free (20.57).. More..
S.Sakai, JPN, top world backstroker.. (Ph by I.Rasula).
November 14, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Five new WRs in Day-1 finals at Berlin 2009...(Results)
(Berlin, GER) - Day-1 of the Fina World Cup in Berlin in the evening finals brought more 5 new WRs: V.D.Burgh, RSA in 50 breast (25.25); Leisel Jones, AUS in 100 breast (1:03.00); Paul Biedermann, GER in 400 free (3:32.77); Shiho Sakai, JPN in 200 back (2:00.18) and Steffen Diebler, GER in 50 fly (21.80). WC records were set by Therese Alshammar, SWE in 50 free (23.34) and Lotte Friis, DEN in 800 free (8:04.61).. Find all results..
P.Biedermann, new WR in 400 free at his home...
November 14, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Sergey Fesikov, RUS - new WR at Berlin 2009...(Results)
(Berlin, GER) - Day-1 of the 4th stop of the 2009 Fina World Cup started this morning in Berlin. Russian athlete Sergey Fesikov in the men's 100 IM set the new WR (50.95) in front of two South Africans Zandberg (51.79) and Townsend (52.54). Neil Versfeld, RSA set the new WC in the men's 200 breast (2:02.56).. Serbian star Radovan Siljevski in 100 free swam out LBT (48.62) and was ranked 35th.. Click up the title for full results..
S.Fesikov, Russian new super star (Ph by G.Scala)...
November 11, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Stockholm - 4 new WRs, Nadja Higl Gold...(Results)
(Stockholm, SWE) - Fina World Cup leg in Stockholm concluded tonight at the Eriksdalsbadet. Four new WRs are set by Peter Marshall, USA in 50 back (22.73), Zige Liu, CHN in 200 fly (2:02.50), Therese Alshammar, SWE in 50 fly (24.46) and Jing Zhao, CHN in 100 IM (58.40). 7 new WCs were also set: Colbertaldo, ITA in 1,500 free (14:28.35); Halsall, GBR in 100 free (51.61); Van Den Burgh, RSA in 100breast (56.17); Belmonte, ESP in 400 IM (4:26.40), Sakai, JPN in 100 back (56.42), Townsend, RSA in 200 IM (1:51.79) and Bousquet, FRA in 50 free (20.64). The only SRB athlete this evening Nadja Higl in the 200 breast final earned gold medal (2:18.54 NR)...
M.Phelps, two times bitten at the Fina Cup 09 in SWE.
November 11, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Stockholm D-2 - J.Hardy new WR, N.Higl in Final...(Results)
(Stockholm, SWE) - Day-2 of the 2009 Fina World Cup in Stockholm, in the morning heats brought another WR... American star Jessica Hardy (1987) set the new WR in the women's 50 breast (28.96). From the participants of the SRB squad, Caba Siladji was DISQ. in 100 breast, Ivan Lendjer ranked 16th in 100 fly (51.20), Radovan Siljevski was placed 13th in 50 free (21.54 LBT), while  Nadja Higl in 200 breast as 2nd earned position in final (2:21.50). Follow up the full results (omegatiming.com).
J.Hardy, with the new world mark at the Fina Cup '09.
November 10, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Stockholm - Galvez, Zhao and Almeida - new WRs...(Results)
(Stockholm, SWE) - Day-1 of the Fina Cup in Stockholm  brought three new WRs: Felicity Galvez, AUS in 100 fly (55.46); Jing Zhao, CHN in 50 back (25.82) and Kaio Almeida, BRA in 200 fly (1:49.11). 7 new WCs were set: Friis, DEN in 800 free (8:07.94); Nystrand, SWE in 100 free (45.54), Marshall, USA in 100 back (49.29), Jones, AUS in 100 breast(1:03.74), Versfeld, RSA in 200 breast (2:02.67) and Simmonds,GBR in 200 back (2:02.01)..
Felicity Galvez, Australian new women's swim power.
November 10, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Stockholm 2009 - Jing Zhao new WR in 50 back...(Results)
(Stockholm, SWE) -The 3rd leg of the Fina Cup, started Tuesday in Stockholm. Top world stars from 33 countries are entered.. On the Day-1 in the morning heats of the women's 50 back Jing Zhao (CHN) set new WR (26.08). From SRB athletes, in 100free Radovan Siljevski ranked 30th (48.60); in 50 breast Caba Siladji set NR (26.85) and was placed 11th;  Ivan Lendjer swam out 200 fly in 1:59.60 and 50 fly (23.54); in the 100 breast Nadja Higl ranked 14th (1:07.73 NR). See the complete results...
Eriksdalsbadet, great swim arena in Stockholm, SWE.
November 07, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Unbelievable records at the Moscow 2009 - 3 WRs and 4 WCs...(Results)
(Moscow, RUS) - Day-2 of the 2009 FINA World Cup II in Moscow's Olympiskii pool, brought sensational results... New WRs are set by Jessica Hardy, USA in 50 breast (29.36); Evgeny Korotyshkin, RUS in 100 fly (48.99) and George Du Rand, RSA in 200 back (1:47.08)... WC records were set by: Roland Schoeman, RSA in 50 free (20.88); Joanna Maranhao, BRA in 200 fly (2:04.01) and in 400 IM (4:26.98), as well as Cameron Van Der Burgh, RSA in 100 breast (56.36)... Find out complete results...
E.Korotyshkin, RUS - at the world's top in 100 fly...
November 06, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Guehrer and Verraszto - New WRs in Moscow...(Results)
(Moscow, RUS) - Day-1 of the 2009 FINA World Cup II concluded Friday in Moscow, with the two new WRs. AUS swimmer Marieke Guehrer set WR in the women's 50 back (26.17). HUN star Evelyn Verraszto in the women's 200 IM also swam out WR (2:06.01). Three records of the WC were set by Jessica Hardy, USA in 100 breast (1:03.75); Gavez Felicity, AUS in 100 fly (55.82) and Sergey Fesikov, RUS in 100 IM (51.45)... More...
M.Guehrer - Aussie beauty and a world record holder.
October 29, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Masters Competition in Timisoara, ROU...(Invitation)
(Timisoara, ROU) - Mihai Lisetchi, swim manager and enthusiast from Romania, invites all Masters swimmers from the region of SE Europe to take part in the DKMT Cup 2009 in Timisoara. Date of the event: Nov. 21. The venue: indoor swimming pool (25 m, 6 lanes), located  in the Complexul Bega... Deadline for the entries: Nov 14. More info: contact@timisoara.inot-masters.ro
Masters swimming team from Timisoara wishes you welcome to the swimming spectacle in Romania... 
October 28, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Lurtz won Abu Dhabi Marathon 2009...(Report)
(Abu Dhabi, UEA) - At the Abu Dhabi Marathon, German star Thomas Lurz won the 15km race on October 25, the ninth and final leg of the FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix 2009. In the womenís event, Anna Uvarova (RUS) conquered her second triumph of the season, after winning the previous race of the series, on August 1 in Lac Magog (CAN)... Overall winner of the GP 2009 is Petar Stoychev BUL legend for the 9th consecutive times.
Petar Stoychev, Grand Prix Series winner of 2009... 
October 25, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Steffen Deibler, GER - new WR in 50 Fly (SC)...
(Aachen, GER) - After he caught silver medal in Durban last weekend in the men's 200 free (1:43.17), German swim star and Olympian Steffen Deibler (1987) at the 40th edition of the ISF Schwimmfestival in Aachen last night (Schwimmhalle Ost) succeeded to set the new SC world record in the men's 50 fly (22:06). Click up the title to watch the full official results of this competition.
Steffen Deibler - new world star coming from GER...
October 22, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
China's Liu Zige - WR in the women's 200 fly...(Report)
(Jinan,CHI) - At the present XI National Games of China held in Jinan, Liu Zigeset  the new world record in the women's 200-m fly (LCM competition) with the time of 2:01.81. The previous WR was in hands of Jessicah Schipper (2:03.41) set at the World Championships in Rome this year. It has to be mentioned that Liu was the  world-record holder and gold medalist with the time of 2:04.18 in 200 fly at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Jiao Liuyang took second position in 2:05.57, while Gong Jie placed third (2:06.18). See the People's Daily report.
Liu Zige, Chinese and the world star (Photo by Fan Jun)..
October 20, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
3rd Meet Banjaluka Open 2009, BIH - canceled...
(Banjaluka, BiH) - As it was announced by the Swimming Club Olymp, the 3rd edition of the International meeting Banjaluka Open 2009 is definitely canceled. The reasons - problem with the renovated Incel pool in Banjaluka as well as the lack of funds that have to be provided by the municipality institutions... Click up the title to read the official note regarding this decision at the web page of the Olymp SC (issued in the Serbian language only)...
Zeljko Panic, Meet director of the Banjaluka Open '09.
October 18, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
2009 Fina 10 Km World Cup - concluded...(Report)
(Dubai, UAE) - Thomas Lurz (GER) and Poliana Okimoto (BRA) confirmed their domination and won the 2009 Fina 10 km Open Water Swimming World Cup... In the last leg held yesterday in Dubai (UAE) at the Mamzar Beach,  German and Brazilian champions showed thier world power.. Thomas Lurz finished ahead of Vladimir Dyatchin of Russia and Thomas Allen of G. Britain, while Poliana  Okimoto nosed out Angela Maurer of Germany and Larissa Ilchenko of Russia. Click up the title to read the full report at the Gulfnews.com web issue..
T.Lurtz at his last 10 km win in 2009 (Ph by O.Clarke).
October 17, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Marshall, Hardy and Alshamar new WRs in Durban...(Results)
(Durban, RSA) - On the Day-2 of the 2009 Fina/Arena World Cup, in the women's 50m breast, Jessica Hardy (USA), set the new WR (29.45), while in the men's 50m back, Peter Marshall (USA) set WR (22.75). In the women's 50 Fly, Therese Alshammar swam her 2nd WR (24.75).  Serbian rec holder Nadja Higl, while she has finished first in the morning prelims, in the evening finals in the 200-m breast replayed again the first place and earned gold medal with the time of 2:20.41. Watch out the complete Day-2 results (at omegatiming.com).
J.Hardy - world breaststroke power (Ph by D.Miralle).
October 17, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Therese Alshamar - WR in 100 Ind.Medley...(Day-1 Results)
(Durban, RSA) - On the Day-2 prelims of the first leg of the 2009 Fina World Cup, Therese Alshammar, SWE  succeeded to break WR in the women's 100 Ind.Medley (58.51)... On the Day-1 among many worth times (NRs and MRs) all swam out in the evening finals, Serbian rec holder and the World Champion Nadja Higl, ranked 5th (1:07.73 NRec)... In the same event first went Jessica Hardy (USA) 1:04.15 MR. See complete Day-1 results.
Therese Alshammar - Sweden's and the world star...
October 14, 2009 ------------------------------------------------------
Legendary Italian Coach Castagnetti died in Verona...
(Rome, ITA) -  Italian Swim Federation has announced that the national coach and one of the greatest coaching names in Europe and worldwide Alberto Castagnetti suddenly died on Monday at his home in Verona, ITA... Almost all Italy's successes last years are joined to the name of that great swim person and his dedication to the swim development. On behalf of the management  of the Swim Star 2000 SC Belgrade and the swimming audience of Serbia, we express our huge soreness....
Alberto Castagnetti, chief of the ITA national team...
October 05, 2009 -----------------------------------------------------
Lurtz and Okimoto won Hong Kong Fina Cup 2009...
(Hong Kong, HKG) - Thomas Lurz (GER) and Poliana Okimoto (BRA) continue to dominate their respective menís and womenís fields. Both swimmers swept the three Asian legs, held in Chun An (CHN) on Sept.20, Shantou (CHN) on Sept.26, and Hong Kong (HKG) on Oct.4... With these wins, Lurz has won a total of eight gold medals on the World Cup series '09, while Okimoto has a total of seven gold medals and two silver medals. The the Hong Kong leg included 44 swimmers (26 men and 18 women) from 15 nations... Click up the title to read the official FINA report with the complete results.
P.Okimoto - the beauty and the world champion...
September 28, 2009 ---------------------------------------------------
Lurtz - more two titles at China's Marathons...(Report)
(Shantou/ An Chun, CHN)-- The FINA 10km Marathon  World Cup 2009 has moved on to Asia, where China  staged the 8th and 9th out of twelve races in this yearís series. The big 10km winners continue to be world champion Thomas Lurz (GER) in the menís field and Poliana Okimoto (BRA) among women. Those athletes triumphed at both of the races, which took place on  Sept. 26 in Shantou and before that on Sept. 20 in An Chun (CHN). See the full official report...
T.Lurtz, GER - far best world cup swimmer in 2009...

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