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21 World Records Fall at FINA Swimming World Championships (25M)

Katinka Hosszu (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

21 world records were broken at the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m):

Wednesday’s (Dec. 3) Day 1 World Records: 212 more words



Some days after being awarded the title of FINA Best Swimmers in 2014, Chad Le Clos (RSA) and Katinka Hosszu (HUN) were also the athletes shining the most in the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) held from December 3-7 in Doha (QAT). 306 more words


Bugger the Porsche, I want the golf cart

Doha, Qatar

December 7, 2014

I remember arriving in New York once and being greeted by a limousine driver and being taken to my hotel in a stretch LTD where the trip to the whisky bar was a long journey across the floor and an equally long trip back to the rear seat. 826 more words

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Mireia Belmonte Breaks Two World Records in One Day

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Dec 3 (Reuters) – Spain’s Mireia Belmonte upstaged Katinka Hosszu to break two world records while the Netherlands women’s team shattered the 4×200 freestyle relay mark on the opening day of the world short course swimming championships in Doha on Wednesday. 376 more words


FINA Names 2014 Athletes of the Year

Chad le Clos, left, and Michael Phelps (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

The FINA Athletes of the Year 2014 were unveiled on December 1, 2014 in Doha (QAT) in a memorable Gala “Soirée des Etoiles” (Evening of the Stars), held after a successful two-day FINA World Aquatics Convention and FINA Swimming Coaches Golden Clinic. 463 more words


FINA names Katinka Hosszu over Katie Ledecky for Swimmer of the Year

FINA announced Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu as its Female Swimmer of the Year, over American Katie Ledecky, who broke world records in the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyles in 2014. 297 more words