The Olympic Games and their corresponding Movement are more than just about winning medals and setting records. It embodies values such as respect, friendship, solidarity and fair play. Russian swimmer Vladimir Morozov once believed in all ... Electric New Paper, 3 days ago
RIO 2016 , IOC News , Swimming Winning four golds and five medals, the USA's Katie Ledecky completed a historic 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle hat-trick, breaking two world records in the process. Not far behind was Hungary's Katinka Hosszú, who ...International Olympic Committee, 4 days ago
She is a world-class swimmer who has been competing all over the world for years now but, when she's home, Jamaicans tend to have a second take when they spot her. They think Alia Atkinson is a star, but need a second take to confirm her ...Electric New Paper, 1 week ago Atkinson has big vision for swimming in Jamaica Electric New Paper, 1 week ago
Star Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson has earned the Swimming World Performance of the Week award for her world record equalling effort on the FINA World Cup Circuit in Paris where she swam 1:02.36 seconds in the 100 meters breaststroke to match ...Irie FM, 1 month ago Atkinson equals breaststroke world record RJR News Online, 1 month ago Swimming - Atkinson equals short course 100m breaststroke record Yahoo! Finance, 1 month ago AFP - Swim-world-W100-breast-record RES Namibia Press Agency, 1 month ago
Earlier in the week South African Wayde van Niekerk took the world by storm. He won the 400m in 43.03 seconds, beating the 17-year-old world record of 43.18. And he did it in the outside lane, the first man to win an Olympic 400m gold from lane ...BBC, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Sun Yang of China celebrates winning gold in the Men's 200m Freestyl. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images. Sun Yang responded to taunts about his doping history in emphatic fashion on Monday by becoming the first Chinese swimmer to win the Olympic men's 200 meters freestyle gold medal. Sun, silver medalist in the event in London four years ago, touched the wall in one minute, 44.65 seconds to beat South Africa's Chad Le Clos by 0.55 seconds. It was Sun's second medal of the Games after ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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