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  • Sadovyi, the Russian water king | Video

    Sadovyi, the Russian water king

    Yevgeny Sadovyi dominated competition in the men’s pool in Barcelona winning 3 gold medals and setting two world records. The 19-year old Russian, who competed under the flag of the ‘Unified Team,’ the name given to teams from the former Soviet Union, won the 200m freestyle, the 400m freestyle, and a team gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay.
  • Golden girl Gunnell | Video

    Golden girl Gunnell

    Sally Jane Janet Gunnell attended West Hatch High School in Chigwell, Essex, east of London. Long Jump and the Pentathlon were her sports before she graduated to sprinting and the hurdles that would change her life.
  • The little Mouse of the Olympics | Video

    The little Mouse of the Olympics

    Krisztina Egerszegi won three Olympic gold medals in Barcelona, the 100m backstroke, the 200m backstroke and the 400m medley. Affectionately known as ‘the Little Mouse’ in her native Hungary, which was a play on her name and a reflection of her diminutive size, Egerszegi became only the third female swimmer in history to win three individual events at one Olympic Games.
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Swimming 200m Free Gold Medal Final | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Swimming 200m Free Gold Medal Final

    Michael Phelps dominates the 200m free final with a brilliant performance and new world record. Phelps went on to win eight Olympic swimming gold medals in eight events (200m free, 100m fly, 200m fly, 200m IM, 400m IM, 4x100m free relay, 4x200m free relay, 4x100m medley relay) - breaking the world record in four of his five individual swims.
  • Moses legend grows with Los Angeles gold | Video

    Moses legend grows with Los Angeles gold

    There have been few, if any, periods of domination in a particular sport quite like that of Ed Moses.Moses was the most elegant of 400m hurdlers, who required just 13 graceful steps between the obstacles as opposed to the 14 of most of his contemporaries and for a period he was literally unbeatable.
  • Defending the 100m title for the first time - Dawn Fraser | Video

    Defending the 100m title for the first time - Dawn Fraser

    On December 1st, 1956, Fraser led an Australian medal sweep of the event at the Olympic Games in Melbourne, setting another world record in the process. She gained a second gold medal in leading the Australian team to a world record in the 4x100m freestyle relay and earned a silver medal in the 400m freestyle.   Four years later, at the Olympic Games in Rome in 1960, Fraser repeated her victory at 100m to become the first woman to defend an Olympic swimming title. She also placed fifth in the 400m and picked up silver medals in the medley relay (the first time it was included in the Olympic programme) and in the freestyle relay.
  • China Win Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay | Day 1 | Video

    China Win Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay | Day 1

    Highlights from Day 1's Swimming as medals were decided the Men's, Women's and Mixed events at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Events: - Men's 400m Freestyle - Final - Women's 200m Individual Medley - Final - Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay - Final
  • Men's And Women's Swimming Finals - Highlights | Day 6 | Video

    Men's And Women's Swimming Finals - Highlights | Day 6

    Highlights from Day 6 at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games with the final day and races in the Men's and Women's Swimming eventEvents - Winners:- Women's 50m Freestyle /Rozaliya Nasretdinova (RUS) - Men's 200m Backstroke - Li Guangyuan (CHN)- Women's 100m Butterfly - Liliana Szilagyi (HUN) - Men's 100m Freestyle - Matheus Paulo De Santana (BRA)- Women's 200m Breaststroke - Anastasiya Malyavina (UKR)- Men's 200m Butterfly - Tamas Kenderesi (HUN)- Women's 400m Freestyle - Hannah Moore (USA)- Men's 50m Breaststroke - Nikola Obrovac (CRO)- Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay - China
  • Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar | Video

    Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar

    American Johnny Weissmuller was one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He went on to capture a total of six medals during his Olympic career. At the 1924 Games, he won the 100m event in world record time (58.6 seconds), Weissmuller also claimed the 400m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles and a bronze medal in water polo. Four years later, Weissmuller successfully defended his 100m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles. Johnny Weissmuller (USA) - Swimming - Amsterdam 1928
  • Unique Track Event At Youth Olympic Games | Video

    Unique Track Event At Youth Olympic Games

    The medley relay is a one of a kind event where athletes from the five continents band together to run distances of 100m, 200m, 300m and 400m. The team from the Americas has members from the USA and the Bahamas and takes gold in 2:05.62. Africa has competitors from Nigeria and South Africa. They finished second in 2:06.19. Europe third with 2:07.59. Athletics Medley Relay Women Final - Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 - Americas, Africa, Europe
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