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  • News | RIO 2016

    All-rounder Hosszu finally swims to first Olympic gold

    11-time world champion Katinka Hosszu finally added an Olympic gold to her list of titles, while 18-year-old refugee Yusra Mardini won her heat and the crowd’s hearts.
    07 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, Hungary
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Torres makes a golden comeback

    After returning to competitive swimming at the age of 33, the USA’s Dara Torres won medals in all five of the events she contested at Sydney 2000, including two relay golds.
    23 Sep 2015 | Sydney 2000, Olympic News, Swimming, United States of America
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Clean-sweeping Krayzelburg is backstroke king

    Few Olympic athletes can match the record of Lenny Krayzelburg in Sydney: three events entered, three gold medals won. In the process he underlined his status as the undisputed star of backstroke.
    09 Oct 2014 | Sydney 2000, Swimming, United States of America
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing provides perfect springboard for Rio

    While putting in top‐notch performances and providing spectacular entertainment, the swimmers at the Nanjing Natatorium were also completing an important stage in their burgeoning sporting careers. After having tasted success at the Youth Olympic Games, participants’ focus will now turn to Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
    03 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014 crowns queens of the pool

    Shen Duo (CHN), Liliana Szilagyi (HUN), Rozaliyia Nasretdinova (RUS), Hannah Moore (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Jessica Fullalove (GBR) and Brianna Throssell (AUS) were the indisputable stars of six drama-packed days of women’s swimming action in the Nanjing Natatorium.
    29 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Yu wins gold in the pool as Fullalove completes silver hat-trick

    Men’s 50m butterfly champion Yu Hexin (23.69 seconds) needed an almost superhuman lunge at the wall to overhaul Trinidad and Tobago flyer Dylan Carter (23.81), who led for most of the splash and dash. Netherland’s Mathys Goosen was third in 24.13.
    21 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Chinese swimmers light up the Natatorium with double gold

    An excitable crowd cheered China to two golds and a bronze at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium on Tuesday night, and were also treated to a thrilling dead heat in the women’s 200m backstroke.
    19 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Golden night for Hungary in the pool

    Athletes from Hungary picked up two golds and two bronzes on a packed evening that featured eight finals at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium.
    18 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    London 2012 - Day 8 - Serena Williams joins the Golden Grand Slam club

    The host nation enjoyed its best day so far with golds in the athletics, rowing and cycling. Meanwhile, Serena Williams joined an elite club of Golden Grand Slam winners, and Michael Phelps claimed his 18th Olympic gold.
    04 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News, Tennis, Women, United States of America, WILLIAMS, Serena
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