This first leg of the 2018 FINA World Series featured numerous routines from the top four nations that have been monopolizing the international podiums over the last few years. Russia was carefully watching how close China would come in the technical events, while Ukraine and Japan were still fighting it out for the third spot in the world hierarchy. However, some exciting shakeups and improvements also occurred towards the middle of the rankings.
We have compiled for you all results and videos from the 2018 French Open (Open de France) held in Montreuil, France.
With the cancellation of the German Open this year, the French Open will be the first big international event to finally get the season started. This meet also serves as the first of the 2018 FINA World Series.
We have compiled for you all results from finals of the 2018 Italian Winter Sr. Nationals held in Riccione, Italy.
This photograph of former and current U.S. national team members Christina Jones, Kristina Lum-Underwood and Bill May, as if frozen in time and space, eerily floating in the dark, eyes closed, is one of Liz Corman’s most famous shots and part of a series that really marked her breakthrough on the artistic swimming photography scene.