More and more new countries participate at the FINA World Championships. Mongolia, for example, has 4 swimmers participating. We were curious where Mongolia stands in water sports and their plans are for the future.
The average person can hold their breath for two minutes; Beth Neale can hold hers for six. The South African plans to put the skill to use in September when she will attempt to free dive 164ft without fins, to raise $20,000 for the Bermuda Zoological Society. See The Royal Gazette
The Swim Across America’s annual Boston Harbor Islands Swim, a 22-mile relay around Boston Harbor Islands and the annual Pool Swim held at Harvard University, are part of the critical effort to fund pediatric hematology/oncology and related programs at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Since 2013, the MGHfC Cancer Center has received [...]
A Japanese national was sent to the prosecution for indictment, on the charge of illicitly recording certain body parts of female swimmers at the 2019 FINA World Championships. The Japanese man initially denied all charges but later admitted to the offenses, claiming that he was aroused by their muscular bodies. A 37-year-old Japanese spectator was [...]
The 25km Open Water race at the FINA World Championships 2019 in Gwangju was marred by rainy conditions and it was surely the most challenging FINA open water swimming event since the 2007 Melbourne World Championships.