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Friday Aug 22 | Press-Telegram

Wilson graduate Jessica Hardy wins 100-meter breaststroke gold at Pan Pacific Championships

Jessica Hardy described the inclement weather Friday in Gold Coast, Australia, as “some of the worst conditions ever.” Despite the rain and a strong second-half charge by Japan's Kanako Watanabe, Hardy still managed to be the best once again for the U.S. national swim team at the Pan Pacific Championships.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jessica Hardy, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Kanako Watanabe, Swimming, Megan Jendrick, Amanda Beard

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

1976 - Bruce Jenner sets the world record in the Olympic decathlon with 8,618 points, breaking Nikolai Avilov's mark by 164 points.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Missy Franklin, Kate Ziegler, Katie Ledecky, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Ryan Lochte

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Prepa s Vissering commits to USC

Last August, at USA Swimming's Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif., rising Georgetown Prep senior Carsten Vissering had one of the more successful meets of his young swimming career.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jessica Hardy, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Amanda Beard, Eric Shanteau, Katie Ledecky

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Olympian Ariana Kukors 'un-retire,' making a comeback

She has been our colleague, our friend, and a local businesswoman. It has been the life, after swimming, for Ariana Kukors.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Ariana Kukors, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming

Thu Jun 12, 2014

Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Rikke Pedersen Breaks 2:20 in 200 Breast Again to Sweep Breaststrokes in Canet

CANET, France, June 12. THOUGH the usual suspects won all the races today to close out the Canet stop on the Mare Nostrum circuit tour, plenty of great long course swimming took place under the French sun, including another barrier-breaking time for Rikke Pedersen in the 200 breast.


Related Topix: Sports, Rikke Pedersen, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Anthony Ervin, Emmanuel Vanluchene, Nathan Adrian


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35