Friday's Swim Report - Things Are Going Swimmingly Downunder & Other Swim Bits
Friday, December 26, 2014
Lane 1 - The Global Post has "Sun Yang out of Zhejiang's squad for winter training in Australia. Zhejiang swimming team left for winter training in Australia on Wednesday without double Olympic champion Sun Yang."
Lane 2 - Palo Alto Online posts "Stanford swim recruit Ledecky receives international honor. Olympic gold medalist and Stanford swim recruit Katie Ledecky of Bethesda, Md., has been honored by the French newspaper L'Equipe as the women's international "Champion of Champions" for 2014 for her record-setting season."
Lane 3 - The Sydney Morning Herald posts "Relay team free of stigma: Magnussen. James Magnussen says Australia's 4x100m men's freestyle relay team needed an overhaul after the London Olympics, but believes the new-look line-up is capable of returning to a world-class standard."
Lane 4 - Gulf News posts "Brazil set for Olympic swimming glory: Cielo. Rio de Janeiro: Local hero Cesar Cielo believes Brazil is on track for its best ever Olympic swimming performance at the Rio 2016 Games. Cielo, who won the 50m freestyle gold at the 2008 Beijing Games, said on Wednesday that next year’s FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, would provide an accurate gauge of Brazil’s progress, reports Xinhua."
Lane 5 - Tipsy Bartender posts "The Swimming Pool Cocktail - Tipsy Bartender. Inna puts on her bikini to make this beautiful and tasty tropical cocktail...THE SWIMMING POOL!"
Lane 6 - Gay News Network posts "THINGS ARE GOING SWIMMINGLY FOR THE GLAMOURHEAD SHARKS."