Sunday's Swim Report - Phelps and Hackett & Other Swim Bits
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Lane 1 - The Australian posts "Magnussen beats McEvoy for first time since 2014 in 100m. For the first time since the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, former world champion James Magnussen got to the wall ahead of his recent domestic nemesis Cameron McEvoy in the 100m freestyle in the opening meet of the Mare Nostrum series in Monte Carlo yesterday."
Lane 2 - Daily Telegraph posts "Champion swimmer Michael Phelps opens up about depression to help others." Daily Telegraph posts "Michael Phelps invited former rival Grant Hackett to recover at his US home. Phelps told of how his “heart hurt” as Grant Hackett staggered through a public breakdown, and how he decided to help his former Olympic rival by inviting him into his Arizona home."
Lane 3 - Burton Mail posts "Adam Peaty talks winning Olympic medals, his body and childhood fear with Attitude magazine. Swimming superstar Adam Peaty shared some of his secrets as he talked about breaking records, his physique and overcoming his fear of water when he was a child, with a front page appearance on Attitude magazine."
Lane 4 - My Central Oregon posts "Olympic swimmer Summer Sanders shares skin cancer battle and offers tips for reducing risks. Olympic medalist and longtime television broadcaster Summer Sanders is speaking out and spreading awareness about a disease that could have taken her life."
Lane 5 - Swimming World posts "Sun Yang Aims for Inaugural 800 Free Gold in Tokyo. Three-time defending 800 free world champion Sun Yang of China told local newspaper Xinhua that he was “hungry” for the 800 gold medal in Tokyo. “Opportunity is equal to every athlete. Though I am the three-time 800m world champion, all the glory belonged to the past. I am always setting my eyes to the future, for the worlds to be held next month in Budapest, and for Tokyo Olympic Games. Every athlete has the chance to win the event,” Sun said."
Lane 6 - USA Today posts "Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin says Tourette Syndrome gave him an advantage in the pool."
Lane 7 - The Australian posts "Olympic swimmer buys first home on the Gold Coast. Olympic swimmer Madison Wilson has moved from Brisbane to the Gold Coast to train for the Commonwealth Games, securing her first home along the way. She’s paid $395,000 for an apartment in Cambridge Residences at Robina through Steven Chen at The Agency. The one bedroom unit comes with a study, two bathrooms and a parking space in the project by SPG Investment and Shino Development Group. At the 2014 FINA World Swimming Championship in Qatar, Wilson won silver in the 4x100m medley relay. In 2015 she won gold in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Russia. She made her Olympic debut in Rio last year. The Cambridge Residences feature 222 apartment in two towers."
Lane 8 - United Bulletin posts "Swimmer Fraser-Holmes banned 12 months for missing drug tests. Swimming Australia confirmed that freestyler Thomas Fraser-Holmes, a two-time Olympian, has been banned for 12 months by governing body FINA for missing three drug tests in one year."