March 27, 2007 |
1_Michigan Men: It seems to be all or nothing with these guys. Almost three days into the meet and Michael Phelps seems to be his usual self, one gold medal in a relay on the first night and the fastest-qualifying time in morning preliminaries of the 200 butterfly today. But Klete Keller failed to advance out of the morning heats in his two individual races, the 400 freestyle and the 200 freestyle and suggested that the coaches should pull him from the upcoming 800 freestyle relay.
February 25, 1990 |
The Stanford women's swim team continued to dominate the Pacific 10 women's swimming and diving championships, winning five of seven events Saturday night at East Los Angeles College. Stanford extended its lead over California to 1,160-858. UCLA is third at 782 points, followed by Arizona State with 700. USC is fifth with 569.
September 5, 1994 |
When swimming's World Championships begin today, the soup du jour is expected to be turtle. Just as China's famous track coach, Ma Junren, has credited that concoction with assisting in the training of his women athletes, expect his nautical counterpart, Chen Yun Peng, to do the same. Also, expect coaches from other countries to suggest that the Chinese women are taking something more illicit with their soup.
August 21, 1991 |
After shattering his world record in a 100-meter breaststroke preliminary at the European Swimming Championships, Norbert Rozsa of Hungary came back to win the final of the event Tuesday. Rozsa swam the distance in 1:01.29 in the preliminaries, then came back to clock 1:01.49 in the championship race after a slow start. "I wasn't expecting the record in the morning heat, but I did want to break it in the final. I was delayed by 0.
August 25, 1991 |
Nils Rudolph of Germany broke the European record in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 22.33 seconds in the European Swimming Championships at Athens.
May 6, 1995
At the State men's swimming championships: Golden West 371, Cuesta 284, Palomar 281--Golden West opened up its lead after two days with top-three finishes in five of eight events Friday. Rafael Guijarro won the 200 freestyle in 1:40.94 for the Rustlers. At the State women's swimming championships: Orange Coast leads--Erin Snow finished second in the 50 backstroke as Orange Coast scored 215 points to take the lead going into the last day of the championships. Snow's time, 28.
August 15, 1996
Jennifer Parmenter of Granada Hills won the women's 400-meter individual medley Wednesday at the Phillips 66 national swimming championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Parmenter, who will be a sophomore at L.A. Baptist, won her third national title with a time of 4:43.48. Ryan Duncan of Simi Valley finished fifth in the men's 400 individual medley. Baseball Chris Zavatsky was named pitching coach at College of the Canyons by Coach Len Mohney. Contributing: Dana Haddad, Bryan Rodgers.
August 26, 1991 |
Hungary's Krisztina Egerszegi set her second world backstroke record of the European swimming championships when she broke American Betsy Mitchell's 200-meter mark by nearly two seconds at Athens, Greece, Sunday. Egerszegi, 17, was timed in 2 minutes 6.62 seconds. The record of 2:08.60 was set by Mitchell in June of 1986. Egerszegi broke the world record in the 100 backstroke Thursday with a time of 1:00.31. Hungary's Tunde Szabo finished second in the 200 with a time of 2:11.42.
August 20, 1989 |
Janet Evans extended her streak to 21 victories Saturday by winning the 400-meter freestyle for her third gold medal in the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships at Tokyo. Evans, a triple gold-medalist in the Seoul Olympics, quickly took the lead and won in 4 minutes 4.53 seconds, shattering her meet record of 4:09.32 set in 1987. She holds the world record of 4:03.85. On Sunday, American Mike Barrowman broke the world record for the 200-meter breaststroke in a qualifying heat.