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It seems like it was only yesterday, but the Olympic Games were held six months ago. There are several amazing stories and achievements to be recalled. Arguably one of the biggest headlines of the Olympic Games was in the 50-m free Olympic Swimming race when Anthony Ervin from USA grabbed a shocking Gold Medal. At…

As a take home message: The aim was to compare the race strategy by the gold and silver medalists in the Women’s 200m butterfly event at Rio 2016. In this final, the turns and the swim stroke coordination played major roles in the race strategy setup by each medalist. Almost similar performances (a difference of…

As a take home message: Katie Ledecky world record clocked at 8:06.68 at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin (Texas) breaking her own W800Fr world record Swim pace has set at 1.58-1.59 m/s performing 39 strokes per lap (2.27-2.28m per stroke) having a 55% of efficiency and spending 5.4 kcal per lap. She delivered…

As a take home message: The aim was to predict Ledecky’s performance and the total number of stroke cycles she would do at the Women’s 800m Freestyle event at Kazan 2015. It was predicted that Katie would post a time of 8:08.93 (i.e., 1.54 seconds of a difference to her official time 8:07.39) The estimation…

Take Home Message: The aim was to: (i) compare Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) WR in Moscow (October 2013) and Alia Atkinson (JAM) in Doha (November 2014), both with a time of 1:02.36; (ii) learn the effect of the taper on Alia´s performance (Singapore vs. Doha races, 5 weeks apart). Water entry and water break was not…

The 100 Free at the London Olympics was an amazing race, as American Nathan Adrian upset the heavy favorite James Magnussen.  Prior to the race, it was well established James Magnussen was better at even splitting his race, allowing him to finish faster than Mr. Adrian. From the 50-meter splits, it seems this was the…

Swimming biomechanics highly influence swimming success. Sun Yang 1500 swimming stroke analysis London 2012 hopes to provide a frame by frame analysis of the current top male distance swimmer. As you will see, some of the mechanics Yang uses are far superior to other swimmers, however he still has some deviations. Moreover, he demonstrates a…

Stroke technique plays a significant role in swimming success. Unfortunately, many swimmers do not have the resources for enhancing their swimming stroke biomechanics. The Swimming Science Swimming Stroke Biomechanical Analysis provides a whole stroke analysis breaks down your stroke, helping uncover where you stroke increases drag or where you can produce more force. For an…

   
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