Fina World Swimming Championships

American Ryan Lochte star of short-course swimming

Ye Shiwen in action during the 400m individual medley at the world short-course swimming championships in Istanbul. Photo: Xinhua

US swimmer Ryan Lochte bagged two golds on the opening day of the world short-course championships to add to the five medals he won in the London Olympics.

Friday, 14 December, 2012, 2:10am

athlete of the week

Name Wong Yee-ching School Diocesan Girls' School Grade Form Four Sport Swimming and lifesaving

Achievements

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Dutch star Van Dijk ends career on high note

With friends and family cheering on, Edith van Dijk ended 16 years of top-class competition just the way she wanted - on the podium.

Van Dijk finished second in the women's race in yesterday's Fina Marathon World Cup off the waters of Repulse Bay to signal the end of an era in open-water swimming.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Dutch distance legend's swansong in water

Dutch legend Edith van Dijk competes in her last race in this morning's Fina Marathon World Cup at Repulse Bay as she brings down the curtain on one of the most outstanding careers in long-distance swimming.

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

SAR ready for action in the pool

THE HONG KONG squad at the FINA World Swimming Championships line up for their second day of races today in Barcelona, Spain.

The much-anticipated action in the pool began yesterday after a week of diving, water-polo and synchronised swimming.

21 Jul 2003 - 12:00am