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Gibb makes finals in 50-meter backstroke at FINA World Cup

...the finals in his first major international competition Saturday, finishing eighth in the men's 50-meter backstroke at the FINA (International Swimming Federation) World Cup meet at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y. The meet...
Photo: Kickin' it down the street

Fina Toetuu and Claire Vakauta, both 14, share a laugh while walking with their soccer ball along Riverside Drive Saturday afternoon.
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

...completed a double, coming back to win the 400 IM in 4:19.59. Dwyer finished second in 4:20.25.Earlier Thursday, FINA executive director Cornel Marculescu told The Associated Press it would be "no problem for us" to offer Phelps an extra place...
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Satisfying his 'Jones' for swimming

...above) state championships and open to any USA Swimming LSC or FINA (International Swimming Federation) member that has met qualifying...January of the meet year. Times may be from a sanctioned USA/FINA swim meet, time trial, or an Alaska high school regional or...
Phelps signs with new suit company

...its suits on a swimmer with 18 gold medals and 22 medals overall."This is a big opportunity for us," Rockwell said.Under FINA guidelines, any new suits must be approved by the governing body and can be worn in competition starting Jan. 1. Even with...
Phelps back in drug testing, keeping options open major meet, the 2015 world championships in Russia, an important steppingstone to the Rio Games the following summer. FINA, the world governing body for swimming, requires an athlete to be tested for at least nine months before taking part in sanctioned...
Juneau's Gibb to swim against world's best

...against the top swimmers in the world this weekend during the FINA (International Swimming Federation) World Cup races at the...performances at the meet. The New York meet is part of the 2002-03 FINA World Cup series, which takes swimmers to eight pools around...
Sports in Juneau

...Swimming and Alaska Swimming. This meet is open to all swimmers currently registered as athlete members with USA Swimming or FINA. Swimmers will swim in the age bracket corresponding to their age on the first day of the meet. A swim clinic will be provided...
Sports in Juneau all Southeast Alaska and Canadien swimmers currently registered as athlete members with USA swimming and Alaska Swimming or FINA. Swimmers will swim in the age bracket corresponding to their age on the first day of the meet. Schedule: Friday - Warm-ups...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...100-meter freestyle, but her 53.24 was .23 off the world record. In all, five world marks have fallen in the meet where FINA, swimming's world governing body, is for the first time offering $15,000 rewards for each world record broken. Hackett...


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