PHOENIX, Arizona, December 25. ON this Christmas Day before the end of 2012, we look back at the Swimming World Magazine cover personalities of 2012.

We have created a slideshow for each Cover of 2012, as credited below:



JANUARY 2012
Courtesy of: TORU HANAI, REUTERS
Pictured: CHAD LE CLOS

FEBRUARY 2012
Courtesy of: ALESSANDRO BIANCHI, REUTERS
Pictured: SARAH SJOSTROM

MARCH 2012
Courtesy of: GOLDENBEARSPORTS.COM
Pictured: LIV JENSEN

APRIL 2012
Courtesy of: CHRISTINNE MUSCHI, REUTERS
Pictured: SUN YANG

MAY 2012
Courtesy of: PETER H. BICK
Pictured: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA WOMEN'S TEAM

JUNE 2012
Courtesy of: DANIEL JOHNSON
Pictured: CENTURYLINK CENTER

JULY 2012
Courtesy of: RABIH MOGHRABI, REUTERS
Pictured: RANOMI KROMOWIDJOJO

AUGUST 2012
Courtesy of: PETER H. BICK
Pictured: MICHAEL PHELPS, RYAN LOCHTE

SEPTEMBER 2012
Courtesy of: BAYLOR SCHOOL
Pictured: BAYLOR SCHOOL

OCTOBER 2012
Courtesy of: ROB SCHUMACHER, USA TODAY SPORTS
Pictured: LONDON BRIDGE

NOVEMBER 2012
Courtesy of: IAN THURSTON
Pictured: RCP TIBURON MILE

DECEMBER 2012
Courtesy of: PETER H. BICK
Pictured: MICHAEL PHELPS, MISSY FRANKLIN

Full List of ALL Covers Since 1960