PHOENIX, Arizona, December 6. THE December issue of Swimming World Magazine is now available for download for Total Access Subscribers!
Every year, Swimming World Magazine uses the December issue to name the World and Regional Swimmers of the Year. This year, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu earns Swimming World Magazine’s Female European Swimmer of the Year, ahead of Russia’s Yuliya Efimova, Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte, Netherland’s Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom, with a remarkable 14 first-place votes from Swimming World’s panel of experts.
Hosszu earned the award for her impressive 2013 World Cup Circuit lineup and the fact that she has remained at the top of the world rankings in the 400 IM for four years. Her winning 400 IM at the Barcelona World Championships was considered one of the best swims of the meet.
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Check out the December cover, featuring Katie Ledecky:
December Swimming World Magazine Table of Contents:
8 STRIPPED! by Jason Marsteller
In an unprecedented move since Swimming World first recognized the year’s best swimmers nearly 50 years ago, the magazine is vacating 11 World Swimmer of the Year awards as well as 17 European titles from non East German female swimmers.
10 10 Best Performances of 2013 by Jeff Commings
12 2013 Swimmers of the Year by Jeff Commings and Jason Marsteller
World/American Female: Katie Ledecky
World/Pacific Rim Male: Sun Yang
Pacific Rim Female: Cate Campbell
American Male: Ryan Lochte
European: Katinka Hosszu, Daniel Gyurta
African: Karin Prinsloo, Chad le Clos
20 Diving, Water Polo, Synchronized Swimming & Disabled Swimming Award Winners
Diving: He Zi, He Chong
Water Polo: Jennifer Pareja, Viktor Nagy
Synchronized Swimming: Svetlana Romashina
Disabled Swimming: Sophie Pascoe, Daniel Dias
22 2013 World & American Record Progression by Jason Marsteller
32 Dryside Training: Holiday Game Plan
34 Ask Dr. Shannon: Stretches while Sitting Down
35 Q&A with Coach Carol Capitani by Michael J. Stott
36 How They Train Sarah Denninghoff by Michael J. Stott
39 Stratigic Pacing Distance Events by Michael J. Stott
There are many different strategies in distance swimming. The key is to determine which works best to give the swimmer the optimum opportunity to be successful.
6 A Voice for the Sport
24 Holiday Gift Guide
43 Up and Comers
44 Gutter Talk
46 Parting Shot
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