Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Craig Lord at 'Swim News' has compiled the mother of all swim lists for 2008!

This is just a tiny sampling of what Craig wrote :

Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award:

Male Swimmer of the Year: Phelps (USA)

Coach of the Year - men and overall: Bowman (USA)

Female swimmer of the Year: Rebecca Adlington (GBR)

Coach of the Year - women: Bill Furniss (GBR)

Runners-Up of the Year:
Continental heroes (beyond the above):
  • Africa: Kirsty Coventry (ZIM); Oussama Mellouli (TUN)
  • Asia: Liu Zige (CHN); Park Tae-Hwan (KOR)
  • Oceania: Stephanie Rice (AUS); Grant Hackett (AUS)
  • Europe: Federica Pelegrini (ITA); Alain Bernard (FRA)
  • Americas: Rebecca Soni (USA); Aaron Peirsol (USA)

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