Tag: Yulia Efimova

Athletes On Athletes Who Take Drugs

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the aftermath of American Lilly King calling out and then upsetting Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova in the 100m breaststroke at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games last night, an increasing number of people are cognizant of the long-time issues and differences in opinions that coaches and athletes have had with IOC

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Trash Talking In The Tank

Photos courtesy of USA Today at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Associated Press at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Of all the Olympic sports, swimmers are generally considered among the most educated, genial and cordial of all athletes. Many open water swimmers, including several Olympic marathon swimmers, have advanced degrees and doctorates. Swimmers, with few

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