The Maturing Of Ruta Meilutyte On The Cusp Of 18 & Homing In On Olympic-Title Defence

Ruta Meilutyte , time to reflect - photo by La Presse, for Arena

Happy Birthday Ruta Meilutyte: a recent feature she will turn 18 next week and will defend an Olympic crown next year while still a teenager. SwimVortex catches up with the Lithuanian and her Plymouth Leander coach Jon Rudd on the road to Rio via Kazan world titles to see how things are going now that her junior years are done

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Happy Birthday Ruta Meilutyte: a recent feature she will turn 18 next week and will defend an Olympic crown next year while still a teenager. SwimVortex catches up with the Lithuanian and her Plymouth Leander coach Jon Rudd on the road to Rio via Kazan world titles to see how things are going now that her junior years are done

Comments

Rob

Craig, A great insight into a top level swimmer’s mind and approach, well done – I really enjoyed reading it.

Jim C

Lovely Ruta is just seventeen.

PotoSlater

Great read…………

Martin L

Great article Craig!

JMott76

Soni went sub-1:05 in 2010/11, just to remind.

Good stuff!

Craig Lord

Quite so – noted, thanks JMott – and thanks for kind notes from others

Felixtzu

Great piece Craig.

Interviews and quotes from Rudd always give a strong of impression of a thoughtful, considered approach – maybe a good coach to write a book some day.

aswimfan

Yes. I like this kind of in depth and candid interview article about a great swimmer.

Nancy Kong

My son just needed this encouragement!

Nancy Kong

Thanks a lot for this article!

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