Herning 2013: Back, Fly & Europe’s Breaststroke Bonanza

Europe's world leaders (clockwise from left): Yuliya Efimova, Ruta Meilutyte, Rikke Pedersen

On the eve of four days of racing at the Jyske Bank Boxen Arena in Herning, Denmark, SwimVortex runs through the form guide at the helm of those in the hunt for titles and podium places at the European Short-Course Championships; If Europe could be said to have dominated a discipline at world titles this summer past it, then women’s breaststroke would be the place to start. Between Yuliya Efimova (RUS), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) and Rikke Moeller Pedersen (DEN), the count was three gold, three silver and four world records. Plus backstroke and butterfly

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On the eve of four days of racing at the Jyske Bank Boxen Arena in Herning, Denmark, SwimVortex runs through the form guide at the helm of those in the hunt for titles and podium places at the European Short-Course Championships; If Europe could be said to have dominated a discipline at world titles this summer past it, then women’s breaststroke would be the place to start. Between Yuliya Efimova (RUS), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) and Rikke Moeller Pedersen (DEN), the count was three gold, three silver and four world records. Plus backstroke and butterfly

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