Swimming is good for you, but only if it’s done right. People often use the wrong techniques in the swimming pool, especially when they do the breaststroke. It’s important to place your head and move your arms correctly to avoid back and neck pain.
The British swimmer capped-off a day of swimming virtuosity by shaving fractions of a second off his own record - for a second time. Records were also set by an American and a Canadian in Budapest.
German swimmer Torben Schmidtke is hoping to win the gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke. However, he, like many others regards the current impairment classification system as unfair.
While string bikinis are fully acceptable in the West, the burkini - a full-body swimsuit - is the topic of heated debate. DW speaks to fashion theorist Barbara Vinken about this polemic garment.
On day six in Rio, Fiji's rugby sevens team etched themselves into the history books, gymnastics star Simone Biles clinched her second gold and Michael Phelps reached 22 gold medals.
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