CC photo #353: Aleksander Hetland after winning the Istanbul 2012 men’s 50 breaststroke


Norway’s Aleksander Hetland ecstatic after winning the men’s 50 meter breaststroke at the FINA 2012 World Swimming Championships (25) in Istanbul, Turkey. According to him the very last swim of his career, “As I took that last stroke I was actually thinking – this is your last stroke, make it count”. Read Speed Endurance and see the result list here

Aleksander Hetland after winning the Istanbul 2012 men's 50 breaststroke

(Sorry about the low picture quality here, WordPress is messing with me … the quality is much better on Flickr)

Here is a video of the swim

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