12 inspiring shots of aquatic athletes
Wed, Jul 31 2013 at 1:00 PM
Elite swimmers and divers gather in Barcelona to compete in the 15th FINA World Championships, and there's an abundance of stunning photography to show for it.
The biennial sporting event, which concludes Aug. 4, consists of two weeks of competitive swimming, open water swimming, diving, water polo and synchronized swimming. Many of the world's top aquatic athletes are competing to defend their titles, including U.S. swimming superstars Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin.