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The 2011 Duel in the Pool was a swimming meet held December 16 and 17, 2011 at the Georgia Tech Aquatics Center in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a short course (25m), dual meet between a team from the United States and a European All-Star team featuring swimmers from 18 nations. It was the sixth meet held under the Duel in the Pool name and the second between the United States and a European team.

2011 Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool
Host cityAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Date(s)16–17 December 2011
Venue(s)Georgia Tech Aquatic Center
TeamsUnited States United States
Europe European All-Stars
Nations participating19
Athletes participating76

The United States prevailed by 181½ points to 80½.[1]:30


United StatesEdit

The United States team featured 17 men and 18 women.[2]

European All-StarsEdit

The European team consisted of 22 men and 19 women.[3]


All events were held in a short course pool (25 m).[4] Up to four swimmers per team took part in each of the twenty-six individual events. Five points were given to the winner, three to the runner-up and one for the third-place finisher, while fourth, fifth and sixth place received no points. In relay events, the winning team was awarded seven points and the losing team none.

Events were held in the following order with women's events first and men's events afterwards:


The full results of the competition are listed below. One world record was set during the meet, in the women's 4 × 100 m medley relay, while five American records and one European record were beaten.[1]:31 The European relay teams were not eligible to set new records as they did not represent a single nation. Therefore, the European women's team did not set a new world record in the 4 × 100 m freestyle with their time of 3:27.53, even though they beat the standing record set by the Netherlands of 3:28.22.

Day 1Edit

4 × 100 m medley relayEdit

400 m individual medleyEdit

100 m freestyleEdit

200 m backstrokeEdit

200 m breaststrokeEdit

100 m butterflyEdit

400 m freestyleEdit

Legend: WRWorld record; AMUnited States record; EREuropean record

Day 2Edit

800 m freestyleEdit

200 m freestyleEdit

100 m backstrokeEdit

100 m breaststrokeEdit

200 m butterflyEdit

50 m freestyleEdit

200 m individual medleyEdit

4 × 100 m freestyle relayEdit

Legend: WRWorld record; AMUnited States record; EREuropean record

Final scoreEdit

Final score
174½ Total 80½
81 Women 50
93½ Men 30½

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag "Mutual of Omaha DUEL IN THE POOL – Full results book". Omega Timing. Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  2. ^ "2011 Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool Roster" (PDF). Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Duel in the Pool European All-Star Team Roster" (PDF). Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Duel in the Pool". Mutual of Omaha. Retrieved 3 August 2013.