USA’s Katie Ledecky was better than ever this morning in the 1500 free. She looked smooth throughout a historic prelims swim to set a new world record.
Katie Ledecky dominates with World Record in 1500m Prelims, 15.27.71.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu has scratched out of the 100 backstroke semi-finals, despite being the top qualifier. This moves Kathleen Baker and Hilary Caldwell into the top 16.
The Campbell sisters are happy with their World Championships relay win, but who will win the blue ribbon event? Bronte’s out-split sister Cate by .5, a wide margin.
Katie Ledecky thought she was on World Record pace, but says she’s happy with the World Championship win.
Ledecky split the 500’s in roughly 5:09, 5:10, 5:08 for a new world record, 15:27.71.
The way that we train in the pool, the way that we compete when it comes time to stepping up on the blocks, is often a mirror of the training habits we hold in the pool.
Katinka Hosszu posted a 58.78 in the 100 backstroke setting a new Hungarian national record.
After a tsunami hit the preliminaries in the morning, with the non-qualification of the US team for the final, France revalidated the 2013 world title in a time of 3:10.74.
Records fall on Day 2 of the 2015 FINA World Championships.
Mitch Larkin of Australia set a new Oceania Record of 52.50…
Sun Yang has been open about his challenges over the last 18 months, but he’s pushed back on the doping topic.
The final day of competition at the USA Swimming Futures meets took place Sunday night, ending the inaugural competitions for this year.
World record-holder Cesar Cielo had a rough opening day of the 2015 FINA World Championships, dealing with an inflamed shoulder tendon that kept him off of Brazil’s 4×100 free relay.
Reece Whitley lowered his own NAG record in the 15-16 200 breast. Watch that race and the rest of Day Four’s finals from US Speedo Junior Nationals.
China’s Sun Yang looks to extend his distance dominance downward to the 200-meter race a day after winning the 400 free.