Only one meet record went down on the final night of action in Tbilsi, Georgia, and it went to Spain’s Cesar Castro Valle in the 1500 free.
Maxime Rooney blasted a 49.35 to win the Junior National title in the 100 free on day 2.
Franziska Hentke of Germany will look to back up her top time in the world this year with a world championship gold medal.
In the men’s 100 breast prelims, Liam Bell dropped his time to within striking range of Reece Whitley’s 13-14 NAG record.
Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympics after beating Almaty, Kazakhstan’s bid at the International Olympic Committee’s latest session.
Lotte Friis has one fewer event at the 2015 FINA World Championships after having scratched the 400m freestyle.
Sarasota’s Austin Katz leads the boys 200 back heading into night 2 of Junior Nationals.
Liam Bell, seen here as part of Dyanmo’s record-setting relay team, took the top seed this morning in the 100 breast at the West Lafayette Futures Championship meet with a sub-1:04 swim.
Interestingly, Phelps is entered as the 20th seed with a 2:15.46. The USA Swimming database only shows one result for Phelps in the 200 breast: a 2:18.79 from 2011.
Maxime Rooney, the only swimmer to break 50 seconds, and pro Michael Andrew will battle it out tonight in the 100m freestyle.
Brazilian open water coach Eduardo Santos has a fractured humerus after falling in the athletes village at the FINA World Championships.
Ryan Lochte is one of only three USA swimmers considered to be a favorite to win an individual event at the 2015 FINA World Championships, according to odds released recently.
Rooney roared back in the 2nd circle seeded heat to take lane 4 in the final away from Andrew. Crushing to 50 second barrier, he hit the wall in 49.67.
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USA Swimming has released its psych sheets for the 2015 Senior National Championships, with many of the nation’s Pan Ams and World University Games stars included.
Biedermann made history in Rome, 2009, when he donned arena’s Powerskin X-Glide suit to set new 200 and 400 freestyle world records, handing Michael Phelps his first defeats in these events in four years.