Chupkhov was in a league of his own in prelims this morning. He finished in a time of 2:10.73, just enough to claim the meet record that previously belonged to Russia’s Alexander Palatov at 2:10.75.
Minna Atherton, top seed in the women’s 50m backstroke, will be going for the all-distance sweep in the event, having already won gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
Canada’s Junior World Champs in the mixed 4×100 free relay strike a pose.
Atherton clocked a 28.00 to claim the Junior World Record and the Championship Record. She now owns the world junior mark in both the 50 and 100 back.
Anthony Ervin is back to head the U.S. roster at Brazil’s made-for-TV Raia Rapida sprint format meet.
Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes looks to add a 200 IM title to her breaststrokeing dominance this week, while perhaps making a run at the junior world record.
FINA has clarified its rules after a bit of a legal skirmish at the 2015 World Championships, officially announcing that Ryan Lochte’s new twist on underwater kicking will be illegal in IM races moving forward.
Former College of Staten Island swimming coach Oleg Soloviev has lost in a bid for arbitration against his former employer after…
Head coach Hollie Bonewit-Cron will add 10 male and 9 female swimmers to a combined 33 returnees, which includes all four National Champions.
Canada snatched up four medals on day 3, shifting the standings in the medal table halfway through the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.
In addition to his primary events last year, he also has potential for the Aggies in the 100 breast. His 54.55 from a time trial at Pac 12s would’ve scored at last year’s SEC championships and landed him in 18th overall.
Notably, they’ll face Texas A&M in a dual meet, whose women finished as the runner-up to Georgia in the SEC. The teams also square off with Texas, where the men will rematch with the NCAA champion Longhorns.
As action continues at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore, local photographer Adrian Seetho is sharing with us an on-deck look at the championship meet.
Argentina withdraws its bid as possible host of the 2021 or 2023 FINA World Championships.
“For her, this is a game and it’s better for children to have fun at this and not start at age 10 to take marijuana or cocaine, smoking or drinking alcohol,” FINA’s president said in defending the presence of a 10-year-old entrant at Worlds.
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