In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes put on a performance that was perhaps the most impressive swim of the entire meet.
Day 4 of 2015 FINA Junior World Championships proved to be a big day for Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes. She won both the 100m breast and 200m IM in Singapore, as part of a night that saw 5 records fall.
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
Michael Andrew earned FINA male swimmer of the meet honors after winning 5 medals and swimming 25 races in the 6 day competition
On the strength of Anton Chupkov’s 59.8 breastroke leg, the Russian men were able to win the gold medal and break the championship record in the men’s 400m medley relay
Team USA will go with Michael Taylor on the backstroke leg, Reece Whitley on the breaststroke leg, Michael Andrew on the fly leg, and Maxime Rooney anchoring on the free leg.
With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.
Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.
Team USA came out in front of the prelims of the women’s 100 fly with a 58.87 by Cassidy Bayer. That’s a new best for Bayer, who came into the meet with a 59.00 from 2015 U.S. Nationals.
The Championship Record is on watch in the men’s 100 free. It currently sits at 48.97 done by Caeleb Dressel in 2013. USA’s Maxime Rooney and Australia’s Kyle Chalmers pose a major threat to that.
Kyle Chalmers and Tamsin Cook helped bring the Aussie gold medal total to 7 after 4 days of competition at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.
Turkish star Viktoria Zeynep Gunes completed a tough double at day 4 finals, winning gold in the 100 breast and 200 IM – her second and thrid golds of the meet so far.
Anton Chupkov overtakes his own meet record in the 200m breaststroke at the 2015 World Junior Championships.
Michael Andrew had a great day 4 at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships, adding a meet record in the 50 back to a two-medal day.