2016 Short Course Worlds: Team USA Leads Day 1 Medal Table

2016 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Day 1 of the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Canada are now in the books. Following the 1st day of competition, Team USA leads the medal tables with 5 total medals, including a gold from the women’s 400 free relay, 2 silvers from Ella Eastin and Tom Shields, and 2 bronzes from Madisyn Cox and the men’s 400 free relay.

There weren’t any countries that won more than 1 gold tonight, but 4 other countries picked up multiple medals: Hungary (3), Italy (2), Russia (2), and Japan (2).

  • Hungary sits 2nd on the table thanks to a pair of medals from Katinka Hosszu (1 gold, 1 silver) and a bronze from Peter Bernek.
  • Italy’s Federica Pellegrini grabbed an individual gold before helping their 400 free relay pick up silver.
  • Russia took gold in the men’s 400 free relay, while Aleksandr Karsnykh added an individual silver to their total
  • Daiya Seto won both of Japan’s medals tonight after taking 3rd in the 200 fly and 200 IM.
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
USA 1 2 2 5
HUN 1 1 1 3
ITA 1 1 0 2
RUS 1 1 0 2
JPN 0 0 2 2
RSA 1 0 0 1
CHN 1 0 0 1
KOR 1 0 0 1
FRA 0 1 0 1
GER 0 1 0 1
NED 0 0 1 1
CAN 0 0 1 1
AUS 0 0 1 1

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