2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The heats of the men’s 50 breast, women’s 200 free, men’s 50 fly, and men’s 800 free are on the docket for this morning’s competition on day two in Budapest.

You can read a full preview of this morning’s events here.

MEN’S 50 BREAST – HEATS

  • WR 26.42 PEATY Adam GBR Kazan (RUS) 4 AUG 2015
  • CR 26.42 PEATY Adam GBR Kazan (RUS) 4 AUG 2015
  • WJR 26.97 MARTINENGHI Nicolo’ ITA Riccione (ITA) 4 APR 2017
  1. Adam Peaty (GBR) – 26.10
  2. Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) – 26.54
  3. Joao Gomes Jr. (BRA) – 26.67
  4. Kevin Cordes (USA) – 26.83
  5. Kirill Prigoda (RUS) – 26.91
  6. Felipe Lima (BRA) – 26.93
  7. Ilya Shymanovich (BLR) – 27.01
  8. Fabio Scozzoli (ITA) – 27.04
  9. Nicolo Martinenghi (ITA) – 27.08
  10. Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) – 27.21
  11. Giedrius Titenis (LTU) – 27.24
  12. Yan Zibei (CHN) – 27.25
  13. Caba Siladi (SRB) / Johannes Skagius (SWE) – 27.27
  14. Cody Miller (USA) – 27.31
  15. Peter Stevens (SLO) / Vsevolod Zanko (RUS) / Arno Kamminga (NED) – 27.39***

Adam Peaty of Great Britain put up a new world record 26.10 in the 50 breaststroke to start off the morning. His time was a full .12 seconds under his previous world record.

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh came up second with a new African record 26.54, the 5th-fastest swim in history. Joao Gomes Jr. was third with a South American record 26.67.

American Kevin Cordes swam 26.83 for the second-fastest swim by an American in history, coming in just .07 away from his American record. Kirill Prigoda set a Russian record with 26.91. The other Brazilian, Felipe Lima, was 26.93. Ilya Shamanovich swam 27.01, and Fabio Scozzoli of Italy was 27.04.

There was a three-way tie for sixteenth, which will likely lead to a swim-off. Peter Stevens of Slovenia, Vsevolod Zanko of Russia, and Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands each put up 27.39.

***Peter Stevens won the 50 breast swim-off with 27.38 to earn his place in the semifinals.

WOMEN’S 200 FREE – HEATS

  • WR 1:52.98 PELLEGRINI Federica ITA Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  • CR 1:52.98 PELLEGRINI Federica ITA Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  • WJR 1:56.12 SHEN Duo CHN Nanjing (CHN) 20 AUG 2014
  1. Federica Pellegrini (ITA) – 1:56.07
  2. Katie Ledecky (USA) – 1:56.27
  3. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) – 1:56.43
  4. Emma McKeon (AUS) – 1:56.61
  5. Siobhan Haughey (HKG) – 1:56.62
  6. Leah Smith (USA) – 1:57.04
  7. Femke Heemskerk (NED) / Veronika Popova (RUS) – 1:57.06
  8. Michelle Coleman (SWE) – 1:57.15
  9. Charlotte Bonnet (FRA) – 1:57.34
  10. Chihiro Igarashi (JPN) – 1:57.67
  11. Li Bingjie (CHN) – 1:57.67
  12. Al Yanhan (CHN) – 1:58.04
  13. Katerine Savard (CAN) – 1:58.16
  14. Mary-Sophie Harvey (CAN) – 1:58.38
  15. Robin Neumann (NED) – 1:58.66

Italy’s world record holder Federica Pellegrini put up the fastest 200 free of the morning with 1:56.07, coming in over three seconds off her world record time of 1:52.98. Katie Ledecky finished second in 1:56.27, followed by Katinka Hosszu in 1:56.43.

Aussie Emma McKeon was 1:56.61, followed by Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey in 1:56.62. American Leah Smith was sixth in 1:57.04. Femke Heemskerk and Veronika Popova each swam 1:57.06.

MEN’S 200 FLY – HEATS

  • WR 1:51.51 PHELPS Michael USA Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  • CR 1:51.51 PHELPS Michael USA Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  • WJR 1:53.79 MILAK Kristof HUN Netanya (ISR) 30 June 2017
  1. Laszlo Cseh (HUN) – 1:54.08
  2. Daiya Seto (JPN) – 1:54.89
  3. Viktor Bromer (DEN) – 1:55.13
  4. Antani Ivanov (BUL) – 1:55.55
  5. Chad le Clos (RSA) – 1:55.90
  6. Masato Sakai (JPN) – 1:55.94
  7. Tamas Kenderesi (HUN) – 1:55.96
  8. Jack Conger (USA) – 1:56.00
  9. Daniil Pakhomov (RUS) – 1:56.07
  10. Jan Switkowski (POL) – 1:56.20
  11. Pace Clark (USA) – 1:56.23
  12. Giacomo Carini (ITA) – 1:56.52
  13. David Morgan (AUS) – 1:56.57
  14. Jonathan Gomez (COL) – 1:56.60
  15. Grant Irvine (AUS) – 1:56.61
  16. Leonardo de Deus (BRA) – 1:56.71

The second-fastest swimmer in history, Laszlo Cseh, put up a 1:54.08 this morning in the 200 fly, followed by Japan’s Daiya Seto in 1:54.89. Viktor Bromer of Denmark was third in 1:55.13, followed by Antani Ivanov of Bulgaria in 1:55.55.

Chad le Clos of South Africa finished fifth in 1:55.90, followed by the other Japanese swimmer, Masato Sakai, in 1:55.94. Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary was 1:55.96, followed by Jack Conger in 1:56.00.

MEN’S 800 FREE – HEATS

  • WR 7:32.12 ZHANG Lin CHN Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  • CR 7:32.12 ZHANG Lin CHN Rome (ITA) 29 JUL 2009
  1. Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) – 7:45.31
  2. Wojciech Wojdak (POL) – 7:46.39
  3. Henrik Christiansen (NOR) – 7:47.61
  4. Felix Aubock (AUT) – 7:49.24
  5. Sun Yang (CHN) – 7:49.28
  6. Gabriele Detti (ITA) – 7:49.67
  7. Florian Wellbrock (GER) – 7:50.89
  8. Zane Grothe (USA) – 7:50.97

Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy put up the top 800 free time of the morning with 7:45.31, coming in about five seconds off his European record of 7:40.81.

Poland’s Wojciech Wojdak held with Paltrinieri throughout the third heat of the event, putting up the second-fastest time of the morning with 7:46.39. Norway’s Henrik Christiansen was third in 7:47.61. Austria’s Felix Aubock finished third in 7:49.24.

Sun Yang won the final heat of the event for the fifth-fastest time of 7:49.28. He held with Italy’s Gabriele Detti throughout, surging forward in the final 50 meters. However, Detti held on, finishing sixth with 7:49.67.

Florian Wellbrock of Germany (7:50.89) and American Zane Grothe will round out the final.

Kazan’s 2015 bronze medalist Mack Horton, who missed the finals of the 200 free yesterday, no showed the event.

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Alex

Hold up, the men’s 50 fly heats have already come and gone yea?

Zanna

Should be Women’s 50 Fly.

Jg1662

It’s actually the men’s 200 fly

Zanna

Ooops. Thanks.

Kim

Horomura of Japan does not hold the WJR – Kristof Milak of Hungary does, 1.53.79 for this years European Juniors 🙂

MarkB

Well, neither is swimming so they’ll have to wait til later to race the big boys.

swimmer

What does it have to do with the mistake found by Kim in the article??

Dee

Watching with my younger (13) brother…

“30s? I can do a length that fast”

“It’s a 25m pool kiddo”

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