2022 World Champs: Watch Caeleb Dressel, Alex Walsh, & Torri Huske Win Gold

2022 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Day 2 of the 2022 FINA World Championships featured the championship finals of the men’s 100 breaststroke, men’s 50 butterfly, women’s 100 butterfly, and women’s 200 IM. Team USA picked up a total of 6 medals on day two, with 1-3 finishes in the women’s 200 IM–Alex Walsh and Leah Hayes–respectively, and men’s 50 butterfly–Caeleb Dressel and Michael Andrew, respectively–including a new World Junior Record in the IM from Hayes.

The semifinals of the men’s 200 freestyle also yielded a new World Junior Record in Romania’s David Popovici‘s 1:44.40, while the semis of the men’s 100 backstroke nearly saw Greece’s Apostolos Christou crack the 52-second barrier.

Team USA’s Regan Smith leads the way in the women’s 100 backstroke, while 2016 Olympic champion Lilly King sits 8th going into the finals of the 100 breaststroke.

Men’s 100 Breaststroke Final

  • World Record: 56.88, Adam Peaty (GBR), 2019 World Championships
  • Championship Record: 56.88, Adam Peaty (GBR), 2019 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Adam Peaty (GBR), 57.37
  • 2019 World Champion: Adam Peaty (GBR), 57.14
  1. Nicolo Martinenghi (ITA) – 58.26
  2. Arno Kamminga (NED)- 58.62
  3. Nic Fink (USA) – 58.65
  4. James Wilby (GBR) – 58.93
  5. Yan Zibei (CHN) – 59.22
  6. Lucas Joachim Matzerath (GER) – 59.50
  7. Zac Stubblety-Cook (AUS) – 59.65
  8. Andrius Sidlauskas (LTU) – 59.80

Women’s 100 Butterfly Final

  • World Record: 55.48, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) – 2016 Olympic Games
  • Championship Record: 55.53, Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) – 2017 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Maggie MacNeil (CAN), 55.59
  • 2019 World Champion: Maggie MacNeil (CAN), 55.83
  1. Torri Huske (USA) – 55.64
  2. Marie Wattel (FRA) – 56.14
  3. Zhang Yufei (CHN) – 56.41
  4. Louise Hansson (SWE) – 56.48
  5. Claire Curzan (USA) – 56.74
  6. Brianna Throssel (AUS) – 56.98
  7. Farida Osman (EGY) – 57.66
  8. Lana Pudar (BIH) – 58.44

Men’s 100 Backstroke Semifinal

  • World Record: 51.85, Ryan Murphy (USA) – 2016 Olympics
  • Championship Record: 52.17, Jiayu Xu (CHN) – 2019 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Evgeny Rylov (ROC), 51.98
  • 2019 World Champion: Jiayu Xu (CHN), 52.43

Top 8:

  1.  Apostolos Christou (GRE) – 52.09
  2. Thomas Ceccon (ITA) – 52.12
  3. Hunter Armstrong (USA) – 52.37
  4. Ksawery Masiuk (POL) – 52.58
  5. Yohan Ndoye-Brouard (FRA) – 52.72
  6. Ryan Murphy (USA) – 52.80
  7. Ryosuke Irie (JPN) – 52.85
  8. Robert Glinta (ROU) – 53.00

Women’s 100 Breaststroke Semifinal

  • World Record: 1:04.13, Lilly King (USA) – 2017 World Championships
  • Championship Record: 1:04.13, Lilly King (USA) – 2017 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Lydia Jacoby (USA), 1:04.95
  • 2019 World Champion: Lilly King (USA), 1:04.93

Top 8:

  1. Anna Elendt (GER) – 1:05.62
  2. Benedetta Pilato (ITA) – 1:05.88
  3. Qianting Tang (CHN) – 1:05.97
  4. Ruta Meilutyte (LTU) – 1:06.04
  5. Reona Aoki (JPN) – 1:06.07
  6. Sophie Hansson (SWE) – 1:06.30
  7. Molly Renshaw (GBR) – 1:06.39
  8. Lilly King (USA) – 1:06.40

Will post when available.

Men’s 50 Butterfly Final

  1. Caeleb Dressel (USA) – 22.57
  2. Nicholas Santos (BRA) – 22.78
  3. Michael Andrew (USA) – 22.79
  4. Dylan Carter (TTO) – 22.85
  5. Thomas Ceccon (ITA) – 22.86
  6. Szebasztian Szabo (HUN) – 23.01
  7. Ben Proud (GBR) – 23.08
  8. Tzen Wei Teong (SGP) – 23.29

Women’s 100 Backstroke Semifinal

  • World Record: 57.45, Kaylee McKeown (AUS) – 2021 Australian Olympic Trials
  • Championship Record: 57.57, Regan Smith (USA) – 2019 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Kaylee McKeown (AUS), 57.47
  • 2019 World Champion: Kylie Masse (CAN), 58.60

Top 8:

  1. Regan Smith (USA) – 57.65
  2. Kylie Masse (CAN) – 58.57
  3. Claire Curzan (USA) – 58.96
  4. Kira Toussaint (NED) – 59.16
  5. Medi Harris (GBR) – 59.61
  6. Letian Wan (CHN) – 59.63
  7. Xuwei Peng (CHN) – 59.69
  8. Emma Terebo (FRA) – 1:00.06

Will post when available.

Men’s 200 Freestyle Semifinal

  • World Record: 1:42.00, Paul Biedermann (GER) – 2009 World Championships
  • Championship Record: 1:42.00, Paul Biedermann (GER) – 2009 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Tom Dean (GBR), 1:44.22
  • 2019 World Champion: Sun Yang (CHN), 1:44.93

Top 8:

  1. David Popovici (ROU) – 1:44.40
  2. Felix Auboeck (AUT) – 1:45.17
  3. Hwang Sunwoo (KOR) – 1:45.46
  4. Tom Dean (GBR) – 1:45.48
  5. Elijah Winnington (AUS) – 1:45.53
  6. Drew Kibler (USA) – 1:45.54
  7. Lukas Martens (GER) – 1:45.94
  8. Kieran Smith (USA) – 1:46.06

Women’s 200 IM Final

  • World Record: 2:06.12, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) – 2015 World Championships
  • Championship Record: 2:06.12, Katinka Hosszu (HUN) – 2015 World Championships
  • 2021 Olympic Champion: Yui Ohashi (JPN), 2:08.52
  • 2019 World Champion: Katinka Hosszu (HUN), 2:07.53
  1. Alex Walsh (USA) – 2:07.13
  2. Kaylee McKeown (AUS) – 2:08.57
  3. Leah Hayes (USA) – 2:08.91
  4. Rika Omoto (JPN) – 2:10.01
  5. Anastasia Gorbenko (ISR) – 2:11.02
  6. Seoyeong Kim (KOR) – 2:11.30
  7. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) – 2:11.37
  8. Mary-Sophie Harvey (CAN) – 2:12.77

 

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nikos
9 days ago

Malaka swam fast in the 100 back! Go Greece

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