Elena Di Liddo set a new Italian National Record in the preliminaries of the women’s 100 fly, producing a time of 57.18.
Barbora Seemanova lowered her Czech National Record in the women’s 400 free for the third time in less than a month, touching in 4:09.73.
Mireia Belmonte failed to advance out of the semi-finals of the women’s 200 IM during the opening session of the 2019 World Championships.
Blake Pieroni will contest the men’s 4×100 free relay prelims for the U.S. men despite being one of their entrants in the individual 100 freestyle.
Katie Ledecky is a -3333 favorite in the women’s 800 freestyle, as is Adam Peaty in the men’s 100 breaststroke. Both are defending champions.
14-year-old Keaton Jones narrowly missed the boys 13-14 NAG in the 200 backstroke in Arizona, clocking a time of 2:01.20.
Cate Campbell will be looking to regain her women’s 100 freestyle World title facing off against a tough field that includes Sarah Sjostrom and Simone Manuel.
The Bluefish Swim Club set a new National Age Group Record in the mixed 11-12 400 medley relay, putting up a time of 4:37.24.
Luca Urlando had three wins at the Summer Super League LC Championship in Santa Clara, including a new best time of 3:52.96 in the 400 free.
Jake Johnson set a meet record and had five individual wins at the 2019 Mid Atlantic LC Senior Championship at Bucknell University.
Gretchen Walsh had three wins during the Nashville Sumer League Championships, earning new best times in the 50 back and 50 fly.
Mack Horton will contest both the 400 and 800 free at the upcoming FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.
Danas Rapsys may be the swimmer best equipped to dethrone Sun Yang in the men’s 200 freestyle, possessing that rare combo of speed and endurance.
Sarah Sjostrom enters as a massive -1000 betting favorite in the women’s 50 fly for the upcoming World Championships in Gwangju.
Betting odds have come out for the men’s 100 freestyle at the World Championships, with Caeleb Dressel (-150) the favorite over Kyle Chalmers (+162).