Despite coming into the World Championships with the fourth-fastest time of 2019, Michael Houlie failed to advance out of the men’s 50 breast heats.
Danas Rapsys of Lithuania was shockingly disqualified for ‘movement on the blocks’ after initially touching first in the men’s 200 freestyle.
17-year-old Yang Junxuan of China set a new junior world record in the women’s 200 freestyle, putting up a time of 1:55.99 in the semi-finals.
Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the 1500 freestyle for the second time in as many days, winning silver in a time of 15:48.83.
Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will battle head-to-head in the women’s 100 breaststroke during the third finals session from Gwangju.
Andrew Wilson was a no-show for his preliminary heat in the men’s 50 breaststroke after placing sixth in the 100 on day two.
Caeleb Dressel produced the second-fastest swim in history in the final of the men’s 50 fly, winning gold in a time of 22.35.
Canadian Maggie MacNeil shocked Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the #2 performer of all-time in 55.83.
Tatjana Schoenmaker is on the cusp of becoming the first South African woman to win a medal at the World Aquatics Championships.
Gabriel Santos’ eight-month doping suspension has been extended to a year by a FINA Doping Panel, making him ineligible to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.
Filippo Megli broke the 10-year-old Italian Record in the men’s 200 freestyle, qualifying for tomorrow’s final in a time of 1:45.76.
Oleg Kostin set a new Russian Record en route to winning silver in the men’s 50 fly, posting a time of 22.70 to improve on his old mark of 22.74.
Xu Jiayu set a new Championship Record in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 back in a time of 52.17, lowering Aaron Peirsol’s 2009 mark of 52.19.
25-year-old Sarah Kohler broke her German Record in the preliminary heats of the women’s 1500, qualifying third for the final.
Fanny Lecluyse broke her own Belgian National Record in the women’s 100 breaststroke, qualifying ninth out of the prelims in 1:07.27.