Liliana Szilagyi made a statement about the bright future of Hungarian swimming by winning the Youth Olympic title in the 200 fly with the 3rd-fastest time swum in the entire world this season.
Fran Halsall and the Brits scored seven total medals on day 2, three of them gold, to take the lead in the European Championships medal table.
Now three days in to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, the host nation has started to put some distance between itself and the competition. China picked up a pair of gold medals on night 3 to double its total
It’s been a meet of close finishes in Nanjing, with two gold medal ties already on the books in three days of racing.
Watch Femke Heemskerk take the top seed in the women’s 100 free, plus all heats from the second morning of European Championships.
Brittany Maclean and the Georgia Bulldogs will go for a third-straight NCAA title, setting up with a Halloween dual with Florida and a January clash with Texas.
China leads the medal table after two days at home, putting up two golds, a silver and a bronze medal in the pool thus far.
Velimir Stjepanovic’s gold medal in the 400 free puts Serbia in a tie for the gold medal count lead, as all four day 1 golds went to different nations.
2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Watanabe leads women’s breaststrokes with Americans, Aussies in tow
Japan’s Kanako Watanabe is among the top seeds in both women’s breaststrokes, leading very strong Japanese delegations in both.
Watch Katinka Hosszu win the 400 IM, plus more with all race videos from the first night of swimming at the European Championships all in one place.
Derek Toomey, the first Big Ten man under 19 seconds in the 50 free, will join the Trojan Swim Club out of Southern California to continue his professional career.
Ruta Meilutyte skipped the European Championships to be in Nanjing, and came down with gold today, though she missed her lifetime-best by over half a second.
2014 Pan Pacific Championships Preview – Men’s butterfly – Phelps comeback heads 100, tough Japanese crew leads 200
Can Michael Phelps further lower his world-leading time in the 100 fly, and will he be able to find his fastest swimming in the final, something he struggled with at U.S. Nationals?
Thiago Pereira prepares for the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. Check out a full photo vault of Team Brazil here.
Australia’s Cate Campbell is the odds-on favorite in both women’s sprint events, while her sister Bronte is a likely finalist as well.