At the Japanese High School Championships this week, Rio Olympian Natsumi Sakai took home gold medals in the women’s 100m and 200m back.
Dropping 8 seconds from a personal best on the world’s biggest junior swimming stage? Take a bow Michaella Glenister of Great Britain.
The top 3 teams in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay all busted out swims faster than the World Junior Record, but the Americans took the gold in Budapest.
Lillie Nordmann was a member of the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay for the Americans, winning gold in Budapest on night 1 of World Juniors.
Hungary’s teen Gabor Zombori produced an even quicker 400m free tonight, lowering his newly-minted 400m free World Junior C’ships mark from this morning.
We have our first World Junior Record of these 2019 World Junior Championships, thanks to Spain’s Alba Vazquez and her electrifying 400m IM performance.
15-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan is making major waves in women’s backstroke for the Aussies, now checking in among the greatest ever in her age group.
17-year-old Mewen Tomac lowered his own French National Age Record in the men’s 100m back to take the 2nd seed for tomorrow night’s final in Budapest.
Aussie Thomas Neill threw down the swim of his life to earn 400m free silver tonight in Budapest, inserting himself among the nation’s all-time greats.
Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.
At the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, American Josh Matheny cracked the Nation Age Group Record for 15-16 men in the 100m breaststroke.
Newly-minted 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak saw his 400m free Hungarian Age Record go down, courtesy of Gabor Zombori in Budapest.
16-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko of Israel started her 2019 World Junior Championships campaign off right, firing off a new National Record in the 100m back.
Luca Urlando of the United States holds the fastest 200 fly time of the World Junior Championships field entering Budapest this week.
A record 4,400 Para athletes are set to compete across 22 sports at the 2020 Paralympics taking place in Tokyo, Japan less than 400 days from now.