Farina Osman, shown here at the 2015 LA Invite, set a new African Record in the semi-finals of the women’s 50 fly today.
Yufei Zhang’s bronze medal in the women’s 200 fly also broke her junior world record which she sat in yesterday’s semi-final.
Teammates Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky will be looking to lead USA to its first relay gold medal of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships this evening in Kazan, Russia.
Hrafnhildur Luthersdottir and Jinglin Shi will compete in a swim-off to determine who will swim in tomorrow’s final of the women’s 200 breast at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships.
Etiene Medeiros won the silver medal in the women’s 50 back Thursday evening in Kazan, Russia, breaking three national or continental records in the process.
Conor Dwyer won the 200 IM swim-off against Roberto Pavoni, meaning that Dwyer will get to swim in tomorrow’s final.
Conor Dwyer and Roberto Pavoni will be facing off head-to-head for a spot in tomorrow’s final of the men’s 200 IM after swimming identical times in the semi-final heats.
Vladimir Morozov’s false start in the semifinal of the men’s 100 free will keep him from contending for gold in tomorrow’s final.
Tomorrow marks the first time that Team USA will swim a mixed medley relay at a major international long course meet, and the coaches will have a number of factors to consider to as they construct their lineups.
Kevin Cordes set a new American Record in the 50m breast in the semifinals of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships with a time of 26.76.
Mitch Larkin broke the Australian and Oceanic records in the men’s 100 back, his time of 52.38 replacing the record he’d previously set in the heats.
The Australian women celebrate after setting a championship record in the 4×100 free relay at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Jessica Ashwood of Australia earned the bronze medal this evening in the women’s 400 free with a time that broke the Australian and Oceanian records in the event.
Katinka Hosszu broke her own European Record and swam the second-fastest 200 IM of all-time with a 2:06.84 in the semi-finals of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships this evening.
Despite having reigning Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian, the United States might be facing its toughest challenge in years just to make it the podium in the men’s 4×100 free at this year’s FINA World Championships.