2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th
- Budapest, Hungary
- LCM (50m)
- Full Competition Schedule
- Meet Info
- Psych Sheets
- Omega Results
- Pick ’em Contest
- Event-by-Event Previews
Relay lineups for day 8 finals have been released for the 4×100 medleys.
In the women’s event, the U.S. as expected exchanges in four new swimmers with Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Kelsi Worrell and Simone Manuel coming in. All four were medalists in their individual 100s, making them the big favorites.
Australia has also made a full switch and could be their biggest challenger from lane 2, while China, Canada and potentially Russia will also be fast.
Sweden has moved in Sarah Sjostrom on fly, instantly making them a medal contender. They were the 2015 silver medalists, and boast strong legs after the lead-off.
Women’s 4×100 Medley Relay
- Sweden (Lindborg, Johansson, Sjostrom, Coleman)
- Australia (Seebohm, McKeown, McKeon, Campbell)
- Canada (Masse, Smith, Oleksiak, Van Landeghem)
- USA (Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel)
- China (Fu, Shi, Zhang, Zhu)
- Russia (Fesikova, Efimova, Chimrova, Popova)
- Italy (Panziera, Castiglioni, Bianchi, Pellegrini)
- Great Britain (Dawson, Vasey, Atkinson, Anderson)
The American men do likewise, with four new swimmers coming in. Caeleb Dressel will swim the fly as he looks for his 7th gold medal of the competition, while Matt Grevers, Kevin Cordes and Nathan Adrian join him. Like the women, all four were medalists in their individual event.
Notably the Brits move in Adam Peaty, the Russians sub-in a completely new roster including Evgeny Rylov and Kirill Prigoda, and the Chinese men move in two newcomers including 100 back winner Xu Jiayu.
Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay
- China (Xu, Yan, Li, Yu)
- Brazil (Guido, Gomes, Martins, Chierighini)
- Russia (Rylov, Prigoda, Popkov, Morozov)
- USA (Grevers, Cordes, Dressel, Adrian)
- Japan (Irie, Koseki, Kobori, Shioura)
- Great Britain (Walker-Hebborn, Peaty, Guy, Scott)
- Hungary (Bohus, Gyurta, Milak, Kozma)
- Belarus (Tsmyh, Shymanovich, Tsurkin, Machekin)