Previews & Recaps
2015 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES July 4th-July 11th, 2015 (Saturday-Saturday) Gwangju, South Korea Prelims 8:30AM/Finals 7PM (local time) Prelims 7:30PM (day…
Josh Prenot swam his way to the 400m IM finals with his time of 4:19.27 from prelims, but he’ll need to take on Great Britain’s Max Litchfield who claimed the top seed.
Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200m backstroke after posting the fastest time in the semifinal yesterday.
Brazil’s Henrique Martins surged in the final 20m of the men’s 100m freestyle to win gold at the 2015 World University Games.
Leah Smith is the top seed in the women’s 200 free on day 5.
The USA swept the medals in the final individual event, as Jay Litherland ruined teammate’s Josh Prenot’s bid for his third individual gold medal this week.
In another thrilling race, Russia won its only relay gold medal of this meet.
In what may be the biggest upset this week, Italy spoiled the USA’s attempt to sweep the relays at this meet.
Vroomon took over the lead from Martina De Memme of Italy at the 200m mark, then held off another Italian, Martina Caramignoli, to win in a time of 8:26.67.
Zhou put it into another gear over the final 50, outsplitting Polieri by over a second to take the gold, 2:07.69 to 2:08.66.
The Canadian women’s national team concluded their Gwangju 2015 campaign on Monday, earning the silver medal after falling to Australia in the tournament’s final match, 3-3 (0-3 penalty shootout).
Shannon Vreeland led all swimmers with 4 gold medals at the 2015 World University Games.
American Jack Conger got out-touched for gold on the final night of the World University Games in what was one of many very close finishes.
After the final day of pool swimming competition at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, the United States stayed on top of the medal table with an unprecedented 15 golds, 10 silvers, and eight bronzes.
Lindsay Vrooman won the first of two individual gold medals for the United States tonight with a win in the 800 free.