2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships - Swimming

Caeleb Dressel Swims Fastest Textile 100 Fly Ever, 3rd All-Time

Caeleb Dressel went 50.08 in the 100 fly prelims. The PRELIMS.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.

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Kristof Milak Clocks 51.23 To Break 100 Fly Junior World Record

Kristof Milak broke the junior world record in the 100 fly prelims.

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James Guy Lowers British 100 Fly Record To 51.16

James Guy broke the 100 fly British record in the prelims.

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Osman Improves Own African Record in 50 Fly

Farida Osman swam to a new personal best and African record this morning in the heats of the 50 fly.

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Previews & Recaps

Caeleb Dressel Swims Fastest Textile 100 Fly Ever, 3rd All-Time

Caeleb Dressel went 50.08 in the 100 fly prelims. The PRELIMS.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.

James Guy Lowers British 100 Fly Record To 51.16

James Guy broke the 100 fly British record in the prelims.

Day 6 Relay Lineups: Litherland Draws In For U.S. Men In 4×200

Jay Litherland will swim prelims of the men’s 4×200 free relay prelims.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Preview

Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.

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Caeleb Dressel Swims Fastest Textile 100 Fly Ever, 3rd All-Time

Caeleb Dressel went 50.08 in the 100 fly prelims. The PRELIMS.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.

James Guy Lowers British 100 Fly Record To 51.16

James Guy broke the 100 fly British record in the prelims.

Day 6 Relay Lineups: Litherland Draws In For U.S. Men In 4×200

Jay Litherland will swim prelims of the men’s 4×200 free relay prelims.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Prelims Preview

Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.

Day 5 Race Videos: Litchfield, Renshaw, Murdoch, Ulyett *for UK Viewers*

Max Litchfield swam in the final of the men’s 200m IM on Thursday night in Budapest.

Watch Kierra Smith, Penny Oleksiak and Other Day 5 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.

Watch USA Women Win 4×200 Free Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch Leah Smith, Mallory Comerford, Melanie Margalis, and Katie Ledecky win the gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay in Budapest.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.

Watch Caeleb Dressel’s American Record, 100 Free Gold, in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel breaks the American record in the 100m free, and Team USA goes 1-2 in Budapest.

Race Video: Mireia Belmonte Follows 200 Fly Olympic Gold with Worlds Gold

Watch the race video of the women’s 200 meter butterfly in Budapest.

Race Video: Chase Kalisz with 1:55.5, Wins 200 IM in Budapest

Chase Kalisz won his first world title on Thursday evening in Budapest, clocking a 1:55.56 in the 200 IM.

NA: Dressel Secures First U.S. 100 Free World Title Since 2001

Caeleb Dressel won the first U.S. 100 free World title in 16 years.

Oceanic Round-up Day 5: Defending World Champ Larkin Out Of 200 Back

Having finished 6th in the 100m back, defending double world champion Mitch Larkin fell back to 15th overall after the men’s 200m back semifinals.

Dressel Lowers 100 Free American Record To 47.17, Strikes Gold

Caeleb Dressel won 100 free gold in a new American record of 47.17.

ASIA: An Sehyeon Shines as 1st Korean Woman to Make 2 Finals at Worlds

Since the first World Championships took place in 1973, Korea has only had 6 swimmers reach the finals. Korean swimmer An Sehyeon made history when she became this first Korean woman to swim in multiple finals.

Chase Kalisz Gives U.S. 8 Straight World Titles In Men’s 200 IM

Chase Kalisz won the 8th consecutive gold for the U.S. in the 200 IM on day 5 in Budapest.

Chupkov Lowers European, Meet Records, Moves To #3 All-Time In 200 BR

Anton Chupkov became the 3rd fastest perfomrer in history with a 2:07.14 200 breast in the semi-finals.

Although Off The Podium, Seebohm Nails Aussie/Oceanic 50 Back Record

Emily Seebohm lowered her own Australian/Oceanic 50m backstroke record tonight in Budapest.

Day 5 Relay Lineups: Margalis Stays, Comerford Comes In For U.S. 4×200

Mallory Comerford will swim on the U.S. team in the final of the women’s 4×200 free relay.

Oleksiak Feeling Confident Heading Into 100 Free Semi-Finals

Penny Oleksiak feels she has more in the tank after going 53.18 in the 100 free prelims.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Preview

Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.

Murez Advances To 100 Free Semis In Swim-Off, Lowers Israeli Record

Andrea Murez broke her own Israeli record to win a 100 free swim-off with Maud van der Meer and advance to the semi-finals.

Day 5 Relay Lineups: Cox, Flickinger Added To Women’s 4×200 Prelims

Madisyn Cox will contest the women’s 4×200 free relay at day 5 prelims in Budapest.

McEvoy: Who Knows Who Will Win the Men’s 100 Free

“It’s all about stepping up on the night and historically anyone can do that, ” says Cameron McEvoy about the men’s 100m free.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel will be racing in the men’s 100m freestyle semifinals, one of the most anticipated events of the championships.

Watch Detti Sprint Last 100m to Win Gold in Men’s 800 in Budapest

Gabriele Detti won the men’s 800 free with an incredible surge at the end. He set new Italian and European records with his 7:40.77.

Davies, Peaty, and the Rest of Day 4 Race Videos *for UK Viewers*

Georgia Davies won her 50m backstroke semi-final in Budapest on Wednesday night.

Watch Bronze in Mixed Medley Relay and Other Day 4 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kylie Masse, Richard Funk, Penny Oleksiak, and Yuri Kisil broke the Canadian record in the 4x100m mixed medley en route to the bronze medal on Wednesday night in Budapest. Watch their race, and more.

Aussie Cartwright Looking Very Chalmers-Esque In Budapest

18-year-old Jack Cartwright is making the most of his opportunity to represent Australia in the men’s 100m freestyle.

With Slowest Reaction In The Field, Dressel Splits 49.9 In Mixed Relay

Caeleb Dressel split an insane 49.92 doing fly on the mixed medley relay.

Race Video: Watch Chad Le Clos Battle Laszlo Cseh in Budapest 200 Fly Final

South African Chad Le Clos claimed gold in the men’s 200m fly in Budapest, getting off to a quick start with 53.21 at the 100 and holding on for the win. Watch the race here.

Watch: Grevers-King-Dressel-Manuel Crush WR in Mixed Medley Relay (Race Video)

Watch as Matt Grevers, Lilly King, Caeleb Dressel, and Simone Manuel crush the world record in the 4×100 meter mixed medley relay in finals at 2017 World Championships.

Race Video: Federica Pellegrini Edges Katie Ledecky in 200 Free Final in Budapest

Watch as Federica Pellegrini of Italy edges Katie Ledecky for the gold medal in the 200 freestyle at World Championships in Budapest.

North America: Kalisz Proving He Can Continue U.S. Legacy In 200 IM

Chase Kalisz is proving he’s able to step into the footsteps of Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 200 IM.

Pellegrini, Detti, Paltrinieri Help Italy Surge To Top Tier Of Medals

Medaling in the women’s 200m free event for the 7th consecutive World Championships, Italian ace Federica Pellegrini helped rocket her nation of Italy from 12th yesterday to 4th in the overall swimming medal standings.

2017 Worlds: Mixed Medley Relay Record Goes Down Again in Finals

Matt Grevers led off the mixed medley relay, as the USA broke the world record for the same time today at the 2017 World Championships.

Gomes Moves To #2 All-Time In 50 BR, Cracks South American Record

Joao Gomes moved into #2 all-time in the men’s 50 breast with a silver medal winning time of 26.52.

Medeiros Ties 3rd Fastest Of All-Time, Breaks SA Record In 50 Back

Etiene Medeiros tied the 3rd fastest swim of all-time in the women’s 50 back semi-finals.

ASIA: Refugee Swimmer Mardini Fulfills Vow to Return to Budapest

Years ago in Budapest, Mardini and her sister slept in a train station and weren’t staying under favorable conditions. She then promised herself she would return to the city one day, but under different circumstances.

Relay Lineups: King, Dressel Surprising Additions To U.S. Mixed Medley

Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.

Xu Jiayu Says 100 Back Gold Medal Was Worth The Pain & Suffering

Shedding some tears on the podium, Chinese backstroking champion Xu Jiayu said, “I realized all the pain I suffered to get to this gold medal.”

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Finals Preview

Katie Ledecky is the top seed headed into tonight’s 200 freestyle battle in Budapest.

McEvoy: That’s The Quickest Morning Swim I’ve Ever Done

Hear from the men’s 100m freestyle top seed headed into tonight’s semifinal, Cameron McEvoy of Australia.

Look Who Did NOT Make the Men’s 100 Free Top 16 In Budapest

America’s Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, Australia’s Cameron McEvoy and Brazil’s Gabriel Santos all made it into the men’s 1free top 16, but who did NOT clear this morning’s cut?

U.S. Team Breaks Mixed Medley Relay World Record

Kelsi Worrell and the Americans broke the 400 mixed medley relay world record at day 4 prelims.

China’s Fu Clocks 4th Fastest 50 Back In History To Pace Prelims

China’s Fu posted the 6th fastest swim in history in the women’s 50 back prelims.

Day 4 Relay Lineups: Murphy, Cordes Highlight American Squad

Mixed medley relay lineups have been released.

Meilutyte’s Former Coach Jon Rudd Still Believes In His Protégé

“When you couldn’t be more proud of Ruta Meilutyte,” stated her former longtime coach Jon Rudd.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Preview

Nathan Adrian will make his individual debut in Budapest at day 4 prelims in the 100 free.

Aussie Mitch Larkin: “The Goal Wasn’t To Win The 100 Here”

“The goal wasn’t to win the 100 here, if I wanted to defend my title I wouldn’t have changed coaches and had a bigger break after Rio,” Aussie Mitch Larkin said after finishing off the podium in an event he won in 2015.

From 2015 To 2017, How Aussies Are Faring Through Day 3 At Worlds

Emma McKeon has collected 2 silvers thus far, but the nation of Australia is still seeking its first gold of these championships.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

American Ryan Murphy is just one of the mega stars racing tonight in Budapest.

Race Video: Watch Lilly King Break World Record in 100 Breast Final with 1:04.13

Watch as USA’s Lilly King breaks the World Record in the women’s 100m breaststroke, as she blazes to a 1:04.13 to win the title in Budapest.

Race Video: Men’s 100 Back Final with .15 Separating Xu, Grevers, Murphy

Watch as Xu Jiayu earns China’s first-ever World Championships medal in the men’s 100m backstroke, ahead of Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy.

Race Video: Watch Katie Ledecky’s Back-to-Back 1500 and 200 Freestyles

Katie Ledecky swam back-to-back freestyle events on Tuesday night in Budapest. After winning the 1500 with the fourth-fastest time in history, she came back and led the field in the first 200 free semi-final. Watch the races here.

Days 3 Videos *for UK Viewers* – Watch Adam Peaty’s Two 50 Breast WRs

Watch the race videos as Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record twice in one day.

Kylie Masse Becomes 1st Canadian Female To Win A Swimming World Title

Kylie Masse won the first Canadian gold medal at the FINA World Aquatics Championships since 2007.

Kylie Masse’s WR and Other Day 3 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Katerine Savard swimming in the semi-final of the women’s 200 free in Budapest on Tuesday evening.

King Gets The Last Laugh Over Efimova… For Now

That’s the greatest beauty of the King-Efimova Conflict (please don’t call it fingerwag-gate, for the love of god): even with resolution, it doesn’t end, as our friend Dr. Manhattan might blast forward from the Cold War to remind us.

Americans Add More Hardware, Maintain Overall Medal Table Lead

Matt Grevers earned a silver medal, adding to the Americans’ overall lead after day 3.

Yasuhiro Koseki Lowers Asian Record To 27.17 In 50 Breast

Yasuhiro Koseki took down his own Asian record in the men’s 50 breast on day 3 in Budapest.

Sun Yang Lowers Asian Record For First 200 Free World Title

Sun Yang lowered his own Asian record on the way to 200 free gold at the World Championships.

Horton Confirms 800 Withdrawal, As ‘Event Doesn’t Rank Too Highly’

Mack Horton of Australia believes that the 1500 is the ‘pinnacle distance event.’

Two Silvers Already, Aussie Emma McKeon Attempts To ‘Stay Relaxed’

“It felt like a good swim this morning, pretty relaxed and I’m excited to get a bit faster tonight,” McKeon said of her 200 freestyle prelim swim in Budapest.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Finals Preview

American Lilly King, the reigning 100m breaststroke Olympic champion, will face rival Yuliya Efimova of Russia in what may be the race of the night.

Peaty ‘Wasn’t Even Up’ For 50 Heats, While Proud Still In Shock

Hear from both Adam Peaty and Ben Proud, two of the British swimming army that’s been on full throttle so far in Budapest.

Adam Peaty Shatters 50 Breast World Record By Three Tenths In 26.10

Adam Peaty obliterated his 50m breaststroke world record in prelims on day 3 in Budapest.

Zibei Lowers Own Chinese Mark, Koseki Ties Asian Record In 50 Breast

Yan Zibei lowered his Chinese record in the men’s 50 breast.

Kirill Prigoda Becomes First Russian Sub-27 In 50 Breaststroke

Kirill Prigoda lowered the Russian record in the men’s 50 breast, clocking a time of 26.91.

Slovenian Stevens Emerges In Tight Three-Way Swim-Off

Slovenian Peter Stevens came out on top in the men’s 50 breast three-way swim-off for 16th place.

Stevens, Zanko & Kamminga To Swim-Off For 16th In Men’s 50 Breast

Three swimmers will swim-off for 16th in the men’s 50 breaststroke.

Gomes Moves To 3rd All-Time, Breaks South American Record In 50 Breast

Joao Gomes Junior moved into 3rd all-time with a 26.67 showing in the men’s 50 breast heats.

van der Burgh Posts 5th Fastest Of All-Time, African Record In 50 BR

Cameron van der Burgh broke his own African Record in the 50 breast heats.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Preview

Laszlo Cseh will contest the men’s 200 butterfly prelims on day 3 in Budapest.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Several World Record holders will compete in their respective events tonight, including Great Britain’s Adam Peaty in his signature 100 breast.

Race Video: Efimova Misses 100 Breast WR by .01 (then wags finger…)

Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova swims the second-fastest 100m breast in history with a 1:04.36 in the first semi-final on Monday evening in Budapest.

Watch Sarah Sjöström Swim the 2nd-Fastest 100 Fly in History (Race Video)

Just off the World Record, Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström broke the Championship Record with her winning 55.53 in the final of the women’s 100 fly in Budapest.

Women’s 200 IM Race Video: Hosszu Wins Big in Front of Home Crowd

Watch Katinka Hosszu dominate in the final of the women’s 200 IM in front of the enthusiastic crowd of the Danube Arena in Budapest on Monday night.

Race Video: Adam Peaty Sets Championship Record in 100 Breast

Watch as Adam Peaty wins the men’s 100 breast final in Budapest, crushing the Championship Record with the second-fastest time in history.

Oceania Round-up: Horton Pleased With 200 Free Experiment

Mack Horton tried the 200m freestyle on for size for the first time at an international championship meet.

2017 FINA World Championships: Days 1-2 Videos for UK Viewers

Watch (a selection of) the race videos of the first two days in Budapest, formatted for the UK market.

Rivalry Between King & Efimova Reaches Boiling Point Heading To Final

The rivalry between Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova is set to reach it’s climax tomorrow in the women’s 100 breast final.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Race Videos for Canadian Viewers

Watch the races from Day Two at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Race Videos for Canadian Viewers

Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.

ASIA: After 2IM Drop, Ohashi’s Improvement Makes Her a Threat to Hosszu in 400 IM

Many swim fans would argue that Ohashi is even better in the 400 IM than the 200 IM, and after her showing in the shorter IM event, she’s now emerged as a serious threat for gold in the 400 IM.

Kolesnikov Lowers Own World Junior Record In 100 Back Swim-Off

Russian Kliment Kolesnikov lowered his junior world record in a swim-off in the men’s 100 back.

Japan’s Ohashi Takes 200 IM Silver In New Japanese Record

Japan’s Yui Ohashi finished less than a second behind Hungary’s Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu in the women’s 200m IM, setting up a potential beast of a battle in the 400m IM.

Watch USA Men Edge Brazil to Win 400 Free Relay at Worlds (Video)

Watch the American men win the gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle on Sunday night, holding off a very fast-charging Brazilian quartet.

Swim-Off For 9th In 100 Back Lined Up Between Kolesnikov, Li

In a day filled with ties, yet another came through in semifinals of the men’s 100 back. Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov and China’s Li Guangyuan finished in a tie for 9th place, and are set for a swim-off in the event, per Omega live results.

Kylie Masse Ties 2nd Fastest Swim Of All-Time With 58.18 100 Back

Kylie Masse tied the 2nd fastest swim in history in the women’s 100 back, clocking 58.18.

Proud Surprises Stacked 50 Fly Field To Earn Gold In British Record

Ben Proud is your new 50m butterfly world champion, topping a monstrously-stacked men’s field tonight in Budapest.

Efimova Comes Within .01 of 100 Breast WR, Wags Finger

Yuliya Efimova missed the world record by 0.01 in the semi-finals of the women’s 100 breast.

Watch Caeleb Dressel Blast a 22.76 to Break 50 Fly AR in Semis (Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel blasts a 22.76 in the semi-final of the 50m butterfly, knocking .15 off the American record.

Emma McKeon Earns 100 Fly Rio Redemption With Commonwealth Record

Emma McKeon rocked a silver medal-winning time of 56.18 in the women’s 100m butterfly to stand as the sole Australian national and Commonwealth record holder.

Sjöström Barely Misses Another WR, Breaks 100 Fly Championship Record

Sarah Sjostrom broke her second world record of the meet to win gold in the women’s 100m butterfly.

Adam Peaty Clocks 57.47 For 2nd Fastest Ever, Meet Record In 100 BR

Adam Peaty successfully defended his world title in the 100 breast with the 2nd fastest swim ever – 57.47.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Preview

Katinka Hosszu will go for her first gold medal of these championships in the women’s 200 IM.

Auboeck, El Kamash Tie For 16th, Set Up Potential Swim-Off In 200 Free

Felix Auboeck and Marwan El Kamash tied for 16th in the men’s 200 freestyle.

IU’s Lanza Rewrites 100 Fly Meet Record on Day 4 of IN Senior Champs

Lanza took a sizeable lead in the 200 IM as he took gold in 2:03.31. Lanza then won another gold in Meet Record time with his 53.07 in the 100 fly.

Ben Proud On 50 Fly Semi-Final: I Could Feel Caeleb’s Splashing

“I’m happy with that swim because it wasn’t perfect,” says British speedster Ben Proud of his 50m butterfly semi-final in Budapest.

From the Research Files: Trends in Women’s World Rankings, 2011-2016

After analyzing trends in men’s world rankings over the last six years, we now turn our attention to the trends in women’s world rankings from 2011 to 2016, as researched by Robin Pla*.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Prelims Preview

Defending 200 free world champ James Guy will be back in the pool in the heats of his best event on day 2.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Katie Ledecky will race for gold and try to upend her own world record in the 400 free tonight.

Cate Campbell-Less Aussie Women Battle To Silver In 4×100 Fr Relay

Sans sister C1, Bronte Campbell fired off a monster 52.14 split on her nation’s 4×100 freestyle relay to help secure silver in Budapest.

NA Recap: 5 American, Yet No World Records For U.S. On Day 1

Caeleb Dressel broke two American Records on day 1 in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Day 1 Africa Roundup: Van der Burgh Scratches 100 Breast

Arguably the biggest storyline from the continent of Africa on day 1 was one that didn’t happen: Olympic champ Cameron van der Burgh elected to scratch the 100 breaststroke prior to heats, taking out what was very likely the continent’s biggest medal threat of the first two days.

Aussies, Italians DQed In Men’s 400 Free Relay Final For False Starts

Both the Aussies and Italians were DQed for false starts in the final of the men’s 400 free relay.

Peaty’s 57.75 Gives Him 10 Fastest Swims Ever, Meet Record In 100 BR

Adam Peaty now owns the ten fastest swims in the history of the men’s 100 breaststroke.

Ledecky Hits 2nd Fastest Swim of All-Time, Meet Record In 400 Free

Katie Ledecky re-broke her World Championship Record with a showing of 3:58.34 in the women’s 400 free.

Sarah Sjöström Now Owns the 10 Fastest 100 Fly Times in History

With her 55.96 in heats and 55.77 in semi-finals, Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström now owns the top 10 times in history for the 100 meter butterfly.

Joseph Schooling Resets Asian 50 Fly Record In 22.93

Joseph Schooling reset his Asian Record in the men’s 50 fly again in the semi-finals clocking 22.93.

Emma McKeon Ties Schipper’s 56.23 For Aussie Record, 4th All-Time

Emma McKeon equalled the Australian Record of Jessicah Schipper (56.23) in the women’s 100 fly semi-finals.

Day 1 Relay Lineups: Haas, Pieroni Get The Nod On Men’s 4×100 Free

Blake Pieroni and Townley Haas were fast enough in the prelims to make it through to the final of the men’s 4×100 free relay.

Day 1 Relay Lineups: Ledecky Draws In For Americans

Katie Ledecky will draw in for the Americans in the final of the 400 free relay.

Both Shoulders Injured, Bronte Campbell Doubtful To Defend Titles

“Whatever she swims will be done on sheer guts,” says coach Simon Cusack of his 2015 double world champion sprinter Bronte Campbell.

Joseph Schooling Lowers Own Asian Record In Men’s 50 Fly

Joseph Schooling set a new Asian Record in the men’s 50 fly prelims.

Auboeck, El Kamash Lower National Records In 400 Free Prelims

Austria’s Felix Auboeck lowered his national record to qualify 1st out of prelims in the men’s 400 free.

Kelsi Worrell Moves To #5 All-Time With 56.44 100 Fly Prelim

Kelsi Worrell moved to #5 all-time with her 56.44 prelim swim in the women’s 100 fly.

Day 1 Relay Lineups: Comerford In, Ledecky Out On Prelim 4×100 Free

Mallory Comerford will contest the women’s 4×100 free relay prelims instead of Katie Ledecky.

2017 Worlds Previews: Cseh, Kenderesi Battle for Home Gold in 200 Fly

Hungary’s defending World Champion Laszlo Cseh seeks to keep the host nation on top of the podium in front of the home crowd at the 2017 FINA World Championships, but we could see a new Hungarian with a gold medal around his neck.

2017 Worlds Previews: Rylov to Challenge Murphy in M. 200 Back

While Murphy and Larkin are 2 of the big names that come to mind in the gold medal conversation, Russia’s Evgeny Rylov is definitely in the picture as well.

2017 Worlds Preview: Ledecky Begins The Road To Tokyo In 800 Free

Katie Ledecky’s quest to go sub-8 minutes in Tokyo begins in Budapest.

The Official SwimSwam 2017 World Champs Preview/Predictions Tracker

Don’t want to miss a single one of our 2017 World Championship event-by-event previews or predictions? We’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page and come back daily for updated predictions and links out to each new event preview.

From the Research Files: Trends in World Rankings, 2011-2016 – Men

As we get ready for the pool swimming events to begin at FINA World Championships in Budapest, we thought we’d take a look at trends in world rankings over the last six years, as researched by Robin Pla*.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Preview

Check out a preview of the first preliminary session of the 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Preview: World Record Watch for Efimova

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

2017 Worlds Previews: USA vs. GBR in Men’s 800 Free Relay

We’re just one day away from the 2017 FINA World Championships, and the battle between the USA and Great Britain in the 800 free relay is one of the most anticipated relay races of the meet.

2017 Worlds Preview: Smith vs Europeans For Silver In Women’s 1500

Boglarka Kapas is the leading candidate for silver in the women’s 1500 behind Katie Ledecky.

Aussie Melverton ‘Amazed’ With 7th Place Int’l Open Water Race Debut

Already a medalist internationally in the pool, Australilan Kiah Melverton raced her first international open water course this week at Lake Balaton, finishing 10th in the 5k.

2017 World Preview: Sun’s Sweet Spot in the 400 Free

Sun Yang could win the 200, and could win the 800, but seems destined to take the 400 in his first head-to-head matchup with rival Mack Horton in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Previews: USA Seeks Worlds Redemption in M. 400 FR Relay

After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Previews: Dressel vs. Schooling Again in M. 100 Fly

Former club teammates turned NCAA rivals Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel will have their rematch in the 100 fly, though this time it’ll go down in the long course pool at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Previews: An Ace in the Hole for Team USA

Until someone finds a way to match Katie Ledecky’s 1:53, it’s going to be hard to beat the Americans in the 800 free relay.

2017 Worlds Preview: Lacourt Hunts For Three-Peat In Men’s 50 Back

Camille Lacourt will look to three-peat in the men’s 50 back at the final meet of his career.

Aussie Madi Wilson Enters Budapest With New Freestyle Fuel

Olympian Madi Wilson will be playing a different role on the Aussie World Championships team this time around than back in 2015.

2017 Worlds Preview: King The X-Factor For Americans In Medley Relay

Lilly King will be the leg that divides the U.S. from the Australians in the women’s 400 medley relay.

2017 Worlds Previews: Defending Champ Fu Fighting Challengers in 50 Bk

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

Cunha Defends Women’s 25k Title, Wins 3rd Medal Of Championships

Ana Marcela Cunha struck gold in the women’s 25k, her third world title in the event and her third medal of these championships.

French Strike Gold Again As Reymond Tops Men’s 25k Field

France’s Axel Reymond won the country’s fourth gold and sixth medal of the open water competition at the FINA World Championships in the men’s 25k.

2017 Worlds Previews: Can McEvoy Replicate 47.0 in Men’s 100 Free?

If McEvoy can replicate that incredible 47.04, he would be head and shoulders above the field, but he has yet to dip back into the 47-mid to 47-low range.

2017 Worlds Previews: Murphy vs. Jiayu Showdown in M. 100 Back

Murphy set the World Record at 51.85 on the 4×100 medley relay leadoff at the Rio Olympics, but Jiayu nearly took it down with a 51.86 at 2017 Chinese Nationals.

2017 Worlds Previews: Dogfight for Podium Spots in M. 200 Free

Several men have lined up to try and join China’s Sun Yang in the sub-1:45 club, but the Chinese Olympic champ is the only man in this field to have broken that barrier since 2012.

French Win Third Open Water Gold In Mixed 5k

The French won their 5th open water medal in as many events with a gold in the mixed 5k on Thursday.

Sun Yang Adds Improved Start To His Talent Arsenal For Budapest

Freestyle ace Sun Yang of China has tweaked his start technique and is feeling confident heading into Budapest.

2017 Worlds Preview: Peaty, Then Parity, in the Men’s 50 Breaststroke

There shouldn’t be much anticipation about who we’ll choose to win the 50 breaststroke in Budapest.

The Most Wide Open Events At The 2017 FINA World Championships

Check out a breakdown of some of the more ‘open’ races at the 2017 World Championships.

Olympic Champion Adam Peaty Poised To Attack World Titles

“I won’t be in Budapest to defend my titles, I’ll be there to attack them,” says British breaststroking ace Adam Peaty.

Recovering From Mono, Olympic Champion Van Rouwendaal Denied 5k Medal

‘Great race. Bad finish,’ was how Olympic gold medalist Sharon van Rouwendaal summed up her 5k swim today in Lake Balaton.

Budapest: Watch The Men’s 10k Race Come Down To A Tenth

American Jordan Wilimovsky fought his way from 49th at the 2.5k mark to 6th place with one lap to go, ultimately falling just .10 shy of a gold medal in the men’s 10k race in Budapest.

British Champion Duncan Scott Primed To Break Out In Budapest

Duncan Scott says, “My job is to look forward at the next challenge and I’m excited about Budapest.”

Weertman Edges Wilimovsky By a Tenth For 10k World Title

Ferry Weertman (NED) edged Jordan Wilimovsky (USA) for 10k World Championship gold in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Preview: Masse, Baker Rise To The Top In Women’s 100 Back

Kylie Masse and Kathleen Baker have had a meteoric rise to the top of the women’s 100 back over the last few years.

China, Russia Top Medal Table Through Day 4 In Budapest

After four days in Budapest, China leads with five gold and eight total medals.

Hannah Miley Takes Renewed Racing Spirit Into Budapest

Olympic finalist Hannah Miley says, “I’m looking forward to competing at the Worlds and lining up on those blocks relaxed and with a smile on my face.”

2017 Worlds Previews: Kalisz, Seto on Fire in Men’s 400 IM

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz has been on fire this season, and has a serious shot at challenging Japan’s Kosuke Hagino for gold in the 400 IM at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Previews: Peaty Teasing 57 Barrier in 100 Breast

Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.

Aurelie Muller Defends 10k Title, France Now 2-For-2 In Open Water

Aurelie Muller defended her women’s 10k World title on Sunday in Lake Balaton.

Olivier Wins The First Gold of the Championships In Men’s 5k OW

France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier won the first gold medal of the 2017 FINA World Championships with a win in the men’s 5k.

2017 Worlds Previews: USA Spells Trouble for AUS in W. 400 Free Relay

After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Preview: Clash Of The Titans In Men’s 800 Free

The epic duel between Sun and Paltrinieri from two years ago could happen all over again in Budapest later this month.

2017 Worlds Preview: U.S., Australia A Cut Above In Mixed Free Relay

The Americans will likely only have the Aussies to deal with in their quest to defend the world title in the mixed free relay.

Korea’s Park Looks To Ride Windsor Momentum Into Budapest

Park is riding momentum from a very successful World Short Course Championships in Windsor, where he grabbed gold in the 200m, 400m and 1500m freestyle events.

2017 Worlds Previews: Historic 51 on Notice in Women’s 100 Free

No woman has ever broken 52 seconds in the 100 meter free, but Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom has been very close with her 52.08 this season.

2017 Worlds Preview: Chaos To Ensue In Mixed 400 Medley Relay

The Americans are the front-runners, but there is no margin for error in the mixed medley relay.

Canadian Women Feeling Confident Heading Into Budapest

A few members of the Canadian World Championship team spoke to the media on Thursday, and the women sounded very confident heading into Budapest.

Chad Le Clos Goes With 2016 Olympic Lineup In Budapest, No 50 Fly

Chad Le Clos will contest the same events in Budapest as he did in Rio: the 100 fly, 200 fly, and 200 free.

Murdoch Looks To Make 200 Breaststroke Magic In Budapest

Ross Murdoch won gold at the 2016 European Championships in his favored event, the men’s 200m breaststroke, and the British swimmer hopes to repeat the performance in Budapest.

James Guy Is “In A Good Place” To Defend 200 Freestyle World Title

Look for freestyle maestro James Guy to defend his 200m world title in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Preview: Italian Invasion In Men’s 1500

Italians Gregorio Paltrinieri and Gabriele Detti could potentially go 1-2 in the men’s 1500 in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Preview: Sjostrom’s Recent Tear Sets Her Apart In 50 Free

Sarah Sjostrom has been on a tear this year in the 50 free and has shown no signs of slowing down.

2017 Worlds Preview: New Faces Scramble for W400 IM Minor Medals

We didn’t think we’d see Leah Smith in the header photo of a 400 IM preview either.

2017 Worlds Previews: King vs. Efimova Rematch in W. 100 Breast

Swimming fans are getting ready to see the big rematch between rivals Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova in the 100 breast at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

2017 Worlds Preview: Iron Lady Seeks Home Gold in 200 Back

After being denied a gold in Rio, Hosszu will be hungry for the #1 next to her name in Budapest in the 200 back.

Full American Roster For The 2017 World Championships

Check out the full U.S. roster for the 2017 World Championships.

Park Tae Hwan Targeting 200 & 400 Free Events In Budapest

“I especially want to do well in the 200m and the 400m,” says Korean Park Tae Hwan of the upcoming World Championships.

Schooling Wants To Take Down 100 Fly World Record In Budapest

The 100m butterfly record is held at 49.82 by now-retired Michael Phelps, but Singapore’s Joseph Schooling has the mark on death watch.

Battle Of The Teen Titans: Ikee Targets Oleksiak In Budapest

Budapest is set to be a possible preview of Tokyo 2020 in terms of Japanese Rikako Ikee and Canadian Penny Oleksiak battling across multiple events.

Aussie Worlds Qualifying Criteria Shines Light On Talent Gaps

Check out the swift World Championships qualifying times for Swimming Australia.

Video

Day 5 Race Videos: Litchfield, Renshaw, Murdoch, Ulyett *for UK Viewers*

Max Litchfield swam in the final of the men’s 200m IM on Thursday night in Budapest.

Watch Kierra Smith, Penny Oleksiak and Other Day 5 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.

Watch USA Women Win 4×200 Free Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch Leah Smith, Mallory Comerford, Melanie Margalis, and Katie Ledecky win the gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay in Budapest.

Watch Caeleb Dressel’s American Record, 100 Free Gold, in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel breaks the American record in the 100m free, and Team USA goes 1-2 in Budapest.

Race Video: Mireia Belmonte Follows 200 Fly Olympic Gold with Worlds Gold

Watch the race video of the women’s 200 meter butterfly in Budapest.

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Day 5 Race Videos: Litchfield, Renshaw, Murdoch, Ulyett *for UK Viewers*

Max Litchfield swam in the final of the men’s 200m IM on Thursday night in Budapest.

Watch Kierra Smith, Penny Oleksiak and Other Day 5 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.

Watch USA Women Win 4×200 Free Gold in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch Leah Smith, Mallory Comerford, Melanie Margalis, and Katie Ledecky win the gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay in Budapest.

Watch Caeleb Dressel’s American Record, 100 Free Gold, in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel breaks the American record in the 100m free, and Team USA goes 1-2 in Budapest.

Race Video: Mireia Belmonte Follows 200 Fly Olympic Gold with Worlds Gold

Watch the race video of the women’s 200 meter butterfly in Budapest.

Race Video: Chase Kalisz with 1:55.5, Wins 200 IM in Budapest

Chase Kalisz won his first world title on Thursday evening in Budapest, clocking a 1:55.56 in the 200 IM.

Watch Detti Sprint Last 100m to Win Gold in Men’s 800 in Budapest

Gabriele Detti won the men’s 800 free with an incredible surge at the end. He set new Italian and European records with his 7:40.77.

Davies, Peaty, and the Rest of Day 4 Race Videos *for UK Viewers*

Georgia Davies won her 50m backstroke semi-final in Budapest on Wednesday night.

Watch Bronze in Mixed Medley Relay and Other Day 4 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Kylie Masse, Richard Funk, Penny Oleksiak, and Yuri Kisil broke the Canadian record in the 4x100m mixed medley en route to the bronze medal on Wednesday night in Budapest. Watch their race, and more.

Race Video: Watch Chad Le Clos Battle Laszlo Cseh in Budapest 200 Fly Final

South African Chad Le Clos claimed gold in the men’s 200m fly in Budapest, getting off to a quick start with 53.21 at the 100 and holding on for the win. Watch the race here.

Watch: Grevers-King-Dressel-Manuel Crush WR in Mixed Medley Relay (Race Video)

Watch as Matt Grevers, Lilly King, Caeleb Dressel, and Simone Manuel crush the world record in the 4×100 meter mixed medley relay in finals at 2017 World Championships.

Race Video: Federica Pellegrini Edges Katie Ledecky in 200 Free Final in Budapest

Watch as Federica Pellegrini of Italy edges Katie Ledecky for the gold medal in the 200 freestyle at World Championships in Budapest.

Race Video: Watch Lilly King Break World Record in 100 Breast Final with 1:04.13

Watch as USA’s Lilly King breaks the World Record in the women’s 100m breaststroke, as she blazes to a 1:04.13 to win the title in Budapest.

Race Video: Men’s 100 Back Final with .15 Separating Xu, Grevers, Murphy

Watch as Xu Jiayu earns China’s first-ever World Championships medal in the men’s 100m backstroke, ahead of Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy.

Race Video: Watch Katie Ledecky’s Back-to-Back 1500 and 200 Freestyles

Katie Ledecky swam back-to-back freestyle events on Tuesday night in Budapest. After winning the 1500 with the fourth-fastest time in history, she came back and led the field in the first 200 free semi-final. Watch the races here.

Days 3 Videos *for UK Viewers* – Watch Adam Peaty’s Two 50 Breast WRs

Watch the race videos as Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record twice in one day.

Watch: Inside the Forge – 2017 WCs from Katinka Hosszu’s Perspective

Follow along with Katinka Hosszu as she prepares for and competes in the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Kylie Masse’s WR and Other Day 3 Race Videos *for Canadian Viewers*

Katerine Savard swimming in the semi-final of the women’s 200 free in Budapest on Tuesday evening.

Sun Yang Swims 1:44.39 for Asian Record, WC Gold 2Free (Race Video)

Despite being the lone man in the field who swam the 800 prelims this morning, China’s Sun Yang pulled away in the men’s 200 free final to win gold in a new Asian and Chinese national record of 1:44.39.

Watch: Kylie Masse Goes 58.10 for World Record 100 Back (Race Video)

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

King Gets The Last Laugh Over Efimova… For Now

That’s the greatest beauty of the King-Efimova Conflict (please don’t call it fingerwag-gate, for the love of god): even with resolution, it doesn’t end, as our friend Dr. Manhattan might blast forward from the Cold War to remind us.

Watch: Adam Peaty’s World Record 50 Breast in Prelims (Race Video: UK)

Coming off a big win in the 100 breaststroke on day 2, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty absolutely shattered his own 50 breast world record with 26.10 at day 3 prelims in Budapest.

Race Video: Efimova Misses 100 Breast WR by .01 (then wags finger…)

Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova swims the second-fastest 100m breast in history with a 1:04.36 in the first semi-final on Monday evening in Budapest.

Watch Sarah Sjöström Swim the 2nd-Fastest 100 Fly in History (Race Video)

Just off the World Record, Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström broke the Championship Record with her winning 55.53 in the final of the women’s 100 fly in Budapest.

Women’s 200 IM Race Video: Hosszu Wins Big in Front of Home Crowd

Watch Katinka Hosszu dominate in the final of the women’s 200 IM in front of the enthusiastic crowd of the Danube Arena in Budapest on Monday night.

Tusup On Hosszu’s Home Crowd Win: Never Been Part Of Anything Like It

Hear how Shane Tusup, husband and coach of Katinka Hosszu, describes the scene after the Iron Lady won 200m IM gold.

Race Video: Adam Peaty Sets Championship Record in 100 Breast

Watch as Adam Peaty wins the men’s 100 breast final in Budapest, crushing the Championship Record with the second-fastest time in history.

2017 FINA World Championships: Days 1-2 Videos for UK Viewers

Watch (a selection of) the race videos of the first two days in Budapest, formatted for the UK market.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Race Videos for Canadian Viewers

Watch the races from Day Two at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Race Videos for Canadian Viewers

Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.

Watch USA Men Edge Brazil to Win 400 Free Relay at Worlds (Video)

Watch the American men win the gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle on Sunday night, holding off a very fast-charging Brazilian quartet.

Watch Caeleb Dressel Blast a 22.76 to Break 50 Fly AR in Semis (Video)

Watch as Caeleb Dressel blasts a 22.76 in the semi-final of the 50m butterfly, knocking .15 off the American record.

WATCH: Race Video Of Dressel’s American Record 100 Free

Caeleb Dressel. His spot in the limelight might begin at this meet.

WATCH: Sjostrom Sets World Record Leading Off 4×100 Free Relay

Sarah Sjöström set fire to the world record with a 51.71 leading off for Sweden.

WATCH: Katie Ledecky Remains Undefeated, Three-Peats In 400 Free

It wasn’t her fastest swim ever, but Katie Ledecky was still well ahead of the competition with a 3:58.34 to take the women’s 400 free in Championship record fashion.

WATCH: Dressel Smashes American 50 Fly Record In Semis

Caeleb Dressel was out flying, quite literally, to win semifinal 1 of the men’s 50 fly.

WATCH: Sun Yang Wins Third-Straight World 400 Free Title

It was all Sun Yang of China tonight in the men’s 400 free.

Ben Proud On 50 Fly Semi-Final: I Could Feel Caeleb’s Splashing

“I’m happy with that swim because it wasn’t perfect,” says British speedster Ben Proud of his 50m butterfly semi-final in Budapest.

Top Seed Adam Peaty Is Ready To ‘Go Fishing’ In 100 Breast Final

“I love what I do,” says breaststroke maestro Adam Peaty of Great Britain.

How To Get Adam Peaty’s Guns (Video)

‘Don’t try this workout until you’ve got Peaty-like guns,’ says the 22-year-old Olympic breaststroking champion.

Behind The Blocks At Danube Arena With Cameron McEvoy (Video)

Check out what the coveted lane 4 looks like at the Danube Arena looks like, courtesy of Aussie Cameron McEvoy.

Listen To The Official Anthem of the 2017 FINA World Championships

Watch/listen to the official anthem of the 2017 FINA World Championships.

WATCH: U.S. Team Practice At Croatia Training Camp

Watch the U.S. team practice at their pre-Worlds training camp in Croatia.

Budapest: Watch The Men’s 10k Race Come Down To A Tenth

American Jordan Wilimovsky fought his way from 49th at the 2.5k mark to 6th place with one lap to go, ultimately falling just .10 shy of a gold medal in the men’s 10k race in Budapest.

WATCH: 2017 World Championship Hype Video By FINA

Check out FINA’s hype video for the 2017 World Championships.

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Kristof Milak Clocks 51.23 To Break 100 Fly Junior World Record

Kristof Milak broke the junior world record in the 100 fly prelims.

Osman Improves Own African Record in 50 Fly

Farida Osman swam to a new personal best and African record this morning in the heats of the 50 fly.

Olympic Finalist Pinto Scratches 800 Free on Day 6 of Worlds

Pinto, who trains with the postgrad group at Florida, is the Venezuelan Record holder and was a finalist in the event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Pellegrini tombe Ledecky et lance une grande journée de natation italienne

« La divina » tombe Ledecky (et McKeon) et lance une grande journée de natation italienne.

Georgia Adds Three Golds On Day 5’s NCAA Worlds Medal Table

Three Georgia Bulldogs won gold medals on day 5 of the 2017 World Championships, pushing UGA into a tie for 2nd among all schools in our NCAA medal table.

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Kristof Milak Clocks 51.23 To Break 100 Fly Junior World Record

Kristof Milak broke the junior world record in the 100 fly prelims.

Osman Improves Own African Record in 50 Fly

Farida Osman swam to a new personal best and African record this morning in the heats of the 50 fly.

Olympic Finalist Pinto Scratches 800 Free on Day 6 of Worlds

Pinto, who trains with the postgrad group at Florida, is the Venezuelan Record holder and was a finalist in the event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Pellegrini tombe Ledecky et lance une grande journée de natation italienne

« La divina » tombe Ledecky (et McKeon) et lance une grande journée de natation italienne.

Georgia Adds Three Golds On Day 5’s NCAA Worlds Medal Table

Three Georgia Bulldogs won gold medals on day 5 of the 2017 World Championships, pushing UGA into a tie for 2nd among all schools in our NCAA medal table.

Florent Manaudou Races at Worlds, Discusses Possible 2024 Comeback

French swimmer Florent Manaudou won the 2015 World Championships in the 50 free, 50 fly, and 400 free relays, and after a…

FINA World Swimming Championships Day 5 Photo Vault

It’s almost unbelievable.  Just when we think it can’t get more fun and better here in Budapest, it does.  We’re…

With French Sprinting in Peril, Metella Keeps Nation Aloft By a Thread

France has always been a sprint machine of a nation, but things looked grim after their Worlds Trials in May. Mehdy Metella was their saving grace, however, earning the 100 free bronze tonight in Budapest.

2017 World Champs Pick ‘Em: Day 5 Update, Presented By TYR

We have a new leader on day 5 of the World Champs Pick ‘Em Contest! Junker23 has overtaken former leader Joker23 by just a single point, and spa0102 has moved into a tie for second place.

A Cultural Victory for Brazil’s 1st-Ever Women’s LC Worlds Pool Title

Tonight in Budapest, Etiene Medeiros won both a personal victory and a cultural victory for Brazilian women with the country’s first ever long course swimming title in a women’s event.

Kliment Kolesnikov Pops New WJR in 200 Back, Wins Semifinal 1

Russian junior Kliment Kolesnikov posted a 1:55.15 in the men’s 200 back final in Budapest, breaking his own world junior record in the race.

Medeiros Wins Brazil’s First Women’s World Title, Breaks SA Record

Etiene Medeiros became the first female long course world champion for the nation of Brazil while also breaking the South American record in the 50 backstroke.

Aliaksandra Herasimenia Ties European Record in 50 back

She clocked a time of 27.23, tying the 2009 European record held by Germany’s Daniela Samulski from 2009.

Blume Lowers Danish 100 Free Record Again In 52.99

Pernille Blume lowered the 100 free Danish record once again in the semi-finals in a time of 52.99.

China’s Qin Haiyang Lowers 200 IM Junior World Record To 1:57.06

China’s Qin Haiyang has lowered his own junior world record in the 200 IM, going 1:57.06 to take 6th in the World Champs final.

Degrees of Dominance (with Peaty, Ledecky, and Sjostrom)

The numbers support what the eye can see: Adam Peaty is historically-dominant in the men’s breaststrokes.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Pernille Blume Breaks Danish Record In 100 Free Preliminaries

Pernille Blume broke the Danish national record in the women’s 100 free heats.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Prelims Preview

Newly minted world record holder Sarah Sjostrom will be back in action in the 100 freestyle at day 5 prelims.

Pellegrini Going Out On Top, Retiring From 200 Free After Worlds Gold

Following her major upset of Olympic champ Katie Ledecky, Italian superstar and world record-holder Federica Pellegrini says she won’t be contesting the 200 free at the world level any longer.

Kylie Masse Lowers Own Canadian 50 Back Record In 27.64

Kylie Masse broke her Canadian record in the 50m backstroke semi-finals.

Africa: Van der Burgh Wins 6th-Straight 50 Breast Medal

As predictable as death, taxes and Cameron van der Burgh winning a medal in the 50 breast at World Championships.

Should Nations Like Brazil Focus on Non-Olympic Stroke 50s?

Given Brazil’s medals in the men’s 50 breast and 50 fly, and their likely women’s 50 back medal tomorrow (Etiene Medeiros, pictured above), a question arises. Is it worth it for nations like Brazil to focus on the stroke 50s?

Federica Pellegrini Medals for 7 Straight World Champs in 200 Free

Italy’s Federica Pellegrini raced past the field, including Katie Ledecky, to win gold in the 200 free.

2017 World Champs Pick’em Day 4 Update, Presented by TYR

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Kathleen Baker Erases Natalie Coughlin’s 50 Back American Record

Baker popped a 27.48, much faster than her 27.94 from prelims.

Adam Peaty Puts Up 2nd Swim in History under 26 to Win 50 Breast

Tonight, Great Britain’s 22-year-old breaststroke titan Adam Peaty put up the second-fastest swim in history and only second-ever swim under 26 with 25.99 to defend his 2015 title in the men’s 50 breaststroke.

Gabriele Detti Sets European Record in the 800 Free with 7:40.77

Gabriele Detti has taken over his teammate Gregorio Paltrinieri’s European record in the 800 free with 7:40.77 for the gold medal tonight in Budapest.

Fabio Scozzoli Resets Italian 50 Breast Record Again In 26.91

Fabio Scozzoli reset the Italian mark twice in the 50 breast in Budapest, ultimately placing 6th in 26.91.

Budapest 2017: Jeremy Desplanches mit Schweizer Rekord 200 m Lagen

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Der Schweizer…

Gold Save The King: Lilly avec l’or et le record mondial dans le 100 brasse

Lilly King bat Meili, efface Meilu(tyte), snobe Julia, et ajoute l’or et le record mondiale à l’or olympique.

Budapest 2017: Franziska Hentke als Schnellste ins Finale

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Der Mittwochnachmittag…

Georgia Davies Lowers Her Own British Record w/ 27.49 50 Back in Semis

26-year-old British swimming veteran Georgia Davies took down her own 3-year-old British record tonight in the 50 back semifinals in Budapest, swimming 27.49.

2017 Worlds: Mixed Medley Relay Prelims Breakdown

This morning’s mixed medley prelims saw countries take a number of different approaches to the event.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Italian Ilaria Bianchi Scratches Women’s 200 Fly Semis

Ilaria Bianchi has scratched out of the women’s 200 fly semis.

Hungarians, Swedes Disqualified For False Starts In Mixed Medley Relay

Daniel Gyurta’s false start DQed the Hungarians in the mixed medley relay.

Max Litchfield Breaks 8-Year-Old 200 IM British Record In 1:56.64

Max Litchfield broke an eight-year-old British record in the 200 IM prelims in a time of 1:56.64.

2017 Worlds: Park Tae Hwan Drops 100 FR (Day 4 Prelims Scratch Report)

Park Tae Hwan has scratched the 100 free for day 4 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

Budapest : Sous l’effet de Katie Ledecky, le demi-fond féminin se désertifie

L’effet LEDECKY n’est-il pas de désertifier le demi-fond féminin, en raison de l’impossibilité vécue par toutes ces filles de l’emporter ?

200 mètres à Budapest : l’irrésistible ascension de Sun Yang

L’irrésistible ascension de Sun Yang : record d’Asie, il empoche le 200 après le 400 et se qualifie en finale du 800.

Just Lilly King – 2017 World Championships Photo Vault

Lilly King’s new world record in the 100m breaststroke is cause for celebration–and more Lilly King.

Après 3 jours, les Américains toujours en tête du classement des médailles

Matt Grevers et d’autres américains ont été très forts en cette troisième journée des Mondiaux de 2017.

Belmonte Proves She’s Here to Race with 1500 Free Silver, NR

Mireia Belmonte scored the silver tonight in the women’s 1500 free, looking better than she ever has before.

FINA World Swimming Championships Day 3 Photo Vault

One of the things a lot of the folks in the media say about working big events is “every day…

Africa: Breaststroke Breakthrough Of African, 7 National Records

7 different swimmers from African nations set national records in the men’s 50 breaststroke, part of a massive explosion across the world in that event.

Adam Peaty Hits 25.95 For Earth Shattering World Record In 50 Breast

Adam Peaty did it again in Budapest, lowering the 50 breast world record under 26 seconds for the first time ever.

SA Recap: Gomes & Lima Become 3rd, 4th-Fastest Swimmers All-Time 50Br

Joao Gomes (above) and Felipe Lima became the 3rd and 4th-fastest 50 breast performers in history today, showing that the state of the sport is strong down the line beyond your superstar Peatys and Ledeckys.

ASIA: Jiayu Wins China’s 1st 100 Back World Champs Gold Ever

Xu Jiayu is now the first Chinese man ever to win a gold medal in the men’s 100 back at long course World Championships.

Lilly King Surges to 1:04.1 to Take Down 100 Breast World Record

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

2017 World Champs Pick’em Day 3 Update, Presented by TYR

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Popova Lowers Russian 200 Free Record To 1:55.08

It took more than three years, but Veronika Popova has finally lowered her own Russian record in the 200 freestyle with a 1:55.08 in semifinals at the 2017 World Championships.

Johannes Skagius Takes Down Nordic, Swedish Records In 50 Breast

Sweden’s Johannes Skagius broke the Swedish and Nordic records in the men’s 50 breast in a time of 27.02.

Masse Takes Down World Record with 58.1 100 Back

With that, she took .02 off the former World Record of 58.12 set by Great Britain’s Gemma Spofforth at the 2009 World Championships.

Felipe Lima Moves To #4 All-Time With Semifinal 50 Breast

Brazil’s Felipe Lima moved up to #4 all-time in the men’s 50 breaststroke with a 26.68 in semifinals at the 2017 World Championships.

Ledecky’s Dozen: Passes Missy For Most World Champs Golds In History

With her third consecutive 1500 free title, Katie Ledecky has passed Missy Franklin for the most gold medals in long course World Championships history, holding a dozen world titles in as many appearances.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The heats of the men’s 50 breast, women’s 200 free, men’s 200 fly, and men’s 800 free are on the docket for this morning’s competition on day two in Budapest.

Budapest 2017: Wellbrock im Finale über 800 m Freistil

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse  Heute wird…

Mack Horton No-Shows Men’s 800 Free Prelims

Australian Mack Horton opted not to swim the 800 free on day 3 in Budapest.

Budapest 2017: Weltrekord Adam Peaty 50 m Brust im Vorlauf

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Heute wird…

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften: Ausblick Tag 3 Vorläufe

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Heute wird…

2017 Worlds: Jervis Drops 800 Free (Day 3 Prelims Scratch Report)

Joseph Schooling, Daniel Jervis, and Lisa Zaiser have the three top-30 scratches for the morning of day 3 at the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Sjostrom Eventually Sees End Of 100 Fly As Part Of Swede’s Program

“Maybe in ten years, you may still me competing, but only at the shorter distances,” World Champion Sarah Sjostrom says.

Tritonwear Race Analysis: 2017 World Championships 100m Butterfly

In the first 50m of this short race, Sarah, Emma and Kelsi all swam 20 strokes on the length, with identical DPS, and very close time underwater.

À Budapest 3 invincibles cassent la barraque : Peaty, Sjöström et Hosszu

Trois grosses finales, dans ce deuxième jour des championnats du monde de Budapest. Et les victoires de trois super-favoris.

Sydney Pickrem Exits Pool After Fly Leg In Women’s 200 IM Final

Canadian Sydney Pickrem mysteriously got out of the water after 50m of butterfly in the women’s 200 IM final.

FINA World Swimming Championships Day 2 Photo Vault

For those of us in the swim media business, these are busy days indeed.  Our team is working hard to…

2017 Worlds Medal Table: USA Still Leads, GBR Adds 2 Golds

Ben Proud won the 50 fly, helping shoot GBR up the medal table.

Stanford, Auburn Lead NCAA Medal Count Two Days Into 2017 Worlds

Big performances in the 4×100 freestyle relays have Stanford and Auburn leading all NCAA programs with current collegiate swimmers and alums racking up 4 total swimming medals after two days of the 2017 World Championships.

Sun, Horton Ratchet Down Rhetoric After 400 Free

There was no finger wagging between Sun Yang and Mack Horton after the men’s 400 free Sunday night.

Ruta’s Back, Making Tomorrow’s 100 Breast Final an Instant Classic

Her time from the 100 breast semifinals tonight was her fastest since 2013.

Nicholas Santos gewinnt im Alter von 37 Silber in Budapest

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Der Brasilianer…

2017 World Champs Pick’em Day 2 Update, Presented by TYR

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Budapest 2017: Sjöström, Peaty, Efimova verpassen Weltrekorde knapp

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Über die…

Kirill Prigoda Lowers Russian 100 Breast Record with Bronze Medal

Russian Kirill Prigoda took down the Russian 100 breast record tonight in the final in Budapest, going 59.05 for his third national record this week already.

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along with day 2 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.

Africa: El-Kamash Hits 2nd Egyptian Record In As Many Days

Marwan el-Kamash has Egypt in unfamiliar territory as the most successful African nation at the 2017 World Championships.

El-Kamash In, No Swim-Off In Men’s 200 Free

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Olympic Champ Hosszu Scratches 100 Back Semifinals

Hungarian iron lady Katinka Hosszu has scratched the 100 back final, an event in which she’s the reigning Olympic champion, after qualifying 2nd through prelims with a 58.80.

Budapest 2017: Liechtensteins Hassler im Finale über 1500 m Freistil

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Die deutschen…

Katie Ledecky gagne le 400 mètres, toutes derrière et elle devant

L’Américaine a amélioré son record « des championnats » sur la distance, qu’elle avait établi à Kazan.

Relais US à Budapest : un grand merci à Caeleb Dressel, 47s26 au « start »

Les nageurs du relais quatre fois 100 mètres US des mondiaux de Budapest peuvent remercier Caeleb DRESSEL.

2017 Worlds: 5th-Seed Rylov Out of 1Bk (Day 2 Prelims Scratch Report)

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

Tritonwear Race Analysis: 2017 World Championships Men’s 400m Free

The first day of any international championship is always exciting, especially when the first finals event is an anticipated showdown between rivals Sun Yang and Mack Horton.

Katie Ledecky Ties Missy Franklin with 11th LC World Championship

Katie Ledecky has tied Missy Franklin for the most long course World Championships in history.

Record du monde : Sarah Sjöström enfonce le mur de Spitz, en 51s71

Le temps de 51s71 réussi par Sarah SJÖSTRÖM sur 100 mètres nage libre, au départ du relais quatre fois 100 mètres, en finale de l’épreuve, en ce premier jour de courses en piscine, ce temps, dis-je, est historique.

Mondiaux 2017 : Tableau des médailles – Jour 1 en piscine

Katie Ledecky a donné aux Américains leur première médaille d’or des Championnats du monde à Budapest.

Sarah Sjostrom Smashes 100 FR World Record In 51.71 On Relay Lead-Off

Sarah Sjostrom became the first woman under 52 seconds in the 100 free leading off the Swedish 400 free relay in 51.71.

Dressel Scorches 47.2 100 Free for New American Record

The former American Record of 47.33 done by Dave Walters in 2009 finally went down, as Dressel flipped in a scorching 22.2 en route to a record-breaking 47.26 on the 400 free relay leadoff.

Sun Yang devance Mack Horton sur un air de revanche

Le chinois est rancunier : Sun Yang devance Mackenzie Horton sur un air de revanche.

Comerford Downs 100 Free American Record as USA Downs 400 FR Relay American Record

After Comerford’s record-breaking 52.59 leadoff, the Americans went on to win the 400 free relay and take down the American Record in 3:31.72.

Brazilian ‘Old Guys’ Finally Get Their Relay Medal

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Day 1, South American Recap Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary…

2017 FINA Worlds: USA Takes Early Lead in Medal Table

The USA broke ahead in the medal table on night 1 of pool swimming competition at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

FINA World Swimming Championships Day 1 Photo Vault

So much action on deck and in the water in at the FINA World Swimming Championships.  SwimSwam’s photographer Mike Lewis is…

Hungary Erupts for Relay Bronze, Blazes New Trail for the Coming Years

Katinka Hosszu’s swims weren’t the most impressive from Team Hungary today in Budapest.

Chad le Clos Scratching 200 Free On Day 2 Of Worlds, Sources Say

Several sources tell SwimSwam that Rio Olympic silver medalist Chad le Clos will be scratching out of tomorrow’s 200 freestyle. He’s currently seeded 5th.

2017 World Champs Pick’em Day 1 Update, Presented by TYR

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

ASIA: Sun Yang Breaks Tie with Peirsol, Hackett for 3rd Highest Number of Worlds Titles

Tonight’s win was historic for Sun as it makes him the solo 3rd most decorated performer ever in terms of World Championships gold medals, breaking the former tie he shared with Aaron Perisol (7) and Grant Hackett (7).

Budapest 2017: Peaty, Ledecky mit Veranstaltungsrekorden

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Der erste…

Kevin Cordes Breaks American Record with 58.6 100 Breast

Cordes is now tied as the 4th fastest performer in history with his 58.64 from semifinals.

Caeleb Dressel Downs American Record with 22.7 50 fly

Dressel popped off the start to take the lead over Great Britain’s Ben Proud, holding him off in the final few meters to take top seed for finals in 22.76.

Budapest 2017: Aliena Schmidtke 10. über 100 m Schmetterling

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse   Der…

Texas A&M Junior Sydney Pickrem Breaks Canadian Record in 200IM

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

2017 FINA World Champs: Schooling out of 200 Fly

Though the original entries list for the 2017 FINA World Championships included Singapore’s Joseph Schooling in the men’s 200 fly, we won’t get to see the Olympic 100 fly champ compete in the event after all.

Leah Smith Not On World Champs 1500 Free Start Lists

American national champ Leah Smith won’t contest the 1500 free at the World Championships in Budapest, at least according to start lists that don’t include the 22-year-old.

Testing The Post Olympic Hangover Theory

2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary 50-Meter Course Event Schedule Meet Info A…

Ariarne Titmus Breaks Australian Age Record in 400m Free

16-year old Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus has broken the National Age Record in prelims of the women’s 400m freestyle. For the…

2017 FINA World Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…

See Your Picks for the 2017 Worlds Pick ‘Em Contest (Presented by TYR)

One session in – time to check out how your Pick ’em choices are doing. Think the Cameron van der…

All The Links You Need For The 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships

Find all the links you need for the 2017 World Swimming Championships here.

WM 2017: van der Burgh raus. Belmonte nicht weiter.

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Der Silbermedaillengewinner…

Ledecky Lowers Championship Record In 400 Free Prelims

Katie Ledecky set a new Championship Record in the women’s 400 prelims on day 1 in Budapest.

WM Budapest Ledecky mit Veranstaltungsrekord im Vorlauf 400 m Freistil

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Die Bestzeiten…

2016 Silver Medalist Cameron van der Burgh A No-Show In 100 Breast

Cameron van der Burgh was a no-show in the 100 breast on the opening day of the FINA World Championships.

Auböck zerschmettert österreichischen Rekord über 400 m Freistil

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Die Bestzeiten…

WM Budapest: Aliena Schmidtke zieht als 12. ins Halbfinale ein

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Katinka Hosszu…

Zellmann, vom Lehn unter den ersten deutschen Startern in Budapest

2017 FINA Weltmeisterschaften Schwimmen 23. Juli bis 30. Juli Budapest Ungarn 50 m Bahn Zeitplan Veranstaltungsseite Omega Ergebnisse Heute geht…

2017 Worlds Previews: Brits Hoping Peaty Can Power Past USA for Gold

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

2017 World Champs: Italy Pulls 3 Swimmers on Day 1 (Scratch Report)

Silvia di Pietro (above) is one of three Italian swimmers scratching out of day 1 prelims. Other scratches include Louise Hansson of Sweden, Manuella Lyrio of Brazil, and Matias Koski of Finland.

2017 World Championships Pick ‘Em Contest, Presented by TYR

Matt Grevers can’t contain the excitement for our Pick ‘Em prizes (and Worlds), and neither can we. Enter your picks now.

Shane Tusup Lawsuit to be Handled After World Champs

Katinka Hosszu’s coach will still be on deck in Budapest next week at Worlds.

Walker-Hebborn Drops Individual Races, GBR Without 50/100 Back Men

Originally slated to swim individual backstroke events in Budapest, Christopher Walker-Hebborn will only represent Great Britain as a relay swimmer in Budapest.

Team USA Warm-Up FINA World Championships Photo Vault

Pool swimming kicks off tomorrow in Budapest, Hungary at the 2017 FINA World Championships. We’re excited to have our swimming…

A Different Looking Danish Team Looks to Make Their Mark in Budapest

Pernille Blume looks to lead a Danish team with several new faces to success in Budapest…

Mondiaux 2017 : La France championne du monde au relais mixte

La France a gagné la médaille d’or au relais mixte à Budapest.

Shane Tusup Hit with Lawsuit with World Championships 2 Days Away

With the start of pool swimming just two days from now, there has been a lawsuit filed against Shane Tusup, the coach…

Mack Horton Reheats Rivalry With Sun Yang in Presser

In a pre-meet press conference on Friday at the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Australian swimmer Mack Horton renewed…

Meet the First-Timers Club on the 2017 U.S. Worlds Team

Regan Smith’s first international meet will be World Champs this summer in Budapest.

Check Out Sports Books Odds On World Championships Sprint Events

See who the book makers believe will take gold in the women’s and men’s sprint events in Budapest.

Ana Marcela Cunha Ties Record for Most Open Water Worlds Medals

2017 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS – OPEN WATER July 15 – July 21 Lake Balaton, Hungary Meet Central Full Schedule…

Power Out at World Championship Team Hotel

The power was out at Danubius Grand Hotel in Budapest today. About a ten minute drive from the competition venue,…

Team USA Lose A/C, Men Strip Down In Bus En Route To Budapest

Fresh off their training camp in Croatia, Team USA is en route to Budapest, but not without unexpected travel difficulties.

Full Entry/Start Lists for 2017 World Championships Posted

The complete entries book for the 2017 FINA World Championships have been posted online. While the information has been available…

2017 Worlds Preview: Potentially the Fastest M50 Fly Final Since 2009

Joseph Schooling returns after winning Olympic gold in the 100 fly last summer in Rio, beating three of the most iconic butterfliers from this century.

2017 Worlds Preview: Sjöström 50 FL 2% Faster Than Next-Best Performer

24.43 in a 50 butterfly for women is kind of ridiculous, and it’s astounding how much faster Sjöström has been compared to the next-best competitor.

Relay Entries Down Over 31% From 2015 to 2017 Worlds

Just 10 entries in the 800 free relay means that Hungary might have the opportunity to rest Katinka Hosszu in prelims and still advance to the final.

NBCSN To Air World Championship Swimming Finals Live During The Week

NBC, NBCSN and CBC will air swimming finals from Budapest throughout the eight days of competition.

USA Names 4 Team Captains for 2017 World Championships

Nathan Adrian was a captain in Rio and has been elected as one again for this year’s World Championships.

2017 Worlds Preview: A New Champion In Men’s 50 Free

With the reigning Olympic and World Champions not in the lineup, the men’s 50 free is a relatively wide open event.

Ashley Twichell Wins First U.S. Gold Of FINA World Championships

Ashley Twichell claimed the first gold of the competition for the Americans in the women’s 5k open water.

Provisional Worlds Swimming Entries Available on FINA App

All of the provisional entries for the upcoming 2017 World Championships in Budapest are available on the FINA mobile app….

2017 Worlds Preview: Belmonte Seeks Repeat Gold in 200 Fly

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. WOMEN’S 200…

Follow the 2017 Brazilian World Championship Team on Social Media

Get to know the members of the Brazilian team competing at the upcoming 2017 World Championships. The meet will be…

BlueSeventy Swim of the Week: Muller Avenges Rio DQ w/10K World Title

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

Brad Tandy Confirms He’s Out Of 2017 World Championships

South African Brad Tandy confirmed today he won’t compete in Budapest.

Prize Money at 2017 FINA World Championships Remains Unchanged*

*The prize money remains basically unchanged – with $1,000 more being given to high diving, although Prize money at the…

The U.S. Worlds Team Got Younger, But Not By as Much as We Thought

At 32 years, 127 days, Matt Grevers is almost 4 years older than any other member of Team USA.

Peek Into Pre-Budapest Dryland Routine Of Chinese Team

Get a glimpse into the dryland efforts undertaken by the World Championships squad in this 3-minute video.

Ana Marcela Cunha Wins 10k Bronze After Post-Olympic Spleen Removal

Ana Marcela Cunha had a tough road to the bronze medal in the women’s 10k at the World Championships.

Full 2017 FINA World Aquatic Championship Schedule

Check out the full schedule for the 2017 FINA World Aquatic Championships.

FINA Says “Everything is Perfect” in Budapest

FINA, the world governing body for 6 aquatic disciplines (swimming, open water swimming, diving, high diving, water polo, and synchronized swimming),…

FINA Medals for 2017 World Championships

The 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships is only 3 days old and has already awarded 28 medals on the shores…

Samantha Arevalo Makes Ecuadorian History With First-Ever Worlds Medal

Samantha Arevalo (left) achieved an unprecedented level of success among Ecuadorian aquatic sports on Sunday.

Mondiaux 2017 : 2 victoires en 2 courses pour la France en eau libre

Le Français Marc-Antoine Olivier a gagné la première médaille d’or de ces Mondiaux.

The Re-Emergence of Philippe Lucas

French coach Philippe Lucas is at the top of his game, with two of his athletes (Marc-Antoine Olivier and Aurélie Muller) winning the first two swimming gold medals in Budapest for the men’s 5km and women’s 10km, respectively.

Follow the 2017 Danish World Championship Team on Social Media

Denmark is sending a record breaking 16 swimmers to World Championships this summer in Budapest.  That makes for 4 more…

2017 Worlds Preview: Leah Smith v. The World for 400 Free Silver

We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.

2017 Worlds Preview: Japanese Look Strong in Unpredictable M200 Breast

World record holder Ippei Watanabe is fighting for gold in the men’s 200 breast in Budapest.

Afghanistan to Send First Swimmers to FINA World Championships

For the first time in its country’s history, Afghanistan has swimmers registered to compete at the FINA World Championships. The…

2017 Open Water World Championship Preview

Olympic gold medalist Ferry Weertman will look to defeat reigning World Champion Jordan Wilimovsky in the men’s 10k.

2017 Worlds Preview: McKeon Making Claim for 200 Free Medal Upgrade

Ledecky has a clearer path to gold, and so does McKeon for silver.

Mireia Belmonte May Swim 7400 Total Meters in Budapest

Mireia Belmonte of Spain has taken on quite a schedule for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Her event…

Katinka Hosszu Has 6 Provisional Entries at 2017 World Championships

It’s a new year, a new Olympic quad, and the same old Katinka Hosszu. The 28-year old Hungarian has entered…

Ous Mellouli Withdraws From 2017 Worlds With Training Injury

Two-time Olympic champ Ous Mellouli will be withdrawing from the FINA World Championships in Budapest due to a training injury, the Tunisian national tweeted today.

British Open Water Swimmers Making Final Preparations For Budapest

Britain’s Marathon Swimming Lead Bernie Dietzig says, “The World Championships is always incredibly competitive. We will be expecting a huge field in both the men’s and women’s 10km and we have done everything we can this season to be ready for this.”

Olasz, Rasovszky Lead Hungarian Open Water Team for Worlds

Hungary has announced its open water squad for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest. Eight swimmers have been named to…

Mark Spitz’s Role With SportTV Confirmed

Mark Spitz’s role with SportTV this summer has been confirmed. The 9-time Olympic Champion will be working for Brazil’s SportTV…

British World Championships Squad Heads To Edinburgh

British coach Bill Furniss says that Edinburgh is a city that lends itself to a ‘relaxed, low-key training camp at a very high-pressure time’

Follow The 2017 Australian World Championship Team On Social Media

Follow the 2017 Australian World Championship team on Twitter and Instagram.

Dutch European Jr Champion Steenbergen Opts Out Of World Championships

European Junior Champion and 2016 Olympian Marrit Steenbergen of the Netherlands will no longer be competing in Budapest.

2017 Worlds Preview: 200IM Gold to Hosszu… Then Who?

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. WOMEN’S 200…

Follow the 2017 Swedish World Championships Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

Follow the 2017 Dutch World Championships Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

Follow the 2017 Hungarian World Championships Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

Follow the 2017 German World Championships Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

2017 Worlds Preview: Sjöström Followed by Youth in 100 Fly

Sjöström has been unstoppable this year, and Budapest will be no different.

Follow the 2017 British World Championship Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest….

Follow the 2017 Italian World Championship Team on Social Media

Get to know the competitors at the upcoming 2017 World Championships, hosted by Hungary in the capital city of Budapest.

Follow The 2017 U.S. World Championship Team On Social Media

Follow along with the U.S. World Championship on social media as they prepare for the big show coming up in a few weeks.

Germany Names 10 Swimmers to World Champs Roster in Open Water

Their 10-swimmer open water roster, including World Champion Rob Muffels, is almost as big as their 14-swimmer pool team.

Liste des 45 nageurs américains qualifiés pour les Mondiaux de Budapest

Ci-dessous l’analyse des qualifiés américains pour les mondiaux de Budapest.

United States Names All-Male Coaching Staff for 2017 World Champs

The entire men’s staff, including Eddie Reese (above), have previously served as U.S. Olympic team head coaches

Garmiyo Me Sikhe Swimming

Hello Dosto Kaise Hai Ap Log Apne Humare Purane Articles Ko Kafi Pasand Kiya Uske Liye Thanks Aur Aplogo Ke…

Après l’eau libre, en piscine ce sera la lutte « finales »

Question médailles, l’eau libre a fait tout le boulot : en piscine, ce sera la lutte « finales ».

Reigning 100 Free World Champ Ning Zetao Misses Chance To Defend Title

Ning Zetao attempted to make his nation’s World Championship squad, but fell short of the FINA A cut at the Chinese Summer National Championships.

Australian World C’ships Squad Headed To The Hague For Training Camp

The Australian World Championships squad will head to The Hague to conduct its pre-Budapest training camp.

Jazz Carlin, Amy Willmott Withdraw From British Worlds Team

Both Jazz Carlin and Aimee Willmott have opted to withdraw from the British World Championship team.

160,000 Cubic Yards Of Earth Removed For Dagály Aquatics Complex

Sometimes we forget how much engineering magic is working behind the scenes to construct a pool where dreams come true.

Zimbabwe’s Budapest Line-up Has First Male World C’ships Qualifier

The Zimbabwe Aquatic Union (ZAU) has announced a 4 swimmer-strong line-up for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest this summer.

L’Afrique du Sud sera représentée par 16 nageurs aux Mondiaux

L’Afrique du Sud a annoncé son équipe pour les Championnats du monde qui auront lieu du 14 au 30 juillet 2017 à Budapest en Hongrie.

Long Gutierrez Headlines Mexican World Championship Roster

Long Gutierrez was one of ten named to Mexico’s roster for the World Championships.

Acht Spanier für die Weltmeisterschaften in Budapest nominiert

Olympiasiegerin Mireia Belmonte und ihre Teamkameraden Jessica Vall, Jimena Pérez, Africa Zamorano, Hugo Gonzales, Antonio Arroyo, Miguel Durán und Joan…

Auböck, Zaiser führen österreichisches Team für Weltmeisterschaften an

Österreich schickt 5 Schwimmer zu den Weltmeisterschaften im Juli in Budapest: Felix Auboeck, Lisa Zaiser, Caroline Pilhatsch, Christopher Rothbauer und…

Mireia Belmonte and Seven Others Head to Budapest on Spain Worlds Team

Belmonte comes in with medal potential in multiple events– she’s in the world top 20 in all six of the events that she swam at Spanish Nationals, and is world #3 in both the 400 IM and 1500 free.

Auboeck, Zaiser Highlight Austrian Team for 2017 World Champs

Auboeck is the national record holder in the 200m, 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle races.

Horton Headed For Another Sun Yang Showdown, Adds 200 For Budapest

Mack Horton will indeed be taking on the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle events at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

Injured Kiwi Lauren Boyle Withdraws From Budapest

2015 World Championships double silver medalist Lauren Boyle has pulled out of Budapest.

Jeremy Desplanches Heads Four-Person Swiss Team to Worlds

Jeremy Desplanches, who made waves at French Nationals recently, will be one of four swimmers on the Swiss Worlds team this summer.

Kyle Chalmers Withdraws From 2017 World Championships

2016 Olympic 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has withdrawn from the 2017 World Championships.

James Guy’s Fly Improvements Could Be Trouble For U.S. Medley Relay

James Guy’s improvements in butterfly make the USA-GBR matchup in the men’s medley relay very intriguing.

2018 Commonwealth Games On The Line For English Swimmers In Budapest

British swimmer Adam Peaty will be competing at this summer’s World Championships, one of the qualifying meets for Swim England athletes wishing to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Ning Zetao Absent From China’s Preliminary Worlds Roster

Ning Zetao has been left off China’s preliminary World Championship roster.

05/16/17 In Briefs Around The World: Limerick, Manly, Armenia & Macon

Catch up on the smaller news stories from the around the web.

Brazil Names 16 To World Championship Team, Including Cielo

Cesar Cielo was one of 16 swimmers named to Brazil’s roster for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

Mark Spitz Will Be Commentating for SportTV at World Championships

Today, Brazil is announcing their World Championship team heading to Budapest this summer. Including 9-time Olympic Champion Mark Spitz, domestic…

Less Than 80 Days To Budapest, World Championships Hosting Costs Soar

Costs for hosting the 2017 FINA World Championships have only increased since Budapest stepped in after Guadalajara, Mexico pulled out of hosting.

Dutch Release 2017 World Championships Rosters

Following the Eindhoven Cup, The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KZNB) has released the names of the swimmers selected for the…

Japan’s World Championships Roster Gives Tokyo 2020 Preview

Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino are just 2 of the weapons listed on Japan’s roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships.

Could China Knock Off the USA In Budapest In The 4×100 Medley Relay?

Ning Zetao will be an interesting storyline for China as we move closer towards the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

2017 FINA World Championships Pool Named Danube Arena

The FINA 2017 World Championships pool has been named Danube Arena, organizers announced in a ceremony earlier this year. The…

Trio of Aussie Open Water Swimmers Qualify for 2017 World Championship

France’s Aurelie Muller won the 2nd stop of the 2017 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup.

Boyle Is Out For NZ Trials, But Possibly In For Budapest

No New Zealand National Championships for Olympian Lauren Boyle.

Japan’s Rie Kaneto Marks Another Top Swimmer Out Of Budapest Worlds

Reigning 200m breaststroke Olympic champion, Rie Kaneto of Japan, has announced she will not be partaking in her nation’s World Championships qualifying meet in April.

Olympic Champion Katinka Hosszu Helps Unveil Budapest Countdown Clock

2016 triple Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu helped unveil the 17th FINA World Championships countdown clock in Budapest.

Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta inaugurated World Championships pool in Budapest

On Tuesday, the venue that will host the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, was officially inaugurated. Hungary’s Prime…

FINA Updates List of Meets Eligible for 2017 World Championship Qualifying

Update: SwimSwam reached out to FINA for an updated list, and while FINA did not respond directly to that request,…

FINA Announces Standards for 2017 World Championships in Budapest

The time standards for the 2017 FINA World Championships have been released.