The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Check out all the records broken at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Swimming does more than 4 times as well as the average NFL game in one key area.
The American team saw incredible improvement at the 2017 World Championships compared to their disastrous 2015.
While there were more nations entering only men or only women in pool swimming at the 2017 World Championships, there were actually 15 fewer women’s teams and 10 fewer men’s teams compared to the 2015 World Champs.
With so many great swims over the course of the meet, we’ve narrowed it down to the top 15 performers overall.