Hear from Hungary’s Nandor Nemeth, relay anchor extraordinaire here in Indianapolis.
6TH FINA WORLD JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 50-Meter Course Indianapolis (USA) Heats 9:30…
The Irish mixed medley relay team earned a new Senior national record in Indy this week.
With his World Junior Record in the 50m fly on Sunday, Michael Andrew became the fifth-fastest American of all time, and tied Cesar Cielo for the 7th-fastest performance of the 2016-17 season.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov and South Africa’s Jarryd Baxter are the only two scratches from championship-seeded heats on Day 6 of FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Nandor Nemeth will swim in the semifinals of the 100 free on Sunday night at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
Michael Andrew of Team USA did the improbable: he set a precise goal time in the 50m freestyle, 21.75, and hit it on the nose. Not once, but twice.
Rikako Ikee of JPN is the top seed in the women’s 100 fly at Junior World Championships.
USA’s Eva Merrell, the number 4 seed in the women’s 100 fly, does not appear on Sunday’s start list.
Penny Oleksiak has been the not-so-secret weapon for Canada’s relays at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. In this interview she explains why she came to Indy, and what keeps her motivated.
“I’m really trying to take things one day at a time, one swim at a time. Just trying to keep on working hard in practice, doing all that I can to improve. I’ll just see where it takes me.”
Anastasiya Shkurdai of BLR, who qualified 15th for the women’s 50m back semifinals, is the only scratch on Day 4 finals session at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Canada’s Faith Knelson has opted out of the women’s 200 IM heats on Saturday morning. She is the top seed in the 100 breast final, which takes place Saturday night.
Regan Smith broke the championship record in the women’s 200 back twice on day 3.