Young talent is storming on the scene as 16-year-olds Gretchen Walsh, Brit Kayla van der Merwe, and Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai hold top seeds tonight.
Cole Pratt of Canada has pulled out of the semi-finals of the men’s 50 backstroke in Budapest, allowing teammate Sebastian Somerset to swim in his place.
Daria Vaskina of Russia, who won the bronze medal in the 100 backstroke on Wednesday night, will not swim in heats of the 200 back on Wednesday morning.
After the 50 breast came down to three tenths, gold medalist Benedetta Pilato and Kayla van der Merwe (pictured) are side-by-side in the 100 this morning.
American Luca Urlando won the men’s 200m free on night 2 of the 2019 World Junior Championships, helping keep the U.S. on top of the medal standings.
Watch races from Day 1 and Day 2 at 2019 World Juniors, including the US men’s 4×100 free final and Carson Foster’s 200 IM final.
USA’s Luca Urlando is the top seed in the 200 meter freestyle final at World Junior Championships. Carson Foster is the 2nd seed.
A tough event double was just too much for Luca Urlando this morning, as the 2018 Junior Pan Pacs gold medalist in the 100 fly missed the World Juniors final.
Carson Foster got it done tonight in the men’s 200m IM, taking World Junior Championships gold in a new meet record and personal best.
Joshua Matheny (above) split 59.3 on the breaststroke leg of the American mixed medley as they won gold and broke the World Junior Record.
Vladislav Gerasimenko dipped under the minute barrier in the men’s 100m breaststroke for the very first time, taking World Junior Championships gold.
Lani Pallister became the 3rd fastest Australian ever with her 800m free World Junior Championships Record time tonight that gave the 17-year-old gold.
Josh Matheny powered his way to the silver medal in the men’s 100m breast at the World Junior Championships tonight, lowering his newly-minted NAG as well.
16-year-old Kayle Van Der Merwe became Britain’s 7th fastest 50m breaststroker ever with her 30.91 silver medal-worthy swim tonight in Budapest.
Mewen Tomac of France lowered his own Age Record in the 100m back en route to 4th place at the World Junior Championships in Budapest.