With one stop to go, Chad le Clos and Sarah Sjostrom lead the series money lists, but Vladimir Morozov, Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Kirill Prigoda look poised to join them over six figures by tour’s end.
Sarah Sjostrom is well on her way to a 2017 World Cup title, leading by 132 points over five-time defending champ Katinka Hosszu and outscoring the field with three wins in Tokyo.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo avenged a 50 fly loss to Sarah Sjostrom with a touchout 50 free win on day 2 of the Tokyo World Cup, coming within a few tenths of her own world record in the process.
17-year-old Rikako Ikee has been putting on a show for the hometown Tokyo crowd. She broke her second World Junior Record of the meet with a 57.75 100 IM on day 2.
China’s Li Bingjie snapped a World Junior Record on day 2 of the Tokyo World Cup, going 3:59.14 to win gold and knock off the former junior mark.
Japanese 17-year-old Rikako Ikee lowered her own World Junior Record in the 50 fly on day 1 of the Tokyo World Cup, going 25.14.
Sarah Sjostrom topped Ranomi Kromowidjojo in the 50 fly and Cate Campbell in the 200 free for two hard-fought wins on day 1 in Tokyo.
2017 FINA WORLD CUP – BEIJING Friday, November 10th & Saturday, November 11th National Aquatics Center (Water Cube), Beijing, China…
Chad le Clos and Vladimir Morozov sit tied for the Cluster 3 points lead on the World Cup series, with Le Clos still holding a commanding lead in overall points.
Pékin se déroule sur deux jours, mais « la » course de ce vendredi a bien été le 50 mètres dames.
China’s 15-year-old freestyle ace Wang Jianjiahe stole the show in front of her home crowd once again, nabbing her 2nd World Junior Record in as many days.
Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records
While competing on night 1 of the FINA World Cup Beijing, Chinese teen Wang Jianjiahe established a new short course World Junior Record in the women’s 400m freestyle.
Daiya Seto, the Olympic bronze medalist from Japan, scored a new World Cup record en route to victory in the short course version of the event tonight in Beijing.
Swimming through illness to a rough 200 free on day 1 of the Beijing World Cup, American Olympian Tom Shields says he will drop the 200 back on day 2, but is still scheduled to swim the 50 fly.