Katinka Hosszu is a single event win away from becoming the third swimmer this year to crack six figures in World Cup earnings. Meanwhile Vladimir Morozov’s $126,400 still leads all earners this season.
In what is easily the most exciting World Cup points race in a long time on the women’s side, Sarah Sjostrom and Katinka Hosszu put up identical 48-point totals in Tokyo, leaving Sjostrom with a 15-point lead heading into the tour’s final stop.
Katinka Hosszus is entered in 15 events in her bid to overtake Sarah Sjostrom as World Cup Series champion, while Joseph Schooling makes his home country debut in the series.
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Daniil Pasynkov added his name to Russia’s SC Worlds team at their National Championships in Kazan with a big win in the men’s 400 IM.
Michael Andrew fell just short of gold in the men’s 50m fly, but came within .01 of Tom Shields’ American Record tonight in Tokyo.
Xu Jiayu fired off a new World Record in the men’s 100m back while competing on the final day of the World Cup in Tokyo.
Yui Ohashi nabbed a new national record in the 400m IM yesterday and the Japanese powerhouse accomplished the same feat in the 200m IM tonight in Tokyo.
19-year-old Rikako Ikee got a major confidence boost in Tokyo tonight, beating Sweden’s Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom in the women’s 100m butterfly.
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World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden fired off the fastest 100m fly time of the morning. She also produced a finals-worthy time in the 100m free.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova set a new Russian record in the women’s 50 fly at their Short Course National Championships in Kazan.
Day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo were highlighted by a pair of historical performances from Vlad Morozov and Ranomi Kromowidjojo.
Yui Ohashi broke a six-year-old Asian Record in the women’s SCM 400 IM in Tokyo, clocking 4:22.73 to win silver behind Katinka Hosszu at the Tokyo World Cup.
Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s 24.51 swim in the 50 fly moved her past Sarah Sjostrom for #2 all-time in the event.