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.
Vlad Morozov dropped a 45.16 in the 100 freestyle, breaking his own Russian and World Cup records in Tokyo.
Wang Shun and Li Zhuhao both set new Chinese National records during day 2 finals of the FINA World Cup stop in Tokyo.
Dylan Carter broke George Bovell’s 50 back Trinidad & Tobago National Record at day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Tokyo.
Ibañez has held the record continuously for over a decade.
In the World Cup cat-and-mouse between Sarah Sjostrom and Ranomi Kromowidjojo, the Swede cam out on top on day 1.