No gold medal or World Record is safe once American Caeleb Dressel rockets off the blocks.
The United States maintained its overall medal standings lead, totaling 17 medals through day 3.
South Africa’s Chad Le Clos earned a hard-fought gold in tonight’s 100 fly, beating out America’s Caeleb Dressel in the process.
In his most recent race before announcing his impending retirement, South African Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh showed the world why he’s been on top for so long.
Olivia Smoliga’s win in the women’s 100m backstroke added another gold to the stars n’ stripes tally.
2012 Olympic breaststroke champion Cameron van der Burgh has announced his retirement from competitive swimming.
Erin Gallagher of South Africa continued to impress tonight in Hangzhou, lowering her own hours-old National and Continental Record in the women’s 100m freestyle.
Cameron van der Burgh won the men’s 100 breast eight years after winning it for the first time.
South African Erin Gallagher broke the African Continental Record in the women’s 100 free prelims.
Chad Le Clos ended up finishing 10th in the 200 free in a time of 1:43.19.
Watch the American foursome of Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni, Michael Chadwick and Ryan Held re-write history in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.
In a race that came down to the touch, Daiya Seto of Japan fended off reigning short course world champion Chad Le Clos of South Africa in the men’s 200m butterfly tonight in Hangzhou.
Caeleb Dressel’s capturing of the 100 freestyle American Record is one of many feats that took place on day 1 in Hangzhou.
A recent social media post tweeted out by journalist Graeme Joffe has put the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on notice, calling the group out as responsible for poor conditions related to athletes competing at the U-20 Youth Games in Botswana last week.
Although early in the competition, America tops the medal table at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.