Tatjana Schoenmaker is on the cusp of becoming the first South African woman to win a medal at the World Aquatics Championships.
Dressel stepped up for the 50 fly semifinals, clocking in at 22.57 to break the American Record and Championship Record.
The American women made history on night 1 of the 2019 FINA World Championships as the quartet took down the American Record en route to a silver medal.
The Americans’ 3rd leg man really brought the thunder. Zach Apple pulled the Americans further ahead with a huge 46.86 split.
The South African women set a new Continental Record in the 400 freestyle relay on the opening day of the 2019 World Championships.
Ariarne Titmus (AUS) accomplished a feat no woman had ever done on night 1 of 2019 Worlds as she defeated distance legend Katie Ledecky (USA) in the 400 free.
South Africa’s Chad Le Clos was the major scratch on day 1 of the 2019 World Championships. He withdrew from prelims of the men’s 50 fly.
Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.
Chase Kalisz is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and defending World Champion in this event, while Seto is the World and Olympic bronze medalist.
FINA delegates approved minor adjustments to general, anti-doping, facilities and constitutional policies in Gwangju, South Korea.
The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.
Reigning 200m fly World Champion Chad Le Clos is currently dealing with a groin injury heading into the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships.
The flags of 194 nations will wave across the 6 disciplines of aquatic sports at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships – an increase of 12 from 2017.
Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.
Kalisz, who swept the IM events in Budapest, is currently ranked 9th in the world for 2019 with a 1:57.68 from the TYR Pro Swim Series.