Sun Yang fired off a super quick 3:41.94 to take gold in his first event of the 2017 National Games of China.
Kosuke Hagino will be training in Arizona this fall.
The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
Joseph Schooling was just one of several Singaporean athletes were reaped multiple medals in Kuala Lumpur this week.
The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.
The USA holds its lead in the golds tally and the total medal tally.
16 Malaysian athletes across swimming and the sport of pentanque reportedly came down with food poisoning
Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien continues her gold medal-winning siege, while a new face took the men’s splash n’ dash title in Kuala Lumpur.
American leads the World Junior Championships medal table through day 2.
Singapore swimmers Joseph Schooling and Quah Zheng Wen have each earned 5 gold medals thus far in Kuala Lumpur, while Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has collected 6 medals overall.
Thailand’s Nuttapong Ketin has had his doping suspension reduced from 4 years to 2, allowing him to swim in this week’s Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur.