The USA maintains it’s lead in the swimming medal table through day 6 of the 2017 FINA World Championships. In the overall aquatic sports medal table, however, China has 12 golds to the USA’s 11.
On Friday, Mélanie Henique broke the French national record in the 50m butterfly en route to qualifying third for Saturday’s final.
Watch Russia’s Anton Chupkov come from behind to set a new Championship Record with 2:06.96, becoming the 2nd man in history to break 2:07.
The Kitajima Effect lives on as the Japanese landed 2 men on the podium for tonight’s 200 breast final.
The 18th FINA World Championships are set to take place in Gwanju, South Korea from July 12th-28th, 2019. The 1.4…
Max Litchfield swam in the final of the men’s 200m IM on Thursday night in Budapest.
Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.
Watch Leah Smith, Mallory Comerford, Melanie Margalis, and Katie Ledecky win the gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay in Budapest.
The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Watch as Caeleb Dressel breaks the American record in the 100m free, and Team USA goes 1-2 in Budapest.
Watch the race video of the women’s 200 meter butterfly in Budapest.
Chase Kalisz won his first world title on Thursday evening in Budapest, clocking a 1:55.56 in the 200 IM.
Since the first World Championships took place in 1973, Korea has only had 6 swimmers reach the finals. Korean swimmer An Sehyeon made history when she became this first Korean woman to swim in multiple finals.
China’s Qin Haiyang has lowered his own junior world record in the 200 IM, going 1:57.06 to take 6th in the World Champs final.
Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel will be racing in the men’s 100m freestyle semifinals, one of the most anticipated events of the championships.