Watch as Federica Pellegrini of Italy edges Katie Ledecky for the gold medal in the 200 freestyle at World Championships in Budapest.
Medaling in the women’s 200m free event for the 7th consecutive World Championships, Italian ace Federica Pellegrini helped rocket her nation of Italy from 12th yesterday to 4th in the overall swimming medal standings.
Years ago in Budapest, Mardini and her sister slept in a train station and weren’t staying under favorable conditions. She then promised herself she would return to the city one day, but under different circumstances.
Shedding some tears on the podium, Chinese backstroking champion Xu Jiayu said, “I realized all the pain I suffered to get to this gold medal.”
Katie Ledecky is the top seed headed into tonight’s 200 freestyle battle in Budapest.
America’s Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, Australia’s Cameron McEvoy and Brazil’s Gabriel Santos all made it into the men’s 1free top 16, but who did NOT clear this morning’s cut?
China’s Fu posted the 6th fastest swim in history in the women’s 50 back prelims.
Hear what the stars of night 3 had to say after their races at the Danube Arena in Budapest.
Park Tae Hwan has scratched the 100 free for day 4 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
American Ryan Murphy is just one of the mega stars racing tonight in Budapest.
Watch as USA’s Lilly King breaks the World Record in the women’s 100m breaststroke, as she blazes to a 1:04.13 to win the title in Budapest.
Watch as Xu Jiayu earns China’s first-ever World Championships medal in the men’s 100m backstroke, ahead of Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy.
Katie Ledecky swam back-to-back freestyle events on Tuesday night in Budapest. After winning the 1500 with the fourth-fastest time in history, she came back and led the field in the first 200 free semi-final. Watch the races here.
Watch the race videos as Adam Peaty breaks the 50m breaststroke world record twice in one day.
Katerine Savard swimming in the semi-final of the women’s 200 free in Budapest on Tuesday evening.