Although he landed off the podium, Michael Andrew’s consolation prize in the 50m breaststroke was a new American Record.
American Michael Andrew is keeping his stellar meet alive in Singapore, nabbing 2 top seeds on day 2.
A new organization entitled ‘Japan Sports Fairness Organization’ is being created in an effort to further raise the Asian nation’s anti-doping measures to the levels expected by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Rapidly improving Kushagra Rawat who trains at the SAI Glenmark TIDM program in Delhi and Olympian Sajan Prakash qualified for the finals of the 400m Freestyle and 100 m Butterfly respectively on the first day of the FINA Swimming World Cup being held at Singapore.
Yan Zibei captured a new Chinese National Record en route to winning the men’s 100m breaststroke in Singapore.
After 27 consecutive World Cup victories in the women’s 100m IM, Katinka Hosszu saw tonight’s race go to Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom. The difference of 3 FINA points may prove crucial when it comes to handing out the overall series crown.
China’s Wang Shun lowered his own National Record en route to a bronze medal in the men’s 100m IM tonight in Singapore.
Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.
At 39 years of age, Kohei Kawamoto has epitomized the longevity that’s possible within swimming, holding a combination of 14 Asian and Japanese records throughout his career.
Katinka Hosszus is entered in 15 events in her bid to overtake Sarah Sjostrom as World Cup Series champion, while Joseph Schooling makes his home country debut in the series.
Michael Andrew fell just short of gold in the men’s 50m fly, but came within .01 of Tom Shields’ American Record tonight in Tokyo.
Xu Jiayu fired off a new World Record in the men’s 100m back while competing on the final day of the World Cup in Tokyo.
Yui Ohashi nabbed a new national record in the 400m IM yesterday and the Japanese powerhouse accomplished the same feat in the 200m IM tonight in Tokyo.
19-year-old Rikako Ikee got a major confidence boost in Tokyo tonight, beating Sweden’s Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom in the women’s 100m butterfly.
World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden fired off the fastest 100m fly time of the morning. She also produced a finals-worthy time in the 100m free.