Katsumi Nakamura led off Japan’s mixed 4×50 free relay that reset the Asian Record once again.
Li Zhuhao took out his own Asian Record in the men’s 100 fly semi-finals.
Suo Ran was nearly seven-tenths better on breaststroke as the Chinese women broke the Asian Record in the 4×50 medley relay once again.
Fu Yuanhui swam the lead-off leg as the Chinese women lowered the Asian Record in th 4×50 medley relay.
Watch the American foursome of Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni, Michael Chadwick and Ryan Held re-write history in the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.
In a race that came down to the touch, Daiya Seto of Japan fended off reigning short course world champion Chad Le Clos of South Africa in the men’s 200m butterfly tonight in Hangzhou.
Katsumi Nakamura clocked the 2nd fastest opening split of the men’s 100m freestyle relay, sitting only behind American Record holder Caeleb Dressel.
Caeleb Dressel’s capturing of the 100 freestyle American Record is one of many feats that took place on day 1 in Hangzhou.
Miho Teramura reset her Japanese Record once again in the women’s 50 breast swim-off.
Although early in the competition, America tops the medal table at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.
Chad Le Clos lost his world record to Daiya Seto, but did break his African Record in 1:48.32.
Wang Shun defended his 200 IM World title in a new Chinese Record of 1:51.01.
Daiya Seto broke the world record in the men’s 200 fly in a time of 1:48.24.
Miho Teramura broke a six-year-old Japanese Record in the women’s 50 breast in Hangzhou.
Lia Neal (above) will lead off the American women’s 400 free relay in prelims, but Mallory Comerford will be saved for finals.