Mack Horton of Australia believes that the 1500 is the ‘pinnacle distance event.’
“It felt like a good swim this morning, pretty relaxed and I’m excited to get a bit faster tonight,” McKeon said of her 200 freestyle prelim swim in Budapest.
American Lilly King, the reigning 100m breaststroke Olympic champion, will face rival Yuliya Efimova of Russia in what may be the race of the night.
Australian Mack Horton opted not to swim the 800 free on day 3 in Budapest.
Within just the sport of swimming at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, England topped the overall medal count with 22.
Several World Record holders will compete in their respective events tonight, including Great Britain’s Adam Peaty in his signature 100 breast.
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova swims the second-fastest 100m breast in history with a 1:04.36 in the first semi-final on Monday evening in Budapest.
Just off the World Record, Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström broke the Championship Record with her winning 55.53 in the final of the women’s 100 fly in Budapest.
Watch Katinka Hosszu dominate in the final of the women’s 200 IM in front of the enthusiastic crowd of the Danube Arena in Budapest on Monday night.
Watch as Adam Peaty wins the men’s 100 breast final in Budapest, crushing the Championship Record with the second-fastest time in history.
Mack Horton tried the 200m freestyle on for size for the first time at an international championship meet.
Watch (a selection of) the race videos of the first two days in Budapest, formatted for the UK market.
Watch the races from Day Two at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
Watch the American men win the gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle on Sunday night, holding off a very fast-charging Brazilian quartet.