Heading into day 4 finals, Russia remains atop the overall swimming medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Buenos Aires.
Italian teen Federico Burdisso has scratched the 50m free semi-final in Buenos Aires to take on the likes of Kristof Milak and Andrei Minakov in the 100m fly final.
World record holder Kliment Kolesnikov took the men’s 100m back in Buenos Aires tonight, contributing to Russia’s lead in the overall YOG medal table through day 2.
All the fields remain in tact for tonight’s finals in Buenos Aires, save for the men’s 100m back, where Norwegian swimmer Tomoe Hvas has given up his spot in the final to instead go all-in on the 200m IM.
We know Swedish Olympian Sarah Sjostrom’s start is incredible as it is, but even the greats take time to learn something new from one another.
Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.
Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.
White, currently a freshman at Alabama, leads a loaded field into the semi-finals.
Some of the world’s biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.
Alia Atkinson lowered her own SCM world record in the women’s 50 breaststroke down to 28.56 in Budapest.
Nicholas Santos broke the 2009 world record in the men’s SCM 50 fly in a blistering 21.75.
Hungary’s Kristof Milak has 9 individual entries at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Miranda Heckman of Pleasaanton Seahawks is among the young patch of Americans joining national teamers Molly Hannis, Kelsi Dahlia, Kathleen Baker, Michael Andrew and Blake Pieroni in Budapest this weekend.
After a uncharacteristic 50m freestyle loss on night 1, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom fired back with 2 golds tonight in Eindhoven.
A 100m IM World Record followed by a 50m freestyle gold medal? Russian speedster Vlad Morozov doesn’t mind if he does.