Bruno Fratus took home the silver medal in the men’s 50 free, keeping Brazil’s 50-meter prowess alive and nabbing the nation’s fifth medal of the 2017 World Championships.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers returns to the pool this morning for the men’s 50 back prelims and will look to set himself up for a shot at another individual medal.
La française Mélanie Henique a battu le record national sur le 50 mètres papillon lors de la demi-finale à Budapest, en 25.63.
Gunes, the 2015 Junior Worlds champion in the event, has scratched out of this morning’s 50 breast prelims.
We’ve already noted Brazil’s run of successes in the shortest events; that will continue tomorrow with two men in the final of the shortest event on the Worlds schedule.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Watch as Simone Manuel smokes the field to win the women’s 100m free in Budapest. Note her straight-arm style, versus the high-elbow style of World Record-holder Sarah Sjöström.
Watch as Russia’s Evgeny Rylov breaks the European Record in the men’s 200m back final in Budapest. Americans Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley finished second and third, respectively.
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.
Watch as Team GB blazes past both USA and Russia en route to World Championship gold in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday night in Budapest.
Watch Hilary Caldwell’s 200m back semi-final, and the rest of Day 6 races, from Budapest.
James Guy split the third-fastest 200m freestyle in history, anchoring Team GB to a gold medal in the men’s 4x200m free relay.
Anton Chupkov, Townley Haas, Kristof Milak, Simone Manuel and more share their post-race comments from night 6 in Budapest.
The USA maintains it’s lead in the swimming medal table through day 6 of the 2017 FINA World Championships. In the overall aquatic sports medal table, however, China has 12 golds to the USA’s 11.
On Friday, Mélanie Henique broke the French national record in the 50m butterfly en route to qualifying third for Saturday’s final.