Scratched into the 200 back semi-finals on less than 90 minutes notice, Markus Thormeyer broke a 10-year-old Canadian Record to qualify for the final.
After scratching the 200 free prelims and 1500 free final due to illness, the USA’s Katie Ledecky will return to competition tonight in Gwangju.
Regan Rathwell kicked off her busy program at the Canadian Junior Championships with a win in the women’s 200 backstroke on Wednesday in Calgary.
FINA issued a new Code of Conduct provision prohibiting athletes from “any political, religious or discriminatory statement or behaviour.”
Though he wasn’t able to match his 2017 speed on the 400 free relay on night one, the USA’s Caeleb Dressel looks like his freestyle is in top form.
Kylie Masse became the first woman to defend her World title since the event’s inaugural winner Ulrike Richter of East Germany did so in 1973 and 1975.
Regan Rathwell enters the Canadian Junior Championships entered in nine events, including the open water 3k and top seeds in the 100 and 200 backstroke.
North American women took four of the top six spots in the 100 back final Tuesday, but not in the order you’d quite expect.
Japanese ace Rikako Ikee responds via Instagram story to the women’s 100m fly medalists’ message of solidarity from last in Gwangju.
Unlike Emma McKeon and Katie Ledecky, Commonwealth Games champion Taylor Ruck was a healthy scratch from the 200 free on Tuesday.
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.
Canadian Maggie MacNeil shocked Sarah Sjostrom to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the #2 performer of all-time in 55.83.
Day two of Worlds saw some serious highs for North Americans, but also highlighted a trend we’re seeing so far in the United States’ swims.
The USA got a gold from Caeleb Dressel in the 50 fly, while Australia’s total was boosted by Emma McKeon earning bronze in the 100 fly.
Dressel stepped up for the 50 fly semifinals, clocking in at 22.57 to break the American Record and Championship Record.