The American women made history on night 1 of the 2019 FINA World Championships as the quartet took down the American Record en route to a silver medal.
The Americans’ 3rd leg man really brought the thunder. Zach Apple pulled the Americans further ahead with a huge 46.86 split.
A pair of 52-second splits in the women’s 400 free relay signal a return to top form for Penny Oleksiak, who helped Canada win bronze on day 1 in Gwangju.
Ariarne Titmus (AUS) accomplished a feat no woman had ever done on night 1 of 2019 Worlds as she defeated distance legend Katie Ledecky (USA) in the 400 free.
Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.
Chase Kalisz is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and defending World Champion in this event, while Seto is the World and Olympic bronze medalist.
FINA delegates approved minor adjustments to general, anti-doping, facilities and constitutional policies in Gwangju, South Korea.
The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.
Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.
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Kalisz, who swept the IM events in Budapest, is currently ranked 9th in the world for 2019 with a 1:57.68 from the TYR Pro Swim Series.
The University of Calgary Swim Club girls set a new Canadian Age Group Record in the 13-14 400 medley relay, putting up a time of 4:20.06.
The Pan American Sports Organization will produced nearly 5000 medals to hand out at the 2019 Pan American Games and ParaPan American Games.
Looming behind 50 free world record-holder Sarah Sjostrom is Aussie Cate Campbell, who has become a threat like none other after the 2016 Olympics.
Sjostrom looked vulnerable to teenager Rikako Ikee last season, but with Ikee out of the World Championships, Sjostrom remains the favorite.