World record holder Sarah Sjostrom leads the women’s 50 butterfly this morning after placing 2nd in the 100 free semifinal last night.
Romanian David Popovici became the 2nd man to ever win the 100 and 200 freestyle at the same World Championships with his victory in the 100 freestyle.
After placing 10th in the 100 backstroke semifinal, China’s Xu Jiayu has scratched the 200 backstroke where he was ranked fourth.
Former University of South Carolina swimmer Lewis Burras just busted out the fastest 100m free of his life, establishing a new British Record in the process.
Caeleb Dressel is the top seed in the men’s 100 freestyle this morning where Romanian freestyle star David Popovici is seeded second, .28 behind him.
With Olympic medallists Matty Lee, Jack Laugher and Daniel Goodfellow all included, the 18-strong team will compete in Birmingham from August 4-8.
Sweden’s Emil Hassling, a rising junior at LSU, has scratched the 200 IM this session where he was ranked #40. This was his only individual event of the meet.
Three out of the five scratches this session are from swimmers who withdrew from the meet due to either COVID-19 diagnoses before the meet began or injury.
Leon Marchand of France clocked the second fastest men’s 400m IM time in history. See how he and other top performers celebrated on night 1 in Budapest.
The 100 back is the first event of day two, featuring world record holder Ryan Murphy, 2nd seed Hunter Armstrong, and defending World Champion Jiayu Xu.
China’s Wang Shun has scratched the 200 free, likely to focus on the 200 IM on Tuesday where he is the top seed. He placed 14th in the 400 IM on day one.
Kyle Chalmers is now in a three way tie for the #7 fastest relay split after swimming a 46.60 tonight as Australia’s anchor.
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