The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
The Irish mixed medley relay team earned a new Senior national record in Indy this week.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.
American leads the World Junior Championships medal table through day 2.
Japan leads overall medals with 3, led by a 1-2 finish in the women’s 400m IM.
Ireland’s Shane Ryan earned gold in the men’s 50m backstroke tonight in Taipei, clocking a new national record and making history in the process.
Catch the WUGs fever by watching British flag bearer Cameron Brodie enter the Opening Ceremony.
In his first World Championships, Litchfield missed the podium by 0.58 in the 200m IM (1:56.86) and 0.48 in the 400m IM (4:09.62). They were the best performances of his career and scored him new British and Commonwealth records.
Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.
Perusing through Britain’s just-published national record progressions gives further insight into how the nation’s swimming prowess emerged.
The British squad headed to Indy, including Freya Anderson, will try to improve upon its 10th place finish in the medal standings back in 2015 at this year’s World Junior Swimming Championships.