Europe

David Aubry Breaks French 1500 Record By Four Seconds In 14:44.72

Frenchman David Aubry set a new National Record for France by four seconds in the men’s 1500 free final, placing fourth in a time of 14:44.72.

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Philip Heintz Withdraws From 400 IM Final Due To Hip Injury

Philip Heintz has been forced to withdraw from the men’s 400 IM final, making way for Peter Bernek to take a spot in the Championship heat.

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Arjan Knipping Takes Almost Two Seconds Off Dutch Record In Men’s 400 IM

Arjan Knipping set a new Dutch National Record in the men’s 400 IM prelims, qualifying second overall for the final in a time of 4:13.46

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Maksym Shemberev Becomes Azerbaijan’s First Ever World Champs Swimming Finalist

Maksym Shemberev was a World Junior Champion for Ukraine, but now representing Azerbaijan, he has earned the country’s first-ever World Championship final.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.

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Men’s 1500 Free Final Goes Full European

The men’s 1500m free will only consist of Europeans tomorrow night in Gwangju, Korea, including the 2017 gold medalist Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy.

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Quadarella Becomes 4th Fastest In History With Italian Record In Women’s 800

Simona Quadarella became the fourth-fastest swimmer in the history of the women’s 800 freestyle in the World Championship final, clocking 8:14.99.

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Sarah Köhler Takes Down 32-Year-Old German Record in 800 Free

Köhler shaved four seconds off her own best time and three seconds off Anke Möhring’s record from 1987.

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Andrei Minakov Clips Own Russian Record in 100 Fly In Silver Medal Effort

17 year-old Andrei Minakov set the Russian record for the second time this week with his silver medal in the finals of the men’s 100 fly.

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Shane Ryan Scratching 50 Back Semis To Focus On Medley Relay Lead-Off

Shane Ryan will scratch the semi-finals of the men’s 50 back in order to focus on hitting an Olympic qualifying time on the medley relay lead-off.

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14-Year-Old Benedetta Pilato Becomes First Italian Woman Sub-30 in 50 Breast

She is now just the ninth woman to ever break thirty seconds in the 50-meter breaststroke, and she ranks eighth all-time.

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19-Year Old Alexander Norgaard Breaks Danish Record in 1500 Free by 8 Seconds

The 19-year old Norgaard is the youngest swimmer in the final of the men’s 1500 by more than two-and-a-half years.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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Russia Tops EYOF Medal Table As Action Concludes In Baku

The 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival wrapped up in Baku, Azerbaijan tonight, with the nation of Russia winding up on top of the swimming medal table.

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Italian Men Dismantle Super-Suited National Record In 800 Free Relay

Gabriele Detti had a quick 1:45.30 split as the Italian men set a new National Record in the final of the men’s 4×200 free relay.

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