Britain’s men’s breaststroke prowess continued to show in full effect tonight, with James Wilby and Ross Murdoch throwing down the 4th and 5th fastest 200 breasts in the world this year.
Italian sprinting ace Andrea Vergani has been temporarily suspended by Italy’s Anti-Doping Fedreation, NADO Italia for having tested positive for cannibis.
During the men’s 200 breast Junior final of the 2019 British championships, 14-year-old George Smith ripped a 2:21.42 to win and set a new British age record.
In a shocking twist of events, every stop along the 2019 FINA World Cup Series will now be long-course meters competitions.
Duncan Scott placed 2nd in the final in a new Scottish Record.
Fantine Lesaffre, the top seed in tonight’s 400 IM final, already qualified for Gwangju with her performance at 2018 European Championships.
James Guy, Freya Anderson, and James Wilby will all have opportunities to defend their titles in the fourth finals session of the British Championships.
French National Record-holder Béryl Gastaldello fell .07 short of qualifying for 2019 World Championships in the 50 back.
Ross Murdoch will take on the men’s 200m breaststroke field on day 4 of the 2019 British Swimming Championships.
There were only three scratches among the top-16 swimmers in each event on Day 4 of French Elite Nationals, two of which were in the men’s 100 free.
France also qualified their first relay for Worlds with these swims this morning.
Adam Peaty gave his 50m breast gold medal to a 7-year-old fan, making yet another major impact on the sport he influences so much in Great Britain and beyond.
16-year-old Ellesmere Titan Charlie Hutchison put up a powerful performance in the men’s 400m IM last night at the 2019 British Swimming Championships.
Mehdy Metella is top seed in the 100 free on Day 4 of 2019 French Elite Nationals.
With the 2019 British Championships now in full motion, past British champs James Guy, Freya Anderson, and James Wilby will all look to defend their titles.