After missing the US team for Worlds in 2023, Claire Curzan led all money-earners at the 2024 World Championships in a huge bounceback meet.
24-year-old Lewis Clareburt earned his first-ever World Championships gold, taking the men’s 400m IM on the last day in Doha, Qatar.
China was the top relay in prelims, setting a new Asian Record in the process, but they still have a couple of weapons to integrat3e in the finals heat.
It will be a busy session for Kate Douglass, as the American takes on the final of the women’s 100 free and 200 breast on the sixth night of racing in Doha.
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Check out the Oceanian swimmers like Erika Fairweather who made waves on day five of the 2024 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
Through 4 days of swimming action at the 2024 World Championships, Claire Curzan has earned $37.5k for her performances in the pool, leading all swimmers.
Australia’s Sam Williamson wrangled up 50m breaststroke gold in Doha, giving fans down under something to think about on the medley relays.
Kate Douglass will close out tonight’s session with the 200 IM, where she will look to repeat as World Champ and perhaps rattle the American record.
When asked if he takes the 50s seriously at the World Championships, Michael Andrew had a very practical answer – yes, there’s a lot of money on the line.
Erika Fairweather made history for her nation of New Zealand, becoming the first-ever 400m free world champion for the Kiwis.
Many athletes’ endorsement contracts include performance clauses – clauses that might have felt unattainable in other years.
One of the few defending world champions in Doha, Hunter Armstrong is a big favorite to repeat in the men’s 50 back and is also the top contender in the 100.
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