The FINA Athletes Committee met in Hangzhou over the past two days, alongside the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), and discussed plans to further develop all aquatics disciplines while making sure that athlete voices are heard within FINA’s decision-making processes.
After registering a new 200m butterfly Irish National Record in yesterday’s heats, Brendan Hyland continued his Short Course World Championships journey with another national standard in this morning’s 100m fly sprint.
Norway’s Tomoe Hvas fired off 2 National Records in 1 race tonight in Hangzhou.
2012 Olympic breaststroke champion Cameron van der Burgh has announced his retirement from competitive swimming.
Ji Xinjie set a new Chinese Record in the men’s 200 free final.
Erin Gallagher of South Africa continued to impress tonight in Hangzhou, lowering her own hours-old National and Continental Record in the women’s 100m freestyle.
24-year-old Katsumi Nakamura fired off the fastest 50m freestyle time ever by a Japanese man.
Martina Carraro broke the Italian 50 breast records in the heats, semi and final, culminating in a bronze medal.
Katsumi Nakamura led off Japan’s mixed 4×50 free relay that reset the Asian Record once again.
Mallory Comerford and Kelsi Dahlia both split 23.4 as the Americans broke the world record in the mixed 4×50 freestyle relay.
Kelsi Dahlia broke her American Record in the 200 fly and became the 4th fastest performer in history.
Li Zhuhao took out his own Asian Record in the men’s 100 fly semi-finals.
Yasuhiro Koseki broke his own Asian Record to win bronze in the men’s 100 breast.
Cameron van der Burgh won the men’s 100 breast eight years after winning it for the first time.
Suo Ran was nearly seven-tenths better on breaststroke as the Chinese women broke the Asian Record in the 4×50 medley relay once again.