Gunes, the 2015 Junior Worlds champion in the event, has scratched out of this morning’s 50 breast prelims.
There’s no argument that in the sport of swimming, there’s no direct correlation of dominance between short course yards and long course meters. But what connection does exist between the two is subject of constant debate among fans.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Watch as Simone Manuel smokes the field to win the women’s 100m free in Budapest. Note her straight-arm style, versus the high-elbow style of World Record-holder Sarah Sjöström.
Caeleb Dressel lowered the American 50 free record down to 21.29.
Watch as Russia’s Evgeny Rylov breaks the European Record in the men’s 200m back final in Budapest. Americans Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley finished second and third, respectively.
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.
Watch as Team GB blazes past both USA and Russia en route to World Championship gold in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday night in Budapest.
Watch Hilary Caldwell’s 200m back semi-final, and the rest of Day 6 races, from Budapest.
James Guy split the third-fastest 200m freestyle in history, anchoring Team GB to a gold medal in the men’s 4x200m free relay.
The USA maintains it’s lead in the swimming medal table through day 6 of the 2017 FINA World Championships. In the overall aquatic sports medal table, however, China has 12 golds to the USA’s 11.
On Friday, Mélanie Henique broke the French national record in the 50m butterfly en route to qualifying third for Saturday’s final.
Simone Manuel shocked the world, beating Sarah Sjostrom for 100 free gold in an American record 52.27.
Watch Russia’s Anton Chupkov come from behind to set a new Championship Record with 2:06.96, becoming the 2nd man in history to break 2:07.
15-year-old Regan Smith broke a junior world record in semifinals of the 200 backstroke at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.