Through day 4, the United States remains atop the overall medal standings at the 2018 FINA Short Course Championships, although they only reaped one gold medal tonight. Vlad Morozov was one of the winners who denied all in the 50 free.
Teen Ariarne Titmus of Australia shut down two Chinese swimmers en route to gold in a new World Record time in tonight’s 400 free race.
Russian teen Kliment Kolesnikov continues his red-hot performances with a 100 IM gold medal and Championship Record.
The American men set another relay world record in the men’s 4×50 free in a time of 1:21.80.
Watch Ben Proud lean into his start to draw a disqualification in the men’s 50 freestyle.
Although they landed off the podium in tonight’s final, the South African foursome of Brad Tandy, Chad Le Clos, Doug Erasmus and Ryan Coetzee nailed new National and African Continental Records in the men’s 4x50m freestyle relay.
Simonas Bilis notched a 4th place finish of 20.99 in tonight’s 50 freestyle, making him the first Lithuanian ever to dip under the 21-second barrier in the event.
Ariarne Titmus produced the fastest swim of all-time in the women’s 400 free final.
Ryan Murphy clocked 22.63 to break the official American Record of 22.87.
Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen fired off a new National Record-setting effort while competing in the women’s 100 IM at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.
Making his first final here in Hangzhou, 26-year-old Kenneth To of Hong Kong produced a new National Record in the men’s 100m IM.
Melanie Henique fired off a new French National Record in the women’s 50m fly tonight, shaving .03 off of her previous lifetime best.
Tonight’s performance as a part of Italy’s National Record-breaking 4x50m freestyle relay marks Santo Condorelli’s 2nd record since being cleared to compete for the nation this fall.
As consolation for the relinquishment of their World Record holder status, Russia set a new National Record and European Record with their 6:46.84 stunner.
Fernando Scheffer had the 2nd fastest split in the field as Brazil smashed the 4×200 free relay world record.