After announcing the postponement of the World University Games earlier this year, FISU has now set the official dates for the competition in 2022.
The 2021 World University Games have been postponed for a 2nd time and will now be held in 2022, with dates to be determined.
The bid is being led by former University of North Carolina swimmer Hill Carrow, who is a Masters’ Swimming award winner.
The 2021 Winter World University Games have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rescheduled dates for the games will be announced soon.
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According to the head of the United States’ liaison organization to the World University Games, a likely scenario is Germany hosting in 2025 and the US in 2027.
The Swedish Swimming Federation has released its meet schedule for the 2021-2024 Olympic cycle, giving insight into which meets the country is targeting.
The 2021 Summer Universiade (World University Games) will shift its schedule by 2 days after the dates for the Tokyo Olympics were announced.
American distance man Robert Finke missed the World University Games while dealing with a wrist injury from a scooter accident.
Finals include the women’s 50 free, 50 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free; the men’s 50 free and 400 IM; and the men’s and women’s 4 x 100 medley relays.
Team USA leads the final medal table with 40 total medals: 19 gold, 12 silver, and 9 bronze. Japan and Russia won 6 gold medals each, and South Africa 5.
In a surprise move, the United States will use NCAA backstroke champion John Shebat on the butterfly leg of the men’s medley on Wednesday night.
Justin Ress was taken to an ambulance for medical evaluation and treatment after the men’s 100 back final earlier in the meet.
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