World University Games

Robert Finke Missed WUGs With Wrist Injury After Scooter Accident

American distance man Robert Finke missed the World University Games while dealing with a wrist injury from a scooter accident.

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2019 World University Games: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

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.

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WUGs Medal Table Day 7: US Leads Final Tally With 19 Gold, 40 Total Medals

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.

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United States Will Use John Shebat as Butterflier in Men’s Medley Final

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 Says “Overheating” Led to Medical Event After 100 Back

Justin Ress was taken to an ambulance for medical evaluation and treatment after the men’s 100 back final earlier in the meet.

No Finals Scratches, Only 1 Alternate Scratch For Final Session of Universiade

There are no scratches out of tonight’s finals session at the 2019 World University Games, except for one alternate: New Zealand’s Gabrielle Fa’amausili.

2019 World University Games: USA Claims All Top Seeds in Day 7 Prelims

The USA is 4-4 so far in relays, and will be looking for relay sweeps on the final day of competition at the 2019 World University Games.

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2019 World University Games: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Finals on night 6 include the women’s 800 free, men’s 100 fly, women’s 200 free, women’s 50 back, men’s 200 back, men’s 50 breast, men’s 4 x 200 free relay.

Russia and Japan Surge, USA Adds More Gold to Medal Table on WUGs Day 6

The United States added three more golds to its medal total today, and host nation Italy won its first gold medal of the competition.

2019 World University Games: Day 6 Prelims Recap

South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker turns 22 today. She’ll look to celebrate with a clean sweep of breaststroke golds – the 50 breast heats are today.

World University Games: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Night 5 of the World University Games will feature 9 events, including finals of the men’s 800 free, women’s 200 breast, men’s 100 free, and women’s 100 fly.

China Finishes With 11 of 15 Diving Golds At 2019 World University Games

China won 6 of the final 9 gold medals in diving to lead all nations with 11 – one more than they earned last time they competed at this event in 2015.

USA Increases Medal Lead, South Africa Makes Up Ground on Day 5 of WUGs

Team USA swept the silvers and picked up one gold while South Africa came away with two more gold medals on day 5 of WUGs.

Michael Houlie Sets, then Lowers, WUGs 50 Breast Record on Day 5

South Africa’s Michael Houlie, a rising sophomore at Tennessee, broke the World University Games record in the men’s 50 breast twice on Monday.

Jose Lopez Breaks 12-Year-Old Portuguese 800 Free Record At Universiade

18-year-old Jose Lopez of Portugal appears to have eclipsed a national 800 free record that had stood for a dozen years.

Egorova Only Scratch For Day 5 Finals Of World University Games

There’s just one scratch out of tonight’s finals session of the 2019 Summer Universiade: 16th-ranked women’s 50 backstroker Polina Egorova out of semifinals.

2019 World University Games: Houlie Hits For Meet Record at Day 5 Prelims

Gabby DeLoof already has gold medals in the 4×100 free relay, 4×200 free relay, and the 100 free and is the top seed in the 200 free.

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