Charlotte Bonnet ran (or swam) away with the 100 free this morning, taking the top seed for finals by well over half a second.
Russia’s Anastassia Kirpitchnikova of Montpellier Métropole is the only scratch for Day 5 prelims. She was seeded #1 in the women’s 800 free.
After scratching her races in the 200 breast and 100 free, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor is listed in the 200 IM heat sheets.
Dixon has 20 Paralympic medals, including 7 golds.
Greek National Age Group Record-holder George Aspougalis has signed a NLI to swim for George Washington next fall.
Felipe Lima, alongside Joao Luiz Gomez, lead the way in the men’s 100 breaststroke final.
James Guy, the fastest qualifier from this morning’s heats and the British National Record holder in this event, will look to pick up a victory in tonight’s 100 fly final.
Britain’s men’s breaststroke prowess continued to show in full effect tonight, with James Wilby and Ross Murdoch throwing down the 4th and 5th fastest 200 breasts in the world this year.
The NCAA adopted new rules this week aimed at reducing early recruiting – but the rules will actually allow slightly earlier official visits, causing the CSCAA to unsuccessfully request an exemption for swimming & diving.
Italian sprinting ace Andrea Vergani has been temporarily suspended by Italy’s Anti-Doping Fedreation, NADO Italia for having tested positive for cannibis.
During the men’s 200 breast Junior final of the 2019 British championships, 14-year-old George Smith ripped a 2:21.42 to win and set a new British age record.
Jake Foster won the boys honor after taking 4 gold medals at the Ohio High School Division I State Championship meet.
Gabriela Pierobon Mays from Madison Aquatic Club has verbally committed to Vanderbilt University for 2020-21.
In a shocking twist of events, every stop along the 2019 FINA World Cup Series will now be long-course meters competitions.
Duncan Scott placed 2nd in the final in a new Scottish Record.