Although he qualified 7th, Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov has opted out of the 200 IM final on Day One of the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China.
Ryan Held smashed the American SCM 100 free record by over four-tenths in 45.82.
The first morning of the 2018 Short Course World Championships gets underway today with 11 events being contest in prelims.
Olivia Smoliga swam a time of 55.47 to become the 4th fastest performer in history in the women’s 100 back.
Guilherme Guido took the top seed in the men’s 100 back in a new South American Record of 49.57.
Miho Teramura broke a six-year-old Japanese Record in the women’s 50 breast in Hangzhou.
Mallory Comerford broke the American Record in the women’s 200 free in 1:52.52.
Fernando Scheffer became the first South American to ever break 3:40 in the short course 400 freestyle.
Lia Neal (above) will lead off the American women’s 400 free relay in prelims, but Mallory Comerford will be saved for finals.
Ryan Held will lead off the American 400 free relay in prelims at the Short Course World Championships.
Hinds returned to competition with trumpets sounding as she claimed state titles in the 100 fly, 100 back, 50 free, and 100 free.
Jordan Anderson set a school record in the 200 IM at the Minnesota Invite.
Ryan Murphy will be in action on day 1 of the SC World Championships in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Huske put down impressive lifetime bests of 22.06 in the 50 free and 51.72 in the 100 fly.
Phoebe Bacon was apart of one of the mixed relay NAGs broken at the NCAP Invitational.