Immediately after Italian big gun Piero Codia notched a new European Championships and Italian National Record in the men’s 100m fly (50.64), teammate Margherita Panziera earned the same set of records for herself.
Anastasiia Fesikova will lead the Russian women in the 400 medley relay.
Cate Campbell anchored the Australians in 50.93, the fastest female freestyle leg in history, as they won gold in the 400 mixed medley relay in a new Commonwealth Record.
Although he finished off the podium, young star Lewis Clareburt of New Zealand still made his mark on the men’s 400m IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
One of the most anticipated races tonight is the men’s 400 IM, which will feature World Champion Chase Kalisz, Olympic Champion Kosuke Hagino, and Olympic medalist Daiya Seto.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
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Sarah Sjostrom will look for her third gold medal of the meet on day 6 in Glasgow.
Mykhailo Romanchuk knocked nearly three seconds off his Ukrainian Record to win gold in the men’s 800 freestyle.
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Evgeny Rylov’s gold tonight in Glasgow helped the nation of Russia maintain its lead in the medal table.
Sharon van Rouwendaal won gold in the women’s Open Water 5k at the European Championships.
Ben Proud just threw down a 50m freestyle time of 21.11 to log the 5th fastest performance ever and the fastest since 2009.
Japanese teenage sensation Rikako Ikee is tied for the fastest time in the world this year in the women’s 100 butterfly (56.23).
Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.