Hungary’s Nikolett Padar is the top seed in the girls 200 free by a wide margin.
Merve Tuncel comes into the finals session tonight as the top seed in the girls 1500 free by a wide margin.
Portugal’s Diogo Ribeiro (right) became the 100 free top seed this morning ahead of world record holder Popovici. He scratched to focus on the 50 fly final.
Romanian 17-year-old David Popovici had yesterday off from racing but will be back in action today in the boys 100 free.
Italy’s Alex Sabattani (27.50) and Serbia’s Uros Zivanovic (27.64) are the top seeds in the boys 50 breast this morning by a wide margin.
Pieter Coetze is focusing on the 50 back final, where he’ll try avoid a repeat of Wednesday’s 100 back final in his showdown with Poland’s Ksawery Masiuk.
South Africa’s Pieter Coetze has scratched semifinals of the boys 50 fly after finishing 4th in prelims this morning (24.36).
Turkey’s Merve Tuncel is the top seed in the girls 400 free by a massive margin. She’s entered at 4:06.25, making her the only swimmer in the field under 4:10
Olympic medalist Tomoru Honda put up a season-best 4:11.29 to take the men’s 400m IM at the 2022 Japan Inter-Collegiate Championships.
Japan’s Asahi Kawashima is the #2 seed in the boys 200 breast, but won gold at Junior Pan Pacs last week in a time that would make him the #1 seed.
Nikolett Padar helped propel Hungary back to the top of the standings with gold medal performances in the 100 free and mixed 4×100 free relay.
Brazil’s Stephan Steverink is seeking his second individual gold of the week in Thursday’s boys 800 free final after winning the 400 free on Day 1.
Japan’s Mio Narita, who won the girls 400 IM on night 1 in a new Championship Record, was right behind Molnar this morning in the girls 200 back.
Laura Bernat, Dora Molner, and Mio Narita are set to battle it out in the girls 200 backstroke today.
Ksawery Masiuk is the top seed in the boys 50 back this morning, just ahead of South Africa’s Pieter Coetze.