Australian breaststrokers showed up in a big way to tonight on day 1 of the 2023 Japan Open taking place at the Tokyo Aquatic Center.
Olympian Chelsea Hodges of Australia raced in a domestic long course meet, her first since undergoing hip surgery earlier this season.
Chelsea Hodges missed this year’s World Championships after having undergone surgery but now the Aussie breaststroker is back.
The swimming portion of the 2023 World Aquatic Championships wraps up tonight in Fukuoka with medals on the line in seven events.
The US swam a sneaky fast time in the 4×100 medley relay, leading start to finish by using an impressive front half highlighted by Lilly King’s 1:04.93 split.
After a rough showing individually, King (pictured) stepped up on the medley relay to help Team USA beat Australia and win gold.
Kate Douglass will likely find herself anchoring the medley relay but could possibly end up swimming the fly leg or, in one possible scenario, the breast.
Despite being America’s best 100 butterflyer, Torri Huske (pictured) will be racing the heats of the women’s medley relay.
With gold in the 200 breaststroke, Tatjana Schoenmaker became the 1st swimmer in over 30 years to hold the Olympic, Worlds and WUG titles concurrently.
Pronti a tenervi compagnia anche questa notte con il racconto minuto per minuto delle batterie di qualifica del quinto giorno
As Team USA’s top relay performer so far, Kate Douglass (pictured) will be a big topic of discussion when it comes down to selecting medley relay lineups.
Zac Stubblety-Cook was solid in the men’s 100 breaststroke, but does Sam Williamson’s Day 3 showing in the 50 put him in contention in the medley?
Lilly King is the difference-maker for the U.S. in the women’s medley relay, and could also play a role in the team breaking the world record set in 2019.
After turning 20 midway through the meet, Forrester set her fourth PB of the Aussie Trials on the final day in the 400 IM, making her a Worlds medal threat.
Después de seis días de trials en el Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, se anunció el equipo para el compromiso en Japón. Detalles.