Kristof Milak, Hongrois de 18 ans, tout près de Michael Phelps sur 200m papillon avec 1’52s71 contre 1’51s51
Ayant soufflé sur dix-huit bougies le 20 février, Milak a dépassé les performances en papillon de Michael Phelps au même âge, devient l’homme le plus vite du monde « hors-polyuréthane » et s’annonce comme le possible patron de la spécialité…
Sprint standout Nandor Nemeth crushed a new 100m free personal best en route to the top of the podium at Hungarian Nationals tonight.
Yesterday, Boglarka Kapas took 2 events wins in Debrecen, but 16-year-old Ajna Kesely had other plans in the 400m free tonight.
Kristof Milak’s 200m fly wowed, while Boglarka Kapas and teen Ajna Kesely battled in the women’s 800m free.
Still on her hiatus from competition, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will be absent from her nation’s championships this week.
Michael Andrew earned Male Swimmer of the Meet honors at World Juniors.
Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.
Taylor Ruck will look to defend her title in the 200 free on the final day of the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
Regan Smith will do battle with Taylor Ruck tonight in the women’s 100 back final, as well as on the lead-off of the mixed 400 medley relay.
Regan Smith will have a much broader schedule than her one-event stint at Worlds earlier this summer.
The FINA World Junior Swimming Championships begin Wednesday in Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately 630 athletes from 93 National Federations.
Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.