Paltrinieri has been exceptional in the 800 free for years, following up his 2019 season with a 7:40.22 in 2020, and a 7:41.96 so far in 2021.
Elijah Winnington comes in as the odds-on favorite in the men’s 400 frees due to the absence of reigning Olympic and World Champions Mack Horton and Sun Yang.
The day 5 prelims docket includes events such as the men’s 50 breast, women’s 100 free, men’s 800, women’s 200 IM, men’s 200 back, and women’s 4×200 free.
Kolesnikov set the world record in the men’s 50 backstroke at the 2018 European Championships in a time of 24.00.
Kirill Prigoda didn’t swim the 200 breaststroke at last summer’s World Championships, but on Saturday he beat the World Champion none-the-less.
Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World Junior Champion in the 100 free, won that race on Friday at the 2020 Russia Cup, swimming within 3-tenths of his lifetime best.
Jake Magahey led off the USA men’s 4×200 free with 1:48.11, putting in motion what would be a World Junior Record-breaking performance.
Young talent is storming on the scene as 16-year-olds Gretchen Walsh, Brit Kayla van der Merwe, and Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai hold top seeds tonight.
The 2019 World Junior Championships’ first session of finals and semi-finals begin on Tuesday at 5:30pm in Budapest.
Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.
The 2019 World Junior Championships wrap up a busy summer of 2019, beginning Tuesday morning in Budapest. Here are some headlines to watch for on day 1:
After winning the 100 and 400 frees already, Germany’s Isabel Gose has a chance for 2 more medals, in the 50 and 200 freestyles, on Saturday.
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Léon Marchand, Mewen Tomac, et Justine Delmas ont signé des Records français lors du premier soir aux Championnats d’Europe juniors 2019 à Kazan.
Swiss freestyle ace Antonio Djakovic is gunning for his first European Junior Championships title, seeded #3 in tonight’s final of the men’s 400m freestyle.