Follow along for live results as we get into the second day of racing at the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships.
La regola che vuole solo due atleti per nazione avanzare ai turni successivi ha fatto le prime vittime nel giorno 1 dei Campionati Europei
Pilato was the sixth-fastest swimmer in the women’s 100 breast prelims, but won’t advance to the semis after three Italians finished ahead of her.
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.