Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.
The women’s 200 breast final has five women qualified within eight tenths of a second at the top, led by Japan’s Kanako Watanabe.
Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.
It’s day 3 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events. Olympic champ Dmitry Balandin is out for gold in the men’s 200 breast.
Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Matt Grevers will be in contention for a spot on the Worlds team in the 100 back tonight.
Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker will compete in her signature 100 back today.
Chase Kalisz will contest his best event tonight, the 400 IM, and look to add his name to the U.S. World Championship roster.
Stevens has now secured her spot on the 2017 World Championships roster, and will look to qualify in another event later in the meet, as she’s one of the favorites to win the 100 meter back.
Kathleen Baker will be in a close race for a spot on the World Championship team in the women’s 50 back.
The men’s 100 fly is one of the most anticipated races of the meet with a loaded field that includes Jack Conger, Tom Shields, Caeleb Dressel, and Tim Phillips. Read on for live updates from this morning’s action.
After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.