France has always been a sprint machine of a nation, but things looked grim after their Worlds Trials in May. Mehdy Metella was their saving grace, however, earning the 100 free bronze tonight in Budapest.
She clocked a time of 27.23, tying the 2009 European record held by Germany’s Daniela Samulski from 2009.
Etiene Medeiros tied the 3rd fastest swim of all-time in the women’s 50 back semi-finals.
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China’s Fu posted the 6th fastest swim in history in the women’s 50 back prelims.
Nathan Adrian will make his individual debut in Budapest at day 4 prelims in the 100 free.
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Sarah Sjostrom has been on a tear this year in the 50 free and has shown no signs of slowing down.
Lilly King took the American record in the 50 breast for the second time in two days with 28.92 tonight with the seventh-fastest swim in history.
Ali DeLoof led off the world record American 200 medley relay team with an American record 26.12 50 back to take down Olivia Smoliga’s previous mark of 26.13.
Cate Campbell missing the podium in both the women’s 50 and 100 freestyle events was one of the biggest surprises of the Olympic Games.
Pernille Blume of Denmark held on to her top seeds from both the prelims and semifinals in order to claim her first Olympic gold medal, closing fast to touch in at a time of 24.07.
In the men’s race, it’s the last farewell to Phelps who will be fighting alongside his American teammates to take down the British in an event they have never lost at the Olympic Games
Aliaksandra Herasimenia (right) lowered her own Belarusian National Record en route to nabbing bronze in the women’s 50m freestyle.