Two new countries made their appearance on the medals table as both Bulgaria and France earned bronze medals on Saturday.
America holds on to its medal lead after 3 days of competition in Budapest, but other nations are seeing strong performances at these World Junior C’ships.
I was about to give this finals session 1 pancake. And then the mixed 400 free relay saved the day, and it bumped Day 3 up to…
Luca Urlando led-off the United States’ mixed 4x100m free relay, helping the nation take gold in a new World Junior Record-setting performance.
Carson Foster completed an impressive double during day two prelims with swims in the men’s 200 IM and 200 free, qualifying first and second overall.
Opportunities have passed to qualify for the World Juniors roster, and the projected roster shows all 3 priority tier athletes should make the selection.
16-year-old Torri Huske will have two individual swims in Budapest with the 100 fly and 100 free now secured into her event line-up.
Carson Foster has qualified himself in the 200 free and 200 back individuals for the upcoming World Juniors meet in Budapest.
NAG holder Luca Urlando and 16-year-old Lillie Nordmann have secured their spots on the 2019 World Juniors roster in the 200 fly.
The men’s 100 free will be a dogfight among many athletes to secure their top 6 spot for the national team roster.
Brendan Burns and Blake Manoff should be swimming head-to-head for the second World Junior Championships roster spot in the boys 200 fly in tonight’s finals.
We’ve got two true lights-out sprinters at the top of a class that’s ultimately built on distance swimmers with scary-good improvement curves.
Tyler Lu of the KING Aquatic Club (photo dated March, 2016) broke Michael Andrew’s National Age Group Record in the 400 yard IM on Saturday.
Gretchen Walsh (pictured) and Dare Rose were the Age Group of the Year award winners for the 13-14 category.
Tang won two events and provided key splits on Lakeside relays, but Bellevue ultimately took the team title.