It’s day 4 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events, including the 200 IM led by Japan’s Yui Ohashi.
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
While swimmers like Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte continue to add to their Olympic medal career totals, the Rio Olympic Games serve as a first chance for many young swimmers to represent their respective nations on the Olympic stage.
The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
Vladimir Morozov qualified for the Olympics tonight in the 50 free, clocking 22.01 in the final.
There Olympic spots in the women’s 200 freestyle and 200 IM as well as the men’s 200 butterfly up for grabs on the fourth night of the Russian Olympic Trials…
Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.
Anastasia Kirpichnikova has received a the title of “Master of Sports of Russia, International Class”
Svetlana Chimrova posted a time of 56.87 in the 100 butterfly breaking her own national record of 57.03…
Canada’s Taylor Ruck had another impressive performance in Singapore, winning gold and breaking the championship record in the 200m free
Canada snatched up four medals on day 3, shifting the standings in the medal table halfway through the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.
As action continues at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore, local photographer Adrian Seetho is sharing with us an on-deck look at the championship meet.
Australia’s Minna Atherton beat junior world record-holder Claire Adams head-to-head and tied her record while taking gold in the girls 100 back at day 2 finals.
Anton Chupkov’s sub-minute breaststroke split helped steer his Russian mixed 400 medley relay team to the top of the podium.
FINA has put together a video package with highlights from the first day of action at the 2015 Junior World Championships.