Freshman Courtney Harnish stepped up for UGA in the first home dual meet of her career. First, she won the 200 free, coming from behind with a 26.98 on the final 50 to beat teammate Meaghan Raab (1:48.45) with a winning time of 1:47.71.
L’une des tendances les plus marquantes des courses de natation qui viennent de s’achever aux Universiades de Taipei, a été la réalisation de performances parfois très élevées en séries et (pour le sprint de nage libre) en demi-finales. C’est une constatation récurrente, que font ce qu’intéresse la natation, que cette quasi-obligation de nager vite dès les épreuves qualificatives.
The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.
Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.
Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.
Katie McLaughlin will race the women’s 200 fly on day 6 at the World University Games.
The USA’s Andrew Wilson put up the fastest time of the meet so far with his 59.6 in prelims, but can he hold off defending champion Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan in the final?
Gregorio Paltrinieri and Mykhailo Romanchuk will renew acquaintances in the men’s 1500 after going 1-2 at the World Championships.
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
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.
The 100-meter races were host to tonight’s biggest time drops, with all five of our biggest drops coming from the 100 back and 100 breast. Isabel Ivey had the day’s biggest drop, moving from 1:03 to 1:01 in the 100 back. Bethany Galat (pictured) had the biggest drop among top-16 seeds.
World University Games are starting to get crowded with one day remaining. The women’s roster is over capacity and the men hit their 20-person limit on the nose tonight.
Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker will compete in her signature 100 back today.