Katie Ledecky and Andrew Gemmell will compete at the Nation’s Capital Invitational next weekend.
France’s Yannick Agnel indeed made his return to the pool this morning, making the men’s 100m freestyle final in Doha.
Courtney Harnish won gold as part of the U.S. senior team at the Pan Am Games, and now she’ll lead a junior squad to the Middle East for the last two stops of the FINA World Cup Series.
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
The Russians have shown great strength in the relays in Singapore, capping it off with a new junior world record from the women’s 4x100m medley team
Rikako Ikee of Japan won the women’s 100 fly in a new championship record of 58.28
Team USA’s Sean Grieshop blasted the final 50 of the men’s 400 I.M. in 27.94, tearing through his best time to win the event in 4:15.67.
Team USA came out in front of the prelims of the women’s 100 fly with a 58.87 by Cassidy Bayer. That’s a new best for Bayer, who came into the meet with a 59.00 from 2015 U.S. Nationals.
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.
Caio Pumputis of Brazil will swim in prelims of the men’s 200m IM on Day 2 of FINA Junior Worlds.
Junior World Record-holder Maxime Rooney leads the boys 200 free on day 2.
Michael Andrew is set to swim an incredible eight individual events at the World Junior Championships set to begin on Tuesday, August 25th.
Look to Bayer to make a statement in the coming week.
The six-day meet runs through Aug. 30 with daily prelims at 10 a.m. (10 p.m. EDT the previous day) and finals at 6 p.m. locally (6 a.m. EDT).
The championships will be in Singapore and take place from Aug 25th to the 30th. The team is currently scheduled to reassemble on August 20th to travel to Singapore for the Championships.