Australian age group standout Minna Atherton tied American Claire Adams’ junior world record time of 59.58 Wednesday night in order to claim gold and also break the championship record in the event.
Grant Shoults exploded for the first gold medal of Junior Worlds, blasting a 3:48.91 in the 400 free.
We’ve seen a slew of records fall already after the first prelims session. One of those records came in the women’s 100 back, where Australia’s Minna Atherton posted a 59.83.
World Junior Recordholder Anton Chupkov of Russia is seeded first in the men’s 100m breaststroke on Day 1 of the 5th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2015 in Singapore.
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).
Katie Hoff and husband Todd Anderson at Michigan State University, where they got married yesterday.
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.
17 year-old Claire Adams won her second event of the meet after breaking the Jr World Record to win the 100 backstroke earlier in the week
Watch all the “A” and “B” finals from Day Four, including Michael Phelps’ world-leading 200 IM.
Follow along for live updates from day four of the 2015 US National Championships in San Antonio, Texas.
Kelsi Worrell, who dropped 3.8 seconds to lead the morning’s qualifiers with 2:08.61, will not swim in finals.
Breakout backstroker Claire Adams is among 12 swimmers confirmed to be making the trip to Singapore at the end of August.
If he hadn’t already done it with his 200 fly, Michael Phelps fired the shot heard around the world last night with a 50.45 in the men’s 100 fly. His journey back to the top continues today with the 200 I.M.
Claire Adams came away with a huge win in the women’s 100m backstroke, dropping under the one-minute barrier in order to put up a 59.58
Relive the thrill of Michael Phelps’ 1:52.94 in the 200 fly, as well as the rest of Day Two’s finals from U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Texas.