Chase Kalisz, the third-fastest performer in history, will not have a shot at a medal in the 400 IM after missing the final Sunday morning.
Katinka Hosszu will be on her way to becoming the first woman to be undefeated in both IM events for 4 consecutive LC Worlds meets.
Without butterfly, Michael Phelps’ last remaining World Record is the 400 IM, set at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in 4:03.84.
Daiya Seto already took the men’s 200m IM here in Gwangju and will be gunning for gold in the 400m IM as well, making history along the way.
Résumé de la troisième journée des Championnats du monde 2019 à Gwangju. L’Américaine Lilly King conserve son titre sur 100 m brasse
En una jornada marcada por el retorno de Katie Ledecky tras unos días de baja, Caeleb Dressel se ha convertido en el nadador más rápido con bañador textil.
When Hungary’s Boglarka Kapas (above) won the women’s 200 fly on Wednesday, she upset a whole lot of pick’em entries. Only 4 entries had that pick right.
“Los últimos 100 de ese niño fueron increíbles. Supo armar un gran 200 mariposa de principio a fin”, dijo Phelps al New York Times.
Team USA’s Chase Kalisz swims his first individual final of the meet tonight as he competes for back-to-back 200 IM titles.
While the Americans earned 6 medals during the day 5 finals session, the men’s 200 IM and women’s 800 free relay winning streak were snapped.
Winners include: Daiya Seto, 200 IM; Olivia Smoliga, 50 back; Caeleb Dressel, 100 free; Boglarka Kapas, 200 fly; and Australia, women’s 4 x 200 free relay.
Japan’s Daiya Seto had a breakthrough tonight with his performance in the 200 IM final at the 2019 FINA World Championships.
Jeremy Desplanches broke his Swiss National Record for the eighth time in the final of the men’s 200 IM, becoming the first Swiss male to medal since 1986.
Japan’s Daiya Seto won the event, meaning for the first time since 2001, a non-American will stand atop the men’s 200 IM podium at Worlds.
Get hype: Kristof Milak swims the 200 fly, Caeleb Dressel swims the 100 free after going a 47.32 in prelims, and Sun Yang races for his third gold medal.