Kylie Masse and Kathleen Baker have had a meteoric rise to the top of the women’s 100 back over the last few years.
After being denied a gold in Rio, Hosszu will be hungry for the #1 next to her name in Budapest in the 200 back.
In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
Regan Smith became the 7th 15-year old to break the 1-minute barrier in the long course 100 meter backstroke globally…
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Chad Le Clos won the men’s 100 fly in 49.01, about 6 tenths shy of his own World Record. The South African then returned to the pool a few events later to give points leader Vlad Morozov a run for his money in the 50 free.
Danish sprinter Jeanette Ottesen matched her day 1 success from the previous meet in Berlin, pulling in double gold today. Ottesen upstaged the field with a 55.80 in the 100 fly before cracking 24 seconds to win the 50 free in 23.96.
2016 FINA World Cup Moscow Saturday, September 3 – Sunday, September 4, 2016 Olimpiyskiy Swimming Pool, Moscow, Russia Short course –…
On day 2 of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Berlin, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu swam her way to 4 gold and 2 bronze medals in a single finals session.
Morozov once again opened the meet with 2 individual gold medals and a new World Record.
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.
Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.