Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.
Adam Peaty will look to defend his 50 and 100 breast crowns at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow.
Jessica Vall became the 3rd swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Champs team through the 2nd day of the meet, coming in under the qualifying standards in both her prelims and semifinals swims of the 200 breast.
Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.
Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.
It’s day 4 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events, including the 200 IM led by Japan’s Yui Ohashi.
It’s day 3 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events. Olympic champ Dmitry Balandin is out for gold in the men’s 200 breast.
Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
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?
Andrii Govorov became the first man to break 23 seconds in the 50 fly in the history of the World University Games, giving the Ukranians their 2nd gold of the meet
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.
Newly minted world record holder Sarah Sjostrom will be back in action in the 100 freestyle at day 5 prelims.