After 3 World Record and 2 World Championship gold medals, American Regan Smith was a runaway choice for the 2019 World Female Jr. Swimmer of the Year award.
German national age record holder Artem Selin threw down the fastest 50m free time of his career in 21.25 to beat the big dogs in Russia.
15-year-old Evgenia Chikunova produced a new World Junior Record in the women’s 200m breast en route to Salnikov Cup gold.
Stanford-bound Andrei Minakov logged a PB of 47.22 to take bronze in the 100m free behind Vladislav Grinev and Mikhail Vekovishchev in St. Petersburg.
After a silver medal in the 100 breaststroke, Italy’s Arianna Castiglioni has scratched her final individual race of the meet in the 200 breaststroke.
The team will look to replicate their performance in the 2017 edition of this meet where they finished top of the medal table.
16-year-old Kayla Van Der Merwe made her presence known in Budapest, finishing her campaign in a new British Age Record.
Kayla van der Merwe and Evgenia Chikunova’s 100 breast along with USA’s David Curtiss’ 50 free all could eclipse more championship records tonight.
Josh Matheny won the men’s 200 breast with a new Championships Record of 2:09.40 on Day 4. His gold helped keep USA on top of the medal table.
Young talent is storming on the scene as 16-year-olds Gretchen Walsh, Brit Kayla van der Merwe, and Belarusian Anastasiya Shkurdai hold top seeds tonight.
Italy’s Thomas Ceccon steps up for the 50 back today after winning the 100 back title in a new Championship Record last night.
Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.
Dopo le prime considerazioni sulla Top 10 degli uomini godiamoci delle prime valutazioni sulle donne da osservare ai Mondiali Juniores 2019
Great Britain’s Kayla Van Der Merwe holds the fastest 100m breaststroke time entering the 2019 World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
El Campeonato del mundo junior 2019 comienza este martes en Budapest. Entre para saber cómo, cuándo y dónde ver la competición. Foto: Carson Foster (EE.UU).