Russian Kliment Kolesnikov lowered his junior world record in a swim-off in the men’s 100 back.
2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…
Defending 200 free world champ James Guy will be back in the pool in the heats of his best event on day 2.
While Murphy and Larkin are 2 of the big names that come to mind in the gold medal conversation, Russia’s Evgeny Rylov is definitely in the picture as well.
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Camille Lacourt will look to three-peat in the men’s 50 back at the final meet of his career.
Murphy set the World Record at 51.85 on the 4×100 medley relay leadoff at the Rio Olympics, but Jiayu nearly took it down with a 51.86 at 2017 Chinese Nationals.
The Americans are the front-runners, but there is no margin for error in the mixed medley relay.
Ryan Murphy is a meters swimmer. Those are his words. At Atlanta Pro Swim, after dropping a 1:55 200m backstroke, he said 2017 NCAA Championships shook his confidence a bit.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov swam 1:55.49 in the 200 back yesterday at Russian Nationals for a new junior world record. The time was fast enough to land him a slot on the Russian Worlds team.
In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.
Shortly after hitting a qualifying mark in the 50 back semis, Evgeny Rylov cranked out the fastest 200 back in the world this year, winning with a 1:53.81.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
It was the sprinters who came up with the best performances on day 1 of Russian nationals, with Yulia Efimova hitting a new world #1 time in the 50 breast and Oleg Kostin doing the same in the 50 fly.
Double Commonwealth Champion Ben Proud arrived in Turkey this week and will be training under Head Coach James Gibson at Energy Standard.