Just 10 players correctly picked junior world record-holder Anton Chupkov to triumph over senior world record-holder Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200 breast.
Evgeny Rylov broke his European record to win 200 back gold in Budapest.
Sarah Sjostrom will have a double on day 6, starting off with the 100 free final.
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.
Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.
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.