After getting touched out in the 400 free on day 1, China’s Sun Yang swam to his first gold of these Games, earning the top of the podium in the men’s 200 freestyle.
Repping the stars n’ stripes Ryan Murphy of the USA managed to continue a longstanding tradition of American excellence in the 100m backstroke with a gold medal performance. His 51.97 makes him the fastest textile swimmer of all time in the event and ranks as the second fastest performance ever only behind Aaron Peirsol’s world record.
Fu Yuanhui and Xu Jiayu both set Chinese records in the 100 meter backstroke tonight in two electrifying and surprising finals that put both swimmers on the podium.
Canadian Kylie Masse won bronze in the women’s 100 back in a new national record, the Canadian women three medals in three days.
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Japan’s Katsumi Nakamura became the first Japanese man to swim under 48 seconds in the 100 free, setting the new Japanese Record at 47.99.
Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.
The Chinese and Japanese teams will have a hard time overcoming the talent and depth of the Australian team in Perth…
Over the past three World Championships, Kanako Watanabe has risen from an also-ran to an all-around international star.
2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: The Chinese relay team of Fu Yuanhui, Shi Jinglin, Lu Ying, and Shen Duo win the final gold medal of the 2015 FINA World Championships.
Team USA (Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Tom Shields, and Nathan Adrian) are World Champions in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.
Ryan Lochte (USA) is World Champion in the men’s 200m IM with 1:55.81 at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Fu Yuanhui won the women’s 50 backstroke, picking up the first of China’s two podium spots.
China’s Fu Yuanhui’s gold in the women’s 50m backstroke added another tally to her country’s monster haul on the day.
Team Great Britain after winning the mixed 4×100 medley relay with a new World Record during finals on Day 4 of 2015 World Championships.