Kathleen Baker won the 200 back by over a body length Saturday night, becoming the 3rd woman ever under 1:48, breaking the American record in 1:47.30.
Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.
Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.
Kylie Masse won the first Canadian gold medal at the FINA World Aquatics Championships since 2007.
With that, she took .02 off the former World Record of 58.12 set by Great Britain’s Gemma Spofforth at the 2009 World Championships.
The rivalry between Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova is set to reach it’s climax tomorrow in the women’s 100 breast final.
Kylie Masse tied the 2nd fastest swim in history in the women’s 100 back, clocking 58.18.
Katinka Hosszu will go for her first gold medal of these championships in the women’s 200 IM.
Kylie Masse and Kathleen Baker have had a meteoric rise to the top of the women’s 100 back over the last few years.
Kylie Masse will look to lower her Canadian Record once again tonight after a blistering 58.42 this morning in the women’s 100 back.
Kylie Masse posted a 58.21 in the 100 back for the fastest textile time ever, a new Canadian and Americas Record, and the #3 swim of all-time.
Kylie Masse became the 5th fastest performer in history with a sizzling time of 58.42 in the 100 back at day 1 prelims of Canadian Trials.
Dynamo Swim Club’s Michael Taylor, the #5 recruit in the Class of 2017, has announced his verbal commitment to join the Florida Gators next fall.
Multiple world records are expected to go down at night 2 finals, including the 100 fly featuring Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom.
Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.