A stacked distance group only gets stronger as Stanford brings in one of the nation’s better recruiting classes.
Ryan Held will swim the 100 free on day 4 of the World University Games in Taipei.
The USA leads the swimming medal table with 4 medals to Russia’s 2 medals.
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
The Cal men and Stanford women led team scores at the 2017 U.S. National Championships.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Nathan Adrian will look to add a second individual event to his Worlds schedule tonight in the men’s 50 free.
Plenty of swimmers will face their last chance to qualify for Worlds tonight, including Josh Prenot.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Matt Grevers will be in contention for a spot on the Worlds team in the 100 back tonight.
Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker will compete in her signature 100 back today.
Michael Andrew qualified for Junior Worlds in his third and fourth events on Thursday night as the 18-and-under national champ in the 50 breast and 50 back.
Clark Smith will be in a close battle for a spot on the World Championship team in the men’s 400 free.