Regan Smith won the 100 back last night by hundredths over Olivia Smoliga, and she’ll look to set herself up for another win tonight with a strong swim this morning in the 200 back.
Russian swimmers threw down fast times in St. Petersburg before calling 2018 a done deal, several of which would have finaled in Hangzhou.
Matt Grevers, Xu Jiayu and Ryan Murphy are just a few of the incredibly talented backstrokers who will be competing in Hangzhou.
Grigory Tarasevich qualified for the Russian Short Course Worlds team on the final night of Nationals in the men’s 200 back.
Daria Ustinova threw down a Worlds qualifying 2:02.25 in the women’s 200 back in Kazan.
Andrey Shabasov put up a World Championship qualifying time in the 100 back on day 2 of SC Russian Nationals in Kazan.
Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.
Kliment Kolesnikov is entered in seven events for the upcoming Russian SCM Swimming Championships.
Blake Pieroni came within .75 of Ryan Lochte’s American Record in the men’s 200m freestyle tonight in Eindhoven.
Dopo aver partecipato con successo agli Europei di Glasgow la stella russa Kliment Kolesnikov ha rilasciato un’intervista ad un organo di stampa…
Russian star backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov speaks on a wide variety of topics following a World Record in the 50 back at the 2018 European Championships.
En finale, les Françaises paraissent devoir monter sur le podium mais les Britanniques, les Russes et les Allemandes ont mis leurs gros bras pour finir.
Andrii Govorov will go after his own world record in the men’s 50 fly final on day 5 in Glasgow.
After Britain’s breaststrokers suffered earlier in the meet, Russian backstroker Kliment Kolesnikov was the latest victim of the 2-per-country rule.
Evgeny Rylov will be one of four Russians vying for two semi-final spots in the men’s 100 back at day 3 prelims in Glasgow.