Le Brésil a largement dominé les compétitions, enlevant huit courses individuelles masculines et huit courses féminines, soit la moitié des épreuves, ainsi que les relais.
Team USA returned Rio double gold medalist Anthony Ervin who competed in the 50 free, defending his title in the same pool that he became the oldest individual Olympic gold medalist in swimming.
Joao de Lucca will likely join Nicolas Oliveira, Guilherme Guido, Marcos Macedo, Henrique de Souza Martins, Nichloas Santos, and Joanna Maranho on the Brazilian Olympic team after this morning’s prelim swims.
China and Brazil battled for the top spot in the medal standings…
Hasegawa Junya of Japan raced through the men’s 50 backstroke, breaking into the top 25 times in the world this year to win the Gold Medal. His time of 25.25 moves him to 23rd in the world this year.