We now know who will be leading the Japanese line-up at this summer’s World Championships, as Daiya Seto and Yui Ohashi have been announced as respective men’s and women’s team captains.
Daiya Seto hits 200 fly qualifying mark for World Championships, while several other swimmers are in the hunt for their own events.
In another blow to the host nation of the 2020 Olympic Games, 27-year-old Hiromasa Fujimori of Japan has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance.
It’ll be a star-studded field in the final of the men’s 50 free tonight, as British sprint star Ben Proud will be squaring off against a field that includes Caeleb Dressel and Vladimir Morozov.
Russian teen Kliment Kolesnikov continues his red-hot performances with a 100 IM gold medal and Championship Record.
3 récords del mundo se han batido hoy en la piscina del mundial de Hangzhou: Titmus en 400 libre, Brasil en el 4×200 libre y Estados Unidos en 4×50 libre. Morozov le ha ganado la batalla a Caeleb Dressel.
Marco Orsi broke his Italian Record in the 100 IM once again to win silver in the final.
27-year-old Marco Orsi is keeping his medal hopes alive in Hangzhou, notching a new Italian NR in the 100 IM.
The first finals session of the meet kicks off with finals of the men’s 400 free, women’s 200 free, men’s 200 fly, women’s 400 IM, men’s 200 IM, men’s 4×100 free relay, and women’s 4×100 free relay. There will also be semifinals heats of the men’s 100 back, women’s 50 breast, men’s 100 breast, and women’s 100 back.
Excelente primera jornada de competición. Daiya Seto ha ganado el duelo con Chad Le Clos en 200 mariposa, batiendo el récord del mundo. El relevo 4×100 libre americano, récord del mundo. Ariarne Titmus, Danas Rapsys, Hosszu han ganado oro.
Wang Shun defended his 200 IM World title in a new Chinese Record of 1:51.01.
China’s Wang Shun will look to defend his 200 IM SC World title on home soil in Hangzhou.
Taking on the men’s SCM 100 IM this weekend in Riccione, 27-year-old Marco Orsi cranked out a winning effort of 51.57, crushing his own previous Italian Record of 51.76.
America’s Blake Pieroni threatened Ryan Lochte’s American Record in the men’s 200 freesytyel in Singapore tonight.
20-year-old Kyle Chalmers became the 2nd fastest Aussie in history finishing behind Vlad Morozov in tonight’s 100m free stunner in Singapore.