20-year-old Kyle Chalmers became the 2nd fastest Aussie in history finishing behind Vlad Morozov in tonight’s 100m free stunner in Singapore.
China’s Wang Shun lowered his own National Record en route to a bronze medal in the men’s 100m IM tonight in Singapore.
While competing on day 1 of the FINA World Cup in Tokyo, the city hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, Russian Vlad Morozov tied his own World Record in the men’s 100m IM with a time of 50.26.
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Russia’s Morozov nabbed top spots in the 100 IM and 50 free.
The primary contingencies from each nation are in tact for Tokyo, although there are a few notable additions, including 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers.
A couple of twists characterized day 2 prelims of the FINA World Cup in Beijing, including a rare miss by Hungarian Katinka Hosszu.
Daiya Seto will try to defend his 400m IM world title earned in Windsor at the last edition of the FINA Short Course World Championships.
Masato Sakai (left) won the 200m fly silver medal in Rio, but recently underwent shoulder surgery this summer. He’ll be making his recovery debut this weekend at the Japanese National Sports Festival.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
It’s 2-time World Champion Chase Kalisz of the USA vs. Japanese stars Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto for the IM titles.
Kaitlyn Dobler (The Dolphins Portland Swimming) completed an undefeated weekend in her individual events.
Emi Moronuki, 25, swam a 1:01.30 in the women’s 100 back, going out in 29.82 and coming back in 31.48. Moronuki has been sub-1:00 this year, posting a 59.77 at the Japan Open in May.
Hiromasa Fujimori, unattached, won the men’s 400 IM decisively, posting a 4:23.04.
Kaitlyn Dobler, a 16 year old from The Dolphins Portland Swimming, was a double event winner on day 1, taking the women’s 100 free and 200 breast, which were also back-to-back events.