Vitalina Simonova and Yulia Efimova (above), both of whom have served doping suspensions, went 1-2 in the 200 breaststroke on Tuesday.
Italians Gregorio Paltrinieri and Gabriele Detti could potentially go 1-2 in the men’s 1500 in Budapest.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
Ilya Druzhinin had a terrific 1500m free this morning that almost saw him make the final out of heat 2.
The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova came in just .12 seconds off the Russian Olympic selection standard in this morning’s 50 freestyle prelims.
Daria Gutov of Saratov Region won both the 200 back and 50 back during the first two days of Russian Junior Nationals in Ruza.