While competing at the 2018 Queensland Championships in Brisbane, 18-year-old Elijah Winnington took down the men’s World Junior Record in the 200m freestyle.
Donc le Brésil est champion du monde, à Hangzhou, de la course des nations.
As consolation for the relinquishment of their World Record holder status, Russia set a new National Record and European Record with their 6:46.84 stunner.
Ryan Held will swim on both free relays during day 4 finals in Hangzhou for the Americans.
Vlad Morozov had the fastest split in the field (45.06) as the Russians broke the European Record in the 400 free relay and won silver in Hangzhou.
Ryan Held will lead off the American 400 free relay in prelims at the Short Course World Championships.
Kliment Kolesnikov headlines Russia’s 39-member squad for next month’s Short Course World Championships.
Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.
LeVant will be 19 by the end of the year, meaning his stellar 1:46.39 does not count as a world junior record.
All in all, athletes broke 21 World Junior Records and 45 Championship records at the 6th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
Kristof Milak headlines the men’s 100 fly at World Junior finals on day 3.
Regan Smith will do battle with Taylor Ruck tonight in the women’s 100 back final, as well as on the lead-off of the mixed 400 medley relay.