Hannah Cox was the leading performer, winning an individual triple. She kicked things off in the 1000 free, winning by nearly 20 seconds as she touched the wall in 9:58.52.
Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.
Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.
Katie McLaughlin will race the women’s 200 fly on day 6 at the World University Games.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Nathan Adrian will look to add a second individual event to his Worlds schedule tonight in the men’s 50 free.
After coming up just 2 hundredths shy of Dara Torres’ American Record (24.07), Manuel will look to cement her status as the record holder in both sprints this summer.
To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
Today’s highlights included a fantastic winning double by Georgia’s Jay Litherland in the 400 IM and 200 free, in which he took gold in back-to-back events.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
Conor Dwyer is expected to compete in his first full competition since Rio next weekend in Santa Clara.