If McEvoy can replicate that incredible 47.04, he would be head and shoulders above the field, but he has yet to dip back into the 47-mid to 47-low range.
With the reigning Olympic and World Champions not in the lineup, the men’s 50 free is a relatively wide open event.
The Americans will likely only have the Aussies to deal with in their quest to defend the world title in the mixed free relay.
Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.
Rikako Ikee picked up two wins on the second day of the Japan Open.
What kind of destruction will British world record holder Adam Peaty throw down in Tokyo this week?
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino are just 2 of the weapons listed on Japan’s roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Two of the biggest guns in Japan’s arsenal go head-to-head in pursuit of the men’s 400m IM final.
Ippei Watanabe visits Tokyo 2020 organizers, commits to goal of Olympic gold medal in 200m breaststroke.
Ippei Watanabe follows up his January World Record setting 200m breaststroke performance with an appearance at the Konami Open later this month in Tokyo.
Park Tae Hwan of Korea continues his successful post-Rio run in the pool, collecting his 3rd and 4th wins in Tokyo.
Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.
Japan’s Katsumi Nakamura became the first Japanese man to swim under 48 seconds in the 100 free, setting the new Japanese Record at 47.99.
Michael Phelps will officially make his 2016 Olympic debut tonight in the 400 free relay.
Junya Koga split a 48.68 anchoring Japan’s record-breaking relay this morning during prelims of the men’s 4×100 free relay.