Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov and South Africa’s Jarryd Baxter are the only two scratches from championship-seeded heats on Day 6 of FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Rikako Ikee of Japan will be in action in the women’s 50 fly on day 3 in Indianapolis, an event in which she holds both the junior world and meet championship records.
Michael Andrew broke the junior world record in the 50 back in 24.63.
There are only a handful of scratches out of heats on Day Three at FINA World Junior Championships.
Junior world record holder Kristof Milak will swim the 100 fly on day 2 of World Juniors in Indianapolis, coming off his silver medal performance at the World Championships in July.
Kliment Kolesnikov of Russian Federation, who did not swim in Wednesday’s heats where he was top seed in the 100-meter backstroke, has also bowed out of Thursday’s prelims session, where he was #3 in the 200 IM.
Italian Nicolo Martinenghi will headline the men’s 100 breast on day 1 of the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
Regan Smith will have a much broader schedule than her one-event stint at Worlds earlier this summer.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov, the World Junior Record-holder in and #1 seed in the 100 back, is not on the start-list for Day 1 prelims at 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
The FINA World Junior Swimming Championships begin Wednesday in Indianapolis, Indiana, with approximately 630 athletes from 93 National Federations.
Check out all the records broken at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
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