The professional swimmers union GAPS, created by Katinka Hosszu, has added 8 new members.
Daiya Seto is Mr. Automatic when it comes to producing sub-1:58 200 IMs.
L’une des tendances les plus marquantes des courses de natation qui viennent de s’achever aux Universiades de Taipei, a été la réalisation de performances parfois très élevées en séries et (pour le sprint de nage libre) en demi-finales. C’est une constatation récurrente, que font ce qu’intéresse la natation, que cette quasi-obligation de nager vite dès les épreuves qualificatives.
Kosuke Hagino will be training in Arizona this fall.
Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.
Two-time World champion Daiya Seto will swim the 400 IM on day 7 of the World University Games.
Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.
Kosuke Hagino will hit the water in the men’s 200 back prelims on day 5 in Taipei.
In the women’s 100 breast, Kanako Watanabe and Reona Aoki put together a 1-2 punch. Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto followed that up with another gold and silver combo for Japan in the 200 IM.
It’s day 3 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events. Olympic champ Dmitry Balandin is out for gold in the men’s 200 breast.
The USA’s Andrew Wilson put up the fastest time of the meet so far with his 59.6 in prelims, but can he hold off defending champion Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan in the final?
Gregorio Paltrinieri and Mykhailo Romanchuk will renew acquaintances in the men’s 1500 after going 1-2 at the World Championships.
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
Though many had high hopes for the 2016 Olympic 400 IM champion, Japan’s Kosuke Hagino finished 6th in tonight’s 400 IM final at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.