While competing on day 2 of the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Chinese teen Li Zhuhao fired off a new World Junior Record in the 100m butterfly.
All in all, athletes broke 21 World Junior Records and 45 Championship records at the 6th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
Michael Andrew earned Male Swimmer of the Meet honors at World Juniors.
Rikako Ikee will go for two gold medals on the final night of the World Junior Championships in the 100 fly and 50 free.
Taylor Ruck will look to defend her title in the 200 free on the final day of the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
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.
Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Regan Smith broke the championship record in the women’s 200 back twice on day 3.
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.
It was not the Americans, nor the Australians. Not the Brazilians, and not the French. In the men’s 4×100 free…
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.
Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.