Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.
Watch Leah Smith, Mallory Comerford, Melanie Margalis, and Katie Ledecky win the gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay in Budapest.
The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Mallory Comerford will swim on the U.S. team in the final of the women’s 4×200 free relay.
L’Américaine a amélioré son record « des championnats » sur la distance, qu’elle avait établi à Kazan.
Tonight’s win was historic for Sun as it makes him the solo 3rd most decorated performer ever in terms of World Championships gold medals, breaking the former tie he shared with Aaron Perisol (7) and Grant Hackett (7).
Katie Ledecky re-broke her World Championship Record with a showing of 3:58.34 in the women’s 400 free.
Katie Ledecky’s quest to go sub-8 minutes in Tokyo begins in Budapest.
Check out a preview of the first preliminary session of the 2017 FINA World Championships.
We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.
Ledecky has a clearer path to gold, and so does McKeon for silver.
Sun, the 1500 free World Record holder, clocked in at 15:04.15. That’s well off his record time of 14:31.02, but still good enough to win by almost 4 seconds
On day 7, Chinese backtroke star Xu Jiayu continued to rewrite the record books with a 24.42 in the 50 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process
In the semifinals of the 50 back, Jiayu popped off a 24.42 to set the mark.
On day 6, Chinese backtroke star Xu Jiayu continued to rewrite the record books with a 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.