In the semifinals of the 50 back, Jiayu popped off a 24.42 to set the mark.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov swam 1:55.49 in the 200 back yesterday at Russian Nationals for a new junior world record. The time was fast enough to land him a slot on the Russian Worlds team.
Jiayu put up a personal best 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.
Jiayu threw down a 51.86, clearing the former Asian Record of 52.24 and missing Ryan Murphy’s World Record by just a hundredth of a second.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will square off for one last dance tonight in the 200 IM final.
JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agosto6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de Janeiro…
Swimming’s blue ribbon event will give way to a Aussie-American duel with a Canadian somewhere in the middle. Kyle Chalmers and Cameron McEvoy of Australia will be trying to take down both Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel of the United States.
Australian Mitch Larkin will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic wins in the men’s 200 back.
Li Zhuhao had an incredible breakout year, wreaking havoc on the butterfly Junior World Records over the course of 2015.
Nathan Adrian (USA) posted World’s #1 time this year with fastest qualifying time out of the semi-finals of men’s 50m freestyle, 21.37, at the 2015 FINA World Championships.
2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Larkin broke the Oceanian record with his winning time of 1:53.58.
The Chinese have been on a roll at the 2015 Kazan World Championships, and their success has continued with Li Guangyuan….
Follow along for live updates from the final session of the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.