In a banner morning for young butterflyers in Japan, both 200 fly junior world records went under assault on Saturday of Japanese nationals. Nao Horomura very nearly broke the men’s record with a 1:55.37.
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.
Jiayu put up a personal best 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.
Day 5 of the 2017 Chinese National Championships saw multiple records fall in the 200 IM final.
Wang Shun took down the Chinese National Record en route to gold, dominating the field in 1:56.16
Ning Zetao will be an interesting storyline for China as we move closer towards the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.
Videos have surfaced of some of the fast swims at the 2017 Chinese National Championships in Qingdao, China, which started on Monday, April 10th and will run through Wednesday, April 19th.
Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang pulled off a double on day 4 of the 2017 Chinese National Championships.
Olympic medalists Fu Yuanhui and Xu Jiayu gave China a great showing in the 100 back on day 4 of the 2017 Chinese Nationals.
Chinese butterfly stud Li Zhuhao headlined day 2 of the 2017 Chinese National Championships with his 23.53 in the 50 fly final.
Hali Flickinger and Josh Prenot earned the most points of anyone competing in Indianapolis, but it wasn’t quite enough to earn the Arena Pro Swim Series points leads over Melanie Margalis and Daiya Seto, respectively.
Watch Badger Swim Club’s Zane Grothe win the 400m free, and all the other races from Day 1 finals at2017 Arena Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis.
2016 Olympic champ Penny Oleksiak leads all women’s 100 free seeds for Canada, while 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian is the top men’s seed.
Great Britain earned the 8th and final spot in tonight’s 4×200 freestyle final (men), but they’ve scratched out of the event, giving Belgium a shot to make a move.
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.