Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.
Hungary’s defending World Champion Laszlo Cseh seeks to keep the host nation on top of the podium in front of the home crowd at the 2017 FINA World Championships, but we could see a new Hungarian with a gold medal around his neck.
Former club teammates turned NCAA rivals Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel will have their rematch in the 100 fly, though this time it’ll go down in the long course pool at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
The 100m butterfly record is held at 49.82 by now-retired Michael Phelps, but Singapore’s Joseph Schooling has the mark on death watch.
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.
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.