Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.
The 2016 Rio Olympics has set the stage for an epic men’s 100 fly showdown, with the defending Olympic champion and World Record holder, reigning world champion, Junior World Record holder, and several other international stars.
Michael Phelps’ performances last year at US Nationals in San Antonio set up an epic battle that will take place in Rio next week with him, Chad Le Clos and Laszlo Cseh all vying for Olympic gold in the 200 fly.
China’s Li Zhuhao is the fastest 100 butterflier in the world in 2016, but
Ye Shiwen bounced back to win the 200 IM on Wednesday at the Chinese Olympic Trials after placing just 7th in the 400 IM.
Shi Jinglin rose from the second seed to win the women’s 100 breaststroke at Chinese Olympic Trials, hitting the world’s #4 time in the process.
Cameron McEvoy cranked out the world’s fastest 100 freestyle so far this season (47.56) on day 1 in Perth and blew out the field again tonight in the 50m freestyle, scoring a 21.73 scorcher.
Chinese coach Xu Guoyi, the trainer for a host of accomplished swimmers including world record-holder Ye Shiwen, underwent surgery last month for cancerous tumors in his brain.
Li Zhuhao had an incredible breakout year, wreaking havoc on the butterfly Junior World Records over the course of 2015.
After breaking the junior world record yesterday in the men’s 100 breaststroke, Wang Lizhuo has lowered another junior world record with an impressive 27.52 in the men’s 50 breaststroke.
The Chinese are taking advantage of an early opportunity to put themselves on top of the 2015-2016 World Rankings. The…
2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: Chad Le Clos wins World Champs in 50.56. Phelps answer with 50.45.
While the World Junior records have not been very well managed since their inauguration, it looks as though Li Zhuhao of China…
Li Zhuhao of China has made a fantastic start to his 100m butterfly campaign at the 2015 World Championships, breaking his own world junior record and advancing to the semifinals.
Michael Andrew made the first foray into the National Age Group (NAG) record book at this year’s Junior National Championships, going 52.57 to break the 15-16 NAG in the 100 fly.