Your eyes were not playing tricks on you, as London Roar did make some 11th-hour race changes from what appeared on the start lists.
London lost a lot of its heavy hitters when most Australians withdrew amid the pandemic. But the Roar still have elite breaststrokers and a strong roster.
German national age record holder Artem Selin threw down the fastest 50m free time of his career in 21.25 to beat the big dogs in Russia.
Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov is set to take on the men’s 100m free/100m IM double to close out his European Short Course Championships.
The nation of Hungary has moved up the medal table, primarily due to a double gold performance by Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu.
Kliment Kolesnikov helped bring Russia to the wall first in the mixed medley relay tonight in Glasgow, notching a World Record with his team in the process.
Kira Toussaint of the Netherlands is not messing around in the 100m back, firing off another national record and championships record in Glasgow.
Hungary’s Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu looks primed to sweep the women’s IM events in Glasgow, but she may not be the only one from her nation on the podium.
Reigning Russian national champion Vladislav Grinev got under the 48-second barrier tonight in Kazan, taking over the top spot in the 100m free rankings.
Russia put up some powerful performances on its home soil, including a 21.71 50m free gold medal-winning effort from Vlad Morozov.
Kira Toussaint and Arno Kamminga kept the ball rolling on day 2, in Budapest. with the pair continuing their record-breaking streaks.
Russia’s Vlad Morozov is picking up this FINA World Cup Series cluster #2 right where he left off, as the fastest 50m freestyler of the night.
Japan’s Daiya Seto, the 200 IM champion and 200 fly silver medalist at this meet, is the man to beat in tonight’s 400 IM final.
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The USA’s Regan Smith will compete in her first ever Worlds final tonight and is the heavy favorite to win gold here after setting the World Record in semis.