With yesterday’s announcement that Olympic finalist Max Litchfield had withdrawn from this year’s Commonwealth Games due to nagging shoulder issues,…
“It is with great disappointment that I must announce I will be withdrawing from the 2018 Commonwealth Games,” says British 400m IM national record holder Max Litchfield.
Olympic finalist Max Litchfield is among the 16 Brits headed to Colorado Springs for a training camp prior to several upcoming meets.
James Wilby (right) dipped under the British qualification time in the men’s 100m breaststroke and may be in consideration to represent his nation at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Commonwealth Games berths are at stake this week at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championships.
Max Litchfield, who finished 4th in both IMs at the 2017 World Championships, has withdrawn from the 2017 European Short Course Championships.
In his first World Championships, Litchfield missed the podium by 0.58 in the 200m IM (1:56.86) and 0.48 in the 400m IM (4:09.62). They were the best performances of his career and scored him new British and Commonwealth records.
Watch Chase Kalisz down Michael Phelps’ 2007 championship record in the 400 IM, and win the first U.S. gold medal in the event since Ryan Lochte’s in Shanghai in 2011.
Katinka Hosszu got the coveted 100% of winner picks in the 400 IM, which we’ve only seen a few times this meet – the other three were for Katie Ledecky in the 400, 800 and 1500 frees.
Kalisz is now the 3rd fastest performer ever behind only Ryan Lochte and World Record holder Michael Phelps.
Max Litchfield broke his 400 IM British record yet again in a time of 4:09.62.
Camille Lacourt seeks a three-peat in the men’s 50 back in his final swim.
Kosuke Hagino will swim in the men’s 400 IM on day 8.
Max Litchfield broke his own British record in the 400 IM heats.
Katinka Hosszu will swim the 400 IM prelims on day 8 in Budapest.