Turkish star Viktoria Zeynep Gunes completed a tough double at day 4 finals, winning gold in the 100 breast and 200 IM – her second and thrid golds of the meet so far.
The hot streak continues for Australia’s Minna Atherton at the 2015 Junior World Championships. The 15-year-old broke yet another junior world record, going 27.92 out of semifinals in the 50 back.
Minna Atherton, top seed in the women’s 50m backstroke, will be going for the all-distance sweep in the event, having already won gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
Atherton clocked a 28.00 to claim the Junior World Record and the Championship Record. She now owns the world junior mark in both the 50 and 100 back.
Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes looks to add a 200 IM title to her breaststrokeing dominance this week, while perhaps making a run at the junior world record.
As action continues at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore, local photographer Adrian Seetho is sharing with us an on-deck look at the championship meet.
Canada’s Taylor Ruck broke her own meet record and moved to within a tenth of the junior world record in finals of the 100 free, then helped Canada win gold in the mixed 4×100 free relay.
With Minna Atherton’s second backstroking gold medal in Singapore, the Australian women have now swept the Olympic distance backstroke races at Worlds and Junior Worlds.
Rising Australian backstroke talent Minna Atherton secured her second win of the 2015 junior world championships with a 200m backstroke victory in championship record timing.
Viktoria Zeynep Gunes of Turkey, who won gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke, posted the top time by a large margin in the heats of the 100m breaststroke on Thursday morning in Singapore.
Australia’s Kyle Chalmers is the top seed in the boys 50 free on day 3.
Australia’s Minna Atherton beat junior world record-holder Claire Adams head-to-head and tied her record while taking gold in the girls 100 back at day 2 finals.
USA’s Sierra Schmidt claimed gold in the 800m freestyle today, but take a look at the overall medal picture after two days of competition in Singapore.
Australian Minna Atherton has broken a historic National Age Record.
Grant Shoults exploded for the first gold medal of Junior Worlds, blasting a 3:48.91 in the 400 free.