Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom is ready to make more history in the upcoming Hong Kong stop of the FINA World Cup.
Double Olympic medalist Mitch Larkin (above) is one of the few Australian elites who have spoken out on the marriage equality vote this week in Australia.
“Jacco said to me that if you have 1% of doubt in your mind, it’s too much and I did have those doubts,” said two-time Olympian Mitch Larkin of his time with Simon Cusack.
Lilly King and Katie Meili will be back in action on day 7 in the women’s 50 breast.
The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Having finished 6th in the 100m back, defending double world champion Mitch Larkin fell back to 15th overall after the men’s 200m back semifinals.
Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.
Newly minted world record holder Sarah Sjostrom will be back in action in the 100 freestyle at day 5 prelims.
“It’s all about stepping up on the night and historically anyone can do that, ” says Cameron McEvoy about the men’s 100m free.
Matt Grevers led off the mixed medley relay, as the USA broke the world record for the same time today at the 2017 World Championships.
Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.
This morning’s mixed medley prelims saw countries take a number of different approaches to the event.
Kelsi Worrell and the Americans broke the 400 mixed medley relay world record at day 4 prelims.
“The goal wasn’t to win the 100 here, if I wanted to defend my title I wouldn’t have changed coaches and had a bigger break after Rio,” Aussie Mitch Larkin said after finishing off the podium in an event he won in 2015.
Emma McKeon has collected 2 silvers thus far, but the nation of Australia is still seeking its first gold of these championships.