Ben Proud and Andrii Govorov will both be looking for a new 50 fly world record on day 3 in Rome.
Andrii Govorov tied his own Ukrainian Record in the 50 fly on Saturday in Monaco.
Despite getting dismissed from his club team for being “too old,” Bruno Fratus came back in a huge way with a pair of World Championships silver in 2017, which is why he is our 2017 Swammy Award winner for South American Swimmer of the Year.
Guilherme Costa became the first South American man under 15 minutes in the 1500 free, smashing to a 14:59.01 at Brazil’s Julio DeLamare Trophy.
Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.
Vinicius Lanza won the men’s 100 fly on the opening night of the Jose Finkel Trophy in Brazil.
Several World Record holders will compete in their respective events tonight, including Great Britain’s Adam Peaty in his signature 100 breast.
Amid an atmosphere when Brazilian swimmers are being fired from their clubs for being “too old,” Nicholas Santos became the oldest swimmer in history to win a World Championships medal today.
2017 FINA WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 30th Budapest, Hungary LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet…
Ben Proud is your new 50m butterfly world champion, topping a monstrously-stacked men’s field tonight in Budapest.
Katinka Hosszu will go for her first gold medal of these championships in the women’s 200 IM.
“I’m happy with that swim because it wasn’t perfect,” says British speedster Ben Proud of his 50m butterfly semi-final in Budapest.
Check out a preview for finals at the World Championships.
Check out a preview of the first preliminary session of the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Joseph Schooling returns after winning Olympic gold in the 100 fly last summer in Rio, beating three of the most iconic butterfliers from this century.