Kierra Smith qualified for the 200m breast final in Budapest.
The NCAA places extra scoring emphasis on relays, and it shows internationally: 9 different NCAA programs put 11 athletes on medal-winning mixed medley relays, including all 8 Americans.
Kylie Masse, Richard Funk, Penny Oleksiak, and Yuri Kisil broke the Canadian record in the 4x100m mixed medley en route to the bronze medal on Wednesday night in Budapest. Watch their race, and more.
Kylie Masse broke her Canadian record in the 50m backstroke semi-finals.
Chase Kalisz is proving he’s able to step into the footsteps of Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 200 IM.
Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.
Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
The Americans are the front-runners, but there is no margin for error in the mixed medley relay.
Sarah Sjostrom has been unstoppable on the Mare Nostrum tour.
Rachel Nicol threw down a 30.84 PB in the 50 breast to move into 9th in the world at the Mel Zajac Jr. International in Vancouver.
Kierra Smith coasted to a win in the women’s 200 breast at the Mel Zajac International meet in 2:25.25.
Canadian Olympians Markus Thormeyer and Hilary Caldwell put on a show in the 200 back to open the session.
Kevin Cordes will compete in the men’s 100 breast final tonight in Atlanta.
Lilly King will compete in her best events, the 100 breast, on day 4 at the Pro Swim Series in Atlanta.