Visiting Hungarian swimmer Kristof Milak was back at it this evening at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center, taking the men’s 400m free event.
Although he took the silver in the 200m breast, two-time World Champion in the IM events, Daiya Seto, put up the best time of his career by over a second.
The reigning long course 200 fly World Record holder Kristof Milak is set to battle the reigning short course 200 fly World Record holder Daiya Seto.
Danas Rapsys of Lithuania would not be denied in the men’s 200m free, rocking another solid performance of 1:45.82 to close out Berlin.
Multi-Olympic gold medalist Katinka Hosszu was a decisive winner once again, this time taking on the 200m IM field to collect another gold in Budapest.
The Japanese Swimming Federation has just released the selection criteria for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to be hosted in Tokyo.
Kosuke Matsui nailed a new PB in the men’s 50m freestyle, hitting 21.88 for a new meet record on the Niigata men’s 4x50m free relay.
The Chinese 4x100m mixed medley relay was disqualified during day 4 prelims, as was Japan’s foursome. Singapore qualified in a new national record.
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.
Japanese medal hopeful in the 200m IM, Yui Ohashi, was disqualified in the event tonight in Gwangju, rendering her unable to upgrade her silver from 2017.
While Rikako Ikee battles leukemia, her Japanese teammates qualified the women’s 4x100m free relay for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
If she reaches the podium, this would be her first major international medal since she won her Olympic 200 IM and 400 IM golds in 2012.
Of the 8 events contested this morning, four will advance directly to the finals: the women’s and men’s 400 free, and the women’s and men’s 400 free relays.
FINA has released the relay entries for Day 1’s prelims session of the women’s 4×100 freestyle at 2019 World Championships in Gwangju.
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