Knox took the record from 2008 Olympian Keith Beavers who previously held the mark at 1:59.19 which he set during the heats in Beijing.
The Canadian 400 free relay got a little stronger on Friday when 3 out of 5 possible relay members when lifetime bests in Toronto.
Mack Horton and the Australians lead the pack as the Aussies will be looking for their first gold in the 800 free relay since 2000
Etobicoke Swim Club, commonly known as ESWIM, has announced that Robert Novak will be taking over as head coach, starting this August.
Almost half of voters picked the Michigan men to repeat as Big Ten champions, despite a 146.5-point Indiana margin in returning points.
Michigan ended a three-year Indiana run last year, but IU and Ohio State return strong groups in chase of Michigan for 2020-2021.
1:34.8/42.5/19.3 freestyler Ruslan Gaziev will return to the active roster for the Ohio State Buckeyes this season after an Olympic gap year.
In Olympic anticipation, the 2020 NCAA season was loaded with top talent taking gap years. But Olympic postponement will throw a wrench into those plans.
Senior Asia Seidt was a big part of the Wildcats’ big night, helping the team to dominant performances in the 800 free relay and 100 back.
The Buckeye’s led the NCAA in that regard, getting more swimmers under 20 seconds than any other NCAA program last season.
Ohio State’s freshman NCAA qualifier Ruslan Gaziev will sit out what would have been his sophomore season, preparing for an Olympic bid for Canada.
Katrina Bellio of Etobicoke won her third individual gold medal of the 2019 Canadian Championships in Winnipeg, topping the women’s 1500 free field.
Cascade Swim Club’s Cole Pratt negative split his way to a win in the men’s 100 back on day two of the Canadian Championships in a time of 55.86.
Jade Hannah of Island Swimming was victorious in the women’s 200 back on night one of the Canadian Swimming Championships in Winnipeg.
18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.