Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri swam away with the 1500m gold medal in Kazan after Chinese swimmer Sun Yang shockingly didn’t appear for the final.
Although Australian Mack Horton pulled out a bronze in the men’s 800 free in Kazan, his performances in the 400 and 1500 freestyle events left some questioning what happened to the 19 year-old.
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Gregorio Paltrinieiri won his first major long course international gold of his career Sunday night in the 1500m freestyle, churning out a new European record of 14:39.67.
The Campbell sisters will look for 2 more medals in the 50 free final after winning gold and bronze in the 100
Canadian Santo Condorelli has emerged as the star of Canadian swimming
The Campbell sisters will be at it again with the 50 freestyle today, but they may face some competition from Great Britain’s Fran Halsall and the Netherlands’ Ranomi Kromowidjojo.
Sun Yang and Gregorio Paltrinieri will battle it out in the 1500, with the prelims going off on day 7 and the final on day 8
“The distance events are getting faster and faster. The heats felt more like a semifinal. I thought I did enough to get into the final and I’m obviously disappointed,” Cochrane said.
Chad le Clos looks for his first win of the meet with the 200 fly – heats of that race kick off Tuesday morning.
“The world media seems to think that whenever the Chinese get a good result, we are doping.” – Sun Yang
“It wasn’t the best time but it’s nice to get on the podium. That’s what I’ve worked for 10 years in this event is to try to grab a medal,” said Cochrane, competing at his fifth world championships.
The Canadian Chicken Farmers of Canada will be offering an incentive to Canadian swimmers competing at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.
America’s Natalie Coughlin earned her 60th international championship medal en route to her squad’s 4x100m medley relay gold tonight in Toronto.