Team Energy Standard topped the podium overall at the inaugural Energy For Swim! event in Rome, despite a 4:04 400 free from American Leah Smith.
Russia’s 17-year-old Kliment Kolesnikov lowers his own 100m backstroke World Junior Record in Rome at the Energy for Swim!
“I like this type of competition because it is for charity, for children, says Federica Pellegirni of the uniquely-formatted Energy for Swim!
The uniquely formatted Energy For Swim! event kicks off on Tuesday, August 8th in Rome.
The American team saw incredible improvement at the 2017 World Championships compared to their disastrous 2015.
Dressel was once again just .04 shy of the fastest ever, which stands at a 49.72 split done by Michael Phelps in 2009.
Stanford narrowly edged California for the most World Championship medals in Budapest, winning 14 total and 12 gold medals.
Kosuke Hagino will swim in the men’s 400 IM on day 8.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Watch as Russia’s Evgeny Rylov breaks the European Record in the men’s 200m back final in Budapest. Americans Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley finished second and third, respectively.
Anton Chupkov, Townley Haas, Kristof Milak, Simone Manuel and more share their post-race comments from night 6 in Budapest.
The U.S. holds the world 100 free titles simultaneously for the first time since 1991.
California alums Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley won silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the 200 back to launch Cal to the top of the NCAA medal table with 5 total medals.
Evgeny Rylov broke his European record to win 200 back gold in Budapest.
Sarah Sjostrom will have a double on day 6, starting off with the 100 free final.