Xu Jiayu set a new Championship Record in the semi-finals of the men’s 100 back in a time of 52.17, lowering Aaron Peirsol’s 2009 mark of 52.19.
Adam Peaty, Sarah Sjostrom, and Katinka Hosszu will all be chasing down repeat world titles in their respective events.
Day 2 prelims of the 2019 FINA World Championships features: the women’s and men’s 100 backstroke, women’s 100 breast, men’s 200 free, and women’s 1500.
Nelle Batterie del Day2 Passano Margherita Panziera, Martina Carraro, Arianna Castiglioni, Simone Sabbioni, Filippo Megli e Simona Quadarella
Prelims of the men’s 200 freestyle, men’s 100 backstroke, women’s 1500 freestyle, women’s 100 backstroke, and women’s 100 breaststroke will take place today.
14-year-old Keaton Jones narrowly missed the boys 13-14 NAG in the 200 backstroke in Arizona, clocking a time of 2:01.20.
Retired Frechman Camille Lacourt leaves behind the 2019 title open up for grabs among Russians Kliment Kolesnikov and Evgeny Rylov and Romanian Robert Glinta.
Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.
Three-time 2016 Olympic Champion Ryan Murphy says he’s training better than ever, including the lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games.
Ryan Murphy beat Xu Jiayu in 2016. Xu won in 2017. Murphy had the fastest time in 2018. Xu leads the world so far this season.
Our series counts down the supersuited world records most and least likely to be broken. We wrap up with Tier 1: the records that are probably going to fall.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser took a trip up to Berkeley, CA back in the spring to capture images of both a swim and weights workout of the Cal Bear Men
World Champs gold could come down to strategic lineup decisions in the mixed medley relay, the newest event in the 2020 Olympic program.
American Michael Andrew has officially been awarded a spot at the World Championships in the 50 back. He now has entries in all 4 stroke 50 meter races.
2019 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS All sports: Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 Pool swimming: Sunday, July 21…